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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Rava Ladoo

Rava Ladoo is a popular Indian sweet made with semolina, ghee and sugar. This festive treat is easy to make and often made for festivals like Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi. This easy version needs no sugar syrup and you can make it in less than 30 minutes!

I love this time of the year when the weather is changing. It’s beautiful outside and it also marks the beginning of festive season. With so many festivals lined up, I wanted to share an easy Indian sweet recipe...

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Salted Caramel Cinnamon Burfi

Jump right into the Indian festive season with this Salted Caramel Burfi. Melt-in-mouth burfi (fudge) made with milk powder and flavored with homemade salted caramel sauce and cinnamon.

Burfis are so versatile. It’s a broad term used for a sweet Indian fudge. It can be made in so many ways with all sorts of ingredients.

Over the years, I have shared so many burfi recipes on the blog,...

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Mango Shrikhand

Mango Shrikhand is one of my favorite summer desserts to make when mangoes are in season. The combination of yogurt, sweet mangoes and the aroma of cardamom and saffron makes this an irresistible dessert!

Mango is my husband’s favorite fruit, I guess if you are from India chances of mango being your favorite fruit is pretty high, like really high! I remember Sarvesh telling me once- that they had this discussion in their office about fruits. Everyone was asked to name...

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Malpua Rabdi Bites with Gujiya Crumble

Malpua Rabdi Bites with Gujiya Crumble, a fun fusion dessert which combines 2 of my favorite Holi desserts- malpua and gujiya!

Soft malpua, creamy rabdi and topped with a crumble made of khoya and nuts (which tastes just like Gujiya filling). Serve these in short glasses and they make the perfect dessert for your Holi party.

Indian festivals give me the chance to create fusion desserts. Honestly, they are my...

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Rabdi Recipe

Rabdi is the simplest Indian dessert which is made by simmering the milk on low heat until it reduces to 1/3rd to 1/4th of it’s original volume. 

It’s often flavored with nuts, cardamom, saffron and served in earthen clay pots. 

When I was a kid, all my favorite desserts were the...

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Thandai Burfi

Thandai Burfi flavored with homemade thandai powder is an easy sweet that you can make for Holi!

If you have some thandai masla ready to go, then this mithai can be made in less than 30 minutes!

It’s hard to believe that it has been a year already since the world shut down.

I remember in 2020, Holi was earlier in the month during...

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Gajar Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

Classic Indian dessert Gajar Halwa is made with carrots, milk, sugar and ghee!

It’s one of quintessential winter dessert especially in North India and is rich and decadent.

You guys! After 9+ years of living in the US, I finally found red carrots here! I almost can’t believe it.

Remember how much I cry over orange carrots while making carrot halwa?...

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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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Burfi Truffles

Inspired by the Indian burfi, these Burfi Truffles are made with milk powder and dipped in dark chocolate, white chocolate and make the perfect festive treat!

Garnished with crushed nuts, rose petals, edible silver leaves, these are perfect for gifting to your friends and family.

Ever since I can remember burfis have been an integral part of Diwali. Back home in India, I remember my house filled with those boxes of burfis during Diwali...

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No-Bake Mithai Cheesecake

Mithai Cheesecake- an Indian inspired fusion cheesecake flavored with flavors like rose, cardamom, saffron and topped with assorted Indian sweets (mithai).

This is a no-bake cheesecake and makes a show stopper of a dessert for the festive season!

Cheesecake pairs well with so many flavors, that’s the reason you have such a big menu...

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Kala Jamun

Classic Kala Jamun made with khoya (dried milk solids). These small deep fried balls are soaked in a sugar syrup flavored with rose water, cardamom and saffron.

This popular Indian sweet are my favorite and highly addictive!

Gulab jamun and it’s cousin Kala Jamun are one of the most popular Indian sweets.

I remember as a child either of these were always there at every birthday party that...

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