Author: Satarupa BanerjeePublisher: RupaYear: 2006Language: EnglishPages: 229ISBN/UPC (if available): 9788129110459
India is a land of tradition, of Festivals Celebrated with pomp and gaiety, each festival and region with its own distinctive repertoire of mouth-watering sweets. The book is specially meant for those who think Indian sweets are difficult to prepare at home. Culinary Expert Satarupa Banerjee includes more than a hundred easy-to-follow recipes from all over the country, from delectable rosogollas and malpoas from the east and jalebis and gajjar ka halwa from north to scrumptious puran poli and sheer khurma from the west and pal payasam and pongal from the south. The author has successfully blended flavours from the four corners of the country to tempt your sweet tooth along with encouraging you to exercise your own culinary skills. Fully illustrated with colour photographs, this book is a must for the home-maker.
MeasurementsIntroductionI. Eastern India :1. How to make Paneer2. How to make Sugar Syrup3. Rosogolla (Rasgulla)4. Kamalabhog (Orange Rasgulla)5. Rajbhog (Giant Rasgulla)6. Cham Cham (Flattened Paneer Sweet in Syrup)7. Kheer Mohan (Cream Sandwich)8. Malai CHOP (Paneer Sandwich)9. Rasomalai (Rasgulla in Sweet Milk)10. Kheer Kadamba (Rasgulla Coated with Kheer)11. Kanchagolla (Soft Sandesh)12. Amrita Kumbha (Sandesh Bowl)13. Bkapa Sandesh (Steamed Sandesh)14. Sarpuria (Sandesh with top of the Milk)15. Du Ranga Sandesh (Two Coloured Sandesh)16. Ratabi (Pistachio Sandesh)17. Khejurer Sandesh (Date Sandesh)18. Chocolate Roll19. Pranahara (Sandesh with Kheer)20. Rai Takti (Dry Type of Sandesh)21. Dim Sandesh (Egg Shaped Sandesh)22. Kaju Sandesh (Cashewnut Sandesh)23. Ice Cream Sandesh24. Chocolate Sandesh25. Notun Gurer Sandesh (Date Palm Jaggery Sandesh)26. Pantua (Gulabjamun)27. Lady Kenny28. Kalo Jam (Dark Gulabjamun)29. Alutua (Sweet Potato Gulabjamun)30. Machher Pantua (Fish Gulabjamun)31. Chhanar Jilipi (Paneer Jalebi)32. Chhanar Bara (Paneer Balls)33. Chitrakoot (Paneer Diamonds)34. Aamer Borfi (Mango Fudge)35. Kamalalebur Borfi (Orange Fudge)36. Paalo (Rice Flour Fudge)37. Beler Borfi (Wood Apple Fudge)38. Milk Cake39. Mooger Borfi (Moong Dal Fudge)40. Khirer Chanch (Concentrated Milk Mould)41. Posto Borfi (Poppy Seed Fudge)42. Patishapta (Stuffed Sweet Pancake)43. Gokul Pithe (Fried Coconut Balls in Syrup)44. Doodh Puli (Rice Flour Balls in Sweetened Milk)45. Borfi Pithe (Rice Fudge)46. Gajorer Pulipithe (Carrot Fudge)47. Rasbara (Urad Dai Balls in Syrup)48. Chinrer Rasbara (Pressed Rice Balls)49. Mooger Puli (Moong Dal Roll)50. Chhanar Pithe (Paneer Fudge)51. Bhapa Pithe (Steamed Fudge)52. Notun Gurer Payesh (Rice Pudding with Date Palm Jaggery)53. Chinrer Payesh (Pressed Rice Kheer)54. Sujichusir Payesh (Semolina Ball Kheer)55. Luchir Payesh (Kheer with Poori)56. Rosogollar Payesh (Rasgulla in Kheer)57. Chhanar Payesh-I (Paneer Kheer-I)58. Chhanar Payesh-II (Paneer Kheer-II)59. Kheer Kamala (Condensed Milk with Orange)60. Lau Kheer (Bottle Gourd Kheer)61. Moog Daler Kheer (Moog Dal Kheer)62. Paka Amer Kheerbhat (Rice Pudding with Mangoes)63. Narkol Nadu (Coconut Balls)64. Narkol Takti (Coconut Squares)65. Chandrapuli (Coconut Mould)66. Ichar Mura (Coconut Fudge)67. Narkol Chinre (Sweet Coconut Bits)68. Chinrer Moya (Pressed Rice Balls)69. Murki (Sweet Kheel)70. Chanar Murki (Paneer Squares)71. Sujirnadu (Semolina Balls)72. Tilkuto (Sesame Seed Balls)73. Paraki (Sweet Kachori)74. Mishtisingara (Sweet Samosa)75. Mishti Nimki (Sweet Nimki)76. Sujir Mishti Nimki (Fried Semolina Bits)77. Khastagoja (Crisp Goja)78. Kuchogoja (Small Goja)79. Jibe Goja (Long Goja)80. Doi-Er Malpoa (Curd Malpua)81. Sujir Malpoa (Semolina Malpua)82. Kheerer Malpoa (Condensed Milk Malpua)83. Aamer Malpoa (Mango Malpua)84. Chinipatadoi (Sweet Yogurt)85. Bhapa Doi (Steamed Yogurt)86. Manikbhog (Parwal Sweet)87. Mohakbhog (Semolina Pudding)88. Cholar Daler Halwa (Gram Dal Halwa)89. Dimer Mihidana (Egg Sweet)90. Aadosha (Rice Flour Puff)91. Chanuanimadhuri (Paneer Cakes in Kheer)92. Saramrita (Paneer Cake with Top of the Milk)93. Bangeshwar (Fried Khoya Sweet in Syrup)94. Kheerer Roll (Condensed Milk Roll)95. Kheerer Luchi (Stuffed sweetened Poon)96. Basmati Shringar (Rice Mould)97. Murkimohan (Kheel Halwa)98. Lavang Latika99. Chhanar Pulao (Paneer Pulao)100. Sitabhog101. Darbesh (Gram Flour Laddoo)102. Aamermorobba (Mango Murabba)103. Chikki (Praline)104. Balushahi (Indian Doughnuts)105. Khaja (Flaky Pastry in Syrup)106. Makhaneki Kheer (Lotus Seed Kheer)107. Gujiya (Sweet Puffs)108. Chana Poda (Baked Paneer Cake)II. NORTHERN INDIA :1. How to Make Khoya2. Zarda (Sweet Rice)3. Firni (Rice Flour Custard)4. Khubani Ka Meetha (Apricot Custard)5. Ras Ki Kheer (Sugarcane Juice Pudding)6. Rabri (Thickened Milk)7. Petha (Ash Gourd Sweet)8. Khoya Burfi (Condensed Milk Fudge9. Lachchedar Burfi (Ash Gourd Fudge)10. Haewa (Flour Pudding)11. Badam Halwa (Almond Halwa)12. Gajjar Ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)13. Karachi Halwa14. Jalebi (Syrupy Spirals)15. Khoya Jalebi (Condensed Milk Spirals)16. Instant Jalebi17. Imarti (Dal Fritters in Syrup)18. Boondi (Gram Flour Drops in Syrup)19. Bessan Laddoo (Gram Flour Ball)20. Motichoor Laddoo (Fried Gram Flour Ball)21. Choorma Laddoo (Wheat Flour Ball)22. Low Calorie Choorma23. Pedha (Solidified Milk Fudge)24. Pinni (Rice Flour Fudge)25. Feni (Sweet Flour Vermicelli)26. Kulfi27. Kesari Kulfi (Saffron Kulfi)28. Sharifa Ke Kulfi (Custard Apple Kulfi)29. Gajjac (Sesame Seed Crunches)30. Gulabjamun (Khoya Balls in Syrup)31. Saffron Biscuits32. Nankhatai (Semolina Biscuits)III. WESTERN INDIA :1. Modak2. Steamed Modak3. Fried Modak4. Mohanthaal (Maharashtrian Gram Flour Fudge)5. Puran Poli (Stuffed Sweet Pancakes)6. Shrikhand (Yogurt with Sugar and Nuts)7. Khajurghari (Pastry Encrusted Dates)8. Lagan Nu Kastan (Baked Wedding Custard)9. Dahitran (Yogurt Rounds in Syrup)10. Mava Malido (Egg and Semolina Pudding)11. Koomas (Parsi Cake)12. Gurpapdi (Indian Toffee)13. Bibinca14. Bolings (Semolina Cake)15. Baath (Goan Cake)16. Tosha (Fried Flour and Khoya Squares)17. Kharak Halwa (Date Halwa)18. Sheer Khurma (Milk and Date Sweet)IV. SOURTHERN INDIA :1. Gil-E-Firdaus (Bottle Gourd in Thick Milk)2. Double Ka Mitha (Bread Sweet)3. Reshmizulfein (Vermicelli Sweet-I)4. Sapno Ka Meethas (Vermicelli Sweet-II)5. Sevian Ka Muzaffar (Vermicelli Sweets-III)6. Adirasam (Sweet Rice)7. Ripe Banana Fritters8. Ada Pradaman (Flaked Rice Pudding)9. Pal Payasam (Kheer with Rice Flour Dumplings)10. Paruppu Payasam (Moong Dal Kheer)11. Pongal (Rice and Dal Sweet)12. Sweet Murukku13. Mysore Pak (Gram Flour Fudge)V. MANGO SWEETS :14. Aam Kalakand (Mango Fudge)15. Aamras Chawal (Mango Pulp with Rice)16. Aamra Khand (Shrikhand with Mango