Lauki Nu Muthia | How to make Steamed Bottle Gourd Muthiya

Lauki Nu Muthia

Lauki Nu Muthia is a healthy Gujarati breakfast dish made with bottle gourd, flours, and spices. This can be steamed or deep fried and often served for breakfast or as a snack with different chutneys. I have made Palak Muthias very long ago and have been wanting to make these bottle gourd version. I was […]

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Tawa Paneer Tikka

Tawa Paneer Tikka

Tawa Paneer Tikka is an easy and quick starter you can make without the fuss of a grill or other gadgets. This easy to make dish is a party starter that appeals to all. I already have some handful of recipes for making this Paneer Tikka, I have grilled on a griller, Paneer Tikka Microwave […]

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Roshogolla | How to make Spongy Bengali Rasgulla

Rasgulla

Roshogolla or Rasgulla is my choice for R in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. I didn’t search for other dishes starting with R. I am listing out what came into my eyesight. This Ranga Aloo-r Pantua is a Sweet Potato Dumplings in Syrup similar to Pantua with just chhana, then we have Raj […]

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Quick Rasmalai | How to make Instant Rasmalai

Quick Rasmalai

Quick Rasmalai is my choice for Q in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. I was planning on Quick Sandesh, however, all Sandesh varieties get done quickly, so there was no point in having a dish in this name. Then I even thought of making something with Quaker Oats to make a Sandesh. I […]

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Danadar | How to make Danadar Mishti

Danadar

Danadar is my choice for D in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series.  In this google book, I read about Danadar, Danadar Sandesh and Dilbahar. I couldn’t understand the Dilbahar recipe. So I shortlisted Danadar and Danadar Sandesh. I knew one is boiled version of the chhana and the other a Sandesh version. However, […]

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Channar Puli | How to Make Channar Puli

Channar Puli

Channar Puli was my final pick for the alphabet C in the A to Z Bengali Sweets. I had a variety of dishes to select from, some I dropped as I wanted to use for another alphabet, some didn’t interest me enough. Channar was the obvious choice for this alphabet which refers to the Chhana. […]

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How to make Soft Homemade Chhana for Bengali Sweets

How to make Chhana

When I started planning for my Bengali Sweet Series, I know I had to start with the basics. While we have been making Paneer at home for many years now, we have only done, having savory dishes in mind. After making Paneer or Chhana as it is called in Bengali, we let it dry and […]

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How to make Mango Granita

Mango Granita

Mango Granita is the next one on the Frozen Desserts for Kids. I made this couple of days before, yet just couldn’t get to click pictures. After a hurried click, I gave this to the kids and they enjoyed it saying it tastes so much like the ones we get in shops in popsicles. I made […]

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Nungu Nannari Sorbet

Nungu Nannari Sorbet is a delicious summer drink, made with the best of the summer produce. I was able to get tender nungu seeds, that were silky and soft. The water was so sweet as well. The seeds were soft, so I had to scoop into it and remove the flesh. We always have Nannari Syrup […]

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