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Diwali food is prepared to celebrate one of the most important festivals of Hindus, Diwali or Deepawali. Diwali dishes are quite popular around the world as the festival is also celebrated by Indians residing in ... More »
Lauki Halwa / Anapakaya Halwa (bottle Gourd Pudding)
Halwa is an Indian pudding cooked with vegetables or milk sometimes with bread. Bottle gourd Halwa is one of such type of pudding which every household kitchen in India makes at festive occasions or main events. Mild flavored bottlegourd is cooked in creamy... - 138.616
Samosa - Indian Snack
Want to enjoy something flaky and crunchy with your evening tea? Then this samosa recipe is just perfect to beat that afternoon slurp! - 133.457
Mirchi Bajji - Mirapakaya Bajji - Mirchi Bonda
Mirchi Bajji is a very popular Indian snack . It is the stuffing that makes them differ from various regions. They taste great whether you make them stuffed with masala or just fry them as they are without any stuffing! Here is the recipe how I prepare at... - 133.191
This simple and easy vermicelli pudding can be quickly prepared with simple pantry ingredients and served as dessert when sudden guests stop by for lunch or dinner. - 132.465
Diwali Bhajani Chakli
For most Indians, the Chakli is crunchy tea-time snack. Yes, they love it and so will you. Though this snackk can be made throughout the year, it is a Diwali staple. Madhura in this video is making the Chaklis with the flavorsome ajwain seeds. Enjoy. - 132.39
Tuvar Lilva Kachori - Stuffed Pigeon Peas Balls
1. For the dough: In a bowl with water, add oil and stirring vigorously combine it well with the water. Set it aside for half an hour.
2. In another mixing bowl, add and combine the flour with besan and salt. Knead it into a dough using... - 132.347
Chirote is a crisp sugary affair ! Oh yes! This crunchy sweet has a surprise syrup oozing out with every bite. This is a typical Diwali sweet in North India. But then, you don't have to wait till Diwali to make it. Enjoy making it now! - 131.663
Coconut Burfi - Indian Dessert
Coconut cooked with flavored milk and nuts results in a fabulous dessert, Coconut Burfi! This is a perfect recipe for any festival or any occasion or party. - 130.418
Quick Shrikhand By Tarla Dalal
A dollop of gooey, creamy shrikhand laced with saffron and elaichi, topped with mixed nuts, and served with steaming hot puris -- now, that's something to yearn for! now, with this quick shrikhand recipe, you don't need to yearn for it; you can prepare it any... - 129.509
A mouth watering Indian dessert that is an absolute delight to any sweet toothed. - 128.433
Instant Jalebi (with Out Yeast)
For The Syrup
1. Heat a deep pan on high heat and add sugar and water. Stir to mix till the sugar dissolves.
2. Bring it to boil and reduce the heat to medium and continue to cook till it reaches 1 thread consistency (when tested between thumb... - 128.229
Gajar Ka Halwa
A popular Indian dessert prepared with grated carrot, milk, sugar, and nuts. - 127.986
A must have dish for any occasion! - 127.496
Gajar Ka Halwa - Carrot Pudding
Whether you're celebrating Eid, Diwali, Christmas or any other special occasion or simply just want a special treat, this dessert is always a hit. Gajar Ka Halwa is a creamy and crunchy dessert made with carrots, cardamom, sugar and milk and enriched with... - 127.291
Simple and easy Indian dessert made with bread, sugar, and milk. - 126.359
Moong Dal Sheera By Tarla Dalal
This recipe is ambrosia for all sweet lovers, especially those fond of sheera. This recipe is divine. It is coarse and sweet. It generally takes a long time to cook, but this recipe is made in just 20 minutes. - 126.112
Kesar Badam Burfi - Saffron Flavored Almond Fudge
Kesar Badam Burfi is a melt in mouth kind of a dessert filled with the creaminess of the almonds and flavorful saffron. The fudge topped with saffron and nuts does add a little crunch and a sweet aroma to this dessert. This is perfect sweet to prepare at any... - 125.75
Wheat Flour Chakali - Diwali
Chakali is a must part in almost every ones list when Diwali is round the corner. So let's make it one step healthier by using Whole Wheat flour. Super crunchy and super delicious. - 125.66
