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Indian sweets and dessert recipes

Mithi dhabhal

Mithi Dhabhal~Sweet Bread

Making Indian sweets at home could be tricky since most of these require perfect consistency of sugar syrup to obtain perfect texture of sweet dish. While some Indian sweets are little forgiving when it comes to syrup consistency (malpua, rasgulla, gulabjamun etc), the texture of batter/dough needs to be perfect for satisfactory results in such […]
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phulan ji lai, kurmura chikki

Phulan Ji Laai|Puffed Rice Candy

It is that time of the year when Indians are busy cleaning their homes and shops, decorating it with flowers, lights and lanterns, buying new clothes, making sweets and savories and visiting relatives, family and friends. Yes, it’s Diwali, the festival of lights, when the evening shimmers with rows of tiny flames of earthen lamps […]
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majun

Majoon|Sindhi Winter Sweet

Majoon Mithai is a dryfruit and mawa (Khoya) based Sindhi Mithai. The recipe varies from family to family. While some use water and sugar syrup, others prefer to cook a mixture of milk and sugar and  then add other ingredients like poppy seeds, dried coconut and Mawa  to make this decadent dessert. This particular recipe […]
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anjeer khajur barfi

Anjeer Ain Kharkun Ji Mithai

Shubham Karoti Kalyanam Arogyam Dhana Sampadah Shatru Buddhi Vinashaya Dipa Jyotir Namostute  “I fold my hands before the light that brings prosperity, auspiciousness, good health, abundance of wealth and destruction of the enemy’s intellect”. (Source:Here) May the festival of lights, fill your life with joy and contentment ! Wishing you all a very happy and […]
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Gheeyar~Sindhi Jalebi! A video Recipe

Dr Rajesh Khatwani, is a passionate cook and enthusiastic baker. Let me introduce Dr Khatwani, in his own words… “I am a practicing pediatrician in Ahmadabad. Wild life photography and cooking difficult dishes are two of my favorite hobbies. It started with cakes and kulfis—I learnt from my mother. I have tamed few of challenging […]
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Gheear

Gheear~Sindhi style Jalebi

Holi, the spring festival of India, is around the corner.With just few days remaining in the festival of colours, many people asked for the recipe of traditional Holi sweet of Sindhis, Gheear or the jumbo jalebi. For sindhis, Holi means going crazy over sweets like Praghree, Gheear, Malpura etc. The recipe of typical Sindhi sweet, […]
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Kesar Pista kulfi

I often wonder, what it is that make certain food so evocative, decades later? The smell of besan being roasted, triggers the memories of my mother making Sindhi Kadhi on weekends. The sight of corn on the cob, being roasted on charcoal, reminds me of the monsoon evenings, when a lime with salt and chili […]
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Rava kesari or semolina pudding

Semolina Pudding Using STAR Ghee|Product Review

Ghee, the clarified butter, a controversial ingredient in Indian kitchens, is often criticized by  weight watchers and  figure conscious people due to the calories it impart. But it’s hard to ignore the medicinal and healing qualities of pure ghee. The debate could go on, discussing the pros and cons of using Ghee, but then, I […]
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honey and sesame seeds balls, til kay laddu

Maakhiyah Waara Borinda|Honey And Sesame Seeds Balls

Each year on 13th January, Sindhis celebrate Laal Loi, or Lohri, as known in Punjabi, also famous as a ‘Festival of Bonfire’ !  Laal Loi is celebrated to express the feeling of gratitude to the natural and supernatural forces for the bounty of Rabi (Winter) crops.So it is a harvest festival of Hindus and is […]
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Sweet crunchy puffs

Praghree| Deep Fried Crunchy layered Puffs|Sindhi Sweet

Praghree (Praghri/Pragri), a crunchy, layered puff stuffed with Khoya/mawa, is a seasonal delicacy, made only during Holi Festival ( Indian Festival of colours). Rarely will you find these crunchy, sticky delights during rest of the year. Very high in calories but an addictive sweet, Praghree have many fans;  specially from Sindhi Community. Almost every Sindhi […]
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