30 Diwali Delicacies

Hello Friends, Wish you all A Very Happy Diwali. I can’t believe its Diwali, my favorite time of the year has come again. Festivity, happiness, colors, smell of freshly made sweets is all in the air. I just can’t express my happiness. I know everyone of you is busy shopping, decorating your house, making sweets…

Nutty Dates Roll

Hello Friends, I am sharing recipe of Nutty Dates Roll with you all today. As festive season has already started and Diwali is round the corner, I am sure you all must be busy preparing sweets and snacks for your loved ones. So here I have for you a very easy recipe which is not…

Rasmalai Cake

Servings: 1 pound cake, serves 4-5 Cooking Time: Approx 2 hrs Ingredients: For Cake- 1 Vanilla Sponge Cake  (Get recipe on a click) (refer notes below) For Rasmalai-  15-16 pieces store bought mini rasgulla 2 cups whole milk 1/4 cup sugar (you can adjust it according to taste) 1 tsp cardamom powder pinch of saffron…

Besan Ke Laddu

Servings: 14-15 laddus depending upon the size Cooking Time: 40-45 minutes (except cooling time) Ingredients: 1/2 cup ghee (clarified butter) 1.25 cup besan (gram flour) 3 tbsp semolina (suji, rava) a pinch of turmeric powder (haldi) 1/2 cup sugar (slightly grainy powdered sugar) 1 tsp cardamom powder 2 tbsp almond flakes 1 tsp pistachio flakes…

Sandesh Cake

Serving: 2-3 Cooking Time: 30 minutes Ingredients: 1 liter whole milk 2-3 tbsp lemon/lime juice 1/4 cup powdered sugar (you can adjust it according to taste) 1 tsp cardamom powder Pinch of red food color 1 tsp rose essence 1-2 strawberries chopped into small pieces (optional) Few almonds for decorating Few rose petals for garnishing…

Instant Rava Ladoo with Condensed Milk

Servings: 14-15 small size ladoo Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 1 cup sooji (rava, semolina) 2 tbsp ghee 3/4 cup condensed milk 4 tbsp milk 1/4 tsp cardamom powder 1 tbsp pistachio for garnishing Procedure: Take a pan/ kadhai and add 2 tbsp ghee in it. When ghee has melted and is warm enough add…

3 Ingredient Fresh Coconut Laddu

Servings: 17-18 medium sized laddus Cooking Time: 15 minutes Ingredients: 2 cups of fresh grated coconut (fresh or frozen any can be used) 1 tsp cardamom powder 1/2 cup sugar (you can adjust it according to taste) Procedure: For this recipe you can use either fresh coconut or frozen fresh grated coconut. Both works well…

Eggless Tutti Fruity Cookies

Serving: 22-23 cookies Cooking Time: 30-35 minutes excluding freezing time Ingredients: 1 cup all purpose flour (maida) 2 tbsp custard powder (Vanilla flavor) 1/2 cup butter ( salted or unsalted any can be used) 1/2 cup powdered sugar 1/2 tsp cardamom powder 1/2 tsp rose essence 1/2 cup tutti fruity (candied papaya) Take softened butter…

Chanar Payesh (Bengali Style Cottage Cheese and Milk Pudding)

Serving: 8-10 people Cooking Time: Approx 1 hr Ingredients: 8 cups of whole milk (Approx 2 liters) 400 gm of paneer grated (14 oz) 1 tsp saffron (optional) 1/4 cup chopped cashews and almonds 1 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) 1 tsp cardamom powder (elaichi) 3/4 cup sugar ( You can add more if you want…

Eggless Chocolate Chip Banana Cake

Servings: 1 pound cake, 4-5 Cooking Time: 45-50 minutes Ingredients: Dry Ingredients- 1.5 cups whole wheat flour (aata) 1 tsp baking powder 1/2 tsp baking soda Pinch of salt Wet Ingredients- 2 large or 3 medium banana 3/4 cup brown sugar ( you can use normal sugar as well) 2/3 cup any neutral flavor oil…

Badam Ka Halwa

Servings:  a medium bowl, serves 4-5 Cooking Time: 1 hr approx Ingredients: 1/2 cup almonds (badam) 1/2 cup + 2 tbsp ghee (clarified butter) 3 tbsp whole wheat flour 1 + 1/2 cup milk (Whole milk is preferred) 1/2 cup sugar Procedure: Take almonds in a deep bowl and soak it in water for at…

Eggless Mango Mousse (Only 2 Ingredients)

Servings: 3 – 4 (Depending upon the size of serving dish) Cooking Time: 15 minutes except refrigerating time Ingredients: 3/4 cup heavy whipping cream / fresh cream 1/2 cup mango pulp/ puree for mousse 1/2 cup mango puree for serving (optional) 2 tbsp mango diced in small cubes for garnishing (optional) Few mint leaves for…