Exquisite Karanji Canapes

Indian fusion recipe for distinctive dessert canapes, rich with the exquisite taste of the traditional karanji, and with no added sugar! For many of us Indian Americans, the festive party season begins with Diwali and ends after the New Year parties. Diwali parties have the special snacks that are mostly deep fried and then there... Continue Reading →

Super easy, baked Sutarfeni

Complex recipe for Sutarfeni, now made super easy and yes…… baked! The much loved Sutarfeni is a dessert that garners much admiration in India. It is made of super thin noodles that are fried, sweetened with a sugar syrup and sprinkled with nuts. The sugar syrup is scented with cardamom and saffron or rose essence.... Continue Reading →

Baked Shankarpali, with pancake mix!

Shankarpali – the sweet and the savory kind, both baked in 12 minutes! 6 cups of Shankarpali made in under 30 minutes! I am so excited to share this loveable Diwali snack with you! Diamond shaped Shankarpali, is the favored snack in the array of special snacks that are made for Diwali. Shankarpali are made... Continue Reading →

Colorful Crispy Caranjis with Ooey Gooey Good Coconut Filling!

Makes 18 big sized caranjis The excitement of Diwali rises as we look forward to the weekend of get togethers and parties to celebrate Diwali with family and friends. Most of us have fond memories of our childhood Diwalis in India that we  try to recreate here for our children. One memory that we all chuckle about but do... Continue Reading →

Sun kissed Besan Ladus for Diwali !

Makes 21 medium  or 27 small ladus Diwali, the festival of lights, is a five day celebration that starts  October 23rd this year. The word Diwali or Deepavali literally means  'a row of lights'. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, knowledge over ignorance. It is a time filled with lights and love... Continue Reading →

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