Fruit and Yoghurt Parfait Recipe

Parfait is a popular French dessert that not only looks beautiful with all those layers but is also equally delicious. It is a no-cook dessert that will be ready in less than 10 minutes. You just need a handful of ingredients like yoghurt, granola, walnuts, pecans and strawberry. Fruit and Yoghurt Parfait is the perfect dessert that can be served during Christmas parties, New Year parties, Date nights, Anniversaries and other such special occasions. You can customize the dessert as per your own taste by using flavoured yoghurt like mango, blueberry, strawberry, vanilla etc. Fruit and Yoghurt Parfait can be made richer in taste and texture by adding chopped almonds and cashews on top. Be it kids or adults, everyone will love this recipe for sure. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below. Happy Cooking!

How to make Fruit and Yoghurt Parfait

  • Step 1 Chop the ingredients

    Take walnuts, pecans and strawberries. Chop them into bite-sized pieces.

  • Step 2 Layer the dessert

    Take a dessert cup or glass and start making layers. Add some yoghurt first, then granola, topped with walnuts, pecans and sliced strawberries. Make 3-4 more such layers to complete the dessert.

  • Step 3 Ready to be served

    Your Fruit and Yoghurt Parfait is now ready to be served. Enjoy!

Crunchy Chocolate Recipe

Need something sweet and delicious to make for the upcoming Christmas party? Try this Crunchy Chocolate recipe that you can make with just a handful of dry fruits and nuts along with dark and milk chocolate. Christmas is ruled by cakes and baked goods, but if you are not a pro at baking, then this no-cook recipe is here for your rescue. The addition of dry fruits & nuts like almonds, cashews, raisins, cherries, pistachio and dates will add richness to this chocolate recipe. You can make this chocolate in small chocolate molds or even make a chocolate bar with the mixture. You can add tutti frutti bits to it and even crushed hazelnut for extra flavours. Be it festivals like Christmas and New Year or special occasions like birthdays, anniversaries etc, this Crunchy Chocolate will be the perfect dessert to sweeten the event. This no-fail recipe will be a hit, especially among kids. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below. Happy Cooking!

How to make Crunchy Chocolate

  • Step 1 Chop the dry fruits and nuts

    Take all dry fruits and nuts. Now chop them into small bits.

  • Step 2 Melt the chocolate

    Take milk chocolate and dark chocolate compound in a bowl. Use the double boiler method to melt the chocolate.

  • Step 3 Make final mixture

    Now mix chopped dry fruits and nuts into this melted mixture.

  • Step 4 Freeze the chocolate

    Take a silicon mold and fill it with the chocolate mixture. Now freeze it for at least two hours.

  • Step 5 Ready to be served

    Once set, your crunchy and tasty Crunchy Chocolate is now ready to be served.

Mulled Strawberry Crumble Recipe

Looking for a delicious dessert that’s a combination of healthy ingredients? Try this Mulled Strawberry Crumble, which has been curated by none other than the popular celebrity chef, Sanjeev Kapoor. This dessert recipe is the best cheat meal you can treat yourself with on a relaxing weekend. Also, if you are planning a party at home, and want to treat your guests with a creative dessert then this dish is your best bet! This healthy dessert is rich in antioxidants, protein and low in fat. So, what are your waiting for? Go for it and try this dessert recipe today.

How to make Mulled Strawberry Crumble

  • Step 1 Preheat the oven

    To prepare this delicious and healthy dessert, preheat the oven at 180 degrees C.

  • Step 2 Dry roast flours

    Heat a non-stick pan on medium flame. Add oats and whole wheat flour on it and dry roast on medium heat for 4-5 minutes. Transfer to a bowl.

  • Step 3 Mix all flours with fresh cream and sugar free

    In the same bowl, add almond flour and mix well. Then, add half sugar free in it along with fresh cream and mix well.

  • Step 4 Prepare strawberry and wine mixture

    Heat the same non-stick pan over medium flame and then add strawberries, red wine, cinnamon, star anise, cloves and mix well. Next, add vanilla essence, remaining sugar free pellets and cook on low heat for 8-10 minutes. Discard the spices.

