Beverage · Dessert · Indian Desserts · Non-Alcoholic

Mango Lassi with Cardamom and Pistachio

You can sip on this Mango Lassi with Cardamom and Pistachio as a breakfast or Brunch or Lunch or Dinner. No Kidding. This can serve as either a protein packed delicious breakfast in the morning or a delicious dessert in a glass in the evenings. This world-famous drink is filled with probiotic from the Greek… Continue reading Mango Lassi with Cardamom and Pistachio

Cookies, Custards, Pies · Dessert · Indian Desserts · Sides · Vegetarian

Pumpkin Fritters, Pumpkin Gulgula, Mini Pumpkin Donuts

Fall is almost here. Exactly a week away from today. Fall in the states mean everything pumpkin.., From your lattes to your cheesecakes to cookies to donuts.  Only after coming to the USA, I realized that there are so many varieties of pumpkin - different sizes, shapes and color. I was taken by the concept… Continue reading Pumpkin Fritters, Pumpkin Gulgula, Mini Pumpkin Donuts

Cookies, Custards, Pies · Dessert · Indian Desserts

Mishti Doi Cheesecake/Greek Yogurt Cheesecake

This Misthi Doi Cheesecake is delicate, smooth, luscious and extremely yummy. Not only that, its also super quick and easy to make. I even kept it simpler by not adding a cheesecake crust. Plus, its eggless. What else can we ask for a dessert, right? So, here is the Eggless, Crustless, Misthi Doi (Greek Yogurt) Cheesecake. Excited? And… Continue reading Mishti Doi Cheesecake/Greek Yogurt Cheesecake

Dessert · Indian Desserts

Almond Rice Kheer,Almond Rice Pudding

  There is something extremely comforting about this Almond Rice kheer.., maybe because, its one sweet dish, that reminds us of childhood.  Every time I have a sweet craving and can't really think of anything to make.., I simmer a pot of milk and carry on to make Almond Rice Kheer. I load up the… Continue reading Almond Rice Kheer,Almond Rice Pudding

Dessert · Indian Desserts · Odisha Recipes

Khira Gaintha|Kheer Puli |Milky Rice Dumplings

Let me introduce a very delicate and extremely elevating dessert that’s unique to Odisha and West Bengal. Its Khira Gaintha or Kheer Puli. Agreed, this is not a thandai infused holi dessert, but it’s also a festive dessert, which is made during festivals. This consists of balls of rice four dough soaked in reduced cardamom flavored milk.… Continue reading Khira Gaintha|Kheer Puli |Milky Rice Dumplings

Dessert · Indian Desserts

Sandesh [shon-daesh], How to make Sandesh

Sandesh [“shon-daesh”] is a sweet treat that is unique to the eastern part of India particularly, West Bengal. Some recipes of Sandesh [“shon-daesh”] call for the use of chhena or paneer (which is made by curdling the milk and separating the whey from it) instead of milk itself. Some people in the region of Bangladesh call it pranahara (heart stealer) which is… Continue reading Sandesh [shon-daesh], How to make Sandesh