Thandai Powder has been on my list to make for quite a few years, I will always remember close to the festival of Holi. It’s not that it takes longer to make this, it’s just I will forget once the festival has passed. This is a versatile powder to have on hand which can be […]
Are you all ready for Diwali? Its only a week away and I am sure you all are doing the last minute cleaning, and other preparations. I am trying to be as ready as possible. I guess we are never ready for anything, there are always things that cannot be done before hand. But as […]
What is Karvachauth? This year Karwachauth is going to be observed on Oct 30th. It is a festival which is celebrated mostly by North Indian women where the festival begins just before sunrise and until after the moonrise. “Karva” means earthen pot and “Chauth” means fourth referencing that the festival falls on fourth day of […]
Diwali preparations are still going on in every household, from cleaning to making sweets, preparing lovely snacks…This year Diwali falls on Oct 23rd which is a weekday, so the festivities are not going to be elaborate specially in the US. There will be an evening Puja along with some yummy food and sweets.
Traditionally, we give mithai (Indian Sweets) when we do the Rakhi Ceremony. I have been thinking what should I do, as I refused to give Indian sweets. So this time I decided to do something different and I wanted to make it myself too.. which will be made with love.