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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 […]
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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Sevaiyan or sweet vermicelli

Seyun Patata|Sweet vermicelli with Potatoes

I can visualize many health conscious people, cringing at the food in the plate in above picture…but well yeah, Seyun i.e vermicelli cooked in desi ghee and sugar syrup, served with fried potatoes is relished by Sindhis for Breakfast.The sweet and savory flavors are a delight to eat, and though nothing much to say about […]
Tairi, tahiri, sindhi sweet rice, chetichand

Tairi|Sindhi Sweet Rice For Chetichand

ChetiChand, the New year of Sindhis is just round the corner and like every year, there are plenty of requests for Tairi Recipe (Tahiri/Tayri/Sindhi style Sweet rice). Tairi or Tahiri/ Tayri is a traditional  aromatic sweet rice preparation, cooked on special occasions like Marriages, Mundan, Pooja ceremonies and also during festivals like Chaliha, Chetichand etc. […]
Lahori gajhar, sweet potato

Lahori Gajhar|Sweet Potato in Sugar syrup

Sweet potatoes are the sweeter tuberous roots that are long and tapered, and have a rustic look , feel and taste. There are many varieties of these roots available around the world, ranging from pale yellow skinned to orange or  from red to purplish hued skin. A rich source of Vit A and Beta-carotene, it […]
Malpua recipe

Seero Malpuro|Two Malpua recipes| Low fat Recipe.

Now that we are done with Holi, the festival of colors for Indians, its time to share with you, this year’s Holi Special Sweet, Seero Malpuro or Malpua served with Sooji Halwa. Making a sweet dish is always a challenging job for me, because I am paranoid about adding the heaps of sugar as suggested […]
varo, a praline with dryfruits

Diwali Sweet~Varo

An easy breezy recipe for making praline sweet, loaded with nuts and dryfruits… Diwali Special ! Related Posts with Thumbnails