Vermicelli laddoo for Ganpati Bappa

“Ganesh Chaturthi” marks the beginning of autumn festivities in India. Hope Lord Ganesha brings with him a new beginning, ending all the sufferings & misery prevailing in this world due to the ongoing pandemic. With Lord ganesha, the Vignaharta or the destroyer of hindrance to be on our side, nothing can literally dampen our spirits…

Sweet Potato Vegan Shondesh/Sandesh

Shondesh is one of the popular and most loved sweets after rosogollas, among all other Bengali sweets and desserts. Myself being a dessert person, fall for this yummiest sweet that can be made in innumerable ways and I just love them in their every form, as every shondesh has its own attributes & uniqueness that…

Til Pitha….the essence of Bihu, a flavour of Assam.

Time just flies and we keep on running with it. It’s been a year that I have shared my previous post of Makar Sankranti and the time for making merriment is here yet again when people are exhilarated on celebrating the first harvest festival of the year. Last year I had posted Tekeli pitha of…

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…

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…

Kheertua……A melt in the mouth sweet delicacy

Bengalis share an eternal bond of love with sweets. Every Bengali, except the exceptions of course, have a special craving for sweets and desserts. So here, is an exotic Bengali dessert for all the dessert lovers. The “Kheer Tua”, a popular dessert in the Northeast Indian state of Tripura and some of its adjoining regions,…