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"
This Coconut Burfi Recipe is by far one of the easiest and yummiest burfis to make at home. It has very few ingredients and a great shelf life which makes it even more popular with us. We have so many festivals and are constantly looking for easy, shortcut recipes. It is also a favorite when as a hostess gift – try it next time. We use Sukha Nariyal (Desiccated Coconut) which makes the whole process…"Coconut Burfi (Nariyal ki Mithai)"
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!"