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Atta Ka Halwa (Wheat Flour Halwa)

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Atta ka Halwa, is a delicious sweet dessert. This is easy to make and with few ingredients. Atta ka halwa is made with whole wheat flour, sugar, and clarified butter, flavored with cardamom. I love the sweet aroma and flavor of cardamom, for me cardamom is must to have any sweet I make. Recipe will […]

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Dal Puri (Indian Fried Bread)

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Dal Puri (fried puffed bread), which consist of puris filled with mildly spiced moong dal. This delicacy is delicious and very festive. Dal Puri is an excellent option with any meal as it is sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Serve these incredible dal puris with spicy squash, or potato curry with yogurt gravy.

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Coconut Almond Burfi

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Coconut almond burfi is a classic dessert and simply delicious. . Coconut almond burfi is super easy to make with few ingredients. This is also vegan and gluten-free.

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Peanut Chikki (Peanut Brittle)

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Peanut chikki or peanut brittle is a delicious homemade candy. This recipe is super simple and easy with very few ingredients, peanuts, sugar and touch of ginger and salt. Ginger adds a very nice tanginess to the chikki.

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Seviyan (Vermicelli) Kheer Dessert

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Seviyan or vermicelli kheer, is a traditional popular dessert. Seviyans are thin long strings that looks very much like spaghetti however process if different. Seviyan is a delicious and an easy recipe to make. Basic seviyan is made with milk, seviyan and sugar, and then flavored with cardamom. Garnish with sliced almonds and pistachios and you have a delicious dish!

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Til Ka Ladoo – Sesame Candy

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Til ka ladoo is a traditional winter sweet. This is a simple recipe made with til and jaggery. Til is sesame seed and jaggery is unrefined cane sugar. You can also enjoy them as sesame candy. Til ka ladoos are also made on various festivals especially for makar sankranti.

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Yogurt Rice (Curd Rice, Mosaranna)

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Yogurt rice or curd rice is a popular South Indian dish. Yogurt Rice makes a great side dish or good for lunch box as a complete meal.

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Besen Ladoo

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Besan ladoos are a rich, sweet dessert-snack made from gently roasted besan. Ladoos can be served any time of the day. Traditionally in Indian households ladoos and burfis are served as cookies and chocolate candies are served elsewhere.

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Sooji Halwa – Sheera

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Sooji Halwa is a very popular sweet dish all over India and is made on religious occasions, as parsad (offering to God). After prayer Halwa is served to devotees as a blessing.

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