Jelly Custard Shots

Jelly Custard Shots

It’s been a long time since I made jelly and custard. My little one wanted to eat jelly and hubby wanted custard. I wanted both jelly and custard. Thus, I had planned a jelly custard shot recipe for Valentine’s Day, but due to office work and daily calls I just could not find time to cook… 

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Sweet Potato Kheer | Kangachi Kheer

Sweet Potato Kheer

Sweet potato kheer or Kangachi kheer is another traditional kheer or pudding prepared in Goa. Sweet potatoes are found in abundance in this season in Goa and rest of India. In Goa sweet potatoes are known as “kanga” in Konkani. Sweet potatoes are used in making different types of dishes like kheer mentioned in this… 

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Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread)

Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread)

For any festival or any function a sweet dish is a must. A sweet dish ends the show on a sweet note. In some functions puran polis are made instead of kheers and Gulab jamuns. Believe me, people rush to make these Puran Poli Recipe (Sweet Stuffed Lentil Flat Bread) and everyone loves them. In Goa… 

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Goan Style Bottle Gourd Kheer

Goan Style Bottle Gourd Kheer

Goan Style Bottle Gourd Kheer or “Kokondudhi kheer” is a yummy kheer made with bottle gourd, jaggery and coconut milk. In Goa bottle gourd is known as “kokondudhi”, also known as lauki in Hindi. This kheer is normally cooked with sago or sabudana traditionally. But we cooked it without sabudana this time.  You can serve… 

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Colostrum Pudding | Poss | Kharwas | Colostrum Recipe

Colostrum

During my last trip to Goa, my mom-in-law made some colostrum milk cake or colostrum pudding. Colostrum is known as Keet in Konkani and the sweet cake or pudding that we make with it is known as Poss. Some people call it Kharwas too. My mom-in-law taught me to make this recipe and today I… 

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Caramel Chunkies Pudding

Caramel Chunkies Pudding is another successful experiment I did in my kitchen today. The end result was yummy and my family was full of praises for me. The addition of Britannia Good day chunkies gave this dessert a unique twist. The taste of these crumbly cookies turned this pudding into a delicious surprise due to… 

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Banana Fritters In Rabdi | RasMalai With Banana Fritters

Banana Fritters With Rabdi is another innovation I did in my kitchen today. Rabdi or Rasmalai is a delicious dessert made with milk which has been simmered for long time and reduced to half. Rabdi is also known as Basundi in some places. The thickness of rabdi depends purely as per your choice. Banana fritters… 

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Sabudana Kheer With Mango And Chia Seeds – Dessert With A Twist

Sabudana Kheer With Mango And Chia Seeds

Now that summer has set in, various types of exotic fruits have arrived in the market. One such fruit is Mango. Mango is the king of fruits and nothing beats the taste of Alphonso Mango. Mangoes can be eaten in any form. Add it to your curries and make them more delicious or whip it… 

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Sweet Coconut Rice

Sweet Coconut Rice

Sweet Coconut Rice is another traditional Goan dish that is prepared in the GSB community. This is not like the South Indian Coconut Rice, but is unique to the Goan cuisine. We prepare this rice on religious occasions. Another version of sweet rice is Sakhar Bhaat or Sugar Rice. I shall share the Sakhar Bhaat… 

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Lauki Halwa | Bottle Gourd Halwa

Lauki Halwa or Bottle gourd halwa is a delicious dessert that is packed with nutrition. This dessert is mostly made during festivals when people fast as it fills then up and gives them enough nutrition. This sweet-dish is made with grated bottle gourd, milk, condensed milk or khoya, sugar and lots of dry fruits. I… 

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Doodanche Fov / Milk Poha / Beaten Rice In Milk

Tomorrow is Diwali and the Goans all over the world will be making different types of Fov/Poha/Avalakki. Various types of dishes that we make with beaten rice are potato poha/bataat fov, buttermilk poha (takanche fov), curd poha (dhai fov), jaggery poha, coconut milk poha (nalla rosanche fov), sugar poha (sakhar fov) etc. My mother in… 

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Manganem | Goan Chana Dal Sweet Dish For Diwali | Mangane

Manganem

Diwali the festival of lights, lives up to its name and spreads happiness in the hearts of people throughout the world. It is the one festival in India, which binds people across different states, religions and backgrounds with its bright aura of joy. Because above everything else, Diwali is about spending quality time with your… 

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Carrot Payasam | Carrot Kheer

Carrot Kheer

Now that the festive season is come, many people will be trying different types of sweet dishes. Did you ever try the Carrot Kheer or Carrot Payasam? Try it out as it is extremely easy to make and is absolutely yummy. This is a simple sweet dish that you can make with grated carrots apart… 

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Gajar Ka Halwa Using Maharaja Whiteline Multi Cooker | Carrot Halwa

I received this Maharaja Whiteline Multi Cooker as a gift from Maharaja Whiteline during Diwali this year. What else could be a great gift for a food blogger? Since that day I kept on experimenting different types of dishes using my new multi cooker. Apart from saving time, this multi cooker saved me a lot… 

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Beaten Rice In Coconut Milk | Poha | Avalakki | Nalla Rosanche Fov

One night before Diwali, all of us go to witness the burning of the effigy of demon Narkasur by Lord Krishna. Competitions are held in different parts of the state and prizes are given for the best Krishna and best Narkasur. When we return home after burning the demon, we light the sky lamp known… 

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Basundi | Rabdi Special SweetDish for Diwali

Since the last week my friends at the lunch table were discussing about the sweets that we should make for Diwali.My colleague R made Basundi from Milkmaid. I wanted to try a lot of sweet dishes this time, but I being in IT could not find the time to do that. I thought I should… 

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Sabudana Kheer | Sabudana Payasam For Ganesh Chaturthi

Sabudana Kheer

Today the whole of India and Indians across the globe are celebrating the birth of Lord Ganesha. We call this festival Ganesh Chaturthi. This festival is celebrated on the 4th day in the month of Bhadrapad according to the Hindu calendar.The festive morning starts by welcoming Lord Ganesha in the homes. A small idol of… 

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Vermicelli Kheer | Shevayachi Kheer | Semiya Payasam

Vermicelli Kheer

Vermicelli Kheer known as “Shevayachi Kheer” in Goa. My Mom usually prepares this Kheer on some special occasions like birthdays or when some special guests arrives or on any festivals. This week my hubby and little one went to Goa for Ganesh Chaturthi. They visited my Mom. When I called home, my Mom told me… 

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Raksha’s Kitchen Turns 2, Celebrating with Gajar Ka Halwa

Can’t believe it. Time flies so fast. Raksha’s Kitchen has just turned 2. What was started once just as a small hobby to stop playing FarmVille on FaceBook, has turned into a great passion for me now. I am so much in love with my blog and I blog about the thing that I love… 

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Eggless Marie Biscuit Pudding

Marie Biscuit Pudding

I always wanted to try this Marie Biscuit pudding. In my childhood my Mom used to prepare the Marie Biscuit cake for us. I had heard that a pudding can also be prepared and that it turns out yummy. I came across Divya Kudua’s blog. I am a big fan of her and found the… 

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