Category Archive: Festival

Date sesame laddu

We celebrated Makar Sakranti last month.  Makar Sakranti marks the transition of the sun into the zodiacal sign of Makara (Capricorn) on its celestial path which is the first change in the zodiac after… Continue reading

Multi-layered Shankarpale/ Shankarpali with step by step pictures

Originally posted on Trail of food & Travel:
This traditional dish is one of the our favorite delicacy in diwali. Easy to make, crunchy and sweet!  It can be enjoyed just as it is…

Sugar free Dates Nuts roll, A perfect treat for diwali!

When I was a kid, I always wondered about how people make different and attractive sweets in the sweets shops. They are also organized beautifully so everyone, specially kids gets attracted to them.… Continue reading

Murmura(Puffed rice) chivda/Bhadang

‘Bhadang’ Is a spicy chivda/savory snack made of puffed rice. Puffed rice has so many names like, Murmura(we call in Marathi), Churmure, Mamra.  I like puffed rice very much, so I munch it… Continue reading

Thin poha(flattened rice ) chivda/chiwda

One of the most awaited festival is just around the corner… Yes, It’s Diwali!! There are so many childhood memories related to this beautiful festival. One of the reason to wait for this… Continue reading

Besan ladoo/Laddu….Celebrating Ganesh Chathurthi and the Anniversary of my blog!

Laddu/Ladoo are ball shaped sweet popular in India. Specifically made during festivals, Riligious occasion and served during marriage ceremonies. Ladoo are made using wheat flour, besan, rava/semolina, coconut. Combined with sugar/jaggery and ghee. Besan laddu are… Continue reading

Sweet potato halwa/Ratalyacha sheera/Japanese yam halwa

‘Guru Poornima’ is a festival when we pay respects to our teachers, spiritual gurus and express our gratitude. I also worship “Shri Swami Samartha Maharaj” who’s actually one of the avatar of god ‘Dattatreya’ and whom I… Continue reading

Rajgira sheera/Amarnath halwa

This dish perfect for those fasting people who got bored eating sabudana dishes like, sabudana vada, khichadi. In this dish we are using Rajgira/Amarnath flour which is gluten free. This halwa is a best… Continue reading

Banana flavored semolina pudding/Prasad(Prasadacha shira)(step by step recipe)

Prasad, means a gracious gift. It denotes anything, But an edibal food is offering by Hindus and Sikh’s. This prasad first get offered to god, saints and then it is distributed to devotees.… Continue reading

Japanese yam/Sweet potato hash browns/Ratalyacha kees

We get different types of potatoes and yams in grocery store. In India we get a root vegetable, a type of potato which is known as Ratale or Shakarkandi. It has purple skin,… Continue reading