ShakarPara: Sugary Sweet Bites

ShakarParaOur brain is a strange starnge machines and curious are the ways it works in.It’s difficult to understand the innumerable nodes and connections inside this little apricot part and even so mind boggling are the connections it makes with everything outside. I wonder how the smell of brewing tea makes me smile all the time or setting sun arises a perplexing sinking feeling or Gajar ka Halwa reminds of cold snug evenings back home..yes it’s overwhelming to understand the connection our brain and body makes.   Continue reading

Rasgulla Recipe (Cheeseballs in sugar syrup)

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!!!

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


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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