Chakka Varatti | Jackfruit Halwa | Jackfruit Preserve | Kerala Style Jackfruit Preserve

Jackfruit; the name is enough to bring back pleasant memories from my childhood and I consider this the king of the fruits. Jackfruit is a tropical fruit with rough exterior and sweeter than the sweetest flavor any fruit could have.

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Bombay Halwa / Corn Flour Halwa / Karachi Halwa

Halwa making can be such a nightmare, but Bombay halwa was one of the easiest halwa I have ever made. Thanks to Sowmya for introducing me to this great recipe. I want to call it the six minute halwa, because

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Aloo Ka Halwa (Potato Halwa) – Uttar Pradesh Special

29th April, 2014 I have eaten this many times as a young girl during my stay in Kanpur and Lucknow. After we moved to Chennai, I have forgotten about it and never ate it again. When looking for what to

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Moong Dal Kachori and Atte Ka Sheera – Fried dumplings filled with lentils and Wheat flour Halwa

2nd Dec, 2013 For this month’s International food challenge, Manjula of Desi Fiesta, had come up with several traditional Marwadi dishes. Marwad is a region in Rajasthan and she specializes in that region as it is her native. When I

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Asoka Halwa (Indian Dessert made with Moong dal and Whole wheat flour)

2012 has come to an end and we are welcoming the New Year 2013. Wishing you all a Very Happy New Year 2013! Let me begin this New Year with a traditional South Indian sweet, Ashoka halwa or Asoka halwa.

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Apple Halwa (Indian desert made with apples)

This is another attempt of creating an Indian recipe with apples. Earlier, I had made Apple pickle and Apple rasam to keep up with my idea of having an Indian flavor profile as a theme.  Apple halwa was such a

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