Indian Desserts

Gulab Phirni, Rose Phirni, Pistachio Phirni, Middle Eastern Dessert, North Indian Dessert, Wedding Dessert, Holi Dessert, Holi Sweets, Phirni
Cookies, Custards, Pies, Dessert, Ice Creams, Frozen Treats, Indian Desserts

Rose Pistachio Phirni 0 (0)

Holi or the Festival of Color is coming up. Not a Holi person. Never played Holi in my life. Me and my dad would hide ourselves behind locked doors and would refuse to come out until we were assured that all the friends with their buckets of colored water have left. Yes, I am not […]

Pumpkin_Fritters, Pumpkin_Gulgula, Pumpkin_Donuts
Cookies, Custards, Pies, Dessert, Indian Desserts, Sides, Vegetarian

Pumpkin Fritters, Pumpkin Gulgula, Mini Pumpkin Donuts 0 (0)

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 […]

Cookies, Custards, Pies, Dessert, Indian Desserts

Mishti Doi Cheesecake/Greek Yogurt Cheesecake 0 (0)

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 […]

Cottage cheese, Chhena sweets, Bengali Sweets, Indian sweets
Dessert, Indian Desserts

Sandesh [shon-daesh], How to make Sandesh 0 (0)

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 […]