  • Step 5 Add corn flour slurry to pan

    Add corn flour in a bowl with some water, and mix rigorously. Add this corn flour slurry in the pan and mix well.

  • Step 6 Bake for 15-20 minutes

    Transfer the strawberry and wine mixture in an oven proof glass casserole, sprinkle the oats mixture evenly and bake for 15-20 minutes.

  • Step 7 Slice some strawberries and garnish on it, serve

    Garnish with sliced strawberries, and serve immediately.

Gur Sandesh Recipe
Sandesh is a quintessential Bengali sweet made with the goodness of homemade chenna, nolen gur and nuts. This traditional sweet delicacy can be made in several ways, but what makes it amazing is its creamy texture. So, with festive season around the corner, treat your loved ones with this simple sweet delicacy and offer it like a prasad.

How to make Gur Sandesh

  • Step 1 Boil and curdle the milk

    To begin with this easy recipe, just boil milk in a vessel. Once the milk starts boiling, add 1 1/2 teaspoon lemon juice, allow the milk to curdle. Discard the watery part and strain the curdled milk through a muslin cloth, squeeze out the water and put a weight on it and keep is aside.

  • Step 2 Make the Sandesh dough

    Take a large tray, add the Chenna and mix it with jaggery and knead a smooth dough. Heat a pan and add this dough, keep stirring this mixture.

  • Step 3 Shape the sandesh and enjoy

    Make sure you knead the Chenna into a fine smooth mix, then add sugar and cardamom powder. Knead it nicely and add the chopped and crushed dry fruits and nuts. Give desired shapes or you can also use a Sandesh mould. Place them on a plate and garnish the way you like and enjoy.

Custard Apple Basundi Recipe
A super easy dessert that you can make with just ingredients, Custard Apple Basundi is a delicious dessert dish from Gujarat. To prepare this sweet dish you just need milk, sugar and sitaphal. Also called custard apple, sitaphal is a delicious fruit that is super sweet in flavour. In order to make this Gujarati dessert, milk is firstly boiled then cooked along with sitaphal pulp and sugar until it thickens well. If you want to reduce the cooking time and make basundi thick as well, then just use half the quantity of milk and replace the remaining with condensed milk (as per taste). If you are using condensed milk, then you can skip sugar as it is sweet enough. You can prepare this dessert for festivals, special occasions, parties or even serve it to your family after winding up lunch. Use full cream milk if you want the Basundi to be creamy and thick. Garnish the final dish with nuts of your choice like almonds, cashews, walnuts etc. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be.

How to make Custard Apple Basundi

  • Step 1 Boil the milk

    Add milk to a pan along with sugar and mix well. Bring to a boil and keep on medium flame. Let the milk cook for 6-8 minutes or until it thickens a bit.

  • Step 2 Take out sitaphal pulp

    Now take out the pulp from sitaphal and mash it a bit. Add it to the pan and mix well with the milk. Now let it simmer on medium flame until the milk thickens well and reduces to only 1 litre. Once done, let it cool down and refrigerate it.

  • Step 3 Garnish and serve

    Serve the Basundi chilled by garnishing with chopped nuts.


  1. You can also add cashews and raisins as garnish.
Goan Patolya Recipe

Patolya is popular Goan dessert recipe, which has mild aroma of turmeric leaves with rich taste of coconut. In Goa, during Ganesh Chaturthi, Patolya has special importance along with Modak. Also, on the auspicious day of Nagpanchami, since as per rituals no frying is allowed and only steamed method can be used for cooking, Patolya is prepared. This sweet dish is cooking using steamed method and thus is an important part of Nagpanchami celebrations. Do try this Patolya recipe for your loved ones!

How to make Goan Patolya

  • Step 1

    In a large mixing bowl, take rice flour, pinch of salt and add lukewarm water slowly. Using a large spoon, mix the flour with water till the dough is formed. Keep it covered.

  • Step 2

    Put a small pan on low flame and add coconut and Jaggery with a pinch of salt in it. Once the jaggery starts melting, add sesame seeds init along with puffed or popped rice, and cardamom powder. Mix everything well and turn off the gas.

  • Step 3

    Once the mixture is cooled, make 5 portions of the coconut mixture.

