Bombay Karachi Halwa | Corn Flour Halwa

  A chewy and glossy halwa made with corn starch. A simple halwa which is quick and easy to make and is a crowd pleaser. Halwa making can be very intimidating for many and I also was one of them.

Read More Bombay Karachi Halwa | Corn Flour Halwa

Barnyard Millet Kesari | Kuthiraivali Kesari

The last recipe for this week’s Prep to table theme is this delicious dessert, Barnyard Millet Kesari | Kuthiraivali Kesari. My boys love kesari and they would be so excited to eat kesari as there after school snack. Millet is

Read More Barnyard Millet Kesari | Kuthiraivali Kesari

Hayagreeva Maddi | Hayagriva Maddi

Hayagreeva Maddi | Hayagriva Maddi, was a very new dessert that I came across when looking for what to make with alphabet H. It was the week of my little ones birthday and I was looking for some traditional sweet

Read More Hayagreeva Maddi | Hayagriva Maddi

Chakka Varatti | Jackfruit Halwa | 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.

Read More Chakka Varatti | Jackfruit Halwa | Jackfruit Preserve

Aloo Ka Halwa (Potato Halwa) – Uttar Pradesh Special

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 make for the

Read More Aloo Ka Halwa (Potato Halwa) – Uttar Pradesh Special

Moong Dal Kachori and Atte Ka Sheera (Wheat flour Halwa)

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 said she came

Read More Moong Dal Kachori and Atte Ka Sheera (Wheat flour Halwa)

Asoka Halwa | Moong dal and Whole wheat flour Halwa

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.

Read More Asoka Halwa | Moong dal and Whole wheat flour Halwa

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

Read More Apple Halwa (Indian desert made with apples)