Tag Archives: Sweets

 
Cinnamon

Cinnamon (dalchini)

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The sweet aroma and warm taste of cinnamon make very unique spice for cooking or baking. Cinnamon has a unique anti-clotting action and is used to control blood sugar.

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Green Cardamom

Green Cardamom (elaichi)

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Green Cardamom is mostly used in sweets to give nice aroma and flavor.

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Ras Malai

Ras Malai

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Rasmalai is a Bengali dessert consisting of soft paneer balls immersed in chilled creamy milk. Like Rasgullas, Rasmalai is also made with homemade cheese known as “paneer” or “chana”. Instead of being soaked in sugar syrup like Rasgullas, Rasmalai is soaked in sweet, flavored milk.

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Bengali Rasgulla

Bengali Rasgulla

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

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Coconut Burfi

Coconut Burfi

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

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Badam Burfi

Badam Burfi (Almond Candy)

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

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Gajar Ka Halwa

Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

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Gajar (Carrot) Halwa is a traditional Punjabi dish made with carrots and milk. Gajar Halwa is delicious warm or cold.

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Jalebi Sweet

Jalebi (Sweet)

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Jalebis can best be described as funnel cakes. Jalebis can be made thin and crispy or thick and juicy. Jalebis taste best when served hot.

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Sooji Halwa Recipe by Manjula

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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Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun

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This tasty dessert is an Indian version of warm donuts floating in warm sweet syrup. Served as a dessert, this is a staple in most parts of India.

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