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Traditional Indian Mithai recipes
Last Updated : Dec 13,2019
Carrot and Cashewnut Payasam, Protein Rich Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Carrot and Cashewnut Payasam, protein plays an important role in vision. Opsin a type of protein combines with retinal (a form of vitamin A) to form visual pigment called rhodopsin. Lack of protein in diet can affect this process.
Hence this payasam is a perfect combination as carrots are rich ....
Low- Fat Kulfi with Strawberry Sauce by Tarla Dalal
Tradition meets innovation in this creative Low-Fat Kulfi with Strawberry Sauce. Sure to earn the praises of all your guests and family members, the visually appealing dessert is very low in fat despite the creamy likeness to authentic kulfi.
This is because adding citric acid to low-fat milk ....
Chenna Rabri, Chenna Rabdi by Tarla Dalal
Chenna, made at home by curdling full-fat milk, is thickened and sweetened to make a delicious Chenna Rabri.
With aromatic hints of saffron and cardamom, this rabri is a delightful dessert all by itself, but adding chopped fruits to it before refrigerating makes it all the more irresistible.
Jaripalla Churma by Tarla Dalal
Churma is a word that has become synonymous with Rajasthani cuisine. Jaripalla Churma is a richer version of the regular churma, claimed to be influenced heavily by Marwari style of cooking with lavish ingredients like dry fruits, saffron and khoya. A combination of flours deep-fried in ghee gives t ....
Gulab Jamun Cutlet by Tarla Dalal
Does the word cutlet immediately bring to your mind images of a crisp and spicy treat? While this Gulab Jamun Cutlet is tangentially different, you will love this just as much in its own special way. Delicate deep-fried rolls made with crumbled hariyali mava, nuts and spices bound together with a pr ....
Amrit Modak by Tarla Dalal
Wish to get into Lord Ganesha’s good books? Look no further. The Amrit Modak is inarguably his favourite food! Widely made during Ganesh Utsav, this delicious sweet treat is made using mawa, sugar and kesar.
The tinge of saffron is quite noticeable and hence this is also called the Kesar Modak. ....
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Three Flour Golpapdi by Tarla Dalal
An effective energiser, this Three Flour Golpapdi is perfect to carry in the dabba to office or school to catch up on energy levels quickly. It is also a healthy way to indulge your sweet tooth. Wholesome flours of ragi, soya and whole wheat along with jaggery make this a protein an iron packed snac ....
Sweet Potato Puranpoli by Tarla Dalal
A healthy version of the traditional calorie laden puranpolis. Sweet potatoes have been used instead of dal to minimize the sugar used. Cardamom powder, nutmeg and saffron add to the pleasing aroma of these low-fat puranpolis. Enjoy them with low fat milk instead of ghee for a sweet ending!
Kesar Malai Kulfi by Tarla Dalal
Traditional Kesar Malai Kulfi, with the unadulterated aroma of condensed milk and spices is truly a treat for your senses. The rich flavour and fragrance imparted by saffron and cardamom linger in your taste buds for a long time after you have finished this refreshing dessert, making this the perfec ....
Ghevar with Rabri by Tarla Dalal
A honeycomb shaped delicacy made using plain flour and ghee that has originated in Rajasthan.
Ghevars are usually large in size approx. 200 mm. Or 250 mm. (8" or 10") squares or rounds and are either sweetened with syrup or served topped with sweet rabri (i. e. thickened milk).
Lakshmi M ....
Kaju Mysore Pak by Tarla Dalal
Delicate honeycombs of cashewnuts, a true delicacy that simply melts in the mouth. Making this requires your full attention.
Quick Apple Cinnamon Rabdi by Tarla Dalal
Milk is thickened with fresh bread crumbs to give you an instant rabdi. This is not the original recipe but one that's used to make a really creamy rabdi in a jiffy.
Petha Paan by Tarla Dalal
Thin petha slices stuffed with pistachio sandesh.
Kharek ka Halwa by Tarla Dalal
This Kharek ka Halwa is like nothing you've ever tasted before! The combination of dry dates with full-fat milk gives this halwa a rich and intense texture, while an unusual combination of spices gives it a fabulous aroma and flavour.
Although it is optional to add coriander seeds, we recommen ....
Dilkushar by Tarla Dalal
This divine mithai is also called "Besan ki Chakki" or "Mohanthal". This is usually made at weddings and on special occasions. It is a complicated mithai to make and one needs a little practice to perfect this recipe. It is traditionally made with coarsely ground besan, so that the barfi has a nic ....
Chenna Malpua by Tarla Dalal
Delicate and lacy malpuas made with fresh paneer.
Meva Bati, Rajasthani Mawa Bati Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Meva Bati is a rich North Indian mithai made by stuffing a mava based dough with a rich mixture of nuts and mava, and deep-frying the delicate, stuffed balls till golden brown. These Meva Batis are then soaked in sugar syrup for a while and served warm.
You will love the crispness, balanced sw ....
Shahi Puran Poli, Indian Sweet Roti by Tarla Dalal
While the normal puran poli is made with a stuffing of sweetened coconut, the Shahi Puran Poli is a much grander version, made with sweetened and spice-tinged mawa inside.
The polis made of whole wheat flour become very soft when cooked with a stuffing of mawa, which lends its rich milky taste a ....
Kesari by Tarla Dalal
Kesari is a wonderful low-calorie dessert made of milk solids blended with icing sugar and spices. A generous garnish of chopped almonds and pistachios adds to the rich-feel of this saffron-tinged sweet.
Apple Jalebi ( Eggless Desserts Recipe) by Tarla Dalal
Batter-coated apple rings fried till crisp and coated with fragrant saffron-flavoured sugar syrup… doesn’t that sound heavenly? it is! apple jalebi is nothing short of a delicacy, especially if served immediately after preparation. To make sure your jalebis are perfect, you need to be tactful when d ....
Garam Golpapdi by Tarla Dalal
This dish is also called sukhadi in some parts of Gujarat. This is a version of Golpapdi
, that is served warm and not cut into the traditional diamond shaped cubes.
The trick to making this version is to add the gur after the wheat and ghee ....
Mawa Kachori, Khoya Kachori, Mawa Sweet Samosa by Tarla Dalal
Jodhpur is famous for its Mawa Kachoris. Rich dry fruit and mawa (khoya) stuffed crisp deep- fried kachoris are coated in sugar syrup.
These kachoris are a welcome treat at any time of the day. These sweet kachoris are often called "gujjias" and are a "must have" for the
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