Sondesh/Sandesh


Sondesh/Sandesh

#Durga pooja special recipe sondesh..

Bengali desserts are very popular in all over India and even in some other well known countries as well. The reason behind it, its unique taste and look. Sandesh is a speciality of Kolkata(Bengal).

In Bengal, sandesh is a speciality to serve as a dessert. You can get this sweet easily in any restaurant or hotel anytime, but the occasion when it become an speciality is Durga Pooja. There are many variations of prepare this recipe like almond sandesh, cashew sandesh and all flavors, but today i am gonna share a very simple and basic recipe of sandesh.


Preparation of sandesh is very simple, we need just few ingredients like fresh cottage cheese, sugar and green cardamom … So lets celebrate Durga pooja with this authentic bengoli/bangali sweet.

Ingredients

1.5 liter milk
2 table spoon lime juice
1/3 cup powdered sugar
4 green cardamom (crushed)
Pistachios for garnish (optional)

Instructions

1. To prepare this recipe first boil the milk on high heat in a thick bottomed pan.

2. As soon as milk starts boiling turn off the heat and then add lime juice in it. Keep on stirring the milk very slowly with a spoon.

3. In about 2-3 minutes complete whey will be seprated from paneer, pour the curdled milk into pan or bowl lined with a thin cotton napkin.

4. Once you are done adding all the curdle milk then bring together the edges of the cotton napkin and gently squeeze out the remaining whey from it.

5. Rinse the collected bundle of paneer/chhena in water this will get rid of the after taste of lime juice.

6. Now take a pan and add this paneer/chhena in it.

7. Now add powered sugar, crushed cardamom in it, and cook it on medium flame for about 4 to 5 minutes.

8. Then remove the pan from the heat and devide this mixture into 11 equal parts or equal small balls.

9. Now give them simple round shape or your desire shape.

Refrigerate them for about 30 minutes then serve and enjoy 😊!

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Cookies And Cream Dessert


Whipped cream is a multi purpose ingredient, you can use it in multiple ways and today i am going to share a new way to use whip cream throughout this yummiest Cream & Cookies dessert.

This is a chilled creamy layered dessert with crunchy cookie crumbs. Its not only the quickest recipe but easy as well and you will find its worth more than the time and efforts you will spend on it. Your kids going to love it and going to be more demanding during this summer, moreover you can make it more tasty by using your favorite chocolates in it.

So lets get start to prepare this yummy cookies and cream dessert today.

Ingredients

200 ml whipping cream

1 table spoon icing sugar

2 table spoon hazelnut spread

1 tea spoon vanilla essence

10 oreo chocolate sandwich cookies

Instructions

1. To prepare this recipe first of we need to whip the cream.

2. Take a bowl and add whipping cream in it and whip it until it becomes thick in consistency, then add vanilla essence and icing sugar in it,  mix well.

3. Now divide this cream into two equal portions.

4. Take one portion and add hazelnut spread in it and mix well.

5. Now coarsely crush the oreo cookies.

6. Now take small glasses and set them all three layer by layer – first hazelnut flavored whip cream then cookie crumbs over them and then simple sweet whip cream, likewise prepare all glasses and garnish them with your favorite chocolate.


Now this delicious dessert is ready…serve chilled!!😊👍

Shahi Kheer/Paneer Payasam/Paneer ki kheer


Basically Paneer kheer is a Bengali dessert, It is also known as chenna kheer in Bengal.

As per reviews that we had, it is not only the super mouth watering dessert of India but even outside India too. You can prepare this kheer on any special occasion and for sure that new dessert will add lot of value in taste.

This is one of the easy recipe but yes little bit of time consuming as well but for sure its taste worth the time we arranging it.

Paneer kheer is purely milk based recipe. I am using home made paneer but for easier use, you can get it from outside… So lets get started to make this delicious dessert.

Ingredients

1 liter full cream milk.
250 gram cottage cheese (grated).
1/2 cup sugar.
50 gram pistachios (chopped)
50 gram cashews (chopped)
1 pinch saffron
1/2 tea spoon green cardamom powder

Instructions

1. To prepare paneer kheer first of all we need to heat the milk in a thick bottom pan.

2. Boil the milk and then let it simmer utill it becomes thicker in consistency.

3. Once milk has thickened, add paneer, cardamom powder, saffron, sugar and chopped dry fruits in it.

4. Cook this mixture on low heat for about 3 to 4 minutes.

5. Now remove it from the flame and garnish with dry fruits and saffron.

I love chilled kheer but you can serve as your choice warm or cold!
Enjoy😊!!

Khoa Pethha(Ash Gourd Sweet) Laddu


#Navratri special Recipe

There are many varieties and flavors of khoa (Dried whole milk) laddu like kesar khoa laddu, dry fruits khoa laddu and plain khoa laddu.

Today i am going to share khoa pethha laddu recipe especially for navratri fasting. Recipe is very simple which contains khoya, coconut powder, ash gourd sweet (pethhe ki mithai) and some dryfruits only.

This is one of the best North Indian sweet and famous for its taste. So must try once and after that i am sure, you will also become a big fan of it…

 

Ingredients

 

300 gram khoa (Crumbled)

150 gram Ash gourd sweet(pethhe ki mithai).

