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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. - 131.851
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! - 130.395
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... - 127.3
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... - 122.858
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... - 121.017
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... - 120.498
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... - 119.659
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. - 119.552
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... - 118.829
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... - 116.365
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... - 115.915
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... - 115.215
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.... - 112.843
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... - 111.249
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... - 110.798
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... - 109.787
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... - 109.622
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... - 108.13
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... - 106.88
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... - 106.862
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! - 104.009
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... - 101.994
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... - 101.395
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... - 101.18
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... - 99.0525
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... - 82.5905
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. - 80.4525
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 ... - 65.7184
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. - 52.9287
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. - 52.9092
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... - 51.9742
(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... - 51.8182
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... - 50.7473
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... - 50.4939
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... - 50.0853
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) - 50.0757
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... - 49.8216
Diwali Special Basundi - Maharashtrian Rabri
Basundi a very popular Indian dessert is made in Bihar, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Karnataka during the festive occasions of Dussehra, Diwali, Kali Chaudas and Bhaibeej.This creamy sweetened dense milk dessert is similar to the North Indian Rabri or Rabdi. It... - 49.1994
Sweet Chakli For Diwali
These sweet chaklis should be a part of the Diwali snack assortment. It is a very popular Gujarati, Maharastrian and Andhra crispy fried snack made during the festive season. There are many variations but these ones made of rice flour and jaggery are the... - 48.7984
Ghewar is a delicious Indian sweet. It is a very popular sweet in Rajasthan and usually served as dessert. It is generally prepared in January for Makar Sankranti, in March-April for Gangaur and in July-August for the Teej festival. Cook, share and enjoy... - 48.6575
1)In a saucepan, heat ghee and fry the semolina until golden.
2)Add sugar and milk and cook in low heat until semolina is cooked.
3)Then, add khoya and mix until well incorporated.
4)Add remaining ingredients and turn off heat.
5)Decorate... - 48.3116
Assorted Karanjias For Diwali - Sweet Stuffed Fried Dumplings
Karanjias are traditional Maharastrian-Gujarati sweet snacks made during the festive occasion of Diwali. They are also known by different names such as Gujiyas, Karanjis, Ghugharas, Nevris, Pirikiya or Karjikayis. These fried dumplings are stuffed with a... - 48.0325
1)Put the yogurt in a clean muslin cloth, fold it up into a loose bundle and hang for a couple of hours or until excess moisture drips through.
2)Take a large bowl, and put the yogurt and add sugar. Beat until sugar dissolves and mixture is... - 47.7307
These are sweet rice flour dumplings. They are very delicate and tender. - 47.2955
Diwali Ki Karanji
Karanji, popularly known as gujiya is an all-time favorite sweet in India. At this time of diwali, every home has its own version of this very popular sweet. - 46.6598
For the filling:
Roast rava in a 1/2 to 3/4th cup pure ghee till it turns golden in colour.(It gives out a light fragrance)
and set aside.
In a separate pan roast khus khus in ghee till pink in colour.
Add desiccated coconut and roast for five to seven... - 46.5371
An easy to make date pancake recipe just for you. The date stuffed deep fried pancake is sure to be a hot favorite at your place. This simple date pancake recipe is one that your kids too would love. Try the melt these date pancakes in your mouth and do let... - 46.4642
Diwali Special - Shahi Tukda
Shahi Tukda, is one of the most simple yet stunning dish. As diwali, the festival of light approaches the consumption of sweets would go on an all-time high. Various kind of sweets would be available in the market, but this one dish is certainly what you can... - 46.3989
Besan Ka Halwa
1)In a wok, heat ghee and roast besan until light golden on low heat. Stir constantly.
2)Add water and stir constantly, until water is fully absorbed.
3)Fold in sugar and nuts. Mix well.
4)Cook until mixture is thick. Remove from heat and add... - 46.3312
Dussehra And Diwali Ki Puran Poli - Sweet Stuffed Paratha
Puran Poli is a traditional and classical type of sweet flatbread made on as a sweet or dessert during auspicious occasions and festivals in Maharashtra, Gujarat, Karnataka, Goa, Andra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu. There are many variations to the stuffing for... - 46.2521
Hang the curds in a muslin cloth in a cool place for approximately
3 hours until all the liquid (whey) has drained off.Rub the saffron
into the warm milk until it dissolves.Mix together the hung curds,
sugar, saffron mixture and cardamom in a bowl and... - 45.9645
Jangri is a crispy, puffy, juicy sweet. A south indian delicacy made out of black urad dal. Try and enjoy!! - 45.5666
First heat a pan, add pineapple pieces and 2 tbsp sugar. Mix it well and cook till pineapple are tender.
