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, […]

Easy Apple Trifle, No Bake Dessert

Apple trifle is a quick and easy layered dessert. Chopped caramelized apples and vanilla custard are arranged in layers, and topped with whipped cream. Normally trifle also has a layer of cake and in this easy version, cake is replaced with graham crackers. Continue reading or jump to recipe Apple trifle is easy to prepare […]

Apple Brown Betty

Apple brown betty is an American variant of apple crisp or crumble. Apple brown betty or apple betty is a baked dessert made with apples, crumbs, sugar and cinnamon. Unlike apple crisp, apple crumble and cobbler, apple betty has layers of bread or cake crumbs and apple slices. Incidentally, October 5th is national apple brown […]

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 […]

Caramel Rice Payasam ~ Caramel Rice Pudding

Payasam is a pudding prepared with vermicelli, rice, broken wheat or tapioca. What is called payasam in South India is kheer in North India. Caramel rice payasam is rice pudding cooked in caramel and milk. I bookmarked the recipe when Vaishali posted it over a year ago and made it right away to post it […]

Whole Wheat Banana Bread with Chocolate Glaze

The third and last banana bread for this week, and the last bake for this year’s bakeathon is a healthy, sugar free, butter free dates whole wheat banana bread. Today’s whole wheat banana bread is moist, dense and a yummy bread cake with bananas, dates and touch of cardamom and cloves to enhance the flavor. […]

Banana Chocolate Chip Bread

The second banana bread for this week is banana chocolate chip. Banana and chocolate go well together and complement each other. Addition of few chocolate chips to the banana bread, takes the bread to another level. Continue reading or jump to recipe Banana chocolate bread is an easy and decadent bread. This is also a […]

Banana Nut Bread ~ Martha Stewart’s Banana Bread

Banana nut bread is a dense bread cake made with ripe bananas. Today’s banana nut bread with sour cream is a rich and a moist bread by Martha Stewart. I followed the recipe to dot. It is a perfect bread to serve for breakfast, as a snack or during teatime. If one isn’t calories conscious, […]

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