Gajar (Carrot) Halwa

Gajar (carrot) halwa is the most popular and authentic Indian deserts, which marks its presence on any special occasions or festivals in India. Once winter sets in you will start seeing nice red carrots in the markets in India. These carrots are sweet and juicy, unlike the carrots that we get around here in the…

Shrikhand

Shrikhand is a yogurt based traditional sweet from the western states of India. It is made from hung curd/yogurt, sweetened with sugar and flavored with saffron and cardamom. It has a thick creamy and smooth consistency. Unlike common belief, it is very easy to make shrikhand at home. It is a great make-ahead dish. I…

Fruit Custard

Fruit custard is a timeless recipe which makes its presence in many special meals and parties. It is one of those desserts that I have enjoyed growing up. I am happy to see that my son loves it as well, although he likes it with more bananas and apples (just like me!!), so I save…