Flaky Kunafa Gujiya

What is Gujiya Gujiya is a sweet deep fried dumplings, native to the Indian subcontinent, made with  maida(all purpose flour) stuffed with a mixture of sweetened khoa (milk solids; also called mawa) and dried fruits, and fried in ghee.  Several regional cuisines in India feature dishes similar to gujia, but with different fillings. In my region, filling is made of grated coconut and…

Baked Rasgulla

Rasgulla or rasogulla is a famous and signature sweet dish of the Bengalis. It’s also very popular in Orissa. Rasgulla is made from ball-shaped dumplings of chena (an Indian cottage cheese), cooked in light syrup made of sugar. It is very easy to make yet tastes superb.  I already shared my rasgulla recipe in my blog and the…

Patisapta Cake

What is Patisapta Patishapta is a popular authentic Bengali dessert. Thin crepes made with refined flour, rice flour and semolina. Stuffed with a tasty grated coconut and milk filling. Winter in Bengal brings forth all manner festivities and the very special art of pitha making – rice-based sweets and savouries. There are over a hundred different types…

Baked Cheesecake with Pomegranate compote

About the recipe Christmas means lots of cake, cup cakes and muffins. To celebrate this christmas I am sharing a beautiful baked cheese cake with pomegranate toppings. It is not only super delicious to eat but also very attractive to enjoy during this festive season. Recipe Preparation time: 20 mins (+ 2 hours chilling &…

Macarons with lemon butter cream frosting

What is Macaron A macaron is a sweet meringue-based confection. It is made by combining icing sugar and ground almonds into a fine mixture. In a separate bowl, egg whites are beaten to a meringue-like consistency. The two elements are then folded together until they are the consistency of “shaving foam”, and then are piped, left to form a skin, and…

Malai Chumchum

What is Chum Chum Chomchom, cham cham, or chum chum (Bengali: চমচম) is a traditional Bengali sweet, popular throughout the Indian subcontinent. The sweet comes in a variety of colours, mainly light pink, light yellow, and white. Generally, it is coated with coconut or mawa flakes as a garnish. The basic ingredient of chum chum is milk. It is made…