Category Archives: Sweet dish

Quick shahi tukda or tukra recipe or Indian bread pudding recipe

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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

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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

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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.

Eggless whole wheat carrot muffins recipe

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Eggless whole wheat carrot muffins is a very tasty and healthy recipe with no eggs and maida added to it.  It is prepared from whole wheat flour, sugar, milk, carrots, curd and oil.  Eggless carrot muffins is very quick and easy to make too and can be had as a guilt free snack as no

Aval kesari recipe – Gokulashtami special

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Aval kesari is very easy to prepare and gets ready in no time.  It is made from avalakki or poha or flattened rice, sugar, ghee, cardamom powder and nuts and is very delicious and tasty.  Aval kesari  can be prepared in a jiffy when you have little time to make any sweets.  This sweet is

Apple halwa or seb ka halwa recipe

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Apple halwa is a very simple and easy dessert made from apples, sugar, ghee, mawa and nuts.  It does not require any special ingredients.  Apple halwa is delicious and nutritious sweet dish and can be made during special occasions and celebrations.  Its amazingly delicious and leaves one longing for more!!   It can be enjoyed

Chocolate nankhatai recipe

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Chocolate nankhatai is a crunchy, delicious and easy to make sweet recipe.  It is made with all purpose flour, powdered sugar, butter, cardamom powder and with a flavour of little cocoa powder which gives a good colour as well as taste too.  Chocolate nankhatai  can be made for Diwali festival or Christmas and is best enjoyed

Gond or gaund ke ladoo/laddu recipe

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Gond is a natural edible gum  and is available in crystal form and it is slightly yellowish translucent in color.  Gond is a kind of edible resin and is available in supermarkets as gum resin. It looks like lightweight, transparent crystals and are roasted in ghee before use. Gond ladoo is especially made during winter months,

Karthigai pori urundai recipe or puffed rice balls with jaggery recipe

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Pori Urundai or Puffed Rice Balls is a traditional sweet prepared with puffed rice and jaggery.  The crunchiness of the rice and the sweetness of  jaggery  makes this dish delicious.  It is very  easy to prepare and also healthy too.  It is prepared during Karthigai deepam festival.   Karthika Deepam is a Hindu festival especially among Hindu Tamils

Basundi recipe

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Basundi is a popular Indian dessert in the States of Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka and it is made from milk, sugar and nuts. It is a sweetened dense milk prepared by boiling milk on low heat till it is reduced to half. Once the milk is reduced, sugar and nuts are added to it. Cooking the basundi after sugar is added gives a nice light pink colour to it. Basundi is best served warm or chilled garnished with almonds and pistachios. Here I have prepared basundi without nuts which also tastes divine. Keep stirring the milk continuously and scraping the sides of the vessel as this makes the basundi thick and gives a creamy texture to it. Basundi is ideal for occasions like Diwali or Navratri or any special occasions.