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  Celebrating India’s 73 rd Independence day with this tri color pudding, which represents the flag of India… India secured its independence on August 15, 1947, and the  Constitution of India came into effect on January 26, 1950. The Indian flag was designed in 1921 by Pingali Venkayya, an agriculturist from Machilipatnam. The Indian flag is a horizontal...

Homemade chocolate fudge and the best tasting… With just 3 ingredients you can whip up the best tasting homemade fudge. Cooking video Save Print Easy Chocolate Fudge Recipe Author: Thasneen Recipe type: Dessert Prep time:  2 mins Cook time:  12 mins Total time:  14 mins   Ingredients White chocolate chips-...

Refreshing, light, and melt into your mouth orange pudding… I’m a pudding freak as it’s a dessert that can be whipped up pretty easily and effortlessly. I literally have only one pudding recipe and I make different kinds of pudding using that. I try with different pureed fruits, nuts, etc each time; best part is it will turn out to be the best tasting...

Rice kheer made with basmati rice, a popular Indian dessert… If you want to whip up a quick yet delicious dessert, you gotta make rice kheer. Rice kheer is a traditional Indian dessert; basmati rice, milk, nuts, saffron, and cardamom are pressure cooked perfectly, then coarsely mashed and more milk is added to thin down the consistency. It’s rich, creamy,...

Instant Gulab Jamun made with bread, easy to make and tastes exactly like the authentic Gulab Jamun… Any dish that’s easy to make and calls for a few ingredients gets my attention. This is one such sweet that had been on my to do list for a while and it fits my criteria of being easy breezy and few ingredients. Gulab Jamun is a popular Indian sweet or...

  A popular Indian dessert made with bread; rich, creamy and delish… Double Ka Meetha is a popular dessert in Hyderabad, India. I love the simplicity of this dessert, made with simple ingredients that’s always found in our pantry and refrigerator. The other day, I had a sweet craving and I had lots of bread in my refrigerator.   All I could think of...

  Kerala’s very own sweet dishes… Here is a collection of Payasams that I’ve made over the years. Payasams are essentially sweetened milk cooked along with vermicelli, ripe fruits, dried fruits, nuts etc. Vermicelli or Semiya payasam is the most popular; a must have along with Kerala Sadya. I’ve also made payasams with dates, ripe mangoes,...

Kerala’s very own dessert: Semiya payasam or Vermicelli cooked in sweetened milk… Semiya or vermicelli payasam is the most popular dessert in Kerala and it’s a must have for Sadya. Though, there are a several variations of payasam evolved over the years, traditional semiya payasam still holds a special place in every Keralities heart. Back in the...

Turn apples into a delicious dessert… Turnovers are pastry, sweet or savoury fillings are folded into puff pastry dough and baked till golden and crispy. I used apples as the filling as apples are always found in my refrigerator. Made this pastry effortlessly by using store bought puff pastry, in 20 minutes these were ready to be devoured. You could literally...

Meet my new favorite dessert made with puffed lotus seeds, absolutely delish… This is the first time ever I’ve cooked with and have tasted puffed lotus seeds or phool makhana or fox nuts; I’ve fallen head over heels for this amazing seed. This is quite popular in North India, they are used in making curries, desserts and the roasted seasoned puffed...