A delicious thick creamy dessert, North Indian style rice kheer or chawal ki kheer
04/22/2019 7:00:21 PM vindhyadesai
A creamy rice kheer is pure bliss! It can be dessert, a sweet, sometimes a light lunch or snack. Ok, don’t tell anyone, it is absolutely to die for! Once in a while, rice kheer or chawal ki kheer for lunch is fine, yes let’s say it is 🙂
For this rice kheer, I have made it North Indian style using fragrant basmati rice. Rice is slowly cooked in milk and then sweetened with sugar. It is then simmered until rice cooks completely and the sugar gets fully absorbed. ... “Rice Kheer | Chawal Ki Kheer | Kheer Recipes”
Creamy smooth and delicious frozen mango dessert, mango froyo
04/16/2019 9:32:03 PM vindhyadesai
Mango season means fresh mango recipes on Food Of Interest. Throughout the year I am on the look out for nice mango recipes which I can make when the mango season arrives. I dream about mangoes imagining the recipes and how they will turn out when I actually make them. Such is the power of mangoes, the ‘king of fruits’. So this time after last week’s raw mango jam recipe, here I am, with a frozen mango yogurt or mango froyo recipe.
Mango froyo has a few simple items, ripe mangoes, fresh thick whisked yogurt. To balance the flavours, there is fresh lime juice and lime zest and some honey to sweeten things up a bit. The creamy mangoes blend into the creamier yogurt. You then get the sour notes of the zest and juice of lime with the honey rounding up all the sharp flavours. ... “Mango Froyo | Frozen Mango Yogurt | Mango Recipes”
Loaded with juicy berries and sweet maple syrup, eggless whole wheat waffles
04/11/2019 9:56:41 PM vindhyadesai
Breakfast can be both simple and fancy, but how? do you ask? Use simple ingredients and investing in a couple of simple things like a 3-in-1 sandwich, waffle maker (not sponsored) is always useful. You can make wonderful breakfasts like these eggless whole wheat waffles.
For these eggless whole wheat waffles, make a batter with whole wheat flour, some simple ingredients and milk. While the waffles are cooking, cut the fruits and get them ready. To serve up, just load the eggless whole wheat waffles on a plate and top with the fruits. ... “Eggless Whole Wheat Waffles | Waffles Recipe”
Creamy banana vanilla custard with custard powder, the most luscious custard
04/07/2019 3:48:42 PM vindhyadesai
A creamy banana vanilla custard with custard powder is my go to soothing dessert. I love this so much that I sometimes eat it for breakfast too. A little secret to let you in on, to make it breakfast’y I add some powdered oats and let it sit in the fridge overnight. Next morning, breakfast’s ready! Would you do that, I just love this luscious banana vanilla custard with custard powder.
Use fully ripe bananas to make banana vanilla custard with custard powder. It does make a lot of difference, all the sweetness just mixes well and custard tastes really good. To add to the richness I generally add some cashews and raisins, makes it even richer and luxurious. ... “Banana Vanilla Custard with Custard Powder | Banana Custard”
Creamy Basundi with lightly crunchy dry nuts and delicate saffron
03/25/2019 3:45:55 PM vindhyadesai
This month, March’19 Food Of Interest completes 3 full years. I did post the 1st post on March 4th 2016 but I would like to think March and April 2016 were the founding months of FOI. It laid the foundations, setting up the website, finding a nice format for the posts, easy to read and make recipes, indeed it is a special month! With over 15K users per month I thank my readers for trying my recipes 🙂 So here it is and to make it even more statistically special, the 400th post on FOI, on a sweet note with “Basundi“.
Creamy milk sweets are too good to ignore. Imagine thickened sweetened creamy milk loaded with pistachios, almonds, cashews, with subtle fragrance of elaichi. Makes you go into a different world, a world filled with creaminess of milk and nuttiness of rich nuts! This rich introduction is for a traditional Maharashtra and Karnataka special sweet dish, “Basundi”. ... “Basundi | Homemade Basundi | Sweet Recipes”
Naturally sweet and rich in nutrients, sihi genasu or sweet potato sweet
02/05/2019 9:39:25 PM vindhyadesai
Tubers such as sweet potato, cassava are so underrated. So few takers for these ancient vegetables. But then there is aloo (potato) which came to India through Portuguese about 300 years ago. But we have always had other tubers and root vegetables. These are infact our staples providing essential nutrition in the form of carbohydrates and fibre. So I have come back with a North Karnataka special recipe sihi genasu or sweet potato sweet, translated literally!
