Badam Halwa

A rich Indian sweet with soft, fudge like texture made with badam ,ghee, sugar,milk and saffron that is so perfect for special occasions and celebrations at home.You can easily make them in huge batches for a gathering with family or friends. This traditional method of making Badam Halwa is time consuming and needs a lot … Continue reading Badam Halwa

Milk Cake / Paal Cake Recipe

Traditional Indian milk sweet prepared from thickened milk that is curdled with lemon juuce and finally sweetened with sugar.Very time consuming recipe ,where the milk is reduced and thickened to half with continuous stirring for almost 2 hours.This sweet has a grainy ,fudgy texture from the lemon juice and the sugar caramelises and gives the … Continue reading Milk Cake / Paal Cake Recipe

Ghee Mysore Pak Recipe

Mysore Pak is a popular South Indian dessert from Mysore.It is said to be originated from the royal kitchen of Mysore Palace. It takes just 20 mins to make this delicacy with just 3 ingredients.(chickpea flour,ghee , sugar).Since ghee is the main ingredient, make sure to use good quality ghee.Some add oil along with ghee,but … Continue reading Ghee Mysore Pak Recipe

Mawa Peda / khoya Peda Recipe

Mawa Peda is a traditional Indian sweet recipe prepared during festive seasons .There are many versions and ingredients used in making Peda and this recipe with mawa is the most easiest of all peda recipes. The main ingredient Mawa is solidified milk, where milk is boiled and simmered on low flame until it is reduced … Continue reading Mawa Peda / khoya Peda Recipe

Sweet Susiyam Recipe

Susiyam is a Diwali sweet recipe made using chanadal pooranam as a filling that we usually make for Kadalai Paruppu Pooranam kozhukatai and Poli.The outer layer is made with either maida or raw rice with urad dal.I prefer making them with raw rice for it give a crispy outer layer to the susiyam.The batter need … Continue reading Sweet Susiyam Recipe

Puran Poli/ Paruppu Poli

Puran poli is a famous Maharastrian sweet recipe made during festive seasons in India.It is a flat bread with sweet stuffings of our choice,mostly the stuffing is made with chana dal and jaggery .In some states,coconut or toor dal is also used to make the stuffing. I prefer the outer layer to be really thin … Continue reading Puran Poli/ Paruppu Poli

Peanut Burfi / Verkadalai burfi(with sugar)

Kadalai Mittai is a high protein delicacy prepared in 2 minutes with just 2 main ingredients peanuts and sugar.Peanuts provide good energy for growing children,you can also try them with jaggery for a healthier version.Kadalai mittai and kadalai urundai are the two recipes i made long with jaggery as a sweetening agent.You can also roast … Continue reading Peanut Burfi / Verkadalai burfi(with sugar)

Bottle Gourd Halwa / Lauki Ka Halwa

Halwas are a must classic Indian sweets made for most of the Indian weddings,festivals,navrathri,vrat and special occasions at home.I'd like to share a simple halwa recipe made from bottle gourd with sugar,nuts and ghee. I remember having this halwa in a north indian wedding and it is becoming popular in many Wedding venues in Chennai … Continue reading Bottle Gourd Halwa / Lauki Ka Halwa

Godhumai Halwa / Wheat Halwa (Tirunelvelli Halwa)

Godhumai halwa is a rich and fudgy indian dessert made from milk of wheat with caramelised sugar and some GHEE roasted nuts.This is the traditional way of making wheat halwa in Tirunelvelli district and popularly known as Iruttukadai Halwa. Indian sweets are rich and high in calories with lot of sugar and ghee.And this wheat … Continue reading Godhumai Halwa / Wheat Halwa (Tirunelvelli Halwa)