Subho Lakshmi Pujo — Narkol Naru —

Kojagari Lakshmi Puja is dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi — goddess of wealth and prosperity and is observed mainly in Bengal , Orissa and Assam. Thought of making some narkol naru ( coconut ladoo) in this auspicious occasion. This is a special full moon day –and generally women observe fast whole day and offer special dishes…

Rasmalai —  subho mahalaya to all—

Today is Mahalaya an auspicious occasion that announces the advent of Goddess Durga . The chanting of Birendra Kishore Bhadra’s chandipath fills the air from early morning ,  these are my childhood memories ,  and every year  we play the recorded version of chandipath to relive these memories –when we were woken up at 4…

Ice cream cake —-

My son was screaming  ice-cream , hence went a bought a bar of vanilla ice- cream from the market —  But he was not in a mood to have a plain vanilla one . Quickly thought and made this three-tier ice cream cake  — Luckily had  a bar of dark chocolate  in my freezer. 1st…

Rice pudding or Payesh

Kheer , payesh or payesham is rice pudding made by boiling rice with milk and sugar. It is flavoured with kesar ,  pistachio, cashews  or cardamom. Mainly served as a dessert — Today I made kesari payesh with almonds Main Ingredients: 1 litre full fat milk 1 cup of gobindo bhog  or any other flavoured…

Sujir Payesh — Semolina kheer–

This is a sweet dish which can be made during Puja or any special occassion—  During Sandhi Puja this dish is also offered to the Goddess —- since this is a very tasty sweet dish it can be had any day as a normal dessert 😊 Main Ingredient: A cup of Suji (semolina)  Sugar 100gm…

Cherry Clafoutis

Made a simple and wonderful french dessert  named Clafoutis — with cherries —- It is a baked french dessert made of fruit —  traditionally of black cherries ( which can be substituted with plum, fig , apricot or berries)  arranged on a buttered dish , covered with a pancake like  batter. It can be also…

Plum-Cake — It’s teatime now —

While during my everyday visit to the market — my eye’s got stuck to these little red riding hood’s — They were as if inviting me with their red luscious colour — had to take them home with me — Here now baking my favourite cake  — my first ever plum-cake —- Star Ingredient :…

Layered Frozen Fruit Cake — My showstopper —

Today I made a layered fruit cake with lot’s of tropical fruit —– This desert can be your showstopper in your party —  and just so easy to make — just make it and let me know — how people loved it —- Note :  This cake has to be made a day earlier to…

Kesar Pista Kulfi —- Indian Ice-cream

This is a typical  summer dessert, which you can also call by the name  Indian Ice-cream because of its similarities to ice cream in appearance and taste however it is creamier. There are many varieties of Kulfi one can make —  like — elaichi (cardamon), mango, malai (cream), kesar , pista — here I have…

Blueberry Cheese Cake —

This cheesecake was my son’s demand — and hence on the process of making one thought of sharing with you all — My family loves blueberry and I happen to keep frozen blueberries in my freezer (as a snack) and this time I had a can of blueberry compote with me which I delightfully used…