Diwali Sweets

Diwali Food – Malpua, Rose Sondesh, Potato Tikki

October, November, and December are my favorite months. It starts with Durga Puja and ends with my most utmost favorite Christmas. During this time, I decorate our nest for Diwali, Thanks-giving & Christmas and we both gain weight from the goodies I prepare. No matter how busy I am, every year during Diwali I prepare sweets … Continue reading Diwali Food – Malpua, Rose Sondesh, Potato Tikki


Diwali Decorations, Desserts, Snacks…

‘Diwali is NOT an important festival for Bengalis, so why do you get so excited?’ asks my husband. I tell him ‘Well, you know, my parents used to travel during Durga Puja so we celebrated Diwali with close family members only. Few days before Diwali my uncle used to buy me crackers which I roasted … Continue reading Diwali Decorations, Desserts, Snacks…


Bengali Sweets

A collection of super simple, homemade, organic and delicious Bengali sweets… Rose Sondesh Sweet Potato Malpua Strawberry Sondesh Pineapple Sondesh Homemade yogurt (sweet) and fruits Mango Yogurt – Aam Doi (no oven method) Dudh Puli – Sweet Coconut Dumplings in thick milk cream Jaggery Rasgulla Gulab Jamuns Kacha Golla – Sweet soft cheese balls Ras-malai – … Continue reading Bengali Sweets