Category: Traditional Sweets

Desserts & Sweets, Traditional Sweets

Mango Kesari / Mango Sheera

Ingredients: 3/4 cup semolina/ rava3/4 cup mango puree3/4 cup sugar3/4 cup water3/4 cup milk1/4 cup ghee10 cashew nuts, halved1 tbsp raisina pinch of saffron2 tbsp warm milk1/2 tsp cardamom powder1/4 tsp salt Preparation: Soak pinch of saffron in 2 tbsp warm milk and keep it aside. Heat ghee in a thick bottomed pan and add […]

Desserts & Sweets, Traditional Sweets

Bread Rasmalai

Ingredients: 8 bread slices2 cups of milk1/4 cup sugar1/2 tin condensed milk1 tsp cardamom powder1/4 cup pistachios, finely chopped1/4 cup almonds / badam, finely chopped2 drops of yellow gel food colour (optional) Preparation: In a saucepan, add milk, sugar and condensed milk and allow to boil for 10-15 minutes , stirring in between. Add cardamom […]

Desserts & Sweets, Traditional Sweets

Gulab Jamun

Ingredients: 1 cup milk powder3 tbsp plain flour1/4 tsp baking powder2 tbsp corn flour1/4 tsp baking soda2 cup sugar3 cup water1/4-1/2 tsp cardamom powder1/2 tsp lemon juiceoil for frying Preparation: Mix plain flour and baking powder in a small bowl. In a mixing bowl, add milk powder, plain flour mix, corn flour and baking soda […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Traditional Sweets

Coconut Kesari

Ingredients: 3/4 cup roasted rava/ semolina 2 1/2 cup coconut milk 3/4-1 cup sugar 1 cup fresh grated coconut 1 tsp cardamom powder 1/4 – 1/2 cup ghee 1 tbsp cashew nuts 1 tbsp raisins Preparation: In a pan, add the roasted rava and coconut milk and mix well. Then switch on the flame and […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Traditional Sweets

Strawberry Halwa

Ingredients: 200 gm strawberries 1/2 cup corn flour 1- 1 1/4 cup sugar 3 tbsp ghee 1/2-3/4 tsp cardamom powder fried cashew nuts, to garnish Preparation: Wash and chop the strawberries and puree it until smooth using a blender ( about 1 cup) and keep it aside. Add corn flour to 2 cups of water and […]

Food, Snacks, Sweet Snacks, Traditional Sweets

Apple Jalebi

Ingredients: 2 apples 1 cup gram flour/ kadalapodi 1 cup plain flour 1 tbsp sugar 1 cup yoghurt 1/2 tsp baking powder a pinch of salt water as required For Sugar syrup: 1 cup sugar 1 cup water 1/2 tsp lemon juice few strands of saffron Preparation: In a bowl, add the gram flour, plain […]

Food, Traditional Sweets

Milk Peda

Ingredients: 50 gm butter 1 cup milk powder 1/4 – 1/2 tin condensed milk pistachios for garnishing Preparation: Heat a non stick pan and melt butter on low flame or melt it by double boiling method. When it melts, remove it from flame and add condensed milk and milk powder and mix it well carefully […]

Food, Traditional Sweets

Pineapple Balls

Ingredients: 1 cup pineapple, peeled and finely chopped 1/2 cup sugar (adjust to your taste) 1 cup grated coconut 1/4 cup peanuts, roasted and crushed Preparation: Heat a non stick pan and add finely chopped pineapple and cook until it turns soft.  Add  grated coconut and sugar and saute well on low flame for 5 […]

Desserts & Sweets, Food, Traditional Sweets

Phirni

Ingredients: 1/2 cup basmati rice 1 litre milk 1/4 cup condensed milk 1/2 cup sugar ( add more or less to your taste) 1/4 tsp cardamom powder few drops rose water (optional) 4 tbsp pistachios, chopped Preparation: Wash and soak basmati rice in water for about 2- 3 hours. Drain the water and dry the […]