Sheer Khurma (Vermicelli Pudding)

SevaiSheer Khurma or Seveyian or Vermicelli Pudding is yet another recipe I bring you from Home. Sheer Khurma is that special dessert which makes you ask ‘What’s the occasion’!. This sweet, rich Mughlai dessert is all about festivals, celebrations, families, joys and togetherness. A delicate and sumptuous medley of vermicelli, milk, fresh cream, dry fruits and dates. Everything blends together so well and creates a magic of taste. Continue reading

Roasted Peaches & Plums with Coconut Ice Cream

Roasted Peaches and PlumsYou will close your eyes, take a deep breath, focus all your senses around taste buds, and very slowly relish the bite so you don’t skip a single flavour; yes, vanilla and mint flavored roasted peaches and plums with coconut ice cream and some nuts on top is that good. Try it to believe it. Continue reading

Indulge and make khoya/Mawa at home

Khoya/Mawa at homeMoney is in speed. Faster internet, Instagram, faster cars, trains, instant messages, 2 minutes meals, 1 minute soups; I get it. Our mails download faster, movies are shorter, naps are quick and so are lunches, even our medicines work faster, we buy in a click and sell quicker, our food is ready to eat and our meals instant.Yes I do get it.  

In spite of this gold rush, don’t you sometimes stay little longer in car just cause ‘your’ song is on radio, do you not squander your weekends to match the right dupatta for your kameej or perfectly matching set of bangles for your new saree. Haven’t you wasted hours to get your favorite shade of lipstick, or buy a new piece or furniture which goes with the room. Continue reading

Rasgulla Recipe (Cheeseballs in sugar syrup)

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Rasgullas are soft spongy cheesballs soaked in sugar syrups. Roshagulla, as they call in Bengali, is the king of Bengali sweets. These look like big pearls and taste so delectable that you’ll fall in love with this dessert. The best part is that they are so easy to make. Although rasgullas will be easily available in any of your nearby sweet shop but the one’s you make yourself taste even sweeter.

So if you were hesitant to make rasgullas at home till now cause they seem like quite a hard work, let me show you how easy these are to make. Be soft and gentle with them and they will be softer!!!

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Bengali rasgulla is made of chena. Chena is nothing but paneer. See how easily you can make paneer at home.  You don’t have to buy that stale and preserved paneer anymore. Continue reading

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Rasmalai (Dessert made with Indian cottage cheese)

Rasmalai is one of very delicious sweets from Kolkatta. Even though I don’t miss sweets very much, I love this dessert. It’s soft, spongy, rich, delicious and less sweeter than many other Indian sweets. I can say this one is my favorite dessert. 

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Neetz’ marble cake

This recipe comes from very very dear friend, Neetz. This gorgeous corporate banker is an awsome baker. As i know nothing about baking cakes, I requested her to bake the first in our new oven. It was sheer joy watching her bake. Can’t even explain how difficult it was to wait for the cake. The aroma, itslef was tempting and we kept checking the cake every 5 minutes . The cake was heavenly, that’s all i can say.

So hear from horse’s mouth. Over to neetz.   Continue reading