Tag Archives: desserts

Suji/Rava/Semolina Laddu (सुजीको लड्डू)

Suji, also known as rava , semolina, or sooji, Ladoos are one of the tasty desserts made from semolina, nuts, and ghee. They are delicious and yet very easy to make with very few simple ingredients. It is also one of the dessert made in many households during Tihar (Diwali or Dipawali) in Nepal. Here is my [...]

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Wheat Flour Haluwa – गँहु को हलुवा ( Halwa)

What is Haluwa? Haluwa or Halwa (हलुवा ) is sweet dessert made with wheat flour and garnished with dry fruits. It is one of the easiest and simplest sweets to make. Haluwa is just perfect during winter time. People enjoy haluwa during winter time as very sumptuous breakfast or evening snack in Kathmandu. It is also [...]

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Malpuwa (मालपुवा) – God’s Food

What is Malpuwa  (मालपुवा)? Malpuwa is rich, soft fried pancake. It is usually eaten for breakfast or snack in Kathmandu. Here is my variation of the recipe to make Malpuwa (aka Malpua): 2 cups Wheat flour (or you can mix half all purpose and half wheat flour) 1/2 cup Sugar  (or to taste) few Black Pepper [...]

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Jeri Swari (जेरी स्वारी), from the streets of Kathmandu

What is Jeri or Jilebi  (जेरी)? Jeri is made by deep-frying batter in circular shapes, which are then soaked in syrup. The sweets are served warm with fried flat bread called Swari. They have a somewhat chewy texture with crystallized sugary exterior coating. Jeri is best when eaten fresh – fry batter, soak in sugar syrup, and bite [...]

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