Diwali Sweets & Snacks

lychee phirni recipe
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Festival, Holi Recipes, Ramadan/ Bakrid Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Lychee phirni recipe, Firni, Phirni recipe

Lychee phirni/ Firni is a delicious and creamy pudding/ dessert prepared with milk, basmati rice, sugar, cardamom powder, lychee and topped with nuts. This pudding is usually served cold in mud bowl called shikora, since I don’t have that at home I used a regular mud bowl. As we all have […]

 
instant pot kasi halwa
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Instant pot kasi halwa recipe, Poosanikai halwa recipe

Kasi halwa/ Poosinikai halwa is a delicious and melt in mouth shiny looking sweet/ dessert prepared with winter melon / ash gourd/ white pumpkin. This traditional sweet does not demand too many ingredients but still tastes outstanding. The cooking time is more for the halwa preparation when done in stove […]

 
khoya gulab jamun
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Khoya gulab jamun recipe, Gulab jamun with khoya

Khoya gulab jamun is a soft, juicy, rich and lip smacking Indian sweet/ dessert prepared with khoya/ mawa/ dried milk. This classic dumplings are first deep fried and then soaked in sugar syrup and served either warm or cold. Since it is the first post of the year I thought […]

 
diwali sweet basundi
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Basundi recipe, How to make basundi

Basundi is a delicious pale yellow colored Indian sweet / dessert prepared with milk, nuts, sugar and cardamom powder for flavoring and saffron strands for color. Preparing basundi requires a lot of patience as it takes about 30 to 45 minutes of standing and stirring of milk as basundi is prepared […]

 
jangiri recipe
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Jangiri recipe, Imarti, How to make jangiri

Jangiri/ Imarti is a delicious deep fried flower shaped sweet soaked in sugar syrup. Jhangiri usually comes in orange color and is prepared using urad dal and rice flour and prepared during festivals like diwali and new year. I have tried making jangiri 8 years back and dint come out […]

 
khas khas halwa recipe
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Khas khas halwa recipe, Poppy seeds halwa

Khas khas halwa/ Poppy seeds halwa is a very aromatic, nutritional and delicious halwa that is very different in taste and making as well. I have earlier posted quinoa halwa recipe long time back so this halwa us also prepared in the way where I skipped only the milk portion. […]

 
microwave gajar ka halwa
Diwali Sweets & Snacks, Microwave Recipes, Recipes, Sweets & Desserts

Microwave carrot halwa, Gajar ka halwa in microwave

Carrot halwa/ Gajar ka halwa/ Gajreka is a delicious Indian dessert prepared with grated carrots, milk, sugar and cardamom powder for flavoring. Carrot halwa can be prepared can be prepared with regular milk, condensed milk, khoya either in stovetop method or in instant pot, but here we will take a […]

 
Suiyam recipe, Suyyam
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Suiyam recipe, Suyyam, Sweet Suzhiyan, Suzhiyam

Suzhiyam/ Suyyam/ Suzhiyan/ Seeyam/ Borrelu is a deep fried sweet dish made with channa dal and jaggery stuffing. This sweet dish is usually made during diwali and that’s why I thought to post it just before the festival.  This sweet dish has a stuffing and outer layer made with a […]

 
black rice halwa, halwa
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Kavuni arisi halwa, Black rice halwa, Chettinadu sweet

Kavuni arisi halwa/ Black rice halwa is a delicious and flavorful halwa originating from chettinadu cuisine. Black rice halwa as the name goes it is made with black rice called kavuni arisi in tamil and coconut milk. What coconut milk? Yes you heard that right, this particular ingredient adds more […]

 
jalebi recipe, jalebi sweet
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Jalebi recipe, How to make jalebi

Jalebi is one such delicious and very popular festival sweet of Indian subcontinent. This jalebi with crispy exterior and soft, juicy, sweet and tangy exterior can be often found in either bright yellow or orange color both in street stalls or in sweet shops. Jalebi can be relished hot or […]