  • Step 4

    Take one washed turmeric leaf and spread it on a flat surface. Place some rice flour dough on it. Spread evenly on the whole leaf with a wet hand. Using wet hand helps rice dough not to stick on palms and ease the spreading of it. Make a thin layer of dough as much possible.

  • Step 5

    Now, place one portion of the coconut mixture on the leaf and spread evenly leaving out the border of the leaf. Once the mixture is spread fold the leaf one end to another to make a pocket. The border should be tightly packed as while steaming it may get open. Prepare remaining leaves using the same method.

  • Step 6

    If Idli cooker is available, just boil water in the same or can use normal any big vessel. Once the water is hot, take a colander and apply oil in it. In a cooker or vessel, put the stand and keep the colander on it. Place all stuffed leaves on the colander. Now put the lid on the vessel. For cooker, use the lid without the whistle.

  • Step 7

    Let the leaves steam for 20 minutes. Check the Leaves if the dough is cooked properly. If the dough layer is very thick, it may require more time.

  • Step 8

    Once the dough is cooked, let the leaves get cooled down. Then, open one side of the leaf slowly leaving the cooked patolya as pocket intact. You can put a spoon of ghee on the same while serving.

Peeley Chawal Recipe
Vaisakhi, which is popularly known as Baisakhi is here and it’s time to celebrate the beginning of the Sikh New Year that marks the spring harvest season. This day celebrates the traditions and culture of Sikhism, which follows delicious and delightful dishes. To mark this celebration, here’s a dish that you can easily try at home for your loved ones. Peeley Chawal is a popular recipe which is also called as Meethe Chawal sometimes. The perfect blend of rice with sugar, dried nuts, and aromatic spices makes this delicious treat the perfect meal for your Vaisakhi dinner table. This sweet rice recipe is heavenly and soft, plus gives off an aromatic experience you won’t be able to resist. Other than Vaisakhi, this traditional Punjabi recipe can also be served for auspicious occasions like celebratory lunch and dinner, wedding buffets, potlucks, parties, or as a sweet-tooth curbing dish. Ideal for people of all ages, this dessert recipe will steal the hearts of everyone who takes a bite. So, if you are ready to get showered with compliments on your culinary skills, follow us through this easy recipe and prepare the sweet and heavenly Peeley Chawal. If you enjoy this dish, you might also enjoy our other recipes for Pindi Chane, Punjabi Kadhi, or Phirni.

How to make Peeley Chawal

  • Step 1 Soak rice for 30 minutes and then boil them with saffron

    To prepare this amazing sweet rice recipe, wash and soak rice in a large bowl in water for half an hour. Then, in a deep-bottomed pan, add the soaked rice, saffron and water. Bring it to a boil and cook till the rice is almost done.

  • Step 2 Prepare a thin sugar syrup for rice

    Meanwhile, take a small bowl with a little warm water and add the powdered sugar in it. Stir to mix well and to form a thin sugar syrup.

  • Step 3 Saute whole spices in ghee

    Now, take a pan over medium flame and heat ghee in it. When the ghee is hot enough, add the fennel seeds, cloves, and green cardamom and saute for a few seconds.

  • Step 4 Add boiled rice and sugar syrup in the pan, and cook for 10 minutes

    Then, add the boiled rice along with the dry fruits in the pan. Gently, mix them all well and then, pour the prepared sugar syrup in it. Stir the mixture once again gently and let the rice cook for 10 minutes with the lid closed.

  • Step 5 Garnish with saffron and enjoy hot

    When the rice is done, transfer it to a serving bowl and garnish with saffron strings

Coconut Rose Ladoo Recipe

Looking for a delicious Ladoo recipe? Then try this delicious and flavourful Coconut Rose Ladoo made with the goodness of rose syrup, coconut, nuts and condensed milk. With the festive season around the corner, this ladoo can be offered as a bhog for rituals and can also be relished during fasts. If you want to make this laddoo delicious you can also add some rose petals. Try it at home and let us know!

How to make Coconut Rose Ladoo

  • Step 1 Ghee roast the coconut

    To make this quick Coconut Rose Ladoo recipe, just heat a pan and add 1 teaspoon ghee, once the ghee is hot roast the dry fruits and nuts, transfer to a plate and keep aside. To the same pan, add 1 teaspoon ghee and add the desiccated coconut, keep stirring.

