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Desserts

Thandai Pannacotta

Thandai Pannacotta

With the last round of celebrations and entertaining for this Diwali, last weekend, I was looking for a fusion dessert that would add a wonderful Indian twist to a classic global dessert. And I found just the right one to combine a classic Panna cotta […]

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Mawa Gujiya

Mawa Gujiya

With Diwali long gone, my craving to have some of the most popular sweets hasn’t really subsided. Mawa Gujiya is one very such common Indian sweet prepared during this festive season and honestly cannot remember the last time I had these. To explain plainly, Gujiya […]

Milk Peda

Milk Peda

Pedas always make an appearance during Hindu festivals or celebrations. But they are so delicious that they can be served at any time. Many Indian sweets like pedas are traditionally made with khoya (condensed milk solids) as the main base. Khoya is made by simmering whole milk for a few hours until it has […]

MOTICHOOR LADOO   

MOTICHOOR LADOO   

Happy Diwali to all of you. May you all have a prosperous year ahead. I have been pressed for time planning my eldest daughter’s 10th Birthday and Diwali. With all party planning on my mind, my daughter asked if I could make her some Motichoor Laddoo’s. Honestly, I was surprised she even remembered […]

PISTA SANDESH 

PISTA SANDESH 

  With preparations for Diwali in full swing, I have a long list of sweets and snacks to be prepared in the coming days. And one simple dessert is Sandesh. As mentioned in my previous post ‘Sandesh’, this is truly an inherent part of festivities […]

Shahi Tukda (Indian Bread Pudding with thickened milk)

Shahi Tukda (Indian Bread Pudding with thickened milk)

Shahi Tukda: Indian Bread pudding with thickened milk Made with fried bread, dipped in thickened milk, and dry fruits and infused with a hint of cardamom, Shahi Tukda is the ultimate winter dessert to snuggle with. Shahi Tukda literally means ‘a royal piece‘ which is […]

Rava Coconut Ladoo

Rava Coconut Ladoo

Rava Coconut Ladoo are small balls made from semolina and coconut to satiate your sweet tooth and give you some quick doses of energy. Ladoo’s are an omnipresent sweet – and by this I do not only mean its unmistakable presence in every festival in India. […]