Quick n Easy Coffee Mug Cake

Quick n Easy Coffee Mug Cake

Nothing can beat a freshly baked cake! Here is another quick and easy mug cake recipe. Today’s flavor is Coffee! I love the concept of mug cake, as it is portion controlled and super easy to make, and can easily be scaled up or down…

Easy Peach Preserves (Peach Murabba)

Easy Peach Preserves (Peach Murabba)

Easy to make Peach Murabba, only needs 4 main ingredients, Peach, sugar, salt and water. It is super easy and can be stored for few weeks/month.

Eggless Dessert Crepe (Pati Shapta)

Eggless Dessert Crepe (Pati Shapta)

Pati Shapta is nothing but eggless dessert crepe with sweet coconut filling. It is a very popular traditional dessert in Bengal especially made during winter. Sometime in mid-January Bengalees celebrate “Poush Sankranti” also known as “Makar Sankranti”. That is the end(“Sankrant”) of “Poush” a Bengali…

Sweet Coconut Balls

Sweet Coconut Balls

Sweet Coconut Balls are commonly known as Coconut Laddu or Narkel Naru in India, more so in Bengal. Most Bengali household makes this dessert every now and then, especially during festivals. Nowadays we can easily buy these Sweet Coconut Balls in the sweet stores in…

Easy Indian Pudding (Chenar Payesh)

Easy Indian Pudding (Chenar Payesh)

If I try to translate Chenar Payesh to English it will be Cottage Cheese Pudding. But that’s not exactly correct, as Chena or Paneer is a specific form of Cottage Cheese. It is an acid-set form of cottage cheese. Never the less, the Chenar Payesh…

Bengali Soft Sandesh (Kancha Golla)

Bengali Soft Sandesh (Kancha Golla)

Bengali Sandesh, an Indian confectionery is a very popular dessert from the eastern part of India, Bengal. We find various kinds of Sandesh in every local sweet shops, but one of the popular Bengali dessert is soft Sandesh. Soft Sandesh in colloquial is called “Kancha…

Milk Peda (Bengali Gujiya) in Microwave

Milk Peda (Bengali Gujiya) in Microwave

Milk Peda and Gujiya are similar in taste. Prasad (religious offering) in temples in Kolkata is often Peda. Thus to me, Peda and Prasad are almost synonyms. Gujiya, on the other hand, is a sweet that most popular among kids. That may be because of…

Mango Yogurt (Aam Doi)

Mango Yogurt (Aam Doi)

This summer I went to Kolkata with my little one for a vacation. Summer is the season of mangos back home, and we devoured enough for the whole year! We had mangoes as fruit, as well as many desserts made with it. Kolkata is popular…