Category Archives: indian sweets/ mithais

Chocolate atta Burfi

Heat 4 tbsps of oil in a broad pan. Add 1/2 cup of atta & fry on medium low heat for 7 minutes. The mixture would be pasty.Keep this aside on a platter. In a pan, heat together 1/2 cup of … Continue reading

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Wheat flour & jaggery halwa

This is a very easy Halwa perfect to make when you have a sudden craving for something sweet. This recipe is from the MAGIC OVEN cookery show. Heat 1/2 cup of ghee in a broad non-stick pan. Add 1 cup … Continue reading

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Seven cups Burfi

This is a very easy to make, fail proof burfi recipe. There is no checking of the sugar syrup for string consistency. These burfis if properly cooked will have a melt in mouth texture. If you undercook the mixture then … Continue reading

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Beetroot Kesari

Heat 1/2 cup of ghee & fry 1 cup of Rava for 7 minutes. Add 1 cup of grated beetroot & fry for 5 more minutes. Add 11/2 cups of boiling water & cover cook on low heat for 7 … Continue reading

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Kalakand

Ingredients:- Whole milk – 2.5 cups + 2.5 cups Lime juice – 1/8 cup Sugar – 1/3 cups Powdered cardamom – 1/4 tsp (optional) Pistachio flakes for garnish Method:- Bring 2.5 cups of milk to a boil in a deep … Continue reading

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Rava Ladoo

This is my favourite version of Rava Ladoo. Coconut gives the ladoo a very good taste. Ingredients:- Rava – 1 cup Granulated sugar – 1/2 cup Ghee – 2 tbsp + 1 tbsp Cashews – 1 tbsp Black raisins – … Continue reading

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Mysore Pak ( The soft version)

This sweet is very easy to make; just make sure that you have the right consistency of the sugar syrup & remove the pak from heat at the right time. Ingredients:- Fresh Besan / Gram flour – 1 cup Melted … Continue reading

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Boondhi Ladoo & Meeta Boondis

  Ingredients:- Beasn/ Gram flour – 1 cup Rice flour – 1 tsp Salt – a generous pinch Baking soda – a pinch Water – 1/2 cup + 1/8 cup Yellow food color – a pinch / use saffron instead … Continue reading

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Jangiri or the South Indian Jalebi

Since this is my 250th post I thought of posting something sweet & came up with Jangiri. Jangiris are south Indian jalebis made with split urad dal. Ingredients:- Urad dal – 1 cup (soaked overnight in 2 cups of water) … Continue reading

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Banana Halwa / Ethapazha Halwa

This is one of my most favourite Halwas. Ideally a banana halwa should be dark brown in color & not yellow/ light brown. Please don’t try to make this fat free, the halwa would be very sticky. Ingredients:- Kerala Banana … Continue reading

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