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Anjeer Basundi Recipe

This festive season pamper your loved ones with a delicious yet yummy Anjeer Basundi, which you can make at home in just a few minutes. This traditional dish is similar to Rabri which is made by slow cooking the milk. What makes this dish so special is the addition of Anjeer, which gives this sweet treat a rich-creamy texture and delightful sweet taste. Garnish the dish with nuts and dry fruits and enjoy! Ingredients 2 litre milk1/4 cup...

Karanji Recipe

Karanji is a Maharashtrian sweet savory snack often made for festive occasions like Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi. Karanji is also one of the sweet snack that is a part of Diwali faral. Karanji and gujiya are two Indian sweets which have a similar look and appearance. Basically both Karanji and gujiya are fried pastries with a sweet stuffing. The Goan version of Karanji is called as nevris. Ingredients For Karanji Stuffing...

Quick Mawa Modak In 25 Minutes

Ganesha festival is celebrated with a lot of pomp & grandeur in India. One gets to see the joyous spirit and energy of people celebrating ganesha festival. Its a great experience to see people singing the ganpati aarti during the day 🙂 This is a quick modak recipe and comes handy if you don’t have much time. These mawa modaks can also be served as neivedhyam to lord Ganesha. Your family will love these mawa modaks as they are...

Carrot Cake Energy Balls (with Cashews and Cinnamon)

Ingredients ½ cup grated carrots (about 2 large carrots)½ cup dates, pitted and chopped1 cup raw cashews¼ cup raisins1 tsp. cinnamon¼ tsp. nutmegDesiccated coconut for rolling (optional) Directions Wash and grate carrots. Place all ingredients into a food processor and pulse until smooth.Roll mixture into 16 evenly sized balls.Roll balls in desiccated coconut.Store in an airtight container.

VELLA AVAL ( Poha) Gokulashtami special

Gokulashtami is nearing and if you are looking for easy recipe to offer on the day of Gokulashtami, vella aval could be the perfect one. Ingredients ½ cup Aval flattened rice¼ cup + 2 tablespoon Jaggery powdered1 Cardamom powdered1 Edible camphor Mustard size1 pinch Salt3 tablespoon Grated coconut Instructions In a pan, heat jaggery and very little water just to dissolve the jaggery. Take care not to add more as it will make poha...

Coconut Barfi ( Raksha Bandhan Special)

This is an easy and tasty recipe of coconut barfi made with condensed milk and desiccated coconut. The coconut burfi had a melt in the mouth soft texture. You can also make coconut laddoos with the same mixture. Ingredients ▢1 cup heaped unsweetened desiccated coconut▢¾ cup whole milk▢¾ cup sweetened condensed milk - i used nestle milkmaid▢3 to 4 green cardamoms - crushed to powder in a...

Peda

This is the instant version of making doodh peda recipe or Milk peda Recipe. Peda is the popular and traditional sweet recipe from India. It is usually made from the khoya (mawa). But in this instant method we are using condensed milk and milk powder. Ingredients  ▢2 tablespoon Butter▢1 ¾ cups Full fat milk powder (aka mawa powder)▢1 (14 oz) can Sweetened Condensed milk▢few...

Gluten Free Orange Cake

Gluten Free Orange Cake Recipe is made using almond flour, honey and orange. Moist cake made using almond flour.  Ingredients Almond Flour - 1 1/2 cup 145 gramsHoney - 1/2 cup 120 gramsOrange Zest - from one orangeEggs - 3Vanilla or Orange essence -1 tspBaking Soda - 1/2 tsp Instructions Preheat oven to 180 degree C.Mix eggs, honey together. Add vanilla, almond flour, baking soda and orange zest.Spoon this into parchment lined...

Homemade donuts

Homemade Donuts are easier to make than you might think! And yes, I’m talking about soft and fluffy fried yeasted donuts, dressed in your choice of vanilla or chocolate glaze. Ingredients  Dough ▢1/2 cup heavy cream▢1/2 cup whole milk▢¼ cup granulated sugar▢1 teaspoon active dry yeast▢¾ tsp  salt▢2 cup all-purpose flour▢Extra flour for rolling▢Oil for frying Vanilla Glaze ▢1 cup + 6 tablespoon...

Doodh Pitha( Bihar Dish)

Doodh Pitha is the same as khoya ka pitha but cooked in milk and served garnished with dry fruits and nuts. It is very popular sweet in Bihar. IngredientsFor PithaRice flour – 1cupWater – 1/2 cupSalt – a pinchGhee – 1tsp For StuffingKhoya – 50 gmMix Dry fruits- 4 – 5 TspSugar – 4 -5 Tsp For doodhMilk – 1/2 litreSugar – 4-5 tbspSaffron – 8-10 strings (soaked in boil milk) How to make doodh pitha For pitha In a pan take water...

Malai Sandwich

Malai Sandwich is a famous Bengali sweet-dish recipe made from milk, paneer and khoya. This easy dessert recipe is popular during festivals like Durga Puja and Raksha Bandhan. Ingredients 1/2 ml milk3 cup Water10 strand saffron1 gm Citric acid 2 cup sugar1/2 teaspoon edible food color50 gm khoya How to make Malai Sandwich Step 1. Dissolve citric acid in water and keep aside.Step . 2Bring the milk to boil, reduce the flame. Add citric acid...

Coconut Jaggery Poha

Coconut Jaggery Poha recipe gives a sweet twist to the classic poha that is a savoury snack, made with vegetables and peanuts. If you have a sweet tooth, then this delicious recipe will woo your taste buds. Made with just a handful of ingredients, this recipe is an ultimate delight to have. You don't need to do any cooking for this recipe and it is prepared in minutes. If you want a quick dessert to fix those cravings, then you need to try this...

Chocolate Cupcakes with Vanilla Frosting

Description Made from simple everyday ingredients, these chocolate cupcakes with vanilla frosting will be your new favorite. For best results, use natural cocoa powder and buttermilk. Ingredients 3/4 cup (94g) all-purpose flour1/2 cup (41g) unsweetened natural cocoa powder3/4 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon baking soda1/4 teaspoon salt2 large eggs, at room temperature*1/2...

Oreo Cheesecake

Got a cookies & cream lover in your life? Make them this Oreo cheesecake! Bakes up so creamy, and it’s loaded with tons of crunchy, chocolate-y cookies. Ingredients FOR THE OREO COOKIE CRUST 24  Oreo Cookies5 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted FOR THE OREO CHEESECAKE FILLING 24 ounces (3 8-ounce bricks) cream cheese, softened1 cup granulated sugar 3 tablespoons cornstarch 4 large eggs1 large egg yolk1/4 cup heavy cream1...

Chocolate Chip Muffins

These chocolate chip muffins are like little bites of heaven! My kids love the mini size. Bake up a big batch and keep them in the freezer! Such a yummy way to start their day. Ingredients 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour 3/4 cup granulated sugar 1 tablespoon baking powder 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup unsalted butter, melted and cooled slightly1 cup Greek yogurt*1/4 cup milk2 large eggs1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 10 ounces mini...