Heat ghee in a pan and fry raisins and cashews and keep aside.
In the same pan fry sooji till the raw smell has gone.
Now add boiling water and... - 45.5523
Kesari is a very easy dish that can be prepared quickly.
Adding pineapple along adds extra flavour and its tanginess contradicts the swetness of the kesari. The cooked pineapple in the kesari can be relished by even toothless gums. - 45.4862
Are you looking for a simple way to make traditional Jalebi? Then this recipe is perfect for you. Jalebi is the most popular sweet in North India. It is also known as the national sweet of India eaten during festivals, weddings or any happy occassion. Jalebi... - 45.384
If you like Bihar you will love this Balushahi recipe. This recipe is just the way it is prepared in Bihari homes. It is an unique and traditional dessert. It is extensively used during rakshabandhan and diwali. Try this balushahi recipe and enjoy. - 45.1347
Put 1 1/2 cups of sugar and water to boil.
In another pan put the milk & 1 cup sugar to boil.
Make balls from paneer and flatten to make patties (1" diameter) and gently let into the boiling water.
Cover with a perforated or partially covered lid.
Boil for... - 45.1098
I love this Kaju Burfi recipe. Kaju Burfi is a very popular Indian sweet .Kaju Burfi is extensively used during diwali and other Indian festivals. It makes your celebration more delightful. You should try this Kaju Burfi Recipe. - 44.8929
Chop finely almond and pista.
Boil milk in a heavy pot.
Simmer (boil slowly at low temperature) for ten minutes, after it starts boiling.
Stir while boiling.
Mix in sugar and stir till dissolved.
Take off fire, mix in saffron, cardamom, almonds, pista.
Cool... - 44.7645
Crispy Gujia/indian Festival Snack
* Mix maida, semolina, 3 tablespoon of oil/ghee and little bit of water to knead into a soft dough. Cover it and keep it aside for 15-20mins
* Now heat pan in a low flame and add dry fruits, khoya, sugar and mix them well until... - 44.6448
Petha (candied Ash Gourd)
This a traditional recipe made from the Petha, a form of sweet that is made from Ash-Pumpkins. - 44.4516
Put the coconut, sugar, cashews, raisins and evaporated milk into a small, heavy-based saucepan and pace over a medium heat. Stir and mix the ingredients thoroughly and as soon as the milk starts bubbling reduce the heat to low. Cook uncovered until the... - 44.2188
Quick Kalakand (milk Cakes)
Kalakand, is very popular Indian sweet made from reduced sweetened milk and cottage cheese, originated in Uttar Pradesh. The term Kand in Kalakand is originated from the Arabic language and means sweets - 43.6241
Sohan Papdi is a very popular Indian sweet . It is extensively used during diwali and other Indian festivals. It makes your celebration more delightful. Try and enjoy this sohan papdi recipe. - 43.2843
1- Peel and grate the carrots.
2- Fry the chopped nuts (cashew nuts, almonds, pistachio, etc.) in ghee and keep them aside.
3- Saute the grated carrots in the same ghee for a few seconds.
4- Add milk and sugar to the carrots.
5- Cook the mixture until all... - 42.1384
Boil the milk in a thick bottomed pan.(It is better not to do this in a non stick pan as milk becomes brown at the bottom of the pan ) if u do not have a thick bottomed pan use a pressure cooker.
Grind the basmathi rice in the mixer( do not grind it finely.... - 41.9841
Jalebis are a popular Indian sweet that is also had with warm milk as part of breakfast. Here is a recipe that lets you master the fine art of making this delicious sweet at home. - 41.7617
Kashi halwa is one of the famous sweet dish from Southern parts of India. The recipe is made with grated winter melon. - 41.469
Kesar Badam Burfi
Burfis, a traditional Indian sweet made with milk, khoya and flavoring comes in varieties of shapes and forms. Burfi has been a part of many festivals and has been relished by people of all ages. - 41.4088
Anarsa is a Maharashtrian sweet snack prepared during special occasions like Diwali. Also associated with some parts of central and northern India. Main ingredients include powdered rice, jaggery and poppy seeds. - 41.3075
A Diwali treat -- A special fudge made of figs, almonds, pistachios,and cashew nuts. - 41.2475
1. Mix the kova with maida and few drops of water. Make a smooth dough and divide
into small balls.
