Category: Dessert Recipes

Beetroot Halwa

Beetroot Halwa

Here’s a dessert I was introduced to by my mother-in-law and I thoroughly enjoy it whenever she makes it. We all know the health benefits of beetroot. Beetroot boosts stamina, improves immune system, and is rich in vitamins and fibres. Beetroot halwa is an innovative, […]

Katayef – Lebanese Stuffed Pancakes

Katayef – Lebanese Stuffed Pancakes

Katayef or Atayef are stuffed pancakes originating from the Middle East and Mediterranean regions. Katayef is a famous dessert with a rich filling of cream or custard with nut and is traditionally served in Ramadan. Katayef is similar to the usual pancakes, except that it […]

Strawberry With Cream

Strawberry With Cream

Strawberries are Nature’s Love, I’ve heard somewhere. They’re beautifully red, heart-shaped (conical actually), juicy, fragrant, and sweet. Strawberries have  a faint tangy/sour flavour dominated by strong sweetness. Strawberries are rich in Vitamin C, even more than an orange. There are many sinful (and sensuous) ways […]

Bournbourn Choco Delight

Bournbourn Choco Delight

Cukzy picks a recipe by Tarla Dalal as a tribute to the great chef. Tarla Dalal passed away on 6th November 2013 at the age of 77. She was in the culinary world for 40 years and made her mark with more than 100 cook […]

Chocolate Covered Biscuits

Chocolate Covered Biscuits

This is a dessert saviour more than a dessert recipe. I made this when I had some unexpected, but welcomed, guests accompanied with kids. I really don’t like the idea of letting the kids leave without a small treat. And then there was chocolate covered […]

Kulfi

Kulfi

Kulfi is the Indian ice cream. Originated in the Indian sub continent, kulfi was an aristocratic summer treat. Made from evaporated sweetened milk, kulfi has a rich and dense taste when compared to the western concept of ice creams. The best part is the flavors […]

Homemade Cheesecake

Homemade Cheesecake

And here is the star of all desserts – the cheesecake! Homemade cheesecake is a simple recipe – only that it needs to be done carefully. What I love about the cheesecake is the soft, creamy cheese followed by a crumbly crust. The cheesecake, quite […]

Homemade Cream Cheese

Homemade Cream Cheese

Cream cheese is what we all love! Cream cheese is used on bagels, crackers, and even cheese balls. But, of course, the most famous use of cream cheese is in cheesecakes. Most of the time, we drop the idea of making cheesecake at home because […]

Bitter Gourd Candy

Bitter Gourd Candy

Bitter-gourd recipes are generally side dishes eaten with rotis, or are gravy prepared with meat and eaten with rice. Bitter-gourd, also known as bitter melon or melon gourd, is botanically classified as a fruit – with its bitter taste! That pretty much breaks our belief […]

Dates and Rice Pudding

Dates and Rice Pudding

Dates are easily digestible and furnish the body with required energy for physical activities in about half an hour. Dates are rich in natural fibres, potassium, and magnesium. During Ramadan, date recipes are ideal to start iftar ( breaking fast), as the body requires energy […]