Category Archive: Sweets

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

Egg free Dairy free Chocolate cake

I like cakes but I don’t like egg flavor in it, So I always make egg less cakes. Today’s recipe is perfect for those who does not like eggs and dairy products. This egg… 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

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

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

Strawberry Shrikhand/Strawberry flavored yogurt

I had sour strawberries sitting in my fridge and I didn’t want to eat it. There is a Indian sweet dish/dessert called Shrikhand, which is made of hung curd/yogurt (chakka), flavored with saffron,… Continue reading

Vegan, sugar free Carrot halwa/ Vegan gajar halwa

I am making lots of changes in my diet. I want to eat healthy, at the same time I don’t want to compromise the taste. Carrot halwa/gajar halwa is a very popular Indian… Continue reading

Puran Ice cream/Puran kulfi

Few years back I was watching some program of Chef Vineet Bhatia. Programs name was ‘Twist of taste with Vineet Bhatia’ which was aired on Fox History and Traveller channel. I remember him… Continue reading