Category Archives: Sweet dish

Coconut and rice kheer (thengai arisi payasam) recipe

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Quick shahi tukda or tukra recipe or Indian bread pudding recipe

Shahi tukda or tukra is a rich bread pudding flavoured with cardamon and garnished with dry fruits.  It is a bread pudding dessert of fried bread slices soaked in warm milk with saffron strings and cardamom.   The name ‘shahi’ itself suggests means royal dessert, an exotic rich bread pudding.  This dessert is said to

Khoya burfi or how to make mawa burfi/barfi recipe

Khoya or mawa burfi is an easy and quick to make barfi recipe made with mawa or unsweetened khoya and sugar.  This is a basic recipe of making barfi.  Khoya and sugar are mixed and cooked together with little essence added to it.  You can also make barfi with condensed milk. In that case no

Puranpoli or Holige or obbattu or bobbattu recipe

Puranpoli is a traditional sweet flatbread  with a sweet stuffing made from split bengal gram/chana dal and jaggery and is very popular in the States of Maharashtra, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.  It is called as holige or obbattu in Karnataka, boli in Tamil Nadu, bobbattu in Andhra Pradesh and pooran poli in Maharashtra.