indian dessert recipe Archive

  • The soft and moist amaranth almond fudge, naturally protein packed, sweetened with jaggery (refined sugar free) and scented with cardamoms. Locally known as rajgira / ramdana (God’s grain) ki barfi, these nutritional fudge are excellent to taste and can be part of your feasty festival platter like for Raksha bandhan (a unique festival that celebrates eternal bonding between brothers and sisters) or Diwali. Amaranth is pseudo cereal (that is they are non-grasses) and hence very popular in Indian community during […]

    Amaranth almond fudge / Rajgira barfi – Gluten free for raksha bandhan

    The soft and moist amaranth almond fudge, naturally protein packed, sweetened with jaggery (refined sugar free) and scented with cardamoms. Locally known as rajgira / ramdana (God’s grain) ki barfi, these nutritional fudge are excellent to taste and can be part of your feasty festival platter like for Raksha bandhan (a unique festival that celebrates eternal bonding between brothers and sisters) or Diwali. Amaranth is pseudo cereal (that is they are non-grasses) and hence very popular in Indian community during […]

  • Subho bijoya and Happy Vijaydashmi to all my readers !  Like other Indian festivals, many stories surrounds this festival too. Dusshera is special one , as it celebrates triumph of good over evil …truth alone prevails…and it profess the importance of defeating evil in our lives.  I am not a religious person, but I love the essence of this festival. Tradition or no tradition, sweets are essential part of this festival. A sweet laden send off to Ma Durga who […]

    Celebrating dusshera with kaju barfi malai

    Subho bijoya and Happy Vijaydashmi to all my readers !  Like other Indian festivals, many stories surrounds this festival too. Dusshera is special one , as it celebrates triumph of good over evil …truth alone prevails…and it profess the importance of defeating evil in our lives.  I am not a religious person, but I love the essence of this festival. Tradition or no tradition, sweets are essential part of this festival. A sweet laden send off to Ma Durga who […]

  •   Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. ~Ernestine Ulmer The magic word here is “Mango” . Yellow, ripe, plump , juicy, musky and fruity with a leathery vibrant yellow skin, sometimes comes with those pretty pink spots, speaks about its ripeness, hint of sweet flavor oozing out of the bud tells you its sweetness and even before you think about eating it, just like that , your head buzzed with thousand of ideas to try with mangoes. Thats the mango […]

    Saffron mango kulfi – a royal summer treat and uncondtional mango mania !

      Life is uncertain. Eat dessert first. ~Ernestine Ulmer The magic word here is “Mango” . Yellow, ripe, plump , juicy, musky and fruity with a leathery vibrant yellow skin, sometimes comes with those pretty pink spots, speaks about its ripeness, hint of sweet flavor oozing out of the bud tells you its sweetness and even before you think about eating it, just like that , your head buzzed with thousand of ideas to try with mangoes. Thats the mango […]

  •  Updated: This blog post has been re-edited, re-photographed and re-published with a different title. Orange in milk ? Would not it get curdled ? That was my first reaction when Ma mentioned about something called “Kheer komola“. She makes beautiful payesh, just perfect, the best one and of all the payesh variety she has ever made for the festivals or simple homey occasions, ” kheer komola ” however has never surfaced, until that day. It so happened that one of our family friends had sent us huge crate of oranges from […]

    Orange basundi / kheer komola – Indian dessert

     Updated: This blog post has been re-edited, re-photographed and re-published with a different title. Orange in milk ? Would not it get curdled ? That was my first reaction when Ma mentioned about something called “Kheer komola“. She makes beautiful payesh, just perfect, the best one and of all the payesh variety she has ever made for the festivals or simple homey occasions, ” kheer komola ” however has never surfaced, until that day. It so happened that one of our family friends had sent us huge crate of oranges from […]