Try these healthier spicier version of popular Diwali snacks. These can be prepared ahead of time and travels well and stays fresh for few days.
This fudge like dessert gets its name from the ingredients used – 7 cups in all. It is made with very common ingredients in the Indian pantry and requires no high level cooking skills. The burfi of fudge made is delicious and has a unique texture to it.
These are sweet crisps made with a flour and almond dough. The shaped and fried crisps or puris turn glossy after being soaked in sugar syrup. These sweet and crunchy treats are perfect for holiday celebrations.
This is one of the easiest fudge recipes. It takes only 4 ingredients and comes together in 15 minutes or less. The fudge has softe texture and is loaded with peanut flavors.
This is part one in a two part series on Vishu. This article focus on the traditions and the origin behind this festival while the next one is about how we bring a part of this to our homes 100s to 1000s miles away from Kerala. Happy Vishu !
Think of flaky fried doughnuts, and imagine them dunk in sugar syrup – there you have it the popular Indian Sweet – badusha. Mine are not the best , in fact they don’t even stand a chance against the ones made by moms across Indian Kitchesn – but these will still disappear fast !
A citrus flavored version of an Indian favorite – Rasgulla. This a a sweet milk based dessert that is popular in the north. Soft and spongy balls are made with separating milk solids from whey. These are soaked in sugar syrup making it into a delectable dessert.
Kesari is an Indian desert made with sooji/rava (cream of wheat). It is quite easy to make and is a perfect treat to serve unexpected guests or for impromptu celebrations.
Shankarpali is another tea time snack popular in many states of India. Crunchy , a bit sweet and utterly munch-able, it is known by names – shakarpara , shakarpaada , diamond cuts