How to make Soft Homemade Chhana for Bengali Sweets

How to make Chhana

When I started planning for my Bengali Sweet Series, I know I had to start with the basics. While we have been making Paneer at home for many years now, we have only done, having savory dishes in mind. After making Paneer or Chhana as it is called in Bengali, we let it dry and […]

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How to make Mango Granita

Mango Granita

Mango Granita is the next one on the Frozen Desserts for Kids. I made this couple of days before, yet just couldn’t get to click pictures. After a hurried click, I gave this to the kids and they enjoyed it saying it tastes so much like the ones we get in shops in popsicles. I made […]

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Nungu Nannari Sorbet

Nungu Nannari Sorbet is a delicious summer drink, made with the best of the summer produce. I was able to get tender nungu seeds, that were silky and soft. The water was so sweet as well. The seeds were soft, so I had to scoop into it and remove the flesh. We always have Nannari Syrup […]

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Strawberry Lemonade ~ Summer Coolers

Strawberry Lemonade is an addictive summer cooler that you can enjoy in this strawberry season. I had the Strawberry compote or sauce ready and stocked and made this lemonade when it was needed. Lemon surely adds a zing to anything and this strawberry drink was so delicious that you won’t even find it tart as […]

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Eggless Mango Cheesecake ~ No Bake, Gelatin Free Cheesecake

Eggless Mango Cheesecake

Ever since I made this no bake Eggless Chocolate Cheesecake with Chocolate Glaze, I have been wanting to make an Eggless Mango Cheesecake the same way. In fact, every summer, that’s what I plan and somehow it gets missed. This year, I wanted to make sure I do it and hence thought of the cheesecake […]

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Mango Lemonade ~ Summer Cooler

Mango Lemonade is an interesting blend of mangoes and lemon juice that makes a filling breakfast to start your day and a great summer cooler. While I mostly enjoy eating the mangoes as such, other than eating with curd rice, I felt I should really make an effort to try out all those different drinks […]

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Kiwi Cooler | Kiwi Punch ~ Summer Cooler

Kiwi Cooler or Kiwi Punch is yet another drink you can try as a Summer Cooler. We had a similarly named drink couple of years back when we dined there. That Kiwi cooler, was bright green in colour and was thin with no seeds in it. I suspect they used the kiwi essence or extract […]

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Paneer Cheese Chutney Toast

Paneer Cheese Chutney Toast is a quick and easy toast that you can make for dinner or anytime. When you are short of time and need a quick dinner fix, then these toasts are really handy. Boys and Hubby Dear have gone on a trip and its only Konda, myself. I made these sandwiches for […]

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Zingy Parcels of Domino’s from India

Domino’s Zingy Parcels is a stuffed roll with cheese and paneer seasoned with Italian seasoning. It is spicy, tangy and sinful to indulge in. Kids will simply devour this in no time. This was one of the main attraction from the Domino’s Menu and when I made it last month, my kids loved it to […]

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Sekerpare | Eggless Turkish Soft Cookies in Sugar Syrup

Eggless Sekerpare from Turkey is my choice for S. These soft cookies are soaked Sugar Syrup. I was planning to make these on Friday, time simply passed and I finally ended up baking it only today. I adapted these from Sandhya’s, however mine were not completely dry though, even after drying it for a while. […]

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