Category Sweets/Desserts

Milk Peda – Kesar Peda

October 16, 2014 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesKids BaySweets/Desserts  13 comments

Milk Peda or Kesar Peda is my all time favourite, be it plain or with a mild flavour of kesar or chocolate flavoured… The list goes on.. 🙂 It would be my first choice to pick from an assorted sweet box. This milk peda is an instant version with very few simple ingredients that can be made in 15 mins. Its a straight forward and simple recipe and requires no consistency checks. How cool is that? If u are looking for some easy sweet to make in the last minute, this is the perfect one..

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Motichoor Ladoo

October 6, 2014 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesKids BaySweets/Desserts  8 comments

Ladoo – the name itself is very tempting to me or any sweet for that matter. We do not have much options to get sweets here. Especially Motichoor Ladoo is very difficult. Chotu is a big fan of Motichoor Ladoo and it all started last year when we were on a vacation to India. He got attracted to these ladoos after watching Chota Bheem cartoon on TV. From then on he just loves it.

This made me to try these motichoor ladoos at home. Its very easy to make. Trust me if I can make it, u can too.. So why not try this for Diwali??

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Semiya Kesari – Vermicelli Kesari

September 22, 2014 Navaratri SpecialSweets/Desserts  7 comments

Kesari is a delicious Indian sweet made with rava/sooji or semiya/vermicelli. This Semiya Kesari is a very easy and quick sweet. I usually make this when we have sudden sweet cravings. Not much ghee is required unlike the other sweets. This comes to the rescue when u have unexpected guests as this can be made with the regularly available ingredients in your pantry. Kids would love it too.

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Ellu Urundai – Sesame Ladoo

August 27, 2014 Pillayar Chathurthi RecipesSweets/Desserts  2 comments

Ellu Urundai is the most simple and mandatory recipe that we make for Vinayaga Chathurthi. This can be made in a jiffy with just 2 ingredients. These are healthy and addictive too. Vinayaga Chathurthi falls on 29th of this month. Make these nutty flavoured Ellu Urundai / Sesame Ladoos as neivedhyam and serve Lord Ganesh.

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Easy 10 Min Palkova – Microwave Palkova

April 29, 2014 Diwali SweetsGokulashtami RecipesSweets/Desserts  12 comments

🙂 🙂 🙂 U may wonder why I am beginning this post with a smiley!!! Its my 100th post!!! Yes!!! I cant believe it myself.. Would like to thank each one of you for all your support & encouragement!!!

To celebrate it, I am posting a simple & quick sweet – 10 Min Palkova!!! Cant believe it?? This can be made in just under 10 mins. This is a perfect sweet for sudden cravings.

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Aloo Halwa – Potato Halwa

April 17, 2014 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli RecipesPotato RecipesSweets/Desserts  13 comments

Potato is an universal favourite. Have u ever tried making a sweet/dessert with it? Trust me – It tastes delicious. I had been waiting to post this Aloo Halwa / Potato Halwa for a long time. Its my favourite since my childhood. It is a very easy & quick dessert. I do not wait for any ocassion to make this aloo halwa. Whenever I want to have a quick dessert, I make this!!

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Sakkarai Pongal – Sweet Pongal

April 11, 2014 Navaratri SpecialPillayar Chathurthi RecipesPongal RecipesSweets/DessertsTamil New Year Recipes  4 comments

Sakkarai Pongal / Sweet Pongal is an authentic sweet recipe that is made for different festivals to offer as prasadham. As Tamil New Year is around the corner thought of posting this easy Sakkarai Pongal recipe. Traditionally it is made in a pot for Pongal festival, but here I have used the pressure cooker method for convenience. The best combo for Sakkarai Pongal is Medhu Vadai.

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Carrot Halwa

March 16, 2014 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  6 comments

Carrot Halwa or Gajar Halwa is a popular Indian dessert made with carrots, milk & ghee. There are many versions of making it. This version is a very simple & quick one that can be made in a jiffy in a microwave. This is a NO FAIL recipe with very less ingredients.

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Badam Burfi – Microwave Badam Burfi

October 30, 2013 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  No comments

Badam Burfi is an easy and quick Diwali sweet. This version can be done in a jiffy in a microwave. So u dont have to spend a lot of time in the kitchen. Unlike the traditional method u dont have to worry about getting the sugar syrup consistency correctly. Is that not good news? Check my Badam Halwa recipe HERE.

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Paal Kova / Sweet Milk Kova

October 24, 2013 Diwali SweetsGokulashtami RecipesSweets/Desserts  3 comments

Paal Kova is a popular and traditional South Indian sweet. The best place to get the authentic Paal Kova is from Alwarthirunagari. The process of making is simple, but it is a time consuming recipe. The taste is worth spending so much time.. I would suggest to use a heavy bottom pan, so that the milk does not get burnt at the bottom. U can leave the milk in simmer, stirring it in intervals. When I make Paal Kova, I plan it such a way that am in the kitchen (cooking something else too) so that u need to spend your time only making this. U can try this 10 Min Palkova if u cannot spend much time.

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