  • Step 2 Add rose syrup and condensed milk

    Once, the coconut appears cooked, add condensed milk along with rose syrup, rose water, mix it all together and keep cooking.

  • Step 3 Coconut Rose ladoo is ready

    Once the ladoo mixture is cooked nicely, add the roasted dry fruits and nuts by crushing them. Allow the mixture to cool down and make small ladoos and enjoy!


  1. You can also add in some sesame seeds to make the ladoos healthy
Fruit and Mint Custard Recipe

Custard is a simple and sweet dessert that can satiate your sugar cravings in a jiffy. Loaded with fruits and dry fruits, this creamy dessert is indeed a delight to have. To make this recipe, you just need a handful of fruits, milk, sugar, vanilla essence, cashews, almonds and mint. We have added fruits like strawberry, kiwi and apricots, however, you can add more fruits of your choice like apple, banana, grapes and mango. Instead of white sugar, you can use jaggery, brown sugar and even stevia. Be it kids or adults, everyone will love this recipe. You can also serve this Fruit Custard at parties and birthdays. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below. Happy Cooking!

How to make Fruit and Mint Custard

  • Step 1 Chop the fruits

    Take strawberries, apricot, kiwis and cut into small cubes.

  • Step 2 Make custard slurry

    Mix custard powder and sugar in little milk to prepare custard slurry.

  • Step 3 Custard preparation

    Boil the remaining milk for 10 minutes in a pot. Pour the custard slurry in the boiled milk and give a good whisk.

  • Step 4 Garnish and serve

    Add chopped fruits, almonds, cashews, mint leaves and vanilla essence to the custard. Let the custard cool down and then keep in the fridge until chilled. Custard is now ready to be served.

Eggless Christmas Cake Recipe
Christmas is around the corner and it is the perfect time to get baking in order to celebrate the most popular winter festival. Christmas is widely associated with baked food items, especially cakes. Date and Walnut cake is the most popular variant that most people prefer baking as it is not only super easy but also super delicious. We have used only walnuts in the recipe but if you like, you can add cashews, almonds, raisins, candied fruits etc. If you love baking at home, then you need to bookmark this recipe. Most cakes available in the market have egg as an ingredient which might not suit people who are vegetarians or those having egg allergies. We have the perfect solution for you guys. This eggless Christmas Cake will be equally fluffy and tasty as any other egg cake. Be it kids or adults, everyone will love this Khajoor Cake for sure. You can easily store the baked cake in an airtight jar and it will easily last a week. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be

How to make Eggless Christmas Cake

  • Step 1 Blend the dates

    Add dates to a bowl. Add 1 cup warm milk and let them soak for 15 minutes. Add dates along with milk to a blender. Blend to form a thick paste.

  • Step 2 Mix the ingredients

    Add the date paste to a large bowl. Add oil, curd and use an electric whisker to mix the ingredients together. Keep whisking until you get a smooth mixture.

  • Step 3 Sift the dry ingredients

    Now keep a sieve in the bowl and add wheat flour. Also, add baking powder and baking soda. Sift the dry ingredients into the bowl. Now use the cut and fold method to mix them well with the rest of the ingredients. Add 1/2 cup warm milk and again mix well to get a smooth batter.

  • Step 4 Add dates and walnuts

    Now add 6-8 chopped dates and 1/2 cup chopped walnuts to the batter. Give a final mix.

  • Step 5 Bake the cake

    Pour the batter into a rectangular tin lined with parchment paper or greased properly with oil. Bake the cake for 45 minutes at 180 degrees Celcius.

  • Step 6 Ready to be served

    Once baked, take it out from the oven, let it cool down properly. Cut the cake into pieces and serve.


  1. You can add some candied fruits and more nuts for added flavour.
Tiramisu Shots Recipe

If you are someone who loves binging on desserts and do not have enough time to prepare a dish, then here is your chance to make some no-bake Tiramisu Shots which will be an instant hit in any party. Be it kids or adults, everyone will love this Italian dessert recipe for sure. To prepare this recipe, you just need a handful of ingredients like whipping cream, mascarpone cheese, sugar, vanilla extract, espresso coffee, coffee liqueur, ladyfinger biscuits and cocoa powder. If you don’t have coffee liqueur, then you can use rum as a substitute. If you are someone who loves to try out new recipes at home, then this is the perfect recipe that you must bookmark for the next time. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below.


