Category Archives: Sweet dish

Makhane ki kheer or phool makhane ki kheer recipe

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Makhana, phool makhane or lotus seeds are full of  nutrients and are a good source of protein, calcium and iron.  For making this delicius kheer, makhane is lightly roasted in ghee and cooked in milk till the milk is reduced to half and then garnished with cashewnuts and raisnis.  This kheer is further enhanced by adding

Vermicelli/Semiya kesari recipe – festival sweet recipe

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Vermicelli or semiya kesari is a very quick and easy recipe prepared with vermicelli, sugar, cardamom powder, ghee and nuts.  This recipe is made during festive occasions or any other special occasions.  Today I prepared semiya kesari as an offering to Goddess Durga (today being the first day of Navratri) and sharing this recipe to

Kesar peda recipe – Festival sweet recipe

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Kesar peda is a simple and easy milk based peda with just 2 ingredients – khoya and sugar and flavoured with cardamom powder and saffron strings.  It is an ideal and perfect peda recipe for any festivals like Diwali, Navarathri, holi, raksha bandhan or any other special occasions.  Kesar peda is a very delicious and

Coconut and rice kheer (thengai arisi payasam) recipe

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Coconut rice kheer is a delicious kheer or pudding prepared with freshly grated coconut, rice, jaggery, cardamom powder and garnished with nuts and raisins.  It is generally made on festivals and special occasions.  It is called as thengai arisi payasam in Tamil Nadu and very popular because of its unique taste and simple ingredients.  Thengai arisi

Kesar nankhatai biscuit or kesar flavoured nankhatai cookies recipe

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Kesar nankhatai is a perfect tea time snack and very delicious due to the taste of saffron and colour of saffron added to it. They are Indian short bread cookies  made with all purpose flour, ghee and little semolina added to it.  It is not only easy and  quick to make but  delicious too.  Nankhatai is

Gulab Jamun recipe / how to make khoya gulab jamun recipe

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Gulab jamun is a milk-solids based Indian dessert and very popular during festivals, special occasions like weddings or birthday parties.  These milk solids known as khoya or mawa  are kneaded into a dough with little all purpose flour and then shaped into small balls.  They are then deep-fried and then soaked in a sugary syrup flavored with

Chocolate banana smoothie recipe

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Chocolate banana smoothie is a very healthy smoothie made with choco powder and bananas and an ideal smoothie for kids.  Bananas are rice in potassium and antioxidants in cocoa are beneficial for good health.  Do try this smoothie and enjoy with your family. Prep Time :  15 mins Servings : 2 persons Indian cuisine   INGREDIENTS

Eggless chocolate muffins recipe

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Eggless chocolate muffins is a very easy and delicious dish to make.  It is also a vegan muffins recipe since it is made from all purpose flour and cocoa powder as the main ingredients.  No milk or ghee or butter is added.  These muffins are very moist and has a very chocolaty taste which is loved

Besan nankhatai or gramflour cookies recipe

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Nankhatais are traditional Indian eggless cookies prepared from all purpose, sugar and ghee. It can also be made with gram (chickpeas) flour or wheat flour and they are equally tasty and also  healthy. They are perfect with a hot cup of evening tea.  I prepared the nankhatai with a equal proportion of gram flour and all-purpose flour,

Badam (almond) kulfi recipe

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Badam (almond) kulfi is a flavoured Indian dessert made from almonds, milk and saffron strings and served chilled.  It is an all-time favourite with kids as well as elders and very popular dessert during summers.   Badam kulfi is very easy to make and tastes delicious too.  Saffron strings when added gives a unique flavor to