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Chewy Almond Cookies

Indian bakery-style Chewy Almond Cookies are eggless and so easy to make. Sweet almond, cardamom and nutmeg give these cookies their signature flavour. These feather-light cookies get their crispiness from a combination of semolina, butter and leavening agents. They’re a cross between the traditional Indian tea biscuit, Nankhatai and chewy, American-style cookies. The coming together …

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Perfect Vegan Jalebi

Try this Perfect Vegan Jalebi recipe with step-by-step photos and video. Learn how to make delicious, crispy Jalebi, mithai-shop style with easy instructions. You won’t believe these sweet spirals are homemade! No baking powder, baking soda, yoghurt or yeast. This Perfect Vegan Jalebi calls upon the process of fermentation to do all the hard work. …

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Mohanthal and Dhilo Mohanthal

Mohanthal and Dhilo Mohanthal are buttery, melt-in-the-mouth Indian sweets with cardamom, saffron and mace. Enjoy as a square or as a hot fudge-like pudding with ice cream. Watch my Mohanthal and Dhilo Mohanthal video What is Mohanthal? Mohanthal, when served as a set square, is a sweet and delicious fudge made from toasted chickpea flour. …

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White Chocolate & Raspberry Kheer

White Chocolate & Raspberry Kheer is an Indian-style rice pudding with spices, juicy berries and luxurious chocolate shavings. What is Kheer? A bowl of kheer is like a comfort blanket for any Indian. Hot or cold, the spice-speckled milky rice is thinner and more flavoursome than the mass of bland rice pudding that enriches memories …

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Indian-Inspired Rocky Road

Indian-Inspired Rocky Road! When special occasions are fast approaching and I’ve run out of time to whip up something sweet, it’s quick and simple Rocky Road to the rescue! What’s in this Indian-Inspired Rocky Road? Truffle-like chocolate studded with pistachios, almonds, dried mango, crystallised ginger, Turkish delight, mini marshmallows and spiced shortbread biscuits. Dried rose …

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Hot Saffron and Lemon Seeroh with Pistachio Ice Cream

Seeroh is one of those desserts that brings out the greedy little kid in me. Sweet semolina tossed with spices and so buttery it melts as soon as it hits your tongue. Flippin’ gorgeous. And before you ask, it’s nothing like ‘school dinner’ semolina. Not even close. Years ago we’d make special trips to the …

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