Chakka Pradhaman /Jackfruit Payasam

Chakka Pradhaman / Jackfruit payasam is a traditional payasam of Kerala prepared using jackfruits.Various food items are made from jackfruits like jams,payasam,juices,chips,candies and many more.Even the seeds of jackfruits are edible and used to make sambar and many delicious curries. I tasted this payasam for the first time in Alapuzha and could still remember that … Continue reading Chakka Pradhaman /Jackfruit Payasam

kaju katli/Cashew burfi

Kaju Khatli / Cashew burfi is an Indian sweet prepared using cashewnuts.Almost every ¬†would love to have this sweet especially for its richness and fudgy texture . Many say that it is very difficult to make Khaju khatli at home.But trust me this is one of the most easiest sweet that could be made even … Continue reading kaju katli/Cashew burfi

Rasmalai recipe

Rasmalai is a rich classic Bengali dessert prepared using Chena/Paneer and flavoured creamy milk.Home made Rasmalai are soft compared to the store bought ones.Preparing the creamy milk takes more than an hour.All we need is little patience before we start making them at home. INGREDIENTS FOR CHENA PATTIES Homemade Chena made from 1 litre of … Continue reading Rasmalai recipe


Basundi is a rich sweet recipe made with thickened milk and the roasted nuts adds extra richness to this sweet.This sweet can either be served chill or warm.Very easy recipe with just two ingredients milk and sugar but takes an hour or more to prepare this delicious sweet. INGREDIENTS 2 litres milk 1 cup sugar … Continue reading Basundi

Rava kesari , how to make rava kesari

Rava kesari is the most easiest sweet of Indian sweet recipes.The only difficult part is to make them without any lumps.Such an easy recipe,takes just few minutes to make them but tastes really good. INGREDIENTS 1 cup rava/sooji/semolina 1 cup sugar 3 cups water 2 cardamom 8 cashews 2 tbsp ghee A generous pinch of … Continue reading Rava kesari , how to make rava kesari


Halwas are rich,creamy sweets made from flours,fruits,vegetables with nuts and raisins.For me,Halwa is a must sweet for celebration.I make them for every special occasions at home and for festivals.I love making halwas with fruits and vegetable than with flours for they add extra taste and texture to the sweet. Lets make some Beetroot Halwa ,a … Continue reading BEETROOT HALWA