How to make Tiramisu Shots

  • Step 1 Beat the whipping cream

    Take whipping cream in a mixing bowl and beat it on medium speed with an electric mixer.

  • Step 2 Add sugar and vanilla extract

    Slowly add sugar, vanilla extract and continue to beat until stiff peaks form.

  • Step 3 Mix in mascarpone cheese

    Add mascarpone cheese and mix just until combined. Keep aside for now.

  • Step 4 Make coffee concoction

    Add coffee and coffee liqueur to a bowl. Mix to make a concoction.

  • Step 5 Layer the Tiramisu

    Dip the ladyfinger cookie in the coffee to just get them wet and lay them in a single layer on the bottom of a glass bowl. Add half of the mascarpone mixture over the top. Add another layer of dipped lady fingers cookies. Use the remaining mascarpone cream to layer again.

  • Step 6 Final garnishing

    Dust cocoa powder and add sliced fruits of your choice as garnish. Keep in the fridge for at least 2-3 hours.

  • Step 7 Ready to be served

    Serve chilled.


  1. Fruits like mango, banana, kiwi, strawberries and blueberries taste the best with Tiramisu.
Amrakhand Recipe

t’s a traditional sweet dish made in the Gujarati cuisine with by combining strained hung curd with mango pulp, sugar, and a hint of cardamom powder for flavour. The mixture is then chilled and served cold, garnished with chopped nuts like almonds or pistachios. Gujarati Amrakhand offers a delightful blend of tangy mango and creamy yoghurt, making it a refreshing and indulgent dessert. Enjoy this desserts before the mango season ends. (Recipe & Image courtesy: Deepa Nair)

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How to make Amrakhand

  • Step 1 Boil milk with sugar

    Boil half a litre of milk and add 250 gms sugar in it. Allow it to boil continuously till the colour changes and the quantity reduces.

  • Step 2 Make hung curd

    Now, remove this from the flame and allow it to cool. Add one teaspoon of thick curd, mix well and keep aside. When it becomes curd, hang in muslin cloth and let all the water drain out. You can use this hung curd.

  • Step 3 Blend together hung curd and mangoes

    Once hung curd is made, blend together mangoes, this hung curd, and cardamom powder. Refrigerate the mixture for an hour.

    Chilled Amrakhand is ready to serve. Transfer to a serving dish, and sprinkle some saffron strands with chopped almonds.

Nolen Gurer Payesh Recipe

Add sweetness to your festivity with this classic Gurer Payesh made with Nolen Gur. Nolen Gur is palm jaggery and gives the payesh or kheer a unique flavour. The palm jaggery is also a powerhouse of nutrition and is loaded with health benefits. It used to be mostly available in winters but now it can be found in several shops the whole year round. This payesh is a quintessential part of Bengali cuisine and it is impossible to imagine a lavish Bengali feast without this treat. In this recipe, rice is slow cooked in full fat milk to give it a thick, creamy texture. Once the rice is soft and mushy, the grated gur or jaggery is added. At this point it is very important to either switch off the flame or keep it low so that the milk does not curdle. Nolen Gur Payesh is an easy dish and anyone can make it to perfection. One can have it warm or cold and it tastes equally good. So, follow us through some simple steps and nail this easy Gurer Payesh recipe.

How to make Nolen Gurer Payesh

  • Step 1 Boil milk and soak rice

    To make this classic Gurer Payesh, take a vessel and add milk. Once the milk comes to a boil add the rice which has been thoroughly washed and soaked for an hour. This helps in cooking rice quickly. Keep the flame low after the rice has been added and keep stirring it every 6-7 minutes.

  • Step 2 Add Gur

    Rice will take some time to cook. Once it turns mushy, reduce the flame and add crushed nolen gur along with condensed milk. Cook the payesh for a few minutes till it turns thick. You have to ensure that milk is not on high flame as the gur might curdle the milk. In a pan add 1 tsp ghee and roast the almonds on low flame. You can add other nuts of your choice.

