Strawberry Shrikhand ~ Strawberry Yogurt

Strawberry yogurt or strawberry shrikhand is thick yogurt, flavored with strawberries. It is a delicious breakfast, a snack and a dessert. Theme of the Week – Colorful Food Theme for this week is colorful food and the second recipe is semi homemade strawberry yogurt or strawberry shrikhand. The first recipe in this series is yesterday’s […]

Instant Pot Carrot Sabudana Kheer ~ Tapioca Pudding

Instant Pot carrot sabudana kheer is a delicious, easy Indian sweet. Theme of the Week – Colorful Food As my regular readers know, I do blogging marathons with a group of bloggers and we post theme based recipes 3 times a week. Theme for this week is colorful food and the first recipe is Instant […]

Edible Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough

Eggless, gluten free, edible chocolate chip cookie dough is made with almond flour; a quick and easy dessert and a snack. Theme of the Week Is everything round a laddu? Well, most often in Indian cuisine, specially in the south, we associate round shaped food with laddu though the cuisine has other round shape food […]

Bakshalu – Green Gram Stuffed Sweet Flatbread

Bakshalu are cooked lentils stuffed, sweet Indian flatbread. It makes a delicious dessert and a snack! Theme of the Week My theme for this week’s blogging marathon is stuffed flatbreads from around the world. The first in the series is Bakshalu from Telangana, India. Bakshalu are prepared on special occasions and on Ugadi. Festival of […]

Gluten Free, Vegan Moong Dal Payasam

Gluten free, vegan moong dal payasam is an Indian sweet or pudding prepared with green gram (moong dal), jaggery and coconut milk. Jump to recipe or Pin It for later What is payasam? Payasam is a milk based South Indian sweet, a close cousin of North Indian kheer. Payasam is similar to western rice pudding, […]

Instant Pot OPOS Sakkarai Pongal

Instant pot OPOS sakkarai pongal is a one pot one shot way of preparing sakkarai pongal in instant pot. Sakkarai Pongal or chakkara pongal is a sweet rice moong dal porridge like preparation offered as prasadam to god in many South Indian temples. Jump to recipe or Pin It for later Pongal is a must […]

Sweet and Savory Diwali Recipes

Diwali/Deepavali is just around the corner and everyone is getting ready to prepare savories and sweets for festival of lights. I do not have a new recipe to share today but here are some savory and sweet Diwali recipes for this festive season. In the Diwali round up I includes both baked and deep fried […]

Multi Colored Vermicelli Pudding ~ Vermicelli Payasam

Vermicelli payasam or kheer is one of the traditional sweets prepared all across India. It is a delicious, quick & easy preparation for many festivals Vermicelli is also known as semiya or seviyan. To prepare paysam, roast it in ghee, then cook in milk and garnish with roasted nuts. As with any recipe, there are […]

Gulab Jamun Custard, a Fusion Indian Dessert

Gulab jamun custard is a milk based sweet and a fusion sweet/dessert. Gulab jamun are soft milk balls soaked in sugar syrup and in this fusion version, jamun are served with custard and garnished with praline ~ brittle ~ chikki. jump to recipe or pin it for later Couple of weeks ago Vaishali posted gulab […]

Basundi ~ Creamy Milk Dessert

Basundi is a milk based sweet from western India. It is a thick sweetened milk, flavored with cardamom and saffron, garnished with pistachios and almonds. In some versions of basundi, powdered nuts are also used. Traditionally to prepare basundi, whole milk is boiled with constant stirring until it reduces to ⅔ or ½ the original […]

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