Akkaravadisal – A traditional South Indian Sweet made with rice and sugar candy – (BM 32)

2nd Sept, 2013 Today we are beginning the month long Mega Marathon and the theme is going to be A-Z recipes. To make the month even more exciting we have to make the recipes within 4 specific categories. So as

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Kesar Pista Kulfi | Frozen dairy dessert made with Pistachios and saffron

Kulfi is a very popular dairy desert from India. It is similar to ice cream except it is much denser and creamier than ice cream. This famous desert is often flavored with cardamom, saffron and pistachios. I remember my childhood

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Rice Condé Sundae – BM # 29

19th June, 2013 For the third day of cooking from a cookbook theme, I wanted to make something that utilized fruits. I had a box of strawberries in my refrigerator and that was one of the ingredients given to us

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Mishti Doi/ Bengali Sweet Yogurt – Blogging Marathon # 29

5th Jun, 2013 Mishti doi is a very popular dessert in West Bengal and Bangladesh. This is a fermented sweet made with milk and brown sugar (Jaggery). Mishti is Sweet and doi means Dahi or yogurt. Yogurt is considered very

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Bengali Chanar Jalebi / Paneer Jalebi (SNC Challenge # 9) Blogging Marathon # 29

4th June, 2013 When I was looking for a Bengali sweet recipe to make for my Blogging marathon, this recipe caught my eye and that is when it hit me that I could make the Bengali Chanar Jalebi that was

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Kalakand – A Popular Bengali Sweet made with Ricotta cheese (Blogging Marathon – 29)

3rd Jun, 2013 After a couple of month’s break, I am back again for my blogging marathon. I simply love this event, since it motivates me to get back to routine blogging. The themes for the event makes it even

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Badam Kheer / Almond Payasam (Blogging Marathon # 27)

  April is going to be one of the most exciting months of my blogging life. For the blogging marathon, we have decided that this month we are going to do a month long marathon posting a recipe every day

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Gajar ka Halwa/Carrot Halwa Blogging Marathon # 26

26th Mar, 2013 For the third day of Blogging marathon with the theme ‘Pick one and make three’, I chose to make a very famous Indian desert Gajar ka halwa/Carrot halwa. Growing up in North India, Carrot halwa is one

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Caramelized Sugar Paal Payasam (Paal Payasam – Version-2)/Milk Kheer made with Caramelized Sugar

3rd Feb,2013 I love Paal Payasam. I already have the recipe for the paal payasam here in the blog. The other day, one of my very good friend, Ramya back from my college had a put a picture of her

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Paal Payasam/Kheer/Rice pudding

29th Nov, 2012 In my book of recipes, paal payasam belongs to the meal for the kings. I love paal payasam and I keep it very simple and basic with just 3 ingredients. The earthiness of the rice with the

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