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  • Khajoor Shrikhand
    1st Prize
    Cook time 0 mins

    Shrikhand is an all time favourite dessert in Gujarat. The simple blend of hung yogurt and sugar spiked with some nuts and aromatics never fails to please the tastebuds. Shrikhand is an absolute must during the summers, a season when we up the yogurt intake to escape the side effects of extreme heat. The Khajoor Shrikhand is a simple, refreshing and healthy dessert to make. The amount of added sugar can be curtailed to a great extent. I am not required to add any sugar in the Khajoor Shrikhand I make. The key is to use very thick chakka and good quality dates. The moist and sweet the dates are the better it is for the Shrikhand. Try to blend the mix with a balloon whisk so as to maintain the tightness of the yogurt. Chill the Shrikhand ( 5 hours preferred) very well before serving. It makes an ideal dessert for those managing weight or control sugar.

  • Orange Saffron Laccha Rabri
    1st Prize
    Cook time 45 mins

    Traditional rabri with tangy orange twist

  • Khubani ka Meetha
    1st Prize
    Cook time 40 mins

    Khubani ka Meetha or Qubani ka Meetha is a traditional Hyderabadi sweet delicacy made from dried apricots. Khubani is an urdu term for apricots. So khubani ka meetha means apricot halwa or sweet made from apricots. This is a very easy-to-make dessert. You just need to be a little bit patient to enjoy this delectable dessert. Apricots are soaked in water overnight. The almonds that are derived from its seeds are added in this dessert for crunchiness. You can either garnish the dessert with them or add them while preparing the halwa. Traditionally, khubani ka meetha is served with sweet cream or with thick custard.

  • Badam Burfis
    1st Prize
    Cook time 40 mins

    Badam burfis a famous Indian sweet filled with rich almond and cardamom flavors. Recipe inspired by Jayashri Baleri

  • Chennapoda ,The Indian Cheesecake
    1st Prize
    Cook time 60 mins

    How many of us aware of this fact that the only Indian Cheesecake is made in Odisha! It’s not brought by any Roman from Greece rather a person named Sudarshan Sahu, the owner of a confectionery from Nayagad invented with his own Food-skills. It all happened when he was experimenting with the left-over Chenna mixing it with some sugar and spices. He left it in an Earthen-stove over-night that was still warm from earlier use. The next day, he was pleasantly surprised to find out what a scrumptious dessert he had created. “Chenna” is nothing but a close cousin to Ricotta Cheese.

  • Carrot Payasam or Gajar Kheer
    Wild Card
    Cook time 15 mins

    There are a lot of variation in the method of preparation. I have used custard powder to give a thickness in the payasam. Milkmaid can be used too while preparing. This recipe is quite similar to the most famous Indian dessert 'gajar halwa' but with a bit difference.

  • Sev Barfi/ mithai
    Wild Card
    Cook time 20 mins

    Sev Burfi is famous Sindhi Mithai and is very very easy to make and gets done in less than 20 minutes. The key to a well-made Sev Burfi is to ensure that the Sev is cooked and yet retains its shape.

  • Chanar Jilipi
    Wild Card
    Cook time 60 mins

    Chanar Jilipi It has been quite sometime that I have been out of Kolkata. I often miss my parents,my friends,the Kolkata culture, the adda and ofcourse the food. This time out of sheer enthusiasm, tried my hands on Chanar Jilipi or deep fried Cottage cheese swirl dipped in sugar syrup.

  • Bhapa Doi
    Wild Card
    Cook time 390 mins

    Baked sweet curd

  • Chenna kesar Rabdi
    Wild Card
    Cook time 40 mins

    chenna kesar Rabdi is dessert made up of reducing milk , saffron and chenna

All Entries
  • Chocolate Patisapta
    Cook time 30 mins

    Patisapta is a traditional indian dessert which is made of rice flour. Here I have added chocolate for a better taste and flavour to suit chocolovers.

