Category: Holi

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Khavyachi Satori, Khava Poli, or Mawa Roti

Making Satori last week was rather an adventure for me. It started with me looking for a Mawa-based sweet for Holi. I did not want to make Mawa Gujjiya as it was very common. So as I searched for other Mawa- or Khoya-based sweets, I chanced upon Amarendra Mulye’s Gulkand Satori. I loved the recipe but still kept looking for other recipes. For some...

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Make Mawa or Khoya with Milk Powder

With Holi just round the corner, I thought the recipe for making Mawa or Khoya at home with milk powder would be quite useful. I used two different methods. The first method was cooking milk powder with butter and milk as described in Nisha Madhulika’s post and the second was to make a dough with milk and milk powder and...

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Shahi Tukda

I have been meaning to make Shahi Tukda for the longest time. So when I got a chance to participate in Lin’s Recipe Exchange by making this delectable dessert, I jumped at the chance. Each of us has submitted a recipe for others to make and picks the recipe submitted by one another participant to make. CH Cooks...

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Shankarpali | Shakkar Para | Sweet Maida Diamond Biscuit

Shakkar Pare (called Shankarpali in Maharashtra and Sweet Diamond Maida Biscuits in South India) are crunchy-muchies of the sweet sort that are a great favourite with Indians. Commonly made during festivals such as Diwali or Holi, these sweet treats are quite popular with young and old alike. Want more recipes for snacks? Try my recipes for Poha Chivda, Kolhapuri Bhadang, Kodubale, Chegodilu,...

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Masala Doodh or Masala Milk

Yesterday was the first Shravana Somavaram of 2013. My brother, Anand, and I fast through the day with just fruits and milk for sustenance. Both, Anand and I, do not like the taste of just milk and so normally add Complan to our milk. To our horror yesterday, we ran out of Complan! For a...