Tag Archives: Mithai

Almond Chocolate Cluster

Welcome your holiday season with a delicious homemade treat. Here is a speedy microwave recipe that calls for just three ingredients, which is a time and money saver. These almond chocolate clusters are perfect holiday treat, a delicious snack anytime, or a great homemade gift for the health-conscious person. Ingredients: 1 cup almond cut into [...]

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Kheer (खीर) Rice Pudding – A Pure Food

What is Kheer? Kheer(खीर) ,also known as Payasam, is rice pudding, which is a traditional dish in Nepal. Kheer being a favorite sweet dish, is an integral part of parties and ceremonies. It is also regarded as a pure food and hence it is used in religious celebrations and fastings. In Nepal, one of the popular [...]

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Milk Burfi (दुध बर्फी) – Nepali style Ricotta Fudge

What is Milk Burfi (दुध बर्फी)? Milk burfi is one of the popular Milk sweets in Nepal. This sweet is offered to god during puja and can be eaten during religious fasting as well. If you have the right ingredients, it doesn’t take much effort to make this recipe and yet,  it is definite to generate [...]

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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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