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Stuffed Gulab jamun

  Bhai phota (in Bangla) or Bhai Duj (in Hindi), is a festival for all brothers, in this country. A Hindu festival, celebrated on the second day after Deepavali. Sisters pray for a long, healthy and prosperous life for their … Continue reading

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Basbousa – Somali dessert

A foodie friend from Middle -East, sent me a mail about desserts from his part of the world. It was interesting, informative and undoubtedly delicious !! 😀 Basbousa is a Somali dessert also called Ravani in Turkish. It is a … Continue reading

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Meethi bareek seviyan – Sweetened angel hair vermicelli

Vermicelli, technically is a type of pasta of the spaghetti variety. The ‘bareek’ or ‘angel hair’ variety are like fine strands of hair and has a diameter between 0.8 mm – 0.9 mm. A sweetened version of this variety of … Continue reading

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Platter of sweets – Lavang Latika and beetroot sondesh

This is a platter of two different sweet varieties made during the Holi festival, the Hindu festival of colors celebrated in the month of March. Another one from my archive and there will be many more to come 😉 There … Continue reading

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