  • Step 3 Payesh is ready

    Switch off the flame and add the roasted almonds. Crush them roughly before adding. Allow the payesh to cool and serve!

Churma Barfi Recipe

Churma Barfi is a rich and tasty mithai recipe that is apt for all Indian festivals. It is a true fact that no Indian festival is complete without sweets. Mithai is the true essence of festivals and special occasions. Barfi or Burfi is a staple Indian mithai that has uncountable variations. Here is a unique Churma Barfi recipe that won’t disappoint you for sure. Churma is prepared using wheat flour and is flavoured using desi ghee, jaggery and khoya. Once the barfi mixture is ready, all you have to do is let it set. The barfi mixture can be consumed as it is well without converting into barfis as it has a gooey melt-in-the-mouth texture. You can make the barfis richer by adding dry fruits of your choice like almonds, cashews and pistachios. If you are a sweet lover, then bookmark this recipe right away. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below. Happy Cooking! (image credits-istock)

How to make Churma Barfi

  • Step 1 Mix flour, ghee and milk

    In a mixing bowl, add 2.5 cups of flour and 1/4 cup of ghee. Mix to form a crumbly mixture. Now add milk in batches and mix with your hands to make a dough-like mixture. The mixture will feel a bit dry but don’t worry about it.

  • Step 2 Make muthiyas

    Take a portion of the mixture and press between your hand to make a muthiya. Make more such muthiyas with the mixture. The pieces can be irregular, don’t worry about the shape as we have to ultimately crush them after frying.

  • Step 3 Fry the muthiyas

    Heat oil in a kadhai. Deep-fry the muthiyas until golden in colour.

  • Step 4 Grind to make a powder

    Now grind all the fried muthiyas to make a powder. Pass the mixture through a sieve to attain a fine powder.

  • Step 5 Make jaggery syrup

    Add jaggery to a pan and keep on medium flame. Let it melt completely. Mix in 1/2 cup of ghee. Now add khoya and mix until all the ingredients combine together to form a thick mixture.

  • Step 6 Make barfi mixture

    Mix jaggery mixture with powdered muthiyas. Mix to form a gooey mixture.

  • Step 7 Pour into mould and set

    Add the mixture to a tin or mould and spread with 1-2 inch thickness. Garnish with chopped pistachios and let it set for 2-3 hours.

  • Step 8 Cut into barfis and serve

    Once the barfis hold shape, cut into pieces and serve.

Goan Tavasali Recipe

If you are looking for a savoury and unique cake recipe, then you should try this easy cake recipe. Tavasali or Cucumber Cake is steamed or baked which makes it a healthy breakfast. You can also enjoy it as snacks. Kids and adults love its delicious flavours. It is very authentic dish in Goa and is made during shravan (Saavan) season commonly. It is also very simple to make. Just follow this step by step easy Goan Tavasali recipe and enjoy it with your friends and family.

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How to make Goan Tavasali

  • Step 1 Prepare the cucumber and coconut batter

    To prepare this easy recipe, wash and peel the cucumber. Take a large bowl and finely grate the peeled cucumber in it. In a mixing bowl, add cucumber, Rava (semolina), Dalia, salt, crushed groundnut or peanut, grated coconut and jaggery. Mix well using your hands and now add cardamom powder and ghee. Mix once again and keep covered for 10 minutes

    • Step 2 Boil water and grease the idli mould

      Put a big vessel or idli cooker on medium flame and boil water in it. Keep the idli stand in the vessel and take care of the mould or flat vessel. Apply some ghee to coat the vessel and add the cucumber batter in the mould.

Mango Barfi Recipe

If mango is your all-time favourite fruit, then this is a must-try recipe for you!

Summers are here and so is the perfect time to indulge in the king of fruits- mango. From Chausa and Alphonso to Totapuri and Langda, there are so many varieties of mango, each with its own unique flavour. You might have tried Mango Milkshake, Mango Ice Cream, Mango Mousse, Mango Custard, Mango Lassi etc during summers, but have you ever had Mango Barfi? This fusion of fruit with traditional Indian mithai will woo everyone with its fruity flavours. You just need 4 simple ingredients to make this recipe- mango, milk, sugar and coconut powder. If you love trying out different recipes at home, then just bookmark this recipe for next time. You can serve this mithai during parties, make it for festivals, any special occasions or just store them in the fridge to satiate your post-meal sugar cravings. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below.

