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Mango Shrikhand (Amrakhand)

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Mango Shrikhand is a refreshing yogurt based sweet dish. Shrikand with mango makes it a very delicious dessert. This exotic dessert is easy to prepare and Shrikhand is often served with poori.

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Falooda,Delicious Dessert Beverage

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Falooda is best described as a dessert beverage which is really corn vermicelli. This is a delicious combination of layered Falooda with milk, sweet basil and vanilla ice-cream. I like to serve this with mango. This can be an any-time snack! Falooda is popular with Mumbai road side vendors. This chilled beverage-dessert is the perfect way to cool off in the summer heat.

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No Bake Cheesecake

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This  Cheese cake recipe requires absolutely no cooking or baking. This is a delicious and perfect dessert for hot summer days. I like to use the fresh seasonal fruits over cheese cake. This is an amazing recipe and everyone will enjoy.

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Lemonade (Classic / Strawberry)

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Summer is around the corner and I love this time of year! It means more time with my grandkids, a relaxed schedule and of course endless days of sun, pool and pure bliss! I like to serve refreshing Lemonade on these hot summer days. It’s definitely a must-have for fun summer outings like picnics or casual lunches if you are entertaining. Today I am making two different lemonades – traditional classic Lemonade and Strawberry Lemonade. It’s the perfect pick-me-up drink!

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Rice Krispies Treats

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Rice Krispies Treats are crispy and delicious. They are quick and easy to make and always a hit with kids. Because they are so easy, I can always make them on demand. These Rice Krispies Treats remind me my friend Halen, who was like a grandmother to my kids. This was one of her go-to recipe.

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Mango Mousse with Raspberry Pearls

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My new recipe is called Mango Mousse with raspberry pearls. This is a delicious, delicate dessert that is sure to be enjoyed by all. Mangoes are my favorite fruit so I like to incorporate them in my various recipes. This was my first time making Raspberry pearls for the garnish. I did this with a special guest, Avani, who is currently a participant on Master Chef Junior! These delicate looking pearls are simply gorgeous on desserts!

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Apple Coconut Barfi

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Apple Coconut Barfi is a delicious treat. This fudge-like barfi super easy to make. It’s also vegan and gluten-free. The fruity taste makes for a great sweet snack without the guilt!

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Veggie Cheese Toast

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Veggie Cheese Toast is a simple but delicious comfort food, simply called “Cheese Toast” in my family. This is a quick and easy recipe and you can make them with your choice of bread and toppings. The variations are endless! This is a kid-friendly recipe. Cheese toast also makes a great lunch or snack.

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Apple Bread Rolls

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These Apple Bread Rolls are mouthwatering rolls that can be served as breakfast or as a tasty dessert. Apple Bread Rolls are super simple to make with just a few ingredients. This comfort dish is a favorite at my house, especially when you are in the mood to enjoy a Fall favorite – homemade apple pie!

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Apple Vegan Cake

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Apple vegan cake, this is a delicious, egg-less and dairy free cake. Apple Vegan Cake is easy and basic. Cake has a soft and moist texture. It is hard to believe that this is vegan.

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Masala Puri (Spicy Crackers)

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Masala purie is a delicious, crispy snack. You can also serve them as spicy crackers or chips. They can be quite addicting so be careful. Masala puri is one of my favorite snack with hot cup of chai. This simple and delicious recipe will make a great holiday gift!

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How To Make Chocolate Fudge

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This Chocolate Fudge recipe is a huge hit with my grandchildren! Who doesn’t love rich creamy chocolate? I like this recipe because it allows me to let my grand-kids take the role of lead chef. I get to be the sous chef for the day! This recipe is super simple and delicious!

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Homemade Cream Cheese

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This recipe for Homemade Cream Cheese is an easy recipe to make. Cream cheese is delicious as a spread on crackers, bread and also for making cheesecake. This recipe will make about 3/4 cup of cream cheese.

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Mexican Rice

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When I first came to the United States, one of the first cuisines I was introduced to was Mexican. I really enjoyed it then just as much as I enjoy it now. My first experience with Mexican cuisine was a little mom and pop restaurant that really made an extra effort and catered to our vegetarian preference. I decided to try out a recipe for a Mexican rice which is typically served as a side dish with Mexican meals. I especially enjoy this rice with cheese enchiladas and refried beans. Enjoy!

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Pizza Paratha (Stuffed Vegetable Cheese Paratha)

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Pizza is one dish every one loves, especially homemade. Pizza paratha is delicious, quick and easy to make. You can serve this for lunch, snack, or especially good for lunch box meal.

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