Farali Poori | How to make Rajgira Ki Poori for Vrat

Farali Poori

Farali Poori or Fasting Pooris made with Rajgira Atta is a popular dish made during fasting season in North Indian. These Vrat dishes are rightly balanced to manage through the fasting period. While different grains are used to make Vrat Dishes, I used Rajgira Atta to make Pooris. Since its Gluten free grain, I used […]

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Ellu Holige | Til Poli from Udupi

Ellu Holige is a sweet flatbread made with Sesame, jaggery filling stuffed in a Maida flatbread. It is another variant of the Puran Poli where the stuffing is normally chana dal. While Ellu Holige or Til Poli is quite popular in the southern states, I chose to use this version as I wasn’t able to […]

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Zafrani Sandesh | How to make Saffron Sandesh

Zafrani Sandesh

Zafrani Sandesh is my choice for Z in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. As expected there is no other choice for this letter in the regional language or in English. So the moment I came to plan Z, I immediately thought of Zafrani referring the Saffron Flavoured Sandesh. While there has been some […]

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Yogurt Frozen Sandesh | How to make Shrikhand Sandesh

Yogurt Frozen Sandesh

Shrikhand Sandesh or Yogurt Frozen Sandesh is my choice for Y in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. This is a delicious twist to the regular Shrikhand, where along with the creamy thick curds, you have the soft fresh chhana added. I have made this, even more, protein rich and delicious by adding the […]

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X’citing Dark Chocolate Sandesh Truffle

Xciting Dark Chocolate Sandesh

X’citing Dark Chocolate Sandesh Truffle is my choice for X in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. As it’s known we don’t have anything regional starting with X and so I decided I had to play with the starting letter. To me or rather my kids, there is nothing more exciting than dark chocolate […]

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White Chocolate Sandesh Truffle

White Chocolate Sandesh Truffle

White Chocolate Sandesh Truffle is my choice for W in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. In fact, this White chocolate Sandesh is what prompted me to make the Hot Chocolate Sandesh Truffle and when I thought about making a truffle, I decided to make all the dishes as truffles. I knew I won’t […]

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Utshob Sondesh | How to make Utsav Sandesh

Utsav Sandesh

Utshob Sondesh or Utsav Sandesh is my choice for U in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. We are into our final week of this Mega BM and I can’t believe it been almost like a breeze for me after picking up this theme. The last 6 alphabets were the toughest as I was […]

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Tota Puli | How to make Bengali Tota Puli

Tota Puli

Tota Puli is my choice for T in the A to Z Bengali Sweet Series. There are some traditional sweets starting with T such as Talsansh Sandesh, Tangail Cham Chama, while I also came across Tripti, a Sweet shop version. For a long time, I was hooked on Tal sansh Sandesh as this one seems […]

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Sita Bhog | How to make Sitabhog

Sita Bhog

Sita Bhog is my choice for S in the A to Z Bengali Sweets Series. I don’t think I came across any other Bengali Sweet starting with S that prompted me to select. I first read about this in a “Must eat Bengali Sweets” list and very reluctantly chose this, hoping I would get another […]

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