Trirangi Katlis - Kaju Badam Pista Katlis -tricolor Cashew Almond
1. In a dry blender, add the cashews, almonds and pistachio one at a time and blend separately into a powder.
2. Using a sieve, sift each flour in separate bowls until an even and fine consistency of powder is achieved.
3. For the Kaju... - 124.793
Kaju Badam Puri - Almond Cashew Cookies Without Flour & Butter
1. In a dry blender, add the cashew nuts and almonds and blend together into a powder.
2. Using a sieve, sift the flour into a large mixing bowl until an even and fine consistency of powder is achieved.
3. Preheat the oven at 350 degrees... - 124.095
Easy Coconut Burfi
Coconut fan??…here is something for you – A quick and easy fix for your cravings. The best thing about it is that it has a long refrigerator shelf life. So, when that sweet craving hits you, you know in which direction to head. - 121.733
Rava Coconut Ladoo
1. In a pan, add fine semolina and 2 tablespoon of clarified butter/ ghee. Roast it for 5 or 6 minutes. Do not allow it to change its color. Transfer into a bowl. Wipe the pan clean.
2. In the same pan, put shredded coconut and add 1 tablespoon... - 121.598
Rava Sheera By Tarla Dalal
A wonderful dessert that can be prepared in minutes. It does not require much advance preparation, and can be whipped up even at short notice. Rava sheera is traditional, yet modern in its simplicity, making it a sheer delight. - 121.438
Soft Boondi Laddu
Soft boondi laddu has ruled the Indian sweets market for centuries. This video shows you how to make the king of all Indian sweets at home and it will taste even better as you can have it fresh out of the pot. So are you the one with that sweet tooth, if yes... - 120.927
Nutritious Chaklis By Tarla Dalal
Unlike traditional chaklis, this version makes use of less butter and a combination of flours to make them crisp and nutritious. - 120.723
A very popular Indian Dessert prepared all over India on the occasion of Diwali. Crispy Chakali and scrumptious Karanji are the two special dishes that do not have substitute on Diwali. Though preparation of Karanji requires little extra time and efforts, the... - 118.951
Gulab Jamun - Indian Dessert
Gulab Jamun is one of the sweet that you can prepare for almost any occasions. When you make gulab jamun you need to wait for at least 8 to 10 hours for all the syrup to get absorbed in jamuns. - 118.441
Traditional Potato Halwa
This rather uncommon but authentic and traditional halwa is commonly prepared by south Indian Hindus during fasts and for puja’s. This is a really simple recipe, using ordinary boiled potatoes. You can substitute them with sweet potatoes if you like. This... - 118.299
Coconut Burfi / Mithai / Indian Sweets
A very simple coconut burfi recipe made from only a few ingredients: condensed milk, coconut, and cardamom powder. This is a really yummy and quick dessert to satisfy your sweet cravings after a good Indian meal. One of my favorite Indian Mithai. - 118.199
Chakali - A queen of all Diwali delicacies!! I think its hardly to find anybody who doesn't like Chakali. Very crispy and savoury snack prepared all over India during Diwali time. In Maharashtra we prepare chakali by using all kinds of different pulses and we... - 117.419
Traditional Kaju Katli
if you thought making the traditional kaju katli was difficult, then this recipe is for you. Chef Bhavna shows this recipe step by step and so patiently. Kaju katli is a very famous and tasty Indian sweet. Indians normally make it during festivals. Before... - 117.221
Indian Besan Ladoo
This is a great quick and easy preparation and a sweet snack or dessert for all to enjoy for this coming Diwali. It is made from pure ghee and gram flour with raisins and nuts. Believe it or not, it gets ready in less than 10 mts! You don’t have to go for... - 117.138
Shakarpara Or Namakpara - Indian Snack
If you're looking for some tasty Indian snacks, you should try this recipe. This is called Shakarpara in India. This is a good snack for munching time. You can make more and store in an air tight container. Don't forget to watch the video for this amazing... - 115.777
Brown Rasgulle (indian Sweets)
Want to make something simple yet special for Valentine's day for your loved one? Try this delicious recipe for Brown Rasgullas. - 114.252
Chakri Or Murukku - Rice Spirals
1. Take a bowl, mix all the dry ingredients such as rice flour, sesame seeds, carom seeds, white chili powder, salt and sugar.
