Gur Para or Gur Pare Recipe

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Gur Para or Gur Pare Recipe

Gur Para or Gur Pare Recipe is prepared with maida and wheat flour,coated in jaggery syrup and flavored with cardamom. A quick and easy festival sweet !! The countdown to Diwali has begun! The biggest festival of India is just 10 days away and if you still deciding...

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Chocolate Burfi Recipe

A make ahead mawa burfi recipe that’s is topped with a rich layer of chocolate and sprinkled generously with pistachios for an extra crunch. Incredibly easy to make and satisfy’s your chocolate craving in no time! With Janmashtami just a day away, families are busy preparing their favorite dishes and sweets for the occasion. Chocolate burfi...

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Dhaniya Panjiri

On the auspicious occasion of Janmashtami a healthy and nutritious Dhaniye ki panjeeri prepared with coriander powder, sugar and dry nuts. An easy prasad, which takes just 15 minutes start to finish! How can Janmashtami be complete without Dhaniya Panjiri?  Dhaniya panjiri is an aromatic...

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Coconut Ladoo

If you are looking for a last minute sweet for Ganesh Chaturthi then try out these yummy and mouthwatering coconut ladoos. A beginner’s recipe that can be prepared in just 15 minutes. Quick and easy ladoos that are made with mawa, unsweetened desiccated coconut and condensed milk....

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Mango Lassi

Summer is here and so are MANGOES and that too in abundance. True to its name – KING OF FRUITS; mango is juicy, tasty, sweet and super delicious! It has various forms and flavors from bitter to tarty and sweet to very very sweet. Can...

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Chicken Biryani

Today’s recipe comes from the royal kitchens of India- Chicken Biryani, a fragrant and signature dish that is an ultimate one pot meal. Simple and basic recipe where marinated chicken is cooked in spices, topped with rice, layered with fried onions, cilantro-mint leaves and steam cooked...

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Sooji Halwa – Ashtami Prasad

It is again that time of the year when the fasting period is coming to an end and every people who observe Navratri are getting ready to celebrate ASHTAMI/NAVAMI – eighth/ninth day of Navratri. During this puja small girls are worshiped and is referred to as KANJAK...

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Thandai Recipe

It’s just one week short of Holi and what I can think of besides savory snacks is THAND…AI meaning a cool cool drink. Brings back childhood memories and its taste and flavor is still afresh in my mouth. Thandai is a cool and refreshing Indian...

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Kaju Katli

Indian festive and fasting month is about to start. So here is a simple cashew nut sweet delicacy prepared with four simple ingredients. Kaju Katli or Kaju ki burfi  is a popular Indian festive sweet prepared with cashews and sugar syrup. Kaju in English means cashews and katli means “slice”- A...

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Paneer tikka without oven

Amazingly simple n delicious recipe of Paneer tikka without oven. Cubed cottage cheese and veggies are marinated in yogurt based sauce and seasoned with aromatic spices. A Quick and easy Indian appetizer. Traditionally paneer tikka is prepared in hot tandoors but I have modified the recipe...

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Pan smeared Chicken Chops

Pan smeared Chicken Chops is a pan – sauteed chicken delicacy that is marinated in aromatic Indian spices and herbs. Chicken chops also known as chicken chaap or chicken in chaape is delicious, flavorful and simple to prepare! This recipe calls for two marinades. Firstly, chicken is...

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Gajar ka Halwa

A sweet Indian pudding prepared with milk, sugar and carrots. Gajar ka halwa also referred to as Gajrela is traditionally prepared by boiling milk and carrots together to a point where milk is 80% reduced and then ghee is generously added. Unlike other halwas this...

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Urad Dal Ki Pinnie Recipe

Doesn’t this pinnie remind you of something? Exactly… the rich and flavorful pinnies you find at every sweets shop during winter months – URAD DAL KI PINNIE RECIPE . Traditional punjabi sweets prepared with roasted urad dal, mawa and garnished with silvered almonds and sunflower...

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Til Ke Ladoo Recipe

Lohri and Makar Sakranti are around the corner and markets are filled with sights of til sweets, peanut chikki and gur/jaggery desserts. Til and jaggery are an essential part of this festive season. In winter months til desserts are consumed to mark the harvest season around...