Category: Festive Food

There are number of festivals in India, where people choose to make special food as part of celebration. So here is the collection of festive recipes.

Surti Ghari Sweet

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Malai Kesar Peda or Pedha

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Peda (pronounced [ˈpeːɽaː]) is a sweet from the Indian subcontinent, usually prepared in thick, semi-soft pieces. The main ingredients are khoa, sugar and traditional flavorings, including cardamom...

Navratan Korma | Mix Veg Curry

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Navratan korma is a vegetarian korma made with vegetables and either paneer (an Indian cheese) or nuts – or sometimes both. “Navratan” means nine gems, and it...

Vegetable Frankie | Kati Rolls

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese A kati roll (mostly misspelled as kathi roll; Bengali: কাঠি রোল) is a street-food dish originating from Kolkata, India. In its original form, it is a skewer-roasted...

Bread Vada or Bonda

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Indulge if you may in this deep fried delight. Aloo = Potato, stuffed bread Bonda = Dumpling, deep fried in this case. The sound of Bonda or...

Fix Cake Disasters

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Once in a while for some reason, we have disasters in our kitchen, specially while baking cakes. But don’t worry, if you don’t give up and think...

Homemade Condensed Milk

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Not to be confused with evaporated milk or powdered milk. Condensed milk is cow’s milk from which water has been removed. It is most often found in...

Vegetable Biryani

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese People who like lots of vegetables in their cooking will sure love this biryani. It is so falvorful and nutritious. Print Yum Vegetable Biryani Prep Time: 15...

Paneer Stuffed Bread Rolls

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Appetizers are the highlight of parties and these paneer stuffed Bread Rolls are perfect for any party. You can stuff with variety of fillings such as veggies,...

Puran Poli and Vermi

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Puran Poli and Vermi, a flat bread stuffed with a sweet lentil filling , are very close to each other so I am sharing them on the...

Pressure Cooker Pulao

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Pani Puri – Golgappa | Puchka

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Panipuri, also called golgappa, is a common street snack in several regions of South Asia, in particular in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Nepal. It consists of a...

French Macarons Vegan or Not

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Earlier I shared making vegan meringue from Flax seeds gel and now I got my hands on chickpea liquid aka aquafaba. I use aquafaba in recipes to...

Khandvi in Pressure Cooker

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Today I am going to show you the easiest way to prepare Khandvi using Pressure Cooker. Most people think making Khandvi is tricky but now you will...

Motichoor Boondi Laddu Burfi

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Today I’m happy to share one of my favorite sweet…!! Motichoor Ladoos are one of the most popular dessert served at just about any special occasion. Though...

Chili Cheesy Garlic Bread

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese A cheesy gooey delicious snack recipe you definitely going to love! If you want to prepare french bread loaf at home, click here. Print Yum Chili Cheese...

Eggless French Toast

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese An unbelievable twist in your regular French toast, which you definitely going to love. My son who follows lacto-ovo diet, he says these french toast taste much...

Mysore Pak

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Donut Tiramisu

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Custard Fruit Salad

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Chilled Milk based Indian Custard Fruit Salad is made with variations such as some people make it with Condensed Milk and some add Vanilla Ice cream to...

Plain Biryani

Plain Biryani | Quick & Easy

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Biryani can be made with meat or vegetables but once in a while, I get lazy and prepare plain Biryani to go with Vegetable or Paneer Curry...

Tawa Paneer

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese Not having a Tandoor (Indian Clay Oven) at home made me experiment this recipe..Its a dish that reminds the flavor of Paneer cooked in a Tandoor!!! As...

Homemade Pizza

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese One way to please everyone at the table is to custom-make pizza at home: Prepare a selection of toppings and take orders. Usually, I have to prepare...

Rainbow Dhokla

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Aloo Paneer Rings

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Natural Red Velvet Cake

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Strawberry Upside Down Cake

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese An upside-down cake is a cake that is baked in a single pan, then turned over and served upside-down. Usually chopped fruits—such as apples, pineapples, plum, peach...

Egg Free Cannoli

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese I get requests for so many egg free dessert recipes and Cannoli was the most requested. For me, converting this recipe to egg free was very easy...

Egg Free Vanilla Custard Pudding

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Aloo Matar Samosa

Read in your Language Select LanguageArabicBengaliChinese (Simplified)DanishDutchEnglishFilipinoFrenchGermanGreekGujaratiHindiIndonesianItalianJapaneseKannadaLatinMalayMalayalamMarathiNepaliPersianPolishPortuguesePunjabiRomanianRussianSindhiSinhalaSomaliSpanishSwedishTajikTamilTeluguThaiTurkishUkrainianUrduVietnamese I call this Samosa a classic because Potato peas is very common, the most popular, stuffing used to make Samosa Traditionally. Learn how to make samosa at...