Blog Posts - Sweets And Desserts



Almond Snowball Cookies

          Snowball Cookies, also known as Russian Tea Cakes or Italian Wedding Cookies, these have been on my do list for a long time, somehow I bake more breads and cakes than cookies, so it got missed out every time and I h...
by Aromatic Cooking on Dec 20, 2016

Nei Appam, Ghee Appam

          Happy Karthigai Deepam, Festival Of Lights, it falls on 12th December this year, we light our houses with lots of mud lamps and as with any other festival, we make some yummy food too. I have already posted the trad...
by Aromatic Cooking on Dec 12, 2016

Jowar (Cholam) Pidi Kozhukattai (Sweet), Jowar Modaks

          Tomorrow is Vinayagar Chathurthi, and here is another healthy Kozhukattai recipe that you can try out, Jowar/Cholam/Sorghum Pidi Kozhukattai. This is such an easy dish, so if you don't have time to make the Stuffed...
by Aromatic Cooking on Sep 4, 2016

Millet Kozhukattai With Date Almond Filling, Millet Modaks With Date Badam Filling

          Ganesh/Vinayagar Chaturthi is just 3 days away and I see so many varieties of Kozhukattais in many blogs. Usually I make kozhukattais with paruppu-thengai-vellam pooranam/filling and sundal on Vinayagar Chathurthi,...
by Aromatic Cooking on Sep 1, 2016

Chakka Pradaman With Chakka Varatti, Jackfruit Payasam

          After making Chakka Varatti ( Jackfruit Preserve ) at home, the first dish that I wanted to try out with it was the Ela Ada and the next down the list was this Chakka Pradaman or Payasam. Once you have your Chakka V...
by Aromatic Cooking on Aug 31, 2016

Ela Ada With Chakka Varatti, Steamed Rice Parcels With