Boondi Laddu

Boondi Laddu is a delicious Indian sweet made for special occasions and for festivals like Diwali. Boondi laddus are commonly prepared during festivals. These are called boondi ladoos, since the batter is poured through a ladle or sieve with perforations while frying. These give rise to round shaped droplets, called as boondi (derived from the … Continue reading Boondi Laddu

Sutar Feni

Sutarfeni is a sweet and flaky dough shredded and garnished with pistachio. Sutarfeni, is an Indian sweet, shredded, flaky – rice-flour roasted in ghee, blended with melted sugar to form a cotton candy, and topped with finely chopped pistachio and almonds. The product is typically flavored with powdered cardamom.   Continue reading Sutar Feni

Black Til Laddu

Black till ladoo or black sesame ladoos are made by mixing black sesame seeds with melted jaggery. Black Til Ladoo are special Makar Sankranti that are prepared for the auspicious festival. Black sesame seeds or black til is a little bitter but is loaded with nutrients. Black sesame has 60% more calcium than white sesame … Continue reading Black Til Laddu

Payasam Rice

Payasam Rice is a rich traditional delicacy made with milk and rice. It is one of those traditional, classic festive recipes made during celebrations across India. A rich rice pudding, it is made by simmering rice in milk and sugar slowly until it achieves a pudding-like consistency. It is the simplest payasam recipe that is … Continue reading Payasam Rice

Brown rice laddu

Brown rice laddu or Kerala rice laddu is a healthy and nutritional snack from South India. Its ingredients include brown rice/parboiled rice/kerala rice, jaggery, fresh grated coconut, cardamom, almonds and cashews and ghee. Immensely popular in South India, these laddus taste delicious with the blend of flavours from jaggery, roasted and powdered rice and the … Continue reading Brown rice laddu

Mysore Pak

Mysore pak is a rich sweet dish prepared in Ghee, from Southern India, usually served as dessert. It originated in Mysore. Made of generous amounts of ghee, sugar, gram flour, and often cardamom, the texture of this sweet is similar to fudge. Mysore pak was first prepared in the kitchens of the Mysore Palace during … Continue reading Mysore Pak


Rasmalai is a delicious dessert that is relished all across the country. It is cheese balls aka rasgullas soaked in thickened & sweetened milk. It is a popular Bengali sweet. The name ras malai comes from two words in Hindi: ras, meaning “juice”, and malai, meaning “cream”. It has been described as “a rich cheesecake … Continue reading Rasmalai