Indian sweets

Chef Ashish Rai Shares Recipes of Three Low-calorie Indian Desserts from Barbeque Nation

Posted on: 6th Nov, 2016

We Indians don’t mind indulging our sweet tooth in desserts without reasons. Though the great festive season of the year is over, sweetening of mouths has not ceased in India. This sinful affair is a never-ending, round-the-year activity. Since diet and fitness conscious people avoid indulging in high-calorific sweets, Chef Ashish Rai, the culinary head […]

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Festival recipes for Diwali | Apple Almond Rabdi

Posted on: 12th Oct, 2013

Celebration of festivals in India means lots of eating this and that. Most of festival foods in different regional communities of India are sugary, oily and spicy. We are fond of indulging in gastronomic sins over platefuls of puris, fries and sweets, without caring for our heart, stomach, waistline and weight. Let’s try something simple […]

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Festival recipes for Dussehra celebration by Silverspoon Gourmet

Posted on: 7th Oct, 2013

With the beginning of Navratri, the festive season of India is on a roll. Now is the time to cook up sweet festival food items for Dussehra celebration through sweetening of mouths. Silverspoon Gourmet, a Mumbai based catering service and gourmet gifting brand, shares the festival recipes of Pistachio Rose Yogurt and Almond Date & […]

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Gajar ka Halwa recipe – why not try this winter

Posted on: 18th Dec, 2012

What comes on your mind when you are playing with winter dessert ideas for party? I am sure, it is Gajar ka Halwa. An Indian dessert with carrots, Gajar ka Halwa is a non-Bengali delicacy that enjoys huge popularity in the northern and north-western states of India. Of Indian sweets, it is a must have […]

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Badami Kheer a slice of my memory of the festivity Bhai Dunj

Posted on: 15th Nov, 2012

Every year on the eve of Bhai Phonta or Bhai Dunj, my sweet childhood memories come back. I remember visiting my maternal uncles’ home (mamabari) with my parents on the day of Diwali. My aunties also came from different places and it was a big get-together for us. I was too young to understand the […]

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Motichoor Laddoo – this Diwali kuch meetha Ho Jayeeeee

Posted on: 12th Nov, 2012

Diwali is a festival of light. But for many of us (including me) who have a sweet tooth for sweets, Diwali is a celebration of mithai (sweets). Kaju Barfi, Laddoos, Gulab Jammon etc. are the most favorite festive specials on this occasion. Every local shop is crowded on the eve of Diwali. This can give […]

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Greet Your Guests with Sweet Treat of Bengal

Posted on: 29th Oct, 2012

‘Baro mase tero parbon’! This popular proverb can best define the festive culture of Bengalis. Starting from Bengali New Year celebration (Mid of April), festive fervor hardly dies. Rather it is strongly felt throughout the year. Durga Puja has just ended and people are gearing up for the festival of light, Diwali. This year, Eid-Ul-Zoha […]

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Sweeten your festive mood with Chamcham this Durga puja 2012

Posted on: 14th Oct, 2012

After a long hiatus, Slice of Real Life has come alive on the food segment and that too with a sweet preparation. I can bet even the most die-hard dieters will put their diet on hold and won’t like to give it a miss during this Durga puja 2012. No Bengali celebration is complete without […]

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Mewa ki Kheer: a sweet experience this holi

Posted on: 29th Feb, 2012

Every day is a celebration of sugar and spice. And when it comes to the festivals in India, sweet spread is a must. Nothing special is complete without sweet add-ons. Festive fever is running high as Holi is about to reach with its colorful wishes. India is a land of colors and canvas. All the […]

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Beef up the holi festival with bites of Badam Barfi

Posted on: 23rd Feb, 2012

Holi is a festival of colors. Though celebrated by the Hindus, the holy spirit of Holi embraces and unites everyone irrespective of colors, caste and creeds. No cultural festival is complete without teasing palate entertainers and Holi is no exception to that. Desert delicacies are almost a part and parcel of every celebration. But during […]

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