Desserts - Indian


Kulfi Recipe

Explore this easy, quick and no cook kulfi recipe ready to freeze in minutes. And the great thing about this kulfi recipe is that there is no need to cook and reduce the milk. As a result, this saves up a lot of time. We are also taking a shortcut by using cool whip instead

Easy Rasmalai Recipe

Rasmalai is the perfect dessert to make ahead of time. This rasmalai will melt in your mouth and you cannot have just one. It is made with homemade cheese or paneer as we call it in India. But don’t use store bought paneer because it won’t turn out to be as soft as home made

Besan Ladoo Recipe

Easy and Delicious Besan Ladoo Recipe or besan laddus recipe just in time for Diwali this year! Besan ladoos are one of 5 essential Diwali sweets and those are shankarpali, chakli, ladoo, chivda and karanji in Maharashtrian and other Indian households. Over the years, I have tried many different besan laddus. One thing common in

Narali Bhat Recipe | Sweet Coconut Rice Recipe

This Narali bhat recipe is easy and the great thing about narali bhat is that you can have it as breakfast or main course or even as dessert. Naral means coconut and bhat is rice so the literal translation of narali bhat is coconut rice. We have adapted our recipe to make it into an

Patolya and Ukadiche Modak Recipe| Sweet Rice Dumplings Recipe

Ukadiche modak recipe is often made for Ganesh Chaturthi as prasad for Ganpati bappa. These are similar to dumplings in appearance but made with a gluten-free rice flour covering instead of all-purpose flour. The filling is made with coconut and jaggery. The dumplings are steamed for about 15 minutes and served with generous amounts of

Cucumber Semolina Cake Recipe

This nutritious cucumber semolina cake is very easy to make and is a very popular breakfast item in Konkan and Goa. We make it a day ahead. Made with no eggs, sugar or butter, or white flour, instead we use semolina, jaggery and ghee to make it. If you like this recipe, you may also

Baked Mango Yogurt Recipe

You won’t believe how easy and decadent this mango dessert is until you try it. It uses only 3 ingredients. No oven? no problem! Use a pot to create a steamer on the stove top. After you chill the pudding, it sets to a firm consistency. Use whole milk yogurt for a rich taste. I

Shankarpali Recipe

Shankarpali is a traditional Diwali recipe in Maharashtra, Goa and all over India. Shankarpali is also known as shakkar para. These crisp diamond-shaped cookies are a favorite among kids. I can’t think of a word other than the Marathi word “Khuskhushit” to aptly describe these. These are a paramount part of the traditional Diwali faral.

Mango Sheera Recipe

I love the summer. It brings with it beautiful flowers, warmer weather, less rain and mangoes. Lots and lots of mangoes. Mango in any recipe is like summer in a bowl. Add some mango to your regular sheera or sooji ka halwa and it becomes divine. Mango sheera can be refrigerated for upto 4 days.

Watermelon Cake Recipe

This Watermelon Cake Recipe is deliciously divine. Watermelon is one of my favorites. This no egg, no flour and no sugar based cake is very unique. The recipe uses jaggery instead of sugar and semolina or rava instead of flour. Most international markets sell jaggery powder. Nuts are optional but they do add a nice