Chocolate · East meets West Fusion · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Chocolate Mukhwas Medallions

Mukhwas is a colourful mix of coconut, fennel seeds, sesame seeds, corriander, sweet spice and oils mainly peppermint that is eaten after a meal to aid digestion and freshen breath. The first time I tried this mukhwas and chocolate mix was back in 2010 in Africa. Since I left Kenya in 1992 there was no reason for… Continue reading Chocolate Mukhwas Medallions

Baking · Cakes · East meets West Fusion · Eggless · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Gajar Halwa Cupcakes with Saffron Spiced Butter Cream

 A very Happy Diwali and Prosperous New Year to all my lovely readers and followers. Today’s recipe post is a follow on from the gajar halwa recipe I posted yesterday. Whilst hubby was making the halwa I was concocting a cupcake recipe in my head and this was the outcome. The cupcakes are delicately spiced with Saffron and… Continue reading Gajar Halwa Cupcakes with Saffron Spiced Butter Cream

Desserts · Food · Indian/Asian Cuisine · Seasonal and Festival Foods · Sweet Treats · Uncategorized

Gajar Halwa

Gajar Halwa also known as Carrot Halwa is a sweet Indian pudding made with carrots,sugar,sweet spice, nuts and either Khoya,condense milk or cream to give it that rich creamy taste. Now a days there are many variations to this cherished dessert dish such as addition of coconut, dried fruit etc. This Gajar Halwa recipe is one of my Hubby’s recipe,… Continue reading Gajar Halwa