Indian Sweets Archive

Bengali Jeebhe Goja Recipe as a Last-Minute Diwali Snack/Sweet

Diwali or the Bengali Kali Puja (Shyama Puja) is finally here! For those who still didn’t make any Diwali sweet at home thinking that it is too late, let me share with you this quick Bengali recipe of Jeebhe Goja, which is an excellent dry snack for your Diwali. It is a sugar-coated ...Read More

Poush Sankranti Recipe: Patishapta (Bengali Sweet Crepes with Filling)

  Cosmopolitan Currymania wishes you all a very Happy Poush Sankranti!   Makar Sankranti or Poush Sankranti is that time of the year for the Bengalis when even the sweet-haters turn optimistic. For a Bengali, food takes centrestage in the Makar Sankranti harvest festival. Bengalis love to spend this time by singing, ...Read More

Poush Parbon Recipe: Ranga Aalur Pithe (A Traditional Festive Bengali Dessert using Sweet Potato)

  Poush Sankranti is just round the corner. Every year, January 14th/15th is called Makar Sankranti or Poush Sankranti, which denotes the culmination of the Poush month in the Bengal calendar, and the beginning of the Maagh month and festivities thereafter. The Poush month-end or Poush Parbon is also an indication that the ...Read More

Nolen Gurer Narkeler Naru (Bengali-Style Coconut Balls with Date Palm Jaggery)

    It is that time of the year when a Bengali craves for the first sight of Maa Durga. There is an aura of the supreme Goddess that lingers in the air during this time. This familiarity can only be felt! If you are a Bengali yourself, you will definitely relate ...Read More

My Signature Nolen Gurer Shondesh Ice Cream: the Best Bengali Ice Cream Made in my Kitchen

    I can still feel my wonderful childhood days in bits and pieces. There are triggers that revive childhood memories: food being one of them. My childhood winters were totally enriched with yummy homemade Bengali desserts, including the Gurer Paayesh, Shondesh, Rosogolla, Lobongo Lotika, and of course, the different kinds of ...Read More

Mumbai Sweets to die for…

  By now you know that I have a big sweet tooth! Having spent years in this part of the country, I love the sweet dishes in Mumbai. The sweets in Mumbai have a huge variety and in sweet shops in Mumbai, you get sweets almost from all parts of India. The ...Read More

It’s Raining Kulfis at Barbeque Nation!

    This summer, it is time to re-invent the buffet experience at the casual-dining restaurant chain Barbeque Nation. The restaurant has recently introduced a live counter called “Kulfi Nation” as one of its star dessert concepts in the buffet menu, and that too, at no extra cost! Now you can treat your ...Read More

Healthy Yogurt and Caramelised Banana Kulfi

    How does everyone feel on a Monday morning? Well, I don’t suffer from Monday blues. Mondays are always the days full of possibilities and these are the days to plan out the whole week. On Mondays, I look the best, after ample rest (and shopping) in the weekends!   Can ...Read More

Cookbook Review: Sindhi Cuisine by Pushpee Moorjani

  Julia Child once said, “You don’t have to cook fancy or complicated masterpieces – just good food from fresh ingredients.” Pushpee Moorjani’s cookbook Sindhi Cuisine also reflects the same vibe. Very traditional Sindhi recipes cooked beautifully, infusing those perfect spice blends to die for. This is the reason, for the past ...Read More

Kuttu Burfi or Singhara Burfi: Festive Indian Recipe #4

  Kuttu Burfi or Singhara Burfi is a gluten-free Indian festive fudge recipe which is totally vegetarian, uses a few ingredients and is really easy to make! There are some Indian dishes which are cooked only during vrat (or fasting) during these festive days of Navratras. These vrat recipes can be sweet ...Read More