How to make Mango Barfi

  • Step 1 Make mango paste

    Add 1 cup chopped mangoes along with 1/2 cup milk to a blender. Blend to form a smooth paste.

  • Step 2 Cooking process

    Take out the mango paste in a pan and keep it on medium heat. Add sugar and mix till it dissolves completely.

  • Step 3 Add coconut powder

    Now add coconut powder and mix well. Cook for about 20 minutes and stir after every one minute to prevent it from sticking at the bottom. You need to cook the mixture till it holds shape and leaves all the sides of the pan.

  • Step 4 Let it set

    Now let the mixture cool down a bit. Transfer to a mould lined with parchment paper. Spread it evenly with a thickness of one inch. Let it rest for about 30-40 minutes.

  • Step 5 Ready to be served

    Once firm, take out the slab from the mould and chop into squares. Your Mango Barfi is now ready to be served.

Orange Carrot Kheer Recipe

Kheer is a classic Indian dish that is apt for all festivals and special occasions. Traditionally, Kheer is prepared using rice, milk and sugar, but in this recipe, we will give the recipe a healthy twist by preparing it with ingredients like Oats, Honey, Milk, Orange and Carrot. The combination of orange and carrot provides different flavours to the dessert. For garnish, we have added some chopped almonds, however, you can use your favorite nuts as well.

This Kheer recipe is perfect for the ongoing holy period of Ramadan. Ramadan is a time for reflection, spiritual growth and strengthening bonds with family and friends. For individuals observing the fast during this period, Sehri is a crucial meal consumed before sunrise that provides the necessary nourishment and energy, to keep you going. If you wish to include a unique dish in your Sehri menu, then this Orange Carrot Kheer is the perfect option. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below. Happy Cooking!

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How to make Orange Carrot Kheer

  • Step 1 Roast the oats

    Add oats to a pan and dry roast them for a few minutes while stirring continuously. Once done, take them out on a plate.

  • Step 2 Boil the milk

    Add skimmed milk to a pot and keep it on medium flame. Let it come to a boil.

  • Step 3 Add carrots

    Add grated carrots to the boiling milk and lower the flame. Let it cook for 10 minutes.

  • Step 4 Add oats

    Now add oats to the pot and give a good mix. Let the kheer cook till it thickens.

  • Step 5 Add the final ingredients

    Crush the green cardamom and take out the seeds. Crush the seeds and add to the oats. Also add honey, orange zest and chopped almonds. Cook for last 2 minutes and switch off the flame.

  • Step 6 Ready to be served

    Your ​Orange Carrot Kheer is now ready to be served. Enjoy either hot or chilled.

Eggless Red Velvet Heart Cake Recipe

A heart-shaped cake for your special one. What can be better than this? Valentine’s Day is here and so is the time to celebrate the most beautiful feeling of love. Why buy gifts from the market, when you can make your loved ones feel special by baking a Red Velvet Cake at home? Not just your partner, you can bake this cake for your family and friends as well. Red Velvet usually contains eggs but if you are a pure vegetarian, then this cake recipe is perfect for you. Even though this Red Velvet Cake recipe doesn’t contain eggs, it still has the same fluffy and soft texture. To make the cake look even better, we have prepared a frosting as well. You can also use chocolate pieces to decorate the cake. Occasions like birthdays, anniversaries and date nights too are perfect occasions to bake this cake. If you like to try out new recipes at home, then quickly bookmark this cake recipe. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below.

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How to make Eggless Red Velvet Heart Cake

  • Step 1 Preheat the oven and prepare the mold

    Preheat the oven to 350ºF (180ºC). Line two 8’’ heart-shaped cake molds with butter and flour-dust them.

  • Step 2 Mix the dry ingredients

    Sieve flour, baking powder, baking soda, cocoa powder and salt together into a large bowl. Give a mix.

