Shahi tukra / Shahi tukda

Shahi tukda / Shahi tukra is a royal dessert that originated during the Mughal times.The word 'Shahi' means royal and 'tukda' means piece and this sweet is definitely a rich dessert. Shahi tukda involves three process making of rabri(thickened milk),frying the bread pieces in ghee and then dipping the bread slices in sugar syrup.Finally these … Continue reading Shahi tukra / Shahi tukda

Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi

Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi a crunchy,nutty,sweet made with sesame seeds and jaggery.These burfis are so nutritious with the goodness of two healthy ingredients Sesame seeds and Jaggery(natural sugar substitute).Ellu means Sesame seeds in Tamil,but we dont call the Sesame oil as Ellu(sesame) Yennai(oil) instead we say Nalla yennai which means Good oil.Sesame seeds and … Continue reading Ellu Mittai / Sesame Burfi