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Meals seem incomplete without at least one serving of delightful sweets! Mithai is an inherent part of our Mughlai culture and we therefore have a very large repertoire of indigenous sweet treats that have evolved over time. Whether you like warm treats like Gajar ka Halwa, Badami Kewra Sevaiyan, etc., or desi ice-creams like the Malai Kulfi and Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi, take your pick from the wide selection offered by this section.
Gajar ka Halwa : Instead of using khoya, I have cooked the carrots in milk, to bring about the same creamy taste and texture, yet save on the time taken to make the khoya.
Of the many varieties of kulfi, this traditional Malai Kulfi stands out with an extra rich and intense flavour and creaminess, all thanks to the slow but rewarding process of condensing full-fat milk till it gets an irresistible texture and aroma. A sprinkling of cardamom accentuates the appeal of this dessert.
23 Nov 14
Anjeer Halwa ( Mughlai Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Dried anjeer is truly delicious even when eaten by itself. Here is a recipe of a scrumptious anjeer halwa that uses loads of almonds. Milk powder is used in this recipe improving its texture and adding a unique flavour. Adjust the sugar content based on the sweetness of the figs and the milk powder ....
23 Nov 14
Badami Kewra Sevaiyan by Tarla Dalal
Seviyan is used by most of us to prepare kheer. This recipe uses almond paste for thickening the kheer. This paste also adds a different flavour. Essence of the highly scented kewra flower has been used as flavoring along with lots of chopped almonds. Kewra essence is readily available at most provi ....
19 Jan 16
Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi by Tarla Dalal
meal is complete without a serving of Indian ice-cream - the kulfi! Kulfi holds a special place in Mughal cooking. This great dessert has been altered to no end in today's world to give you all flavours of kulfi. Here is an authentic version made with loa ....
21 Jun 16
16 May 08
Fruity Phirni by Tarla Dalal
A variation of rice phirni. Poha is a rich source of iron. Adding fruits provides nutrients as well fibre to your diet and makes the phirni colourful and interesting.
16 May 11
Gajar ka Halwa ( Quick Gajar Halwa Recipe ) by Tarla Dalal
Instead of using khoya, I have cooked the carrots in milk, to bring about the same creamy taste and texture, yet save on the time taken to make the khoya.
Voila, Gajar ka Halwa is ready in minutes.
13 Jan 16
Gajar ka Halwa, Microwave Gajar ka Halwa by Tarla Dalal
At restaurants, mithai shops, parties and weddings, Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa) is a wonderful addition to the spread, as nobody has enough grit to resist it! Indeed, the unique juicy texture of this halwa, its balanced sweetness and innate richness make it totally irresistible.
Now, we shar ....
20 Aug 13
Gulab Jamun Kulfi by Tarla Dalal
A rich, creamy, ice-cream made with reduced milk that is flavoured with saffron and cardamoms and is enriched with gulab jamuns. Simply buy the gulab jamuns at the nearest mithai shop.
13 May 16
Makai ka Halwa by Tarla Dalal
Here is a unique halwa made of grated sweet corn sweetened with sugar and flavoured with spices like cardamom and saffron. Milk gives the Makai ka Halwa a very rich flavour while grated coconut improves the mouth-feel.
Although it is a unique recipe, it still has a traditional touch to it. This ....
20 Aug 13
Malai Kulfi by Tarla Dalal
Being a frozen dairy dessert, kulfi is technically an ice-cream, but with the rich flavour and unique texture of condensed milk, it is a class apart, a genre in its own right! Of the many varieties of kulfi, this traditional Malai Kulfi stands out with an extra rich and intense flavour and creamines ....
20 Aug 13
Mango Kulfi by Tarla Dalal
An all time favourite flavour that never fails to please. All the goodness of the juicy alphonso mangoes in a sinfully rich and creamy kulfi.
17 Jul 12
Meethe Chawal ( Punjabi Khana) by Tarla Dalal
Desserts made with rice are popular in punjab and this particularly unusual version of rice is a specialty prepared for important occasions. Considered a good omen, that incorporates both rice and something sweet this dish is often served at weddings and is a also found at most ‘gurudwaras’. Delicio ....
20 Aug 10
Microwave Apple Kheer by Tarla Dalal
Flavoured elegantly with cardamom and nutmeg powder, the Microwave Apple Kheer is a wonderful dessert that will be loved by all, especially children. The best part is that every step, from stewing the apples to thickening the milk, is easily done with the microwave oven. Just make sure that the milk ....
20 Aug 12
Phirni by Tarla Dalal
Puja, festival or wedding, no occasion is ever complete without Phirni. Interestingly, this north Indian dessert of rice cooked in sweetened milk is popular all over the country, known by different names and prepared with slight modifications. In the south, for instance, the same recipe is prepared ....
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