  • Malpua served with Rabdi and fruits
    Cook time 20 mins

    Malpua is a Holi special recipe. It can be served as it is or with Rabdi.

  • Black Halwa
    Cook time 45 mins

    This is a very popular and traditional sweet of Calicut/Kozhikode in Kerala. As in this halwa jaggery is used, its colour is black and hence called Black Halwa.

  • Suji kakara pitha
    Cook time 15 mins

    Kakara pitha is a traditional deep fry sweet dish of odisha which offered to any temple in every occasion.

  • Thandai Spiced Rabri
    Cook time 90 mins

    Sweet, creamy and spiced dessert for Holi Festival!

  • Peanuts and Fennel Sardai
    Cook time 15 mins

    Sardai is a traditional drink made in Specialy Holi and Mahashivratri festival Specialy in North parts of india.Sardai is also known as Thandai.This drink is mainly made with milk and other ingridients which are added is optional.I try it with few groundnut in place of dry fruits and it's really tasty.

  • Choco fudge (dessert)
    Cook time 20 mins

    Holi is an Indian festival of colour and prosperity. It celebrate in the season of spring.

  • Hyderabadi Shahjahani Meetha (Tomato Halwa)
    Cook time 12 mins

    A long lost recipe from the Hyderabadi Cuisine, this one is sure to steal your hearts. Tomatoes in halwa, yes ! you have heard it right. This tantalizing refreshing halwa is the most common sight at the parties and special occasions. The goodness of tomatoes combined with mawa, dry fruits and ghee creates a sensational halwa to tingle your tastebuds. Kids will just love to have this as well as the adults.

  • Ras Malai
    Cook time 60 mins

    This is a bengali sweet dish loved by evryone.

  • Red velvet Bengali rasagulla
    Cook time 30 mins

    Its an bengali dish with chhena and sugar syrup

  • Mesurpak
    Cook time 15 mins

    It tastes so delicious and very easy to make

  • Kashmiri Semolina Pudding.( Kong Phirin).
    Cook time 15 mins

    Kong means Saffron and phirin means Sweet Pudding. This Pudding is Super creamy in texture and Milk and Khoya makes it Delicious and irresistible.

  • Kaju strawberry
    Cook time 10 mins

    Kaju katri shaped and flavoured in a fruity way

  • Beetroot and Tofu Barfi
    Cook time 20 mins

    Beetroot and Tofu Barfi is a healthy and delicious Indian sweet that can be prepared during Holi or any other festival . This sweet is also suitable for lactose intolerants and vegans. I made this colorful (without any artifical colors ) sweet for my 3 year old daughter.. Do try this recipe :).

  • OATS SWEET APPAM
    Cook time 25 mins

    Oats appam is a healthy, delicious evening snack. The kerala appam is usually prepared with wheat flour, jaggery and coconut. This oats appam is a healthy alternative to normal appam.

  • Chenna kesar Rabdi
    Cook time 40 mins

    chenna kesar Rabdi is dessert made up of reducing milk , saffron and chenna

  • Chenar Pulao /Chenar Jarda
    Cook time 30 mins

    Another very famous , colourful dessert from my hometown , Tripura . This decadent dessert is made up of homemade paneer or cottage cheese .It is similar to Sitabhog, but I have made this colourful especially for celebrating Holi.

  • SAPOTA HALWA / CHIKOO HALWA
    Cook time 25 mins

    Sapota is such a healthy seasonal fruit which is good in calories. The halwa is delicious, rich with the unique malty taste of chikoo. This is definitely one of tastiest halwa I have prepared and just melts in mouth.

  • WHEAT RAVA KESARI
    Cook time 15 mins

    Wheat rava kesari is a delicious and healthy sweet that can be prepared prepared for any festival. It is similar to fine rava / Semolina kesari but healthy with goodness of wheat. The texture and taste differs from the normal kesari.

  • Arisa pitha
    Cook time 20 mins

    Its an authentic traditional sweets of odisha,all odiyas are made this sweet almost every occasion, this sweet is compulsory made in durring marriage ceremony

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