Amma: “When growing up in the 1950s, we used to eat this dessert in Mysore at Ananda Bhavan. Our cook who used to work there gave us this recipe. Some people use the same ingredients and make it like a halwa. This dessert which is popular at weddings in India, […]

Satyanarayana Prasada

This is a very traditional Kannadiga style sweet that is a must have as a prasad for all pujas, and Satyanarayana Puja in particular. The recipe is very simple and uses exact measurements with foolproof results, which means you don’t have to taste it before offering it as prasad for […]

Kobri Mithai (Coconut Burfi)

Coconut burfi was one our favorite sweets growing up in Bangalore. We always had a steady supply of fresh coconuts from our backyard, and Amma made these often for Diwali and Dussehra. This was the last recipe amma sent to me before she passed on in Feb 2014. She knew […]