Category Diwali Sweets

Adhirasam – How to make Athirasam

December 9, 2016 Diwali SweetsKarthigai Deepam RecipesSweets/Desserts  6 comments

Yayyyyy!! Finally made it! Yes!! Adhirasam was a long time due post. I tried making it for last Diwali and it was a super flop 🙁 Did not dare to try it again until this year’s Diwali. It was a flop again!! Lazy me, I tried making it with store bought rice flour. Though I got the jaggery syrup consistency right both the times, it was a super flop!! Finally I made it with homemade rice flour and it was a super hit!! In my opinion, traditional recipes should be made the traditional way – No shorcuts!! 🙂 So pls don’t get disappointed if it doesnt work. Just try again!! Now I can tell all the Do’s & Dont’s to make Adhirasam successfully..

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Badusha – Badusha Recipe with video

October 27, 2016 Diwali Sweets  5 comments

Badusha

Badusha is a very popular South Indian sweet. I have been wanting to make this recipe since a very long time. Honestly this is my first attempt. My mom is an expert in making Badusha. But she is so good at it that she makes it effortlessly without measuring. So I was literally pestering her to make it so that I can give the correct measurements here and finally made it. Measurements are very important in making Badusha, especially the butter and cooking soda. Recipe is with full video, so u cannot go wrong anywhere.

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Badam Halwa

October 22, 2016 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  13 comments

Badam Halwa is a rich and delicious sweet made with almond paste, sugar and ghee. There is no sugar syrup consistency needed in making this Badam halwa. Is it not good news?!? Unlike other sweets, this Badam Halwa does not need a lot of ghee. I have posted a Badam Burfi recipe earlier. Its a microwave version. Kaju Katli is yet another favourite of mine. Try anyone of these if u are a fan of cashew/badam based sweets.

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Mysore Pak

October 16, 2016 Diwali SweetsSweets/Desserts  11 comments

Mysore Pak is a traditional South Indian sweet made with generous amount of ghee and besan flour. It is perfect for Diwali and special occasions. I love the ones that we get in Krishna sweets. I had posted this Mysore Pak recipe long ago. Updating with new pics and full video recipe. I am so excited to present my full video recipe 🙂 Try this for Diwali and enjoy with your family and friends!!

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Aval Laddu – Poha Laddoo

August 21, 2016 Diwali SweetsGokulashtami RecipesHoli RecipesKarthigai Deepam RecipesNavaratri SpecialPillayar Chathurthi RecipesSweets/Desserts  10 comments

Aval Laddu is an easy and yummy treat that can be made in just 15 minutes. As Krishna Jayanthi is on the 25th of August, thought of posting this easy Aval Laddu. It will be a perfect neiyvedhyam for the occasion. Without any hassles even beginners can make this laddu easily. This can be made as an evening snack too.

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Beetroot Halwa

March 22, 2016 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  6 comments

Beetroot Halwa is an easy and quick dessert that even beginners can make without any hassles!! I love halwa with vegetables, especially Aloo Halwa & Carrot Halwa . This Beetroot Halwa is a childhood favourite. I love to have this cold. With simple ingredients, this is a good way to include beetroot for kids, if they dont prefer to have it as a vegetable.

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Coconut Ladoo – Easy Coconut Laddu

November 2, 2015 Diwali SweetsGokulashtami RecipesHoli RecipesNavaratri SpecialPillayar Chathurthi RecipesSweets/Desserts  10 comments

I am not a big fan of Coconut Ladoo or Coconut Burfi. But when I saw this recipe in the nestle milkmaid channel, was really tempted to try it. To my surprise all of us really loved it. It is so simple and quick to make this Coconut Ladoo. U need to mix just 2 ingredients, cook it for 4-5 mins and shape it once cool. Tadaaa!! Melt in the mouth Coconut Ladoo will be ready!! So do try this yet another simple sweet for this Diwali..

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7 Cup Burfi

October 27, 2015 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  15 comments

7 Cup Burfi is an easy sweet to make for Diwali or any other special occasion. This is the first sweet I successfully made without my mom’s help after marriage. The procedure is very simple too. U just need to mix 7 cups of ingredients together and slowly cook it. I pretty much told the recipe here itself!! Now u know why it is called 7 Cup Burfi. So trust me this is a perfect sweet to make for beginners.

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Dry Fruits Laddu – Dry Fruits Ladoo

October 2, 2015 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesNavaratri SpecialSweets/Desserts  13 comments

Woah!! Its been 2 wonderful years since I started blogging!! 🙂  My blog has kept me busy, improved my cooking skills/my way of presenting food, given me a new identity, made me feel proud and what not!!! The happiest moments have always been a comment/feedback, a phone call or a message/picture from my readers and friends who are following MyMagicPan!! A BIG BIG THANK YOU from the bottom of my heart to all of you!! Hope to get your continued support and encouragement..

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Bread Gulab Jamun – Easy Gulab Jamun

March 5, 2015 Bread RecipesDiwali SweetsHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  17 comments

“Gulab Jamun”, the very term makes me drool  I am always happy to make Gulab Jamun as it is the only sweet that Chotu really loves!! I wanted to try this instant Bread Gulab Jamun since a long time. As always, I had a pile of left-over bread to be used immediately. So this was the right time to try.. Here u go with this sumptuous and easy sweet as a Holi Special Recipe!!

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