Desserts

kesari-recipe

Rava kesari is a very tasty and very popular Indian dessert.  It is very easy to prepare and makes use of very few ingredients namely rava / semolina (cream of wheat), sugar and ghee.  This is such an easy dessert which can be prepared in a jiffy.  This is available in all the restaurants in South India.  The softness of kesari depends on the amount of ghee added.  You should

Kutsinta Recipe

Kutsinta is one of the most food cravings in the Philippines for it’s a tasty and scrumptious native delicacy. This steamed rice cake filled with flours and a dash of sugar is packed with a large amount of carbohydrates to replace lost energy after tiring hours and to engage again in different kinds of activities. Its shiny texture on the outside and a sticky texture inside resulted by lye water

Palitaw Recipe

This delightful palitaw captivates a lot of people because of its distinctive taste and its plump consistency. These chewy dumplings can find especially in public markets and churchyards. Traditionally, It is mostly made of glutinous rice which is soaked in water overnight, then milled to make a dough which is also used in other native rice cakes such as bibingka, suman, espasol, sapin-sapin and puto. This glutinous rice has a

Jam Jar Oreo Milkshake with Ice-Cream Recipe

Hi again, foodies. Summer is getting brutal with every passing day, isn’t it? Let’s combat the heat with something cold and soothing. Presenting to you the Extra Thick Jam Jar Oreo Milkshake! Oreos are the most beloved little cookies and boy oh boy they are so versatile! You might have seen many recipes that use regular Oreos with the vanilla cream filling. However, I used the one with chocolate cream

indian-desserts

Burfi is a very popular and tasty Indian sweet.  It is made with different ingredients in different places.  Today’s burfi is an easy to make one and takes less than half an hour for the entire process to complete.  It is super easy and tasty.  This burfi makes use of milk powder as the main ingredient.  Considering the ingredients, this makes use of only 4 main ingredients:  milk powder, cocoa

Graham Balls Recipes

Graham Balls are so sweet and soft dessert you can munch all day and all night long. This heavenly soft yummy nom noms is just a dessert you can’t refuse to eat. Its texture, its taste, its color, its appearance and all its personality make it so attractive and easier to be liked. This favorite sweet course is made by just using marshmallow as its body, covered by a rich

How to Make Ice Cream without Ice Cream Maker (Cookies and Choco Cream)

How to make ice cream? That’s the question that popped in my head one hot Sunday afternoon while watching a TV commercial about ice cream of different flavors. My mouth literally watered when the endorser deliciously savor the thick chocolate flavored ice cream and put a teaspoonful on her mouth. Buying a liter of ice cream can be costly, especially for those who have big family like mine. I‘ll be

How to Make Pastillas De Leche or Milk Candy

Pastillas Recipe Pastillas or pastillas de leche is a sweet candy with a succulent flavor of milk. Its rich flavor and its soft consistency make you crave for more. This lush dessert has a lot of ways to make. Different in size, on shape, and sometimes in process and in many other characteristics, but the most important is that whatever kind of sweet milk candies you have, they still have

Easy Chocolate Cupcake Recipe

I am a coffee drinker. The day isn’t complete without my cup of coffee. I love cappuccino, latte, or any kind of coffee-laced drink. I love my coffee creamy and a bit bitter. I love having coffee hot or iced. I love it topped with cream and syrup or sprinkled with cinnamon. I may be a huge coffee drinker, but a cup of coffee isn’t complete without a treat to

Puff Pastry Snail Recipe

Puff Pastry Snail is a very nifty recipe. You can stuff the puff pastry with any filling of your choosing. You can try jams, preserves, cheese, chocolate and the list goes on! I love making Puff Pastry Snails with bacon and cheese. I love making them for picnics or for days at the beach. They’re great with kids and adults alike. I once made some for a breakfast potluck with

