Burfi/ Peda’s are khoya/khoa (milk solids) based Indian fudge. Besides the plain ones , they come in varieties of flavors. It’s the season of the king of fruits in India, yes none other than the sweet and addictive mangoes, so fitting for that title! So today’s burfi is flavored with mango, and we have mango burfi!
Pedas are basically an Indian milk fudge, prepared from mava/khoya ( milk solids) and sugar, mostly flavored with cardamom. There are so many different kind of pedas such as malai peda, chocolate peda, mango peda, mawa peda, Mathura peda so forth and so on. Basically you can add your own flavors and make your own unique flavored peda. Continue reading →
Kulfi is basically a rich and creamy, traditional Indian ice cream. It is prepared by evaporating sweetened milk, with continuous stirring until the milk is reduced to almost half its quantity. During this laborious process, the sugars caramelize which give kulfi it’s distinct taste. The thickened milk is then poured into kulhars ( kulfi molds ) and placed in an ice + salt mixture, which facilitate the freezing of kulfi’s. Kulfi’s are available in all sorts of flavors – saffron, pistachios, rose, almond, custard apple, mango etc. Well, I love all of them 🙂 Continue reading →
Sharing with you guys a super simple dessert recipe! Traditionally most Indian sweets use mawa / khoya be it in burfi’s , peda’s etc. Now again, mawa is not easy to find here, so I tried making these with condensed milk instead. The coarse almond and pistachio powder give a lovely texture almost similar to the authentic Indian burfi/fudge, perfect for preparing these for Diwali – the festival Of lights. Continue reading →
I have such fond memories of this dessert! This dessert was a regular affair at my place, my mom made this mostly on Sunday’s to treat us something sweet after a scrumptious meal 🙂 My sister was never fond of custard, and so I always had her share !! Continue reading →