Lyangcha | How to make Langcha


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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Bhapa Sandesh | How to make Steamed Sandesh

Bhapa Sandesh

Bhapa Sandesh is a steamed Sandesh and my chosen dish for the alphabet B. Bhapa Sandesh is one of those traditional sweet and very easy to make. “Bhapa” is Bengali word for Steamed and this is normally cooked in a pressure cooker (in steam method). In this method, it might take about 30 mins from […]

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Oliya ~ Rice Yogurt Pudding


Oliya is a traditional rice based sweet dessert prepared during Holi in Rajasthan. This is a flavoured, sweetened yogurt rice and has a creamy consistency like pudding. I read about this dessert when Suma had recently posted all Rice dishes for the September Mega BM. When I read this recipe, I immediately knew what my […]

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Basundi Recipe | How to make Basundi


B for Basundi – A to Z Maharashtrian Sweets For B, I had some options like Besan Ladoo, Besan Rava Ladoo, Besan Burfi, all of which were already done. I was left with Basundi, which is supposed to be a popular Maharashtrian dessert. However, as with all Indian Sweets, this is popular in all states. When […]

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