sweets
Gasgase Payasa | Poppy seeds Kheer

Gasgase Payasa | Poppy seeds Kheer

Gasgase payasa is a rich, creamy, delicious dessert. It is one of the Indian sweet dishes  lost back with time. Gasgase is the Indian name for poppy seed. It is also known as khus-khus. in Hindi, kasa kasa in Tamil, and posto in Bengali. Gasgase payasa is an all time...

Khira Gaintha Recipe | Odisha cuisine

Khira Gaintha Recipe | Odisha cuisine

Khira Gaintha is a delicious sweet dish, rice balls are cooked in thickened milk laced with nuts, cardamom, kesar and coconut. It is from Oriya cuisine and usually made as an offering to the Lord Jaganath.  What is a Pitha ?  Pitha is a variety of flatbread, dumpling...

Dalia Payasam | Cracked Wheat Kheer

Dalia Payasam | Cracked Wheat Kheer

Dalia payasam is a traditional sweet dish from Karnataka. It is rich in nutrients and a good food for people of all ages. What is Dalia ? Dalia is broken wheat grain, it is made from the whole grain. It is used in cooking different kind of dishes as upma, pulav,...

Apple Halwa Recipe

Apple Halwa Recipe

Apple Halwa is tasty and easy to make recipe. It is ideal to prepare for any festive days. The ingredients are easily available at home. and no milk or khoya is used.  I had many apples and decided to make this sweet. The best way to enjoy apple is to eat the fruit in...

Sweet Pongal Recipe | Sakkarai Pongal

Sweet Pongal Recipe | Sakkarai Pongal

Sweet Pongal is one of the sweets made during festivals. Sugar is usually added but jaggery can also be put to it. It gives a good, rustic taste. About Sweet Pongal / Sakkarai Pongal Sweet Pongal /Sakkarai Pongal  is one of the delicacies that we can make in 30...

Festive Sweets for Diwali

Festive Sweets for Diwali

Diwali is few days away, what are the sweets and savoury snacks that you are making? If you are a last minute planner like me, here is an exhaustive list of sweets from the blog. Some are ideal for lunch menu while a few like ladoo and halwa can be stored for a couple...

Custard Apple Kheer

Custard Apple Kheer

  Custard Apple Kheer is an exotic dessert. It is creamy and tasty, ideal to prepare on festive days. Custard Apple or Cherimoya is a tropical fruit. Commonly known as Sitaphal, it is  green, round or conical with scaly skin. The pulp is creamy and sweet, thus it...