Thandai, popularly called sardai, is a refreshing summer drink which is traditionally served during Indian festivals Mahashivratri and Holi. It is flavored with a number of dry fruits, especially almonds. Other dry fruits used to make Thandai are cashew nuts and pistachios. Not only, this, exotic mix of aromatic spices is used while making Thandai. They include peppercorns, fennel as well as cardamom to add to the taste. … Continue reading
Barfi or Pak is a sweet confectionary made primarily in the Indian subcontinent. There are several varieties of barfi which include Besan barfi (made using gram flour), Pista barfi (made using ground pistachios), kaaju barfi (made using cashews) and Nariyal barfi or nariyal pak (made using Coconut). The most popular barfi among the ones mentioned above is the nariyal pak with nuts (pistachios and cashew) along with flavours like rose water … Continue reading
Gajar ka halwa or Gajrela is among the most popular traditional Indian desserts. It is a dessert mainly associated with Punjab region in both India and Pakistan. It is prepared by putting some freshly grated carrots in a cooking utensil along with a certain amount of milk, sugar and water while being stirred regularly. Constant … Continue reading
Maha Shivratri holds a lot of significance for millions of devotees of Lord Shiva in India and abroad. Celebrated on 14th night of the new moon during the month of Phalguna, Maha Shivratri is one of the auspicious Hindu festivals. On this pious festival, devotees offer special prayers to Lord Shiva, the lord of destruction. The festival holds a lot of significance according to the Hindu … Continue reading
It is very essential to eat healthy to stay fit. For this, it is a must to eat a handful of dry fruits every day to add to the nutritional value of intake every day and also get required energy. Since dry fruits are rich sources of vitamins, proteins, minerals as well as fats, they keep one healthy and strong. Not only, health benefits, dry fruits also help in making one’s skin glow and become healthy. According to health experts, one should have a combination of certain nuts every … Continue reading
If you want to remain strong and healthy and also not gain weight, then having soup is the best option. Having soup is the perfect way to begin the day. It would neither add to calories nor make anyone’s fat. Undoubtedly, soup is a great nutritious meal that can fill one’s tummy and also help one to shed those extra kilos. Especially in winter season, people can … Continue reading
The famed Zafrani Pulao is a North Indian delicacy that is enjoyed throughout the country and also elsewhere. The Zafrani Pulao is a festive delight that basically belongs to the Nawabi culture of ancient India. It was considered as a delicacy then, and it is still a great dish to savor.
Generally, it is prepared on the occasion of marriages and regional festivities. Forget the calorie … Continue reading
Everyone loves to have some chewy chocolate chip and walnut cookies with a glass of cold milk, and we normally do not stop with just one. So how can we get that chewy texture at home while making sure that the cookies maintain their shape and do not spread out flat?
The answer is rather simple, the secret lies … Continue reading