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

Advertisements

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)

Coconut Milk Pudding

Summer comfort coconut milk pudding with creamy ,smooth texture and mild coconut flavour.It's a quick dessert that can be whipped with just 4 simple ingredients.I have used agar agar to bring out that jello consistency. This pudding is not very sugary,You can either add more condensed milk or sugar according to your taste.An easy pudding … Continue reading Coconut Milk Pudding

Chocolate Pudding

Let's make some Chocolate Pudding completely from scratch.This Chocolate pudding recipe is crazy easy ,there are lot of versions of chocolate pudding recipe out there,but the basic ingredients are cocoa,sugar,cream,cornstarch and some milk.You could make it richer and darker with higher percentage cocoa.Every chocolate lover needs to try this super thick,creamy,smooth pudding that is totally … Continue reading Chocolate Pudding

Cheeni Adhirasam / Sugar Adhirasam-Guest post for Cooking Delight

A guest post after a very long time for my dear friend Jayeeta from Cooking Delight.Me and Jayeeta became friends through WP and now it has become a deeper relationship where we share lot about ourselves.It is really my pleasure to meet such a humble person who is so talented and well versed in cooking. … Continue reading Cheeni Adhirasam / Sugar Adhirasam-Guest post for Cooking Delight

Ellu laddu / Black sesame balls

Ellu laddu is so nutritious with the goodness of healthy ingredients sesame seeds,jaggery and coconut. You can use either black or white sesame seeds but make sure to roast them for 5 mins in low flame.A sugar free laddu recipe where jaggery is used as an sweetening agent.The health benefits of sesame seeds and jaggery … Continue reading Ellu laddu / Black sesame balls

Elai Kozhukatai / Sweet Steamed Rice Dumplings

Just a week more for Ganesh Chathurthi and I have started to prepare the dough already for this beautiful festival.Each and every thing about this festival is so divine from the kolams and maavillai thoranam to the making of umbrellasā˜‚ and kozhukatais. In Elai Kozhukatai , the rice dumplings are stuffed with sweet flavorful fillings … Continue reading Elai Kozhukatai / Sweet Steamed Rice Dumplings

Bread Halwa Recipe (without milk)

Swapna's Kitchen ,which I started in July 2014 is celebrating 4 years.I just love cooking and being an housewife was my full time job,I never thought I would become a food blogger.I do remember how I struggled to edit the pictures and align them with my post before I hit the publish button.Without my brother … Continue reading Bread Halwa Recipe (without milk)