Tag: Diwali Special

Soft Spongy Bengali Rasgulla (Pressure Cooker & Open pot method)

Soft Spongy Bengali Rasgulla (Pressure Cooker & Open pot method)

Soft Spongy Bengali Rasgulla or Rasagolas are sweet balls made using fresh chenna and soaked in sugar syrup and served chilled.

Zucchini/Courgette Halwa

Zucchini/Courgette Halwa

I am not getting tired of my experiments with Zucchini. I love this versatile vegetable. It is good equally in savory and sweet dishes. Now this was on my mind for long. Always thought if we can make Dudhi halwa, why can’t I try Zucchini Halwa. I dont 

Desiccated Coconut Barfi

Desiccated Coconut Barfi

A sweet with just 4 ingredients and made in maximum 10 minutes, at least the cooking time, yes you heard me right. I was also surprised, when I made this, it was so quick.  Though I used ready to use ingredients like condensed milk , but sometimes 

Dudhi Halwa (Lauki/Bottle Gourd Dessert)

Dudhi Halwa (Lauki/Bottle Gourd Dessert)

  Most of the times we literally think what to make with this vegetable. There are many options, but unfortunately this vegetable is not liked by all. I always make Dudhi Paratha or Dudhi Kofta or even a pancake of it. This time I had 

Namkeen Khaja

Namkeen Khaja

This is the same recipe as the one of Namkeen Matri in one of my earlier post. Here I have just made it in a different shape. The shape which I love, and it looks very good in presentation. We call it khaja. Even though 

Rice Kheer

Rice Kheer

Kheer, a very common dessert of Indian cuisine. The base of this is milk and most of the times it is made using rice. But there are many variations to it, like Makhana (Lotus seeds) kheer, made by my mother, I simply love it, yummy 

No Ghee No Mawa Gajar Halwa | Indian Carrot Pudding

No Ghee No Mawa Gajar Halwa | Indian Carrot Pudding

No Ghee No Mawa Gajar Halwa is a delicious and traditional Indian sweet or a pudding made using fresh carrots slowly cooked in milk, without ghee or mawa.

Besan ke Namkeen Sev | Indian Diwali Snack

Besan ke Namkeen Sev | Indian Diwali Snack

Besan ke Namkeen Sev is a gluten free fried tea time snack generally made during Diwali celebrations in India. Highly addictive and goes well on chaats too.