Posts Tagged ‘Dessert’


Almond Cashew Burfi

Almond Walnut Cashew Burfi is a healthy, quality substitute for candy that your entire family will enjoy.


Apple Crumb Pie

Apple Crumb Pie is simple, delicious, and easy to make. This desert is perfect for fall and winter months. Hot apple crumb, topped with vanilla ice cream – my kind of a dessert, and popular with my family.


Apple Crumb Pie almost finished.

Sunday, November 23rd, 2008

Yesterday, we went out with my younger son and his wife for a movie and dinner. We saw Slumdog Millionaire and we liked it very much. The movie is about social awakening of the poor in India. My younger son always likes to tease me about how much time I like to spend with him and […]



Apple Custard with Strawberry Sauce

Apple custard is a nice desert with the red strawberry sauce to give a holiday touch. The uncooked apples and roasted almonds give it a nice texture.


Apple Jalebi (Apple Fritters)

Apple Jalebis can be best described as apple wafers dipped in the flavorful sugar syrup. This is a modified version of Jalebis, taste best when served hot.


Badam Burfi (Almond Candy)

Badam (almond) Burfi is a healthy substitute for candy but is rich in flavor. Almond burfi can be served as dessert or snack.



Baklava Rolls

Baklava is a Middle Eastern specialty. Baklava is made in many shapes I decided to make them in rolls. Instead of honey I used sugar to glaze and flavored with cardamom.


Balushahi (Indian Buttermilk Donut)

Balushahi! This is a North Indian delicacy- a classic dessert which can be found in every street corner sweet shop. Balushahi is flakey from the outside and soft from inside. They literally just melt in your mouth. This is a perfect sweet for any festive occasion!


Bengali Rasgulla

Rasgullas are homemade cheese or paneer balls soaked in chilled sugar syrup. This recipe is made using a pressure cooker.


Besen Ladoo

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.


Biscuit Cream Pudding

Biscuit Cream Pudding was a dessert that my mother used to make. It’s sinful because its loaded with high fat cream, but is absolutely yummy. Biscuit Cream Pudding has layers of biscuit alternated with layers of sweetened whipped cream. Biscuit cream pudding is not a dessert you can make often but it is a dish you should try at least once.


Boondi (bundi) Ladoo

Boondi Ladoo is a great, mouth watering snack-time dessert and is a must have at all special occasions all over India. Boondis are very small, round deep fried balls that have been soaked in fragrant sugar syrup. After soaking, the syrup is drained and the syrup infused boondi are formed into balls (ladoos).


Butternut Squash & Almond Baked Crumble

Butternut Squash & Almond Baked Crumble is a comforting, warming supper and stands well on its own, without the need for any side dish. It is rich and creamy tasting and is full of goodness.


Chocolate Brownie (Eggless & Vegan)

This is a great recipe to satisfy your and your kid’s sweet tooth. Your family and guests will appreciate a desert tray filled with chocolate brownies. These brownies are very moist and have a deep chocolate flavor.


Chocolate Chili Pepper Mousse

Chocolate Chili Pepper Mousse is a delectable dessert that is served cold. The chili is a perfect complement to the chocolate and provides a perfect little kick without overpowering the dish. If you like spices and chocolate, this is a must try.


Chocolate Gulab Jamuns

This recipe is the old sweet dish Gulab Jamun but with a new twist: Chocolate Gulab Jamuns. The bitter dark chocolate insides is a perfect balance to the sweetness of gulab jamuns outside. Also I made these with milk powder which was new for me, and they turned out to be very soft and spongy. All were surprised and asked me for the recipe. So here it is!


Chum Chum

Chum Chum is a popular Bengali (East Indian) sweet dish that is made with Paneer, (home-made cheese). It is a versatile dish that can be served in many different variations. Here I will show you 3 different ways to serve Chum Chum, either with Pistachios, or with Coconuts or with Malai (cream).


Coconut Burfi

This recipe is made with fresh coconut powder combined with a cardamom flavored sugar syrup. This is a scrumptious dessert or snack.


Coconut Halwa

This coconut halwa turns out very soft and yummy and you will love it as much as my family and friends.


Coconut Kulfi

Coconut Kulfi is a great take on the traditional kulfi. If you love coconuts, then this recipe is a must try.