100 gram coconut powder

8 Almonds (chopped)

 

Instructions

 

1. To prepare khoa pethha laddu firstly we need to grate the ash gourd sweet.

2. Now take a big plate and add khoa, grated pethha sweet and half quantity of coconut powder in it.

3. Mix them very well.

4. Now make smooth lemon sized ball out of the mixture and then cover it with coconut powder.

5. Likewise prepare all laddu and garnish them with chopped almonds.

This is very easy and super tempting recipe, So you can prepare it on any fasting or Navratri fast or any special occasion like Diwali, Rakshabandhan or whenever you want to eat something sweet…Enjoy!!😊

Fruit Cream


In such health consious world today, fruits are having the most important place in all ways. Fruits are not important just because of their naturality or because of their color but for their unique nutrition profile that helps human body free from diseases and keep it healthy. Today i am trying to bring proper health along with taste, for this i am posting popular indian dessert Fruit cream.

 We can made it by mixing bite sized fruit pieces with fresh sweet whipped cream. So its tastier way to get kids and adults eating more and more fruits. 

Its one of the quickest recipe and you can make it in less than 10 minutes. This is perfect option for party dessert because you can make it ahead of time and just add fruits when you are ready to serve it. So lets prepare fruits cream today

Ingredients

 For cream

2 cups fresh whip cream

1/2 cup condensed milk

1 tsp vanilla essence

3 tblsp vanilla ice cream (optional)

1 1/2(1.5) cup bite-sized fruit pieces as per your choice.

I used👇

Kiwi

Pomegranate

Dragon fruit

Grapes

Strawberry

Mango

Banana

Apple

 Instructions

1. Using both a chilled bowl and chilled beaters beat the cream until fluffy.

2. Add condensed milk, ice cream, vanilla essence and mix well.

 3. Now add chopped fruits pomegranate seeds,grapes and all fruit pieces into the sweet cream and mix them all together .Refrigerate and serve chilled…. Enjoy!!😊

Chocolatey Strawberries


(Valentines Day Special Recipe)

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I am deeply in love with strawberries and chocolates and if you also addicting to them, then this recipe is for you only. This recipe is special for valentines day – to spread love through healthier taste.

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Chocolatey strawberries are perfect idea for kitty parties, small birthday parties and for kids parties too. So you can prepare it on special occasion or whenever you like to eat something sweet. This is very quick and easy recipe and ingredients are easily available all over. So lets celebrate Valentines day with super yummy dessert –

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Ingredients

12 fresh strawberries.

1/2 cup dark chocolate chip.

1/2 cup white chocolate chip.

12 tooth pick

2 tablespoon Coconut powder.

20 almonds (finely chopped or coarsely ground).

Any topping As per your choice.

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Instructions

 

1. Firstly wash and dry the strawberries.

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2. Now melt dark chocolate chip in microwave on medium-high heat for 1 or 2 minutes only. Then smooth it with the help of spoon.

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3. Now Melt the white chocolate chip in microwave on medium-high heat for 1 or 2 minutes only. Then smooth it with the help of spoon.

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4. Now insert the tooth pick on the top of strawberry then dip it into the melted chocolate, swirl it as needed to completely coat it in chocolate. Shake it gently to remove excess chocolate. Then coat it with any topping which you have like crushed almonds, coconut powder and others.

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5. Likewise prepare all strawberries. The toppings of strawberries are unlimited you can use mini choco chips, and you can make design on them with chocolate filled piping bag or whatever you like to do for making attractive toppings.

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6. Keep aside for 1 or 2 hrs and then you can serve and enjoy!!

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.Note For perfect result make sure the strawberries are very dry.

After rinsing its better to wipe them with kitchen towel.

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Lauki Khoa Burfi


Bottle gourd or Lauki is a very common Indian vegetable and it is full of nutritional value. It is highly recommended in Ayurveda. There are lots of healthy recipes of bottle gourd but… in my thoughts only few are tasty out of them, because i am not lauki lover😜. So today I am sharing a tasty one which is very delicious in taste and also healthy during festival season. Yes this is bottle gourd burfi. This is very easy recipe you can make this sweet on any festival or when you like eat somthing sweet. In this recipe i am using only few ingredients.. grated bottle gourd, sugar, khoa or milk powder and some nuts only……

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Ingredients

1.5 cup grated bottle gourd

1/2 cup + 1tbsp sugar

1/2 cup Khoa or milk powder

2 tbsp pure ghee

1 tbsp chironji

1/2 tsp green cardamom powder

1 tbsp almonds (Chopped)

1 tbsp melon seeds

1 or 2 drops of green food color(optional)

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Instructions

1. First squeeze out the excess water from grated bottle gourd.

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2. Now heat a thick bottomed pan and add 2 tbsp of ghee and grated bottle gourd in it.

 

3. Mix it well and cover and cook it on low flame for 6 to 7 minutes.

4. Meanwhile grease a plate with ghee.

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5. Now add sugar and mix well. Again cover and cook for 5 minutes.

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6. After 5 minutes add milk powder,  cardamom powder, and some nuts in it.(stir continuousl)

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7. Cook it for few more minutes until it turn thick in consistency. Now Add green food color and mix well.

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8. Remove from heat, pour into the greased tray and spread evenly.

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9. Sprinkle melon seeds crushed dry fruits  and chironji on it. Keep aside and when it cool completely cut into desire shapes…. serve and enjoy!!

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