November 9, 2018 Besan Ladoo

Besan Ladoo

One of the most popular and favorite sweets that are made during the Diwali festivities are “Besan Ladoo”. These ladoos are offered to the gods as offerings, distributed to family and friends and enjoyed as a blessing. This same ladoo is used in a ceremony for besna – besan ladoos are kept. For paglaru ceremony khaman […]

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November 6, 2018 Trivia game for Diwali

Trivia game for Diwali

Happy Diwali and a very prosperous New Year. Play a trivia game with kids and family this Diwali 🙂 Trivia game questions: (answers below) What is Hanuman’s mother’s name? Which Hindu month Diwali is observed on? What does the Sikh community call Diwali? Who killed Narakasura? What type of oil is traditionally used to light […]

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October 18, 2018 Diwali Recipes

Diwali Recipes

The word “Diwali” is a contraction of “Deepavali”, originating from the Sanskrit word Dīpāvalī (दीपावली) which can be translated to “Festival of Lights”. Hence the Diwali Festival is also called the “Festival of Lights”. Diwali is the name for the festival in North-India. In South-India the festival is called “Deepavali”. Cook up some delicious Diwali Delights using […]

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July 21, 2015

15 Bengali Vegetarian Dishes You Need To Taste Once In Your Life

by Anwesha Maiti It’s raining outside, and I have just been back from home, Bengal, the best place on earth for a foodie. You can probably guess how I feel right now! When I say that I nearly stuffed myself to death with food, believe me, I am not exaggerating. What with trying to make my […]

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July 18, 2015 The Saffron Elaichi Gulab Jamun

The Saffron Elaichi Gulab Jamun

  The Saffron Elaichi Gulab Jamun !!! by Rita Jamshed Kapadia The Saffron Elaichi flavor tastes so good with the sugary jamun syrup that you do not need to add any other flavor to it. Ingredients 1 cup Milk Powder 1/4 cup Maida 1/4 tsp Baking Powder 3 tbsp Unsalted Butter 3 – 7 (to your […]

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April 24, 2015 Easy Creamy Coconut Delight or Parsi Kopra Pak

Easy Creamy Coconut Delight or Parsi Kopra Pak

  Ingredients: 1 cup coconut, grated. (frozen grated coconut) 1 1/2 cup Sugar 3 tablespoon Cream 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and cardamom powder Few drops red colouring 1/2 to 1 teaspoon vanilla essence 1/2 teaspoon butter 1/2 cup pistachio nuts optional Method 1. Grease a tray with butter. 2. In a pan add grated coconut and […]

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November 4, 2013 Mava Kalakand Halvo (from cookbook)

Mava Kalakand Halvo (from cookbook)

Ingredients: Whole milk 3.5 ltr Sugar as per your taste Green cardamom powder Pistachio for garnishing Method: Put a heavy bottom pan on medium heat and put 2 ltr milk . Cook it till it become thick consistency like Rabdi. Meanwhile heat the leftover milk and make chena by adding vinegar/lemon. Strain it in a […]

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