Nikhuti Payesh | How to make Nikuti Payesh

Nikhuti Payesh

Nikhuti Payesh is my choice for N. The other N I had was Nalen Gurer Payesh, so many to do with the Nolen Gur Jaggery. Since this is a winter ingredient and on top, I have read many Bengali Food Bloggers in Chennai lamenting that they don’t get it here, I knew it was not […]

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Celebrating Blog’s Ninth Anniversary with Kid’s Delight Party!

Here’s the Anniversary party I host every year to celebrate my Spice your Life! site’s Anniversary. It’s nine years since I started this blog to document about Parenting, Indian Diabetes, Kid Approved Recipes along with Vegetarian Recipes. The theme has always been a Kids party for the Kid’s Delight Event. It’s been such a fun ride, with […]

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Malai Sandesh | How to make Malai Sandesh

Malai Sandesh

Malai Sandesh is my choice for M in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. I had a huge list to choose for M, such as Malai Cham Cham, Malai Chop, Malai Toast, Malai Sandwich, Madhuja Sandesh. Mohini Sandesh, Makha Sandesh, Milk Cake Sandesh. Each as different or similar to some of the other Chhana based […]

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Lyangcha | How to make Langcha

Lyangcha

Lyangcha or Langcha is my choice for L in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. This Lyangcha is popular in West Bengal, Odisha, Assam and in the eastern regions of India. Traditionally it was prepared from Khoya, now it is replaced with milk powder and flour, deep fried and soaked in sugar syrup. It’s […]

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Jilapi | How to make Chanar Jalebi

Jilapi

Jilapi or Bengali Chanar Jalebi is my choice for J. I didn’t really search much for this alphabet as this was the first one that made me pick up this theme. Amma spoke to me about Bengali Jalebi and I remembered reading about Chanar Jalebi. So Jilapi, as it is referred by the Bengalis, is made […]

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Ice Cream Sandesh | How to make Khoya Kulfi Sandesh

Ice Cream Sandesh

Ice Cream Sandesh is an interesting twist to the kulfi made with fresh Chhana or paneer. This only requires 4 ingredients and you just blend and freeze! From the moment I made my list, I knew I had to do something with Ice cream for alphabet I. I searched wondering if I will find anything […]

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Hot Chocolate Sandesh Truffle

Hot Chocolate Sandesh Truffle

Hot Chocolate Sandesh Truffle is my choice for alphabet H in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. H was long pending in my list and until I came across a sweet listed in the online store, I didn’t have a clue on what I was going to make. That Sandesh was shaped as a spoon […]

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Fruit Sandesh | How to make Tricolour Sandesh

Fruit Sandesh

Fruit Sandesh is a delightful mix of Kancha Golla Sandesh with Fruits and Norom Paak Sandesh that are again cooked with nuts. As I had mentioned, I took advantage of the long weekend I had during our Independence day and I was making a handful of Sandesh that day. I knew I had planned on […]

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