Desserts & Sweets · diwali

Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun

Gulab jamun is a popular sweet from India, that is primarily prepared using milk solids. Traditionally, it is prepared from khoya(evaporated milk solids). Khoya is mixed with little flour and kneaded into a dough. The dough is then shaped into small balls and deep fried in oil. These deep fried dough balls are then dunked… Continue reading Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun

Desserts & Sweets · diwali

Rasgulla

Rasgulla is a traditional dessert from West Bengal, India. It involves cooking ball-shaped dumplings of chhena/paneer(unripened curd cheese/cottage cheese) in sugar syrup. I have never tried making rasgullas at home as we always used to buy from sweet shops during diwali.I love the rasgullas from Haldirams,a popular indian brand. With navratri and diwali around the… Continue reading Rasgulla

Desserts & Sweets · diwali

Instant Doodh(Milk) Peda

Instant doodh peda? Yes, you read that right. Doodh peda as the name implies is made from milk. Traditionally, it is made from evaporated/reduced milk. It involves stirring the milk on low flame for a long time until it thickens. The process sure is tedious and time-consuming. So, here I propose a cheat/short cut of… Continue reading Instant Doodh(Milk) Peda

Desserts & Sweets · diwali

Wheat halwa/Atta Halwa

Normally ,wheat halwa is made using wheat flour and sugar. Recently, I came across a recipe of wheat halwa which was different and interesting. Today, i decided to satisfy my sweet-tooth by making wheat halwa. The recipe uses wheat milk separated from gluten instead of using the wheat flour as it is.Let me tell you… Continue reading Wheat halwa/Atta Halwa