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 [...]
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.
I am listening to Donovan’s On this Lovely Day and Brother Sun and Sister Moon as I write this post.
Badam Katli, a fudge made with almonds, is a very popular Indian confection. Powdered nuts combine with cardamom,saffron or rose to become the most enticing fudge. They are morish and will disappear faster than you know.