Although sweet potatoes look hard they cook very quickly. They have so much taste in them that not much is required to make a nice dish out of it. As with North Karnataka cuisine, we always have simple dishes just like the simple people from the region. Few ingredients and sihi genasu or sweet potato sweet is ready. The syrupy consistency makes you want more. ... “Sihi Genasu | Sweet Potato Sweet | Sweet Recipes”
Creamy, delicious, perfect sweet for the winter & to celebrate Sankranti, til khoya ladoo
01/13/2019 8:19:43 PM vindhyadesai
Til or yellu or sesame is such a wonder ingredient. I am mesmerized with the versatility of this ingredient! It can be used as a base for savoury items like chutneys, gojjus and it can also be used to make sweets. In the Middle East, usage of sesame is on an other level! Tahini used in hummus, sesame halvah and what not! Indian cuisine uses sesame in the most unique ways. Here is one such delicious creation, til khoya ladoo or til ke bugge!
A rich and decadent ladoo made with oil-rich sesame seeds mixed with rich homemade khoya and sugar. How can that not be tasty! This Sankranti I decided to make these wonderful til khoya ladoo and wanted to post it immediately so many of you can try! By the way, I recently learnt these are called til ke bugge in Delhi and Punjab from a TV show (Tyohar Ki Thali) ... “Til Khoya Ladoo | Til Ke Bugge | Ladoo Recipes”
Loaded with dry nuts & fruits, laced with fragrant spices, dry nuts ladoo
01/06/2019 1:14:40 PM vindhyadesai
Many of us would have made resolutions for the new year and most of them are connected to eating and fitness. A nutritious dry nuts ladoo could be the answer. This is rich both in taste and texture but equally nutritious if not more. You can pretty much add any kind of dry fruits or nuts you prefer like dried figs, apricots, dry cherries, candied fruits apart from the ones mentioned in this recipe.
Jaggery is rich in minerals and also provides calcium. But for me the favourite part of this ladoo dry nuts ladoo is neither nuts nor jaggery. Uh-huh! Anyone can imply that from the name, dry nuts and ladoo saying it has something sweet. ... “Dry Nuts Ladoo | Dry Fruits Ladoo | Ladoo Recipes”
Fun to eat, colourful and festive, eggless tutti frutti cake
12/25/2018 1:21:45 PM vindhyadesai
A soft fluffy cake loaded with colourful tutti frutti sounds like a fun cake to eat. I have used homemade tutti frutti in this eggless tutti frutti cake. It is completely free of preservatives and the taste is uncompromised. You can use a simple vanilla sponge cake recipe to make this eggless tutti frutti cake.
I have used wholemeal flour to make the eggless tutti frutti cake. Also I have baked it in a loaf tin making it more tutti frutti loaf than a cake. But then who’s to judge, it’s all fun to eat! Adding yogurt or buttermilk to cake makes the crumb really soft and moist. Use good vanilla to flavour your cake, makes a lot of difference. Avoid using artificial vanilla or other flavouring substances in the interest of taste and health. ... “Eggless Tutti Frutti Cake | Tutti Frutti Loaf | Cake Recipes”
Easy to make, loaded with coconut flavour, festival special instant coconut ladoo
11/05/2018 9:51:10 PM vindhyadesai
Last minute preparations for Deepavali or just to satisfy your sweet tooth. Then you have landed in the right place, instant coconut ladoo. This is such an easy recipe and delicious instant coconut ladoo get ready in no time at all. For festivals, infact simple recipes help to keep your sanity!
For instant coconut ladoo recipe, you will need coconut powder or fine desiccated coconut powder and condensed milk. To enhance the coconut flavour, I add coconut oil, it also keeps the instant coconut ladoo nice and white. Of course elaichi powder makes the ladoo aromatic and flavourful. ... “Instant Coconut Ladoo | Coconut Ladoo | Sweet Recipes”