Suzhiyam / Fried Sweet Dumplings !!


SUZHIYAM is one of the most popular diwali special recipe in South Indian Cuisine !! This recipe is my hubby’s most favorite. My Mother-in-law use to make this dish on every diwali feast. So this time it was on my do list. Suzhiyan or Seeyam or SUZHIYAM is a delicious sweet dish in which channa…

Gulab Jamun – Using Milk Powder !!


Gulab jamun is the cheese-base traditional dessert in Indian Cuisine. It is always special dish for diwali feast in my home. To make the things easier, one can buy commercially available instant gulab jamun mix (available in Asian market). In scratch, jamuns will prepare by using sweetless khoya / khova. I never made jamuns before,…

Pistachio Stuffed Bread Gulab Jamun !!


Ramazan / Ramadan Special Gulab Jamun, it is milk solids based dessert, similar to dumpling, soaked in sugar syrup with the essence of rose water. It is a popular dessert, that always in do list in every wedding & feast in India. Bread gulab jamun is one of the easy & less time consuming recipe….

Carrot Halwa / Gajar ka Halwa !!


For the past two weeks, my husband longing for the carrot halwa. He loves dessert after finishing his lunch on Sunday. In Indian it’s an traditional way to serve dessert before & after a meal, because before meal helps to increase our appetite & after meal is helps for good digestion. Carrot halwa is one…

Rasagullas / Sweet Cottage Cheese Balls !!!


Rasagulla is one of the favorite India dessert, particularly in Orissa & bengal. Rasagulla is a cheese- based dessert, shaped it into a ball and cooked in cardamom flavored sugar syrup. This is done, once the dumpling absorbs the syrup & doubled in size. Being patience, while kneading the cheese is important to get the…

Diwali Murukku


Prep Time: Under 30 min Cook Time: Under 20 min Serves: 15-20 medium sized murukkus Recipes Category: snacks Recipe Cuisine: South India Ingredients: Rice flour (sifted well) – 2 cups Urad dal flour – ¼ cup Melted butter (ghee ) – 4 tbsp Hing (asafoetida) – 1 tsp sesame seeds – 1 tbsp Salt to…

Mini Somas:(Sweet)


Preparation Time : 30 minutes Cooking Time : 15 minutes Recipe Category: Sweet Recipe Cuisine: South India Ingredients: Base for Somas: All purpose flour (Maida)- 1 cup Semolina (Rava) – 1 cup Salt – a pinch Water to knead the flour tightly. Stuffing for somas: Rava – ½ cup Sugar – 1 cup Dry desi…