Moong Dal or the husked yellow Moong Halwa is a popular confection in the northern and north western regions of India. This is made usually during the winter months. The lentils are slowly cooked in ghee releasing its rich, nutty aroma. It is sweet and redolent of cardamom and saffron.
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April brings showers, but in my heart, April also brings in sweet nostalgia of Poila Boishak or Bengali New Year. The smell of new clothes, the rolled calendars that the shopkeepers hand out as it marks the beginning of [...]
Lemon tarts are something I have always had a special kind of fondness for. I would walk past the curved glass cases enclosing rows of creamy swirls that topped the luscious layered pastries and went straight for the lemon bars or the tarts. There is something about the tart, creamy smoothness of [...]
This is probably the one of the very few recipes out of five hundred and more in the blog that I will have posted after making it only for the very first time. But the assuring news is that this recipe will be repeated for years to come.
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