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8 June, 2019

Pavlova recipe easy and quick

Pavlova recipe easy and quick
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Pavlova is a meringue cake topped with whipped cream and fruits created in the honor of the Australian ballet dancer Anna Pavlova in 1920. The dessert is popular and  part of every festive menu in Australia as well as Newzealand. Ingredients Meringue 4 eggs 1 tbsp vanilla 2 tbsp cornstarch 1and 1/4th cup powdered sugar
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30 July, 2017

Mixed fruit crumble recipe

Mixed fruit crumble recipe
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I had a lot of fruits in my refrigerator unused and I decided to make this quick and delicious dessert from it.My advice to you will be, that do not make it when you are the only person at home otherwise you end up eating this whole thing as it is quite irresistible.You can make
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2 June, 2017

Bengali plastic papaya chutney recipe with raw papaya

Bengali plastic papaya chutney recipe with raw papaya
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Pretty,beautiful ,elegant and unique!! ,No I am not talking about any beautiful lady but this dish, which will mesmerize you with its charm and deliciousness.We call it “chutney” in Bengali which is homophonous to the other  spicy chutneys which are popular in India but it is actually a dessert  ,without which food in any grand
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21 February, 2017

How to make egg less black raisins and Oats cookies

How to make egg less black raisins and Oats cookies
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This is a oat cookies recipes, we can make for any snack or dessert.It is tasty and good for your health.The recipe is tried from http://allrecipes.com/     Ingredients 1 cup butter 3/4 cup sugar 1/2  teaspoon vanilla extract 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup boiling water 2 cups quaker cooking oats
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28 December, 2016

Chocolate rum and raisins Christmas cake

Chocolate rum and raisins Christmas cake
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The Christmas festival is incomplete without a rich spicy cake.Traditionally the cake is made with dry fruits and then soaked in alcohol like whisky or brandy.In India most commonly rum is used.This is a different cake where I have used chocolate.One can prepare and serve this cake during any festivals or get together to make
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30 September, 2016

Best red velvet cake recipe with lemon butter frosting

Best red velvet cake recipe with lemon butter frosting
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Birthdays are meant for celebration. Aren’t they ? and I always love to bake my own birthday cake to be shared with friends and colleagues.This time I tried the Red velvet cake and it turned out to be gorgeous and was liked by all. Pundit Jawaharlal Nehru ,the first prime minister of India once quoted
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8 September, 2016

spicy apple chutney(Apple sweet pickle)

spicy apple chutney(Apple sweet pickle)
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These chutneys prepared in the Bong community are similar to sweet pickles which can be stored for more than 15 days or even more than a month in the refrigerator.Pickle making is an age old tradition in Indian household.In my family specially because we are Bengalis ,having something sweet after meal is  a compulsion.The taste
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3 December, 2015

Bahaman Sweet potato

Bahaman Sweet potato
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This is a very simple yet delicious dish from Bahamas which is an archipelago in the Atlantic ocean  famous for its traditional seafood dishes.The main ingredient is sweet potato  which is packed with nutrients,Vitamin A and rich in dietary  fibers. This is a popular sweet dish which is taken during breakfast or as a dessert.This
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23 October, 2015

Payesh

Payesh
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This is a humble dessert which graces all the festivals and occasions in India.India is a vast country where the language and dialect changes every 100 km.So this  dish changes its name and flavor in various regions of India .In West  it is known as Basundi,in South India it is called payasam,in North India it is
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20 September, 2015

Date ,cashewnut and coconut balls(Khajur aur Kaju nariyel Laddoo)

Date ,cashewnut and coconut balls(Khajur aur Kaju nariyel Laddoo)
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These are rich sweets ,extremely healthy as they are made of dates which are rich in iron and minerals.They are cooked in little jaggery with coconut. I tried to minimize the use of sugar in these sweets due to health reasons and the dates have natural sugar content and they bind these balls too.Cashew nuts add crunch to these rich aromatic
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3 May, 2015

Oats and Dates No Sugar Chocolate cake

Oats and Dates No Sugar Chocolate cake
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I have a lot of friends who are suffering from high blood sugar problem and they have requested me many times to bake a cake suitable for their consumption.So I decided to make this cake with oatmeal and dark chocolate .Not only does oatmeal improve cholesterol levels, it has an average GI of only 55, which
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11 April, 2015

Patishapta( filling of caramelized carrot and coconut)

Patishapta( filling of caramelized carrot and coconut)
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Patishapta is a type of “pitha” which is a scrumptious bengali sweet dish common in India and Bangladesh  prepared primarily  during the rice harvesting festivals.It is generally made of rice flour .But my mother used to make it with refined wheat flour and semolina and I mastered it the same way.These are sweet pancakes which
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21 March, 2015

