Coconut Sheera with Candied Lemon Peel

Fragrant Coconut Sheera with Candied Lemon Peel

I have tried quite a few variations of the Sheera and am enjoying incorporating western flavours into this classic Indian dessert. Today I am presenting Coconut Sheera with Candied Lemon Peel. Lemon and Coconut is one of those match-made-in-heaven flavour combinations, and I have been wanting to use it in

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Sheera or Suji ka Halwa

Sheera or Suji ka Halwa is a very popular halwa across India. Made with Semolina (aka Rava or Sooji), this dessert is very very easy to make and gets done in under 30 minutes. You can make it as a simple dessert or then make variations such as Rava Kesari, Pineapple Kesari or

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Pineapple Kesari | Pineapple Sheera

Pineapple Sheera | Pineapple Kesari is a variation of the plain Sheera or Rava Kesari. I first had it at Ram Ashraya in Matunga and many times ever since. However, I have never made it at home. As I was returning from my morning walk today, I spotted my fruit vendor

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Rava Kesari – Guest Post for Feeding The Sonis

When I requested Sanjana of Feeding the Sonis for a guest post, she agreed immediately but with the caveat that I do one for her! That was the easiest request to accede to. 🙂 While Sanjana and I have “chatted” on and off through the comments on the blog, over the past weeks have

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Sheera or Sooji Halwa

Sharada Navaratri means a different sweet and savoury naivedyam everyday for nine days. That can be quite a challenge for me because most days, I have to make whatever I choose to before I go to work at about 8:30 AM. One perennial favourite in our home is Sheera or Suji Halwa or Rava

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