Traditional Indian dessert- Gulab Jamuns (Soft, spongy dumplings soaked in sugary syrup!)

  Gulab jamun is easily the most beloved dessert of India! Be it Diwali or Holi, birthdays, anniversaries or any celebration, this sweet-dish is made for almost every festive occasion, in most of the Indian households. With Holi just round the corner, this is the perfect, easy recipe to try this week! Gulab jamuns are spongy, ‘melt in the mouth’ round dumplings, smothered in…

Queen of Indian desserts- The Royal Rasmalai!

Rasmalai is another popular Bengali dessert which consists of soft, spongy cottage cheese balls immersed in sweet, chilled thickened milk.  Instead of being soaked in sugar syrup like Rasgullas, Rasmalai is soaked in delicious, flavorful milk instead. For me, rasmalai is the ultimate and the best dessert in the world. I remember, during childhood, mum would sometimes purchase…

Alluring… sweet Bengali Rasgulla

Rasgullas are loved by one and all, and especially are very popular amongst kids. This traditional Bengali sweet consists of soft and spongy balls made of fresh paneer (home-made cheese) and dipped in sugary syrup. No oil or butter is used in making this beloved Indian dessert. The word ‘Rasgulla’ is derived from the hindi…