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….

VERMICELLI CAKE (SAWINE CAKE)

INGREDIENTS: 200 g vermicelli 1/2 cup condensed milk (can be adjusted) 4 tbsp margarine or salted butter 2 cups evaporated milk 1 cup water 1 1/2 tsp vanilla essence 1 – 2 cinnamon sticks (depending on the size) 8 cloves (approx.) 1/4 cup raisins (can be adjusted) 1/4 cup cherries (can be adjusted) almonds (optional)…

FAT KURMA aka TRINI GULAB JAMOON

YIELD: 15-18 INGREDIENTS: 1 1/2 cups powdered milk 1 cup all purpose flour 4 tbsp butter or margarine 2/3 cup condensed milk 1/4 cup evaporated milk 1/2 tsp JGM Products ginger powder 1/4 tsp JGM Products ground cinnamon 1/4 tsp ground elychee 7-8 almonds 7-8 seedless dates OTHER INGREDIENTS: 1 cup sugar 1/2 cup water…

CREAM OF WHEAT HALWA

YIELD: 1 13×8 dish with a 1inch thickness of halwa INGREDIENTS: 2 1/2 cups cream of wheat 2 cups evaporated milk 8oz margarine 1/4 tsp salt 1/2 tsp cinnamon powder 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar 1 1/2 cups water 1/2 cup condensed milk 1 cup dried fruits (raisins, sultanas, cherries) – this can be adjusted…

BARFI – TRADITIONAL INDIAN SWEET

Barfi is a traditional Indian sweet that’s popular especially during Divali (Diwali) and Eid. It’s one the first things I eat when I get my hands on a ‘sweets bag’ during either of these festivities. Like most Indian sweet treats, the spices used are important. Many people look forward to the different spices like the…

SAWINE

Sawine is usually made for Eid, which is a public holiday in Trinidad and Tobago and marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan (month of fasting) for Muslims. What exactly is sawine? It’s a very rich sweet treat made with vermicelli, condensed milk, evaporated milk and flavoured with spice. Like many food related items…