2. Once the dry ingredients are mixed well, add the sour cream and knead the dough and keep it aside.
3. Take the chakri... - 113.018
Diwali Coconut Barfi
Like coconut fudge? Then try this homemade Indian fudge. It’s actually a version of the typical coconut barfi but a little less crumbly. And fudge sounds better than barfi doesn’t it? All you need is 5 basic ingredients, cooked in a large wok on low heat... - 111.064
Carrot Coconut Ladoo | Indian Sweets- Diwali Special
Learn how to make carrot and coconut ladoos. Perfect for entertaining during the festival or holiday season. These melt in your mouth Indian sweets can stay good in the fridge for upto 2 weeks. They can be enjoyed warm, cold or room temp so get in the kitchen... - 111.044
1. In a wide pan melt down a tablespoon of ghee and mix the ricotta cheese.
2. Continue to cook ricotta cheese over medium high heat for 10 to 15 minutes.
3. Cook till ricotta cheese comes together like dough.
4. Now slowly add evaporated milk in... - 110.062
Kharkharia Recipe -suvari -diwali Special
Diwali is just round the corner and if you're planning to make some homemade snacks, then do try this recipe by Chef Bhavana. She demonstrates a simple and easy recipe to make kharkharia - a very famous gujarati snack prepared during Diwali. Watch the video... - 108.813
Indian Carrot Halwa
One of the most popular desserts from Indian is Indian Carrot Halwa. This carrot pudding is probably one of the easiest desserts to make, but still it rules the palates of most of the Indians. Watch this video to prepare this delicacy at home. - 107.776
Moong Dal Halwa - Mag Ni Dal No Shiro - Rajasthani
1. Wash the moong dal and soak in water for about 2 - 3 hours.
2. After 3 hours, drain the water off the dal.
3. In a mini blender, grind the soaked dal with very little water or no water at all to make a smooth paste.
4. Take a wide... - 107.093
Medu Vada & Mysore Bonda - Urad Daal Vada
1. Wash and soak the rice and dal in water for a couple of hours.
2. After a couple of hours, drain (saving very little water as needed for the grinding process), in a grinder (juicer) grind the rice and dal to a thick and fine consistency... - 107.093
Shakkarpara - Indian Festive Sweet
1. Place a pan on medium heat and add the salt, water, sugar and clarified butter. Stir well and bring the mixture to a boil.
2. Transfer the syrup to another container for faster cooling.
3. Add the sugar water to the all-purpose flour to make a... - 106.969
Rasgulla By Tarla Dalal
This is one sweet the bengalis cannot live without, and you too are sure to fall in love with it once you taste these super-soft, milk-white rasgullas. Remember that everything matters in the making of perfect rasgullas -- from the amount of lemon juice used... - 106.326
If you have ever tasted kaju burfi, there is no way you can forget the taste of this scrumptious dessert. It can be easily bought from a store and enjoyed but once you get to taste a homemade kaju burfi you will never go to the store again for it. In the... - 105.848
Carrot Burfi / Gajar Ki Burfi, Indian Dessert
Learn how to modify Carrot Halwa ( Gajar Ka Halwa) to have this delicious Carrot Burfi (Gajar Ki Burfi). Rich and decadent, this delicious Indian dessert will impress anyone with a sweet tooth. - 105.348
Semolina desserts are easy to make and have a universal appeal. Watch chef Aarsi showing how to make Sooji Halwa or semolina dessert using semolina flour and a few Asian sweet seasoning ingredients. Comforting dessert to serve loved ones! - 104.278
Ghughra Or Gujia Or Karanji - Diwali Special
As Diwali is nearing and if you're planning to make some homemade sweets, then do try this yummy recipe. The chef shows a simple and easy recipe to make karanji. This is a very famous sweet dish that Indians eat on Diwali. Many make it at home itself. Before... - 103.929
A festival delight made out of freshly ground rice flour and jaggery offered to the Gods. As far as I can remember my grandma used to make these the best.....crunchy on the outside and soft on the inside. Although the ingredients list is simple enough the... - 103.725
Besan Halwa / Besan Burfi (magas) / Indian Sweets
Besan Halwa recipe: Demonstrating how to make Besan Ka Halwa or Besan ki Burfi which is a popular Indian sweet and perfect for festival cooking. This Diwali impress your family and friends by making this sweet Indian Besan pudding - 103.62
Boondi Laddu And Motichoor Laddus
1. In a saucepan add sugar, water, saffron and cardamom powder and boil on medium heat to get 1 1/2 thread consistency syrup.
2. In a measuring cup add 1 cup besan, melted ghee mix a little and add water and mix well to make the batter.
3. Heat oil in... - 103.331
Mathiya Or Mathia Recipe - Diwali Special
As Diwali is nearing and if you're planning to make some homemade snacks, then do try this yummy recipe. The chef shows a simple and easy recipe to make this yummy dish and you can make it on Diwali. Watch the video for the recipe of this tasty snack. - 103.104
Indian Kaju Burfi Sweet
The Indian Kaju Burfi is a more like a fudge candy made with cashews. It is rich and it just melts in your mouth. Please forget the calories to indulge in this sweet as it is ridiculously delicious. The Kaju Burfi is also the ideal sweet to make for Diwali.... - 102.776
