Paan Thandai Shots

These Paan Thandai Shots are made with homemade thandai powder and flavored with fresh paan leaves and gulkand (rose petal preserve). This refreshing drink is perfect to serve during summers or for festivals like Holi and Diwali!

Holi is almost here and I couldn’t let go of an Indian festival without sharing a recipe made with paan leaves (betel leaves), can I? Paan is such a refreshing flavor and I can never have enough of it. That is the reason why I have...

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Paan Cheesecake Truffles

Bite sized version of Paan Cheesecake, these Paan Cheesecake Truffles are made with cream cheese, parle-g crumbs, real paan leaves and flavored with gulkand and garnished with candied fennel. If you love meetha paan, then you are going to love this fusion dessert.

It’s super easy to make, no-bake and great to make for your Diwali party!

And it’s Diwali yet again and I am back with yet another paan dessert! πŸ˜€...

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Eggless Paan Cheesecake

Eggless Paan Cheesecake, inspired by the flavors of Meetha Paan. This cheesecake gets it flavors from paan leaves, gulkand (rose petal jam) and fennel.

Garnished with tutti frutti, candied fennel and white chocolate (optional), this is a stunning dessert to celebrate any Indian festival and is cooked in the Instant Pot!

Yet another dessert made with paan leaves (betel leaves), are you guys tired of it? I hope not, because I love making desserts...

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Paan Peda

Paan Peda made with mawa, sugar and paan leaves!

These pedas are easy to make with store bought mawa and have a beautiful green color from the paan leaves (no food color used)!

Paan desserts have always been very popular on the blog. Whether it’s the paan coconut ladoo, paan kheer or ice cream.

You all seem to love the refreshing flavor of paan....

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Chocolate Paan (Chocolate Meetha Paan)

This Chocolate Paan has paan leaves (betel leaves) smeared with a hazelnut spread and filled with gulkand, chocolate chips, tutti frutti and coconut!

Dipped in chocolate, this meetha paan makes a refreshing after meal mouth freshener or dessert!

Whenever we go to India, I make it a point to go and try the newest paan flavors.

Paan (betel leaves) is...

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Paan Kheer with Rose Cashew Crumble

Enjoy the flavors of meetha paan in this delectable Paan Kheer!

Topped with rose cashew crumble, these make pretty festive dessert.

I love playing with the flavors of paan (betel leaves) to incorporate them into desserts.

If you have been around here for a while, you...

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Easy Paan Ice Cream

Easy Paan Ice Cream to beat the heat! This refreshing ice cream has all the flavors of meetha paan and is so refreshing on a hot day. And the best part? It’s surprisingly easy to make using a shortcut!

Sometimes the best recipes start with a shortcut. Do you guys agree to this? I mean delicious cake recipes starting with a boxed mix or your favorite pie recipe using a ready to go pie filling. Sounds familiar? I bet it does! While it’s best to make everything from scratch, sometimes we can...

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Paan Coconut Ladoo

Instant Paan Coconut Ladoo filled with gulkand – a special little treat to enjoy this Diwali!

I am so excited to be finally be able to share some Diwali recipes with you guys. Yes! My favorite festival and most definitely my favorite time of the year. This year Diwali falls on 30th October, quite early actually. But for me literally Diwali festivities started in...

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Paan Milkshake – Betel Leaves Drink

    I have already posted a paan dessert recipe on my blog and it happens to be one of my favorites , the meetha paan kulfi. Using paan flavor in ice creams and sweets is quite popular back home. What makes it so popular? Betel leaves or paan leaves as we...

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    Masala Parle-G Cheesecake Ice Cream

    You need only 15 minutes to make this no-churn Masala Parle-G Cheesecake Ice Cream. Filled with spices like cardamom, cinnamon and crushed parle-g biscuits, this ice cream is a crowd pleaser and perfect for summers!

    I am back with yet another no churn ice cream and this time we are combining a childhood favorite biscuit of mine- the classic parle-g into a cheesecake ice cream. The inspiration for this ice cream comes from parle-g cheesecake which I had at Farzi cafe in Gurugram,...

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    Nimbu Pani | Shikanji

    This Nimbu Pani aka Indian style lemonade makes the perfect cooling summer drink. I grew up drinking nimbu pani during brutal summers in Delhi. It is easy to make with few ingredients and is seriously refreshing.

    Summers in India (most parts of India) get brutal. I grew up in north India where temperatures constantly stayed above 100 F through summer. We made a lot of homemade drinks to get through those days (like lassi) and nimbu pani was always a top...

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