Celebrating 800 Followers with Indian Motichoor Laddoo!

800 FOLLOWERS!!!!! Gosh, I can’t believe it!! In my mind, I keep on hearing the conversation between hubby and me before I started afoodiehousewife…. Hubby- “You do so much of baking and stuff….why don’t you start a food blog? So many people are doing that nowdays.” Me- “Ho Ho! Who on earth will be interested…

Festive delight: Rich & Creamy Rabri, done two ways!

Every August, I desperately wait for the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, when we bring the idol of Lord Ganesha home for ten days of colorful festivities. Of all the Indian Gods, I just adore our elephant-headed Lord Ganesha for one prime reason- like me, he is a big foodie! Ganesh Chaturthi is a festival celebrated in India, during…

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…