  • Step 3 Prepare the batter

    Beat unsalted butter and icing sugar till creamy and smooth with a handheld whisker on medium-high speed. It will take about 4 minutes. Once it is smooth, add sour cream, vanilla essence and vinegar. Mix till it forms a batter.

  • Step 4 Add food colour

    Keep the electric whisk on and add flour to the batter. Now add buttermilk and mix well, Beat the mixture and add red food colour to it.

  • Step 5 Time to bake the cake

    Pour the batter into the prepared cake molds and bake them for about 25 –30 minutes. Once baked, let the cake rest in the mold for some time and then take it out on a cooling rack and allow it to cool.

  • Step 6 Prepare the frosting

    Take icing sugar and butter in a bowl and beat it until creamy and smooth texture. Then add vanilla and a pinch of salt and beat until smooth. Add the rest of the sugar and beat until well incorporated. Add food colour and beat in the slightly cold cream cheese.Beat for 2 minutes, or until well incorporated, fluffy, and spreadable.

  • Step 7 Assemble the cake

    Slice the sponge cake into three layers. Place the 1st cake layer flat side down on a cake stand. Spread evenly about 1 cup of prepared frosting on it with a flat spatula. Place the second cake layer on top of the first layer. Use the remaining frosting on the cake.

  • Step 8 Ready to be served

    You can decorate the cake as per your choice and serve.

Pineapple Cookies Recipe

If pineapple is your all-time favourite fruit, then these scrumptious Pineapple Cookies are just for you. These cookies are so easy to make that they can be baked at home with just a handful of ingredients like flour, butter, sugar, pineapple bits and pineapple essence. Prepared in less than 45 minutes, these crunchy cookies can be baked even by those who don’t know much about cooking or baking. Pineapple Cookies are apt for Christmas and New Year celebrations, as these festivals are all about cakes, cookies and having a good time with friends and family. You can make a large batch of these fruit cookies and store them in an airtight jar for later usage. Pineapple Cookies can be served at kitty parties, birthdays or can even be packed for picnics and road trips. These cookies can be given to kids along with a glass of milk and can even be enjoyed by adults along with tea or coffee. Do try this recipe, rate it and let us know how it turned out to be by leaving a comment in the section below. Happy Cooking!

How to make Pineapple Cookies

  • Step 1 Mix butter and sugar

    Add butter (at room temperature) and sugar to a pan. Mix them together till light and fluffy in texture.

  • Step 2 Add the flour

    Sieve the flour into the butter-sugar mixture.

  • Step 3 Make cookie dough

    Now fold the flour into creamed butter gradually. Add chopped pineapple bits and pineapple essence. Mix well to make a cookie dough.

  • Step 4 Make cookies

    Pinch out small portions from the dough, give the shape of a cookie and place them on a baking tray lined with parchment paper.

  • Step 5 Bake the cookies

    Bake the cookies in a preheated oven at 180 degree centigrade for 15-20 mins.

  • Step 6 Ready to be served

    Once the cookies are baked, take them out of the oven and let them cool down. Pineapple Cookies are now ready to be served.

Walnut and Banana Kheer Recipe

It’s a nutritious dessert that can be prepared on any occasion. Walnut and Banana Kheer is a mouth-watering delicacy that can be prepared on special occasions and festivals. This delicious dessert can be enjoyed during the fasting period as well. It’s rich in protein and a great addition to diet. To make it healthier, do not mix sugar in the Kheer and opt for jaggery powder or sugar free pellets. This will not only improve the nutrition but taste as well.

How to make Walnut and Banana Kheer

  • Step 1 Prepare walnut milk and walnut paste

    Soak half the walnuts for 2-4 hours and blend them with water to make walnut milk. Next, roast the remaining walnuts and crush them to paste. Keep them aside.

  • Step 2 Simmer walnut milk with walnut paste

    In a pan, add ghee, green cardamoms, walnut milk and keep stirring. Add roasted walnut paste to the mixture and keep whisking.

  • Step 3 Add banana to the walnut milk

    One the milk thickens, chop a banana and add that to the pan. Stir it for a while, take it off the heat and put it in a bowl.

  • Step 4 Garnish with walnuts and enjoy

    Top up with chopped walnuts and serve fresh