Rich Chocolate Cake Recipe

  Hi again dear readers. After a string of savory recipes I am sharing a cake recipe today. This is my 3rd chocolate cake recipe, and by far the best one. This is one of the recipes my Mom had learned during the late 1980’s. And now I am passing it on to you. This is an eggless chocolate cake recipe, which gives you a very rich, dense, intensely flavored,

rava ladoo (with condensed milk)

Rava ladoo is a very popular Indian sweet dish. It is very easy to make and tasty too.  There are various versions of rava ladoo, but today i am sharing the easiest method of making it using condensed milk.  Now to the recipe… Ingredients required rava / semolina  – 1 1/2 cups ghee  – 1/2 cup fresh grated coconut / desiccated coconut  – 1/2 cup condensed milk  – 1 1/4

The Best Carrot Cake Recipe

Hello folks. Hope you had a lovely weekend. Like any other Sunday, yesterday was special too. I baked a carrot cake under my Mom’s supervision. There is a very popular saying. “When you cook, follow your heart. When you bake, follow the recipe.” Apparently, Mom doesn’t believe in it. She loves to experiment with baking too and would alter the recipes as she deems fit. This recipe is adapted from

pal payasam

Payasam is a traditional sweet recipe which is made during special occasions such as marriages, birthday’s and during festivals.  Pal payasam is a pudding which is made out of rice, milk and sugar.  This is considered to be a must during Sri Krishna Jayanti pooja.  This is a very simple and easy to make pudding with a very rich and creamy texture and a great heavenly taste.  This is a very

Pista Kulfi Recipe / Pistachio Kulfi Recipe

Summer is here and what’s a better way to welcome the season of fun with delicious, chilled desserts and drinks. Today’s recipe is pista kulfi / pistachio kulfi. Kulfi is an Indian ice-cream, which is like egg-less ice-cream. It is made from milk by reducing it. Something to thicken up the milk is also used; milk powder or cornflour. I added some unsweetened khoya because it yields a richer and

How to Make Peanut Sesame Ladoo

Today’s recipe is a very healthy, tasty and easy to make ladoo.  This recipe makes use of very few ingredients namely – peanuts, sesame seeds and jaggery.  In this recipe, I have finely powdered peanuts and sesame seeds, but if you want it to be crunchy, then grind all the ingredients coarsely.  This will give you a nutty taste of sesame and peanuts.  There is no need of any oil

Arrowroot Halwa

I am sharing an easy and healthy recipe made with arrowroot – arrowroot halwa.  This is a dish which is made during Thiruvathira.  Thiruvathira is a Hindu festival which is celebrated in South Indian states Kerala and Tamilnadu.  This festival falls in the month of Dhanu (Dec 15 – Jan 15) on full moon day and is celebrated as birthday of Lord Shiva.  In Kerala, thiruvathira is a very famous festivals

Ada pradhaman / Kerala style payasam (with jaggery and coconut milk)

Ada pradhaman is a traditional payasam or dessert of Kerala.  There are two varieties of ada payasam made with these rice pasta bits.  One being ada pradhaman (made with jaggery and coconut milk) and the other palada pradhaman (with milk and sugar) and both are absolutely delicious.  The process of making ada pradhaman is bit tedious, but it is definitely worth the effort.  This payasam is an integral part of

Sizzling Brownie Recipe with Chocolate-Rum Sauce

Sizzling Brownie has been gaining popularity among the foodies since quite a while now. The trend of including Sizzling Brownie in the dessert menu has spread like a wild fire. But it is all justified. Sizzling Brownie is one of the most magical desserts. It is fairly easy to make Sizzling Brownie at home, when you come to the think of it. The assembly part is indeed the easiest one.

Besan Halwa Recipe

We Indians have a weakness for our traditional sweets. Halwa, jalebi, barfi or gulab jamuns; we love all of them equally! One of my personal favorites is the Besan Halwa. I have been to several sweet shops, but I have come across just a couple of them who sell Besan Halwa. So, Besan Halwa is more of a make-at-home sweet for me. I had tried making Besan Halwa several times,