FLOUR PARSAD & CREAM OF WHEAT PARSAD

Parsad is one of the MUST HAVE Indian sweets around Divali time! I would say it’s maybe my favorite amongst the others that you typical get during this time. There are different versions of this delightful sweet. There’s flour parsad, cream of wheat parsad and even a combo of flour and cream of wheat! Here’s…

PEERA

With Divali right around the corner, I thought i’d share these recipes for some popular Indian sweets. Today it’s all about peera. INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cup rice flour 1/2 cup powdered milk 1 tsp ground elychee Water for kneading 1/4 cup condensed milk Vegetable oil for frying For sugar mixture: 1 cup granulated sugar 1/2…

LADOO

Divali is right about the corner here in Trinidad and around this time of year, apart from the religious aspect, the focus shifts to the excitement of receiving Indian sweets and food in abundance. Ladoo is one such sweet that many people look forward to. This delicacy is usually shaped in balls and is a…

SWEET RICE

Sweet Rice! What can I say about this dish apart from that it is AMAZING! It’s an Indian sweet that is popular during Divali and Eid. It’s white rice that’s simmered in evaporated milk and condensed milk. YIELD: 6-7  servings (more or less depending on your serving size) INGREDIENTS: 1 cup jasmine rice or white…

COCONUT BARFI

Eid is quickly approaching again! Sweets are MUST haves around Eid time. Coconut barfi is very similar to regular barfi but with coconut added to it. YIELD: 10-12 INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups powdered milk 1/2 cup desiccated coconut 1/4 cup Nestle Cream (blue tin…not to be confused with condensed milk) 1/4 tsp elychee 1/2 tsp JGM…

NO BAKE MINI CHEESECAKES

These no bake cheesecakes are some of the easiest types of desserts to make! YIELD: 8-  10 (can be more or less depending on how much filling and crust you like) INGREDIENTS: 8 oz cream cheese 1 tbsp sour cream 1 tsp vanilla essence 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 cup whipping cream 2 pk digestive…

MINI ECLAIRS

Desserts! Desserts! Desserts! For you sweets lovers, here is an amazing recipe for you to try! YIELD: 24-25 (can vary depending on the size you make them into) INGREDIENTS: ECLAIR SHELL: 1 cup all purpose flour 4oz margarine/butter 4 medium eggs or 3 xl eggs 1 cup water Pinch of salt ECLAIR FILLING: 1/4 cup…

MINI CHEESECAKE

YIELD: 16-17 cupcake size cheesecakes INGREDIENTS: 4 pks digestive biscuits/any cookie 4 tbsp margarine, melted 16oz cream cheese 1/2 cup sour cream 2 tsp vanilla essence 1/3 cup granulated sugar 2 eggs Strawberry topping (or any that you like) DIRECTIONS Add cookies/biscuits to a food processor. Process until they turn into fine crumbs. Empty in…

TRINI KURMA

Eid ul Fitr is upon us and that means lots of food and indian sweets! Today’s recipe is going to be on kurma…a delightful indian sweet that’s enjoyed by many! YIELD: 50 pieces (approx.) but can vary depending on the size you cut them INGREDIENTS: 2 cups all purpose flour 1/2 cup cold evaporated milk…

TRINI MALIDA/MALEEDA

INGREDIENTS: 1 hot paratha roti (12inch diameter) 1/2 cup condensed milk 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1 tsp JGM Products ground cinnamon 1/2 tsp ground elychee 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 4 tbsp margarine 1-2 tsp brown sugar raisins (as much as you like) cherries (as much as you like) DIRECTIONS: Add roti to a food processor….