Coconut Ladoo

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) 1.5 cups desiccated coconut (unsweetened) ⅔ cup organic unrefined cane sugar or regular sugar ½ cup water 3-4 cardamoms, husked and powdered in a mortar-pestle (optional) INSTRUCTIONS mix the sugar with the water and dissolve it. if there are impurities than strain the sugar solution.…

Nankhatai

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) • 1 cup maida or all purpose flour, 125 grams • ¼ cup besan/gram flour, 40 grams • ½ tsp baking soda • 1 tsp baking powder • 2 tbspsooji/fine rava/cream of wheat, 20 grams • 2 to 3 pinches or ⅛ tsp nutmeg powder…

Kulfi

  Ingredients 2 1/2 cups full-fat milk 1/2 cup condensed milk 1/4 cup milk powder 1/2 tsp cardamom (elaichi) powder Method Combine the milk, condensed milk and milk powder in a deep non-stick pan, mix well and bring to a boil. Add the cardamom powder, mix well and cook on a medium flame for 22 to 25 minutes, scraping the…

Kheer

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) 1 litre full fat organic milk ¼ cup basmati rice 5 to 6 tbsp sugar or as required 6 green cardamoms/harielaichi, powdered a pinch of saffron/kesar 15-20 almonds/badam, blanched and sliced 12-15 cashews/kaju 1 tbsp golden raisins INSTRUCTIONS rinse the rice till the water runs…

Dudhi Ka Halwa

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) 3 to 3.5 cups grated bottle gourd or lauki or dudhi 500 ml milk, which has been already boiled before 7 tbsp sugar – if you wish increase to 8 tbsp for a very sweet taste 3-4 tbsp ghee/clarified butter 4-5 cardamoms, powdered or crushed…

Modak

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) for the outer modak covering: 1 cup rice flour 1.5 cups water ¼ tsp oil or ghee a pinch of salt for the inner sweet filling: 1 cup fresh grated coconut ¾ cup powdered or grated jaggery, for a more sweeter taste, you can add…

Basundi

  INGREDIENTS (measuring cup used, 1 cup = 250 ml) 400 gms sweetened condensed milk, 1 tin ( i used amulmithai mate) 4 to 5 cups full fat milk, 1 to 1.25 litres full fat milk ( you can adjust the amount of milk from 4 cups to 5 cups or more depending on the…