Rawa Barfi

Rava Barfi is an Indian fudge-like sweet made with semolina, besan, coconut and khoya. It is a delicious sweet which is made for festivals. Rava is semolina and this Barfi is prepared with semolina as its main ingredient. Chickpea flour adds on to the ultimate flavour of this barfi, while it is the mawa which…

Orange Rasagolla

Orange Rasagolla is a fusion version of the traditional Bengali sweet Rasagollas. These are stuffed with orange fiber and dunked into orange syrup. A recipe with O and my first thought is O for Orange! The very first dish that came to mind was Orange Rasagollas, I could also make Orange Sandesh, but I am…

Mishti Doi

Mishti Doi is a traditional sweet from the Bangla kitchen. This thick, creamy, and absolutely delicious yogurt is enjoyed by all. Mishti Doi is my choice for the alphabet ‘M ‘ in the A to Z series that we are doing for our regular BM. I have picked the theme Pick One State and Cook…

Gulab Phirni

Gulab Phirni is a rice and milk pudding with a flavor and aroma of fresh red roses . Phirni is a simple pudding , but a traditional one , made on festivals , here I have given it a slight twist by adding  rose water , rose petals and finally some edible color . One…

Fada ni Lapsi

Fada ni Lapsi is a porridge which is cooked with broken wheat along with pure ghee , sugar / jaggery and cardamom . This comes from a Gujarati kitchen . Wheat has an important role in a Gujju kitchen . It is used in various forms , starting from its original whole wheat berries to…

Amaranth & Nuts Ladoo

Amaranth & Nuts Ladoo are healthy, nutritious, and delicious, perfect for any festival or In kid’s lunch box or you can even carry them while you travel. Amaranth or Rajigiri is a super grain. It has many health benefits. It’s gluten-free, high in both protein and calcium, helps in reducing weight. I have been planning…

Rabdi

Rabdi ,also called Rabri is sweeten reduced milk . The milk is boiled over slow flame and reduced to more than half . Sugar and cardamom complete this delicious sweet. You travel up North and you shall spot sweet shops who would be preparing the Rabri outside their shops . They have big iron pans…