Khoya Samosa/ Khirer Shingara

Happy Diwali to all my friends & followers with the hope and wish for a bright & beautiful  life ahead…. The great festival of lights is here again and everyone is immersed in its jovial spirit right now. Diyas, lights, fire crackers, garlands and flowers, new clothes and the last but not the least being…

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi! with Mango flavoured Coconut laddoos.

Ganpati festival comes with loads of fun and fervor. Although the whole of India welcomes their darling Lord Ganesha, the Elephant headed God of Hindu Mythology on this auspicious day, yet the festival has a special place in the hearts of people of Maharashtra, the biggest community festival in Maharashtra and is also celebrated in…

Janmashtami Special : Flavoured Bhapa Doi / Steamed Yoghurt

Jai Shri Krishna!! Wishing you all a very Happy Janmashtami !! Shri Krishna Janmashtami—The birth celebration of our darling god Lord Shri Krishna in Hindu Mythology definitely deserves a sweet treat as he loves feasting on an array of sweets. Different kinds of sweets and dairies including laddoos, barfis, halwa & kheer, malai (cream), makhan…

Celebration with a heavenly treat

Wishing all my fellow Indians a very happy Independence Day ! ….the way we unite to commemorate the sacrifices & contributions of our freedom fighters and martyrs after those long years of struggle, the way we celebrate our country India, our identity as Indians and of course our tricoloured national flag or the tiranga which…

Mango Phirni : A summer treat with delectable mangoes

Eid Mubarak ! to you all. Ramadan or Ramzan is a holy month for the Muslims world over, a month full of fasting and feasting, where a huge assortment of dishes influenced from the Arabian, Mediterranean, Persian and Middle-eastern cuisines are prepared and savoured. In India and South Asia, Muslim food, mostly rooted from the Mughlai…

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…