Shubho Nababorsho with the sweet Chandropuli

Shubho Nababorsho/ Happy New Year…to all my visitors ! You might have heard about Chondropuli if you are a Bengali, however it is also possible that what you are thinking about is actually Gujjiya or Puli, the popular Indian sweet made during the Indian festivals of Holi and Diwali. For other Indians, who are not…

Holi Special Sweetmeat !! Lobongo Lotika

Wishing you all a bright, joyous and colourful HOLI !!! Holi and Diwali are the two most beautiful & unique festivals of India, one being the festival of colours and the other celebration of lights. For the Indians, Holi calls for rioting with splash of colours, dry and wet, along with experiencing a gastronomic extravaganza savouring…

Nolen Gurer Kaacha Golla / Date palm jaggery flavoured cottage cheese balls

Maha Shivratri has arrived and it is one of  the most significant festivals of the year in the Hindu calendar. Just like any other festival or occasion in India, this too is incomplete without sweetmeats and desserts. On the occasion of Maha Shivratri, I thought of preparing Nolen Gur ( date palm ) flavoured Kaacha Golla. Kaacha golla (…

Vasant Panchami Special : Orange Flavoured Mishti Doi/Sweetened Yoghurt

Vasant Panchami or Shree Panchami festival is celebrated all over India with great fervour with some regional variations which mark the end of winter and the arrival of the spring season. In many regions across India, this day is devoted to the worship of goddess Saraswati, who is considered as the embodiment of knowledge and skills…

New Year Wishes with a sweet beginning

Wishing all my visitors & followers a wonderful year ahead…May the new year bring everything that you desire & dream for. This is a wonderful time when we all, throughout the world unite with the same zeal & enthusiasm to celebrate the advent of new year with new spirit, new hopes & aspirations. Let’s begin…

Diwali Special Dessert: Chhena Pudding

           Wishing you all a very HAPPY DIWALI!!  The grand Indian festival of lights has arrived and feasting especially on sweets and desserts is a must. Every Diwali we love to offer someting new and unique to our guests. This time I had prepared this signature dessert from my aunt’s treasure…

Jackfruit Seeds Carnival : Bite Size Nutty Chocolaty Rolls

Most of us who are having a sweet tooth has a penchant for either chocolates or sweets or just any of them and so, here is one more option for your chocolatyyy cravings. I hope you will like it. RECIPE : Ingredients : 1. Jackfruit seeds boiled and mashed – 1/2 cup 2. Semolina (Suji…

Jackruit Seeds Carnival : Jackfruit Seeds Jamun

Gulabjamuns are very popular among the masses in India. Jamuns can be made little more interesting in this variant using flavourful Jackfruit seeds. RECIPE Ingredients: Jackfruit seeds ( mashed ) – 1 cup. Chhena ( Cottage cheese ) – 1/2 cup. Bread Crumbs – 1 slice. Khoya – 1/2 cup.  Sugar – 5-6 tbsp Green Cardamom ( powdered…

Ganesh Chaturthi special: popped rice laddoos

Lord Ganpati has finally arrived and we are all set in the mood to welcome him with pomp and gaiety, echoing chants of “Ganpati Bappa Morya!!!“. There is nothing better than welcoming him with his favourite laddooos, sweets, modaks, puran poli, khichdi, halwa, payasam and what not, and laddoos should invariably be a part of his…