2. Mix kismis, cardamoms and cashews and ground to fine paste.
3. Soak each ball in red color, make a hole with your thumb in the middle and place
ground... - 41.1324
Gajar Ka Halwa
Gajar Ka Halwa literally means Carrot Sweet/Halwa. Juicy Carrots are first shredded and pan fried on a low flame until they turn into a rich color and milk and sugar are added to make this mouth-watering delicacy. When served hot, Gajar Ka Halwa can melt in... - 41.0556
Gulab Jamun is the most popular Indian sweet. It is extensively used during Diwali ,and other festivals. It not only sweetens your mood but also brings good luck to you. It makes your celebration more delicious . Try and enjoy this Gulab Jamun recipe. - 40.9805
Atta Cashew Halwa
Atta halwa is a very tasty, mouth-watery sweet. Very easy sweet to make quick. Enjoy!! - 40.8457
1. Using a small mortar and pestle, crush the cardamom seeds to a powder.
2. Melt butter in the microwave or in a small saucepan.
3. In a small saucepan, combine the grated carrots, nuts, sugar and milk.
4. Place the pan on a medium... - 40.84
Very simple, easy & yummy recipe that you must try out this Diwali and serve to your family and friends. - 40.4963
This is a classic imarti recipe. Imarti is a very popular sweet in the Bihar and Up region of India . It is extensively used during Diwali and other Indian festivals . Imarti makes your celebration more delightful. You will enjoy this imarti Recipe. - 40.1183
Sweet,Tasty and Spongy Indian sweets (Rasgulla / Rasagulla Recipe) - 39.8982
Approximate cook time &preparation time is mentioned.Servings too depends on the size of the ball prepared. - 39.7978
Gari Ke Laddu
1)In a saucepan, add khoya and roast it on low heat.
2)Add half each of the sugar and coconut. Mix well.
3)When khoya gets golden for about 10 minutes, remove from the heat.
4)Now, add the rest of the sugar and mix well.
5)In a small bowl, keep some... - 39.7846
Chum chum is a very popular Bengali sweet. It is extensively used during diwali and other Indian festivals. It makes your celebration more delightful. Try and enjoy this chum chum recipe. - 38.8385
This khaja recipe is especially suitable for kids. khaja is a delicious and crispy Indian sweet. It is a very popular sweet in Bihar and usually served as dessert. It is made of generous amounts of ghee (clarified butter), sugar and flour . Try and enjoy... - 38.6884
Coconut Burfi is a popular Indian sweet made of pure fresh coconut. It is easy to make and less expensive as it does not require much of ghee. This Burfi is made during Diwali "The Festival of Lights". - 38.4633
Chocolate Dipped Strawberries
Strawberries contain a range of nutrients, with vitamin C being prominent. They can be eaten freely as they are very low in calories.
They are also filled with unusual phytonutrient called Phenols that promote your health.
Strawberries' unique phenol... - 38.2277
Vanilla Gelato is always a favourite and not difficult to make. - 38.1084
This recipe is a variety of the shrikhand using strawberry as the main ingredient. You may prepare this shrikhand with mango, raspberry, blueberry or any fruit of your choice. - 37.7133
This is generally prepared on almost all festivals and by people of all communities.very easy and tasty dish - 37.5137
Pound together all the nuts coarsely.
Put the rest of the ingredients together in a pan and cook stirring all the time till the mixture turns thick and leaves the sides of the vessel.
Mix in the essence and remove from fire, put in a greased thali, level the... - 37.2975
One of the favorite indian sweets. Prepared mainly with coconut and sugar. - 36.9608
A sweetmeat made from Indian cottage cheese. - 36.3064
A cuisine of South India prepared during festivals including Diwali. - 35.8691
Cashew Badam Sweet Balls
Cashew & Badam Ball is a crunchy sweet snack perfect for Diwali or as an everyday snack. Enjoy! - 35.7379
Sweet Lassi By Nisha
This refreshing cold drink can be served any time of the day.It is known to quench
thirst immediately and is also used as an appetizer.In Punjab, this cold drink is a must with all dishes as it accelerates digestion. - 35.6502
This Nankhatai Recipe is especially suitable for kids. My grand mother used to make this Nankhatai whenever I visited her. This reminds me of sweet memories of childhood. Nankhatai is a very popular Indian cookie .It is really easy to cook and tastes... - 35.6193
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