Eggless mixed fruit chocolate cake

Eggless mixed fruit chocolate cake
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This was an egg-less cake which I had made for my colleague sometimes back.It contains the flavor of fruits and richness of chocolate ,decorated with butter-cream icing…This was a 2 Kg cake soaked with mixed fruit juice covered with chocolate layered with   fruits and chocolate intermittently. Following are the ingredients for 1 Kg chocolate
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15 March, 2015

Beetroot halwa in microwave

Beetroot halwa in microwave
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This is a healthy sweet dish which comprises of mainly beetroot .Beetroot is full of phytonutrients called betalains which acts as an antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and detoxification agent. It is also a rich source of iron. This recipe provides an excellent way to feed beetroots to kids which is not generally liked by them.Like any “Halwa”,
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6 March, 2015

Coconut rawa laddo(coconut semolina sweet balls)

Coconut rawa laddo(coconut semolina sweet balls)
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These are sweet dishes which can be enjoyed during any festive seasons with family.The main constituents are grated coconut,fine semolina and sugar.Instead of sugar one can use jaggery. Ingredient 1.Grated coconut (3 to 4 cups) 2.Sugar 1 cup 3.Fine semolina (1/4 th cup) 4.Milk (as per requirement) 5.Green Cardamom (2 to 3) 6.Saffron soaked in
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13 February, 2015

Heart shaped mini doughnuts

Heart shaped mini doughnuts
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Doughnuts are confectioneries which are made from deep fried dough.You can use different kind of flour or toppings to make a variety.Doughnuts can also be filled with chocolate or jellies or other sweet substances.Typically doughnuts are round with a hole in the middle but in this recipe I made heart shaped doughnuts specially for Valentine’s
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16 December, 2014

Peanut choco fudge

Peanut choco fudge
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 This recipe makes a nice flavored home made nutritious vegan chocolate fudge.Chocolate fudge is a dessert which is similar to chocolate but is softer and has a grainy texture.I used peanuts,sesame seeds and coconut apart from cocoa powder which is the main ingredient.You can add dry fruits if you like a nutty fudge.You can serve
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14 September, 2014

GUAVA KIWI SMOOTHIE

GUAVA KIWI SMOOTHIE
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Guava is very helpful for those who want to lose weight without compromising upon their diet . Guava is very high in roughage and rich in vitamins, proteins and minerals, but it has no cholesterol and a low number of digestible carbohydrates. It is a is very filling fruit and satisfies the appetite very easily.So
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8 September, 2014

Tomato chutney (Dessert with Caramalized Tomato and Dates)

Tomato chutney (Dessert with Caramalized Tomato and Dates)
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This is a very popular dessert and it is must in our home during any festive season.It goes well with fried rice,pilaf,steamed rice,khichdi ,anything.You can add your choice of fruits like apple ,pine apple ,papaya ,mango etc to make a variant.You can vary the sugar content as per your taste.Taking a photo of it was
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31 August, 2014

MODAK SHAPED CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES

MODAK SHAPED CHOCOLATE TRUFFLES
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Ganpati festival  is a major Hindu Festival, which is celebrated for honoring the God Ganesha, because he is  the remover of the obstacles in our life. During Ganesh chaturthi we make varieties of modak as offerings to the God.Modak is a sweet which we offer to the Lord.This time during the puja at home I made modak
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22 July, 2014

CHOCOLATE MUFFIN

CHOCOLATE MUFFIN
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The name muffin itself comes either from “muffe” or “moufflet”. Muffe is a kind of cake from Germany and moufflet is a French word which means a soft bread.Generally muffins lack icing.But I decided to add the chocolate sauce .My muffins are made up of whole wheat flour as it is more healthy,but you can
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27 June, 2014

How to make chocolate kulfi

How to make chocolate kulfi
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This is a beautiful Indian style ice cream ,prepared with thickened evaporated milk and chocolate.The flavors are rich intense and chocolaty.After preparing the kesar kulfi successfully I thought of trying this chocolate variant of the same.The major part of the recipe remains the same. Main ingredient Milk 1/2 litre Cooking chocolate Sugar (as per taste)
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21 June, 2014

KESAR ILAICHI KULFI

KESAR ILAICHI KULFI
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It is a delicious preparation for the summer prepared by thickening milk and adding flavors to it .The main challenge here is to freeze the kulfi in the freezer as with the increase in content of sugar it becomes very soft and difficult to freeze.You can add fruits syrups or even chocolate to make different
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30 May, 2014

Malpua recipe with suji and maida

Malpua recipe with suji and maida
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Malpua is a popular Indian sweet dish prepared during festivals.There are a large number of varieties made in different parts of the country by people of different cultural origin.It is generally served with rabdi another sweet dish made with thickened milk or dipped in sugar syrup.It is one of my favorite sweet dish which I make during every
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Indrani Sen