Kesar Badam Ladoo (with Almond Flour)

These Kesar Badam Ladoo are probably the easiest sweet you can make for the festive season. You need only 6 ingredients and 20 minutes to make them. They can also be easily made vegan and refined sugar-free!

Almond flour is one of my favorite ingredients to make Diwali sweets. It can be used in so many different ways in different recipes and is readily available in the market these days.

There’s no...

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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! 😀...

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Gulab Jamun Cheesecake Truffles

These no-bake Gulab Jamun Cheesecake Truffles combine cream cheese, pargle-g biscuit crumbs and gulab jamuns into one bite size treats! Dipped in chocolate, these truffles are so much easier to make than a full cheesecake, carry and share! Give these a try this festive season.

Combining Indian mithais with cheesecake always sounds like a good idea for fusion desserts. Indian sweets are typically very sweet so when you combine them with cream cheese, it cuts into the the...

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Whipped Paneer Dip with Spicy Honey

Looking for a fun appetizer for the holiday season? Try this Whipped Paneer Dip with Spicy Honey! Made with paneer, feta, mint, jalapeños and topped with a spicy honey (the best part!), this is a crowd pleaser. Serve with naan, pita chips, baguettes for everyone to enjoy!

Appetizers are my favorite part about a holiday meal. That and desserts! I can skip the mains but I never skip on my appetizers and desserts. Every year, I try to come up with one interesting...

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Easy Rabdi – Instant Rabdi

Make this easy Instant Rabdi for the festive season with only few ingredients and in less than 30 minutes! This makes a great dessert on it’s own and also pairs well lots of Indian sweets!

Festive season is the busiest time of the year for a lot of people. I know I am super busy with work and it’s also extremely busy in the kitchen with lots of events and parties lined up.

While I love making extensive...

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Mohanthal Recipe

Make the perfect Mohanthal – a sweet fudge made with besan (gram flour), ghee and sugar with this step by step recipe. This recipe is a labor of love but the end result is so worth it. Makes the perfect sweet for festivals like Janmashtami, Navratri and Diwali.

I didn’t grew up eating Mohanthal, in stead I grew up eating besan burfi. I first tasted mohanthal at a friend’s place and was instantly hooked. I have a thing for sweets made with besan (besan ladoo is another favorite of mine)...

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Butterscotch Kheer

Give your regular kheer a makeover with this Butterscotch Kheer. Thick rice kheer flavored with butterscotch essence, topped with crunchy praline and butterscotch sauce, this makes the perfect dessert for the festive season.

Rice Kheer has to be the most common dessert that’s made in every Indian household, right along side sooji halwa. I grew up eating kheer on a regular basis. Mom made it for all festivities and also when we...

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Vegetable & Chickpea Coconut Curry

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Cozy up on cold days with this Vegetable & Chickpea Coconut Curry. Made with cauliflower, sweet potatoes, chickpea and warm spices, this curry is fragrant, aromatic and so...

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Palak Paneer Stir Fry

I am sure you have all had the classic Palak Paneer but have you ever tried cooking paneer and spinach as a stir fry? This palak paneer stir fry is flavorful, wholesome and gets done in less than 30 minutes! Serve with fresh rotis for a comforting meal.

I always have a block of paneer lying in my refrigerator. It comes in handy on those busy days when I have too much going on and have less than 30 minutes to make dinner. Paneer is something which needs no cooking, so most of the...

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Moong Dal Dosa

Moong Dal Dosa is a savory crepe made with moong dal (split petite yellow lentils). It’s gluten-free, easy to make and makes a filling breakfast or lunch. Stuff it with paneer or tofu (for vegan version) and you have got a complete protein packed meal!

Dosas of all kinds have a special place in my heart. They are filling, easy to make and taste so good. Give me some chutney on the side with my dosa and I can eat it pretty much every...

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Air Fryer Aloo Gobi

Air Fryer Aloo Gobi is the easiest Aloo Gobi that you will ever make! No sautéing in the pan, hand-free cooking and gets done in 30 minutes or less. Serve with rice and dal for the most comforting Indian meal. It’s also vegan and gluten-free.

I adore aloo gobi and it is also one of Sarvesh’s most favorite dishes. So, it’s no surprise that I make it very often in my kitchen. When we first got married, I learnt how to make simple homestyle aloo gobi, just like it was made in my...

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Chocolate Modak

Easy Chocolate Modak made with mawa, sugar and cocoa powder. These are an easy festive treat to make for Ganesh Chaturthi and you can make these in 30 minutes or less.

Modak is the quintessential festive sweet for Ganesh Chaturthi. The traditional modak which is steamed and made with rice flour and stuffed with jaggery needs some serious skills and also takes time. However if you are short on time and looking for any easy treat for the festival, then try these Chocolate...

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