1. Mix condensed milk, coconut, cardamom well and nuts(if adding).
2. Grease your hands with little ghee or butter.
3. Make small balls of mixture and put them on plate or in cupcake cups.
4. If you wish, roll your balls in coconut to get more coconut... - 101.895
Diwali Sweets Gajar Halwa / Carrot Halwa
Gajar Ka Halwa recipe: Learn how to make delicious Carrot pudding this festival or holiday season called Gajar ka halwa (or gajrela). All you need is full fat milk, carrots, sugar, cardamom powder, dry fruit and whipped cream - 101.79
Bottle Gourd Dessert
1. To make khoya, into non-stick cooking pot pour milk, add the dry milk powder and stir continuously over low heat.
2. In another pan over medium heat add clarified butter, add bottle gourd and let it cook for about 15-20 minutes.
3. Add cardamom... - 101.453
A fruity delight that is low in calories yet very tasty. Fresh pineapple puree perks up the flavour,however you need to cook it with sugar to get the real flavour. - 99.6611
This Diwali surprise your family and friends with these traditional crispy chorafali. Take a look at this video that demonstrates how to make some absolutely crispy and super delicious chorafali in your kitchen. The video is nicely explained and offers great... - 99.2787
Muruku ( Snack) Making Made Easier
Murukku is probably the most popular and favorite festive snack made in every South Indian home a week before Diwali. While there are many versions of this crispy crunchy snack, the sweet-savory golden brown ones are traditional. The video shows an easy way... - 93.7806
Jalebi - Instant Vs Traditional
To make regular traditional batter :
1. In a bowl mix 1 cup maida, 1 tablespoon cornstarch and 1 pinch turmeric powder and mix with yogurt.
2. Add water and mix to get a lump free batter.
3. Cover and allow it to ferment for 2 -24 hours.
4. Add the... - 93.1828
1. In a heavy bottomed cooking pot melt 1 tsp ghee and add cream and milk powder and cook till the mixture gets thick on low to medium heat.
2. In 1 tbsp milk dissolve the saffron strands to get the color.
3. Once the mawa starts getting thicker, stir... - 91.1348
Ask a Bengali what is his favorite of all the Bengali sweets and the answer undoubtedly will be “Rosogulla.” The Bengalis abroad crave for these and wait for relatives to visit or ask them to ship the canned ones to them on festive occasions. Learn how to... - 84.5294
Sandesh is Bengali delicacy prepared with freshly prepared cottage cheese or paneer. Chef Manjula is showing one of the best and easiest method for making sandesh at home. If you have learnt how to make paneer then this recipe would be extremely easy. The... - 83.3131
Mysore Pak Making Made Easier
Mysore pak has to be one of the most popular sweets in Karnataka and an all time favorite of children and adults alike. These diamond shaped or rectangular, very porous, melt in the mouth kind of sweets are not to difficult to prepare at home. - 82.362
This video is a creation of Manjula. You can visit Manjula for complete recipes, and more videos. - 72.87
Indian Diwali Sweet Mohanthal
For this Diwali, why not make sweets at home? Following Bhal Dave's process to make Mohanthal would just add to the sweetness of the festival as you beam with delight at your making this delightful dessert. You can also try it whenever you feel like having ... - 65.9887
My friends love this Malai Kofta Recipe. This is a traditional recipe from Punjabi Cuisine. Whenever my friends party or celebrate, they include malai kofta in the menu. Malai Kofta is a very delicious Indian curry. It is a very popular marriage party dish in... - 58.3846
This Bread pakora recipe is loved by my family. Bread Pakora is a very popular Indian snack. It is generally eaten during breakfast or evening snack time. Bread Pakora goes well with chutney, but it can also be eaten with tomato sauce. Try and enjoy this... - 54.4712
Aloo Paratha is originally/actually made in a 'tandoor' or clay oven just like most other Indian Breads. But, it can also be made at
home, either pan-fried or baked in an oven. The home-made version of Aloo Paratha may not be as soft as the 'tandoor' version... - 53.7024
Dry Peas Curry
1. Pressure cook peas and potatoes upto 3 whistles.
2. Heat oil in a pan, add cumin seeds.
3. When they splutter, add onions and fry till golden brown.
4. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
5. Now add red chilli powder, coriander powder,... - 53.6141
Lite Vegetable Biryani
Lite Vegetable Biryani is a dish made of less masalas and more vegetables & nuts to give lots of taste. Try out and enjoy!! - 53.3006
Motichoor Laddu or MANRAJ BHOGAL is a sweet delicacy made from grilled gram flour flakes which are sweetened, mixed with almonds, pressed into balls and fried in ghee. - 53.1517
Here is an easy to prepare sweet jalebi recipe that is sure to brighten up your festive days!These crispy fried sweet jalebis are so delicious to bite on, that everyone will keep coming back for more. - 53.1472
Usually this curry is served hot in small kadai (Deep curved pan). Kadai are very common in India. You can serve it in a kadai to give a restaurant touch. - 52.7955
Finely chop the onions, chillies, ginger, tomatoes , potatoes, carrots into small pieces and keep aside.
Heat oil and add mustard seeds once it splutters add channa dal, urad dal, and curry leaves. When they start to crackle , add peanuts or/and cashewnuts.... - 52.5101
My family loves this Bharavan Bhindi Recipe. It is a simple and easy recipe. Bharvan Bhindi is a very common recipe in the Indian homes. It is primarily eaten during Lunch. Bharavan Bhindi goes well with paratha , but it can also be eaten with rice and dal.... - 52.3455
Pistachio Phirni - Pistachio Rice Pudding
Pistachio Phirni it is similar to a rice pudding or custard made without eggs. It has a wonderful smooth and creamy texture. This lovely dessert Fuses Middle Eastern and Asian flavors and is very easy to make. It can be made well in advance which makes it... - 52.2442
(Prepare chaashni by putting sugar in boiling water and stirring it until a thick consistent solution is attained)
1. Mix flour, Coconut, bananas, saunf, sugar, chopped dry fruits in a bowl.
2. Add enough milk to make this into a paste.
3. Heat a... - 52.0571
King of Indian Snacks for all occasions. - 52.0358
Would you like to try kaju curry at home? This recipe is just the way it is prepared in Indian restaurants. It is a delicious Indian Curry. It is included as a main dish in Indian lunch and dinner menu . Kaju Curry goes well with Pulao, but it can also be... - 51.5051
Malai Kofta Curry
One of our favourite curries in all Indian restaurants is the Malai Kofta. In fact, my husband uses this dish as his criterion for judging restaurants:) The place that can dish out a rich, delicious and freshly-spiced Kofta Curry goes on his wishlist. So I... - 51.1826
Are you looking for simple way to make Motichoor Laddu? This recipe is perfect for you. Motichoor Laddu is the most popular Indian sweet. It is extensively used during Diwali ,Ganesh Pooja and other festivals .According to Hindu belief Motichoor Laddu is the... - 51.0054
Gajar Ka Halwa
This is a kid friendly Gajar Ka Halwa recipe. My grand mother used to make this Gajar Ka Halwa whenever I visited her. This reminds me of sweet memories of childhood. Gajar ka Halwa, also known as Carrot Halwa, is a very popular sweet dish in India. This is... - 50.7399
Would you like to try authentic Aloo Gobhi at home? This Aloo Gobhi recipe is just the way it is prepared in Indian homes. Aloo Gobhi is a very popular Indian dish. It is primarily eaten during Lunch. Aloo Gobhi goes well with paratha , but it can also be... - 50.6819
1. Mix all the powders (clove, cinnamon, cardamom and coriander) and keep it aside.
2. Soak rice for 1/2 an hour.
3. Heat ghee in a pan and add the onions. Fry on a medium heat till golden brown.
4. Add ginger garlic paste and saute for few seconds.
5. Now... - 50.3991
Butter Murukku (butter Rice Chakli)
Butter Murukku is South Indian Deepavali delicacy. But savoured in all times as a snack due to its excellent flavor and crispy taste. Try it and enjoy!! - 50.3694
Kaju Katli - Cashewnut-almond Barfi
If you thought Kaju Katli is something exotic that is hard to make at home, I bet this recipe will prove it wrong! Effortlessly simple and with a set of ingredients that you will always have in your kitchen cabinet, this kaju katli recipe is sure going to... - 50.3593
Khoya Gulab Jamun
It makes a great dessert after your lunch or dinner meals. It can be prepared once and used for about a week (keep refrigerated and microwave little before serving) - 50.3313
Karanjis are fried sweet dumplings made of wheat flour and stuffed with dry or moist coconut delicacies. During Diwali this dish made throughout India but is called by different names. Karanji, also known as Gujiya and Pirikiya, is a dish that is famous all... - 50.3214
Curried Nut Roast
1) Preheat the oven to 350 F
2) Into a frying pan, sautÃ© the onions with some pepper in oil
3) Mix the nuts and breadcrumbs together into a large bowl, adding the garlic, herbs and curry powder
4) Stir in the onion, pepper and... - 50.0716
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