Phirni (Firni) is a thick and creamy pudding made from broken/crushed rice and milk that is traditionally served in small clay pots. Though it can be had warm, it’s most commonly served chilled after a meal. Slow cooked and flavored with saffron and cardamom and garnished with pistachios and almonds, phirni is a popular North Indian dessert, similar to rice kheer or seviyan kheer, for festivals like Diwali or Karwa Chauth."Rice Phirni | Rice Pudding"
Try this easy dessert hack for your next party or get-together. It combines two favorites: Paan (the most delicious after dinner mouth freshener and digestive aide) and Vanilla Ice Cream (no introduction needed). Its the perfect make ahead dessert so you can make it a day or two ahead and forget about it. This paan ice cream will be ready for your guests at dessert time!"Paan Ice Cream, Easy Dessert Hack"
Nidhi Raj from SoulAndSpiceBox.com was a guest at our show and shared this wonderful recipe with us. It is easy, quick and a sweet, what more could we want for the festivals coming up! We loved this recipe because it’s there is no added sugar and the sweetness comes from the Dates, which are technically good for you hence making this a “Healthy Sweet”. Thank you Nidhi for sharing Dry Fruit Rolls Recipe with us…"Dry Fruit Rolls – Indian Sweet Recipe"
Diwali or the Festival of Lights can be a stressful time with the pressures of making the perfect sweets, mithai and snacks, making sure the home is impeccable for Dhanteras and Lakshmi Pooja, as well as getting your shopping done for your gold and silver coins and jewelry. In the midst of all the confusion, it is hard to decide what to make for your family and friends, all the get-togethers, the taash parties and…"Diwali Mithais and Snacks!"
Disclaimer: Mangala Deshmukh is NOT a licensed Dietician/ Nutritionist. The information on this website is provided for educational and entertainment purposes only, and is not intended to diagnose, cure or treat any medical or other condition. Always seek the advice of your health provider prior to starting any diet. Here’s a traditional favorite which can be made wheat free! Those with allergies do not have to merely watch while others around them gorge on Gulab…"Gluten Free Gulab Jamuns"