Top Nations with Best Chocolates

No matter where you grew up, I can guarantee that in a ‘who makes the best chocolate’ debate you will defend your country’s confectionery with tooth and nail (especially tooth). Maybe it’s got something to do with nostalgia – after-school memories of snapping off a piece of chocolate, placing it on your tongue and seeing…

5 Reasons to avoid local sweets this Diwali

  In India socialising and celebrating is all about tasting and eating different types of Indian sweets without counting the calories. Jalebis, Rasgulla, Soan Papdi , Barfis, Ras Malai, Laddu, Halwa, Gulab jamun, Kheer, Cham cham etc., are some of the most popular Indian sweets.  Before you gulp down that mouth-watering gulab jamun this Diwali, read this. A survey by Dehradun-based Society of Pollution and…

Watermelon Popsicle or kulfi

Instructions Cut watermelon in small squares and remove all the seeds Add watermelon pieces and condensed milk in and blender and mix well Now fill the mixture in Popsicle or kulfi mold keep it overnight in a freezer and your yummy and delicious Popsicle are ready

Coconut chocolate

Ingredients 100 grams desiccated coconut 100 grams condensed milk melted chocolate for coating  50 Grams of Unsalted butter Instructions Heat butter in a heating pan (preferably non stick pan) add condensed milk and mix properly and heat for 2 mins on low flame Now add desiccated coconut and mix properly After mixing for 5 mins…

Kalakand

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) 400 grams sweetened condensed milk, 1 tin or can 250 to 300 grams paneer or 2 cups tightly packed grated or crumbled paneer ¾ tsp cardamom powder or 6 to 7 green cardamoms, crushed in a mortar-pestle to a fine powder 1 tbsp sugar (optional)…

Kashi halwa

  Ingredients 2 to 2.5 cups – grated winter melon/ash gourd/ boodkumbalakai 1.5 cups – Sugar 4 to 5 strands – Saffron 1/2 tsp – elaichi/cardamom powder 1 tbsp – raisins/cashew mixture 2 + 2 tsp – ghee/clarifiedButter Instruction Drain out excess water from the winter melon and grate. Heat 2 tsp ghee in a…