Category Archives: Desserts

J is for Jardalucha Jam (Apricot compote)

A trip down memory lane just isn’t complete without revisiting favourite desserts. This would make my top 5 list. A variation of the popular Indian /Mughlai dessert, Khubani ka Meetha, this recipe makes good use of dried apricots to give it … Continue reading

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H is for Halwa, Dudhicha (Bottlegourd Halwa)

This halwa is a rich, sweet and deeply satisfying dessert. You can make it as light as you like or cloyingly sweet, depending on your tolerance levels of sugar. In my mind, it is firmly associated with Diwali and the … Continue reading

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Kurmure chikki – Sankranti special

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In India, Makar Sankranti signifies the end of long, cold wintry days. It heralds in spring and a feeling of festivity. In a Maharashtrian household, Sankranti is traditionally celebrated with til laddoos. These are a delicious combination of sesame seeds (til) and jaggery … Continue reading

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Shrikhand is a popular Maharashtrian sweet and is sure to feature on most wedding menus. It is usually eaten with puris as part of a main meal  although it can also be served as a dessert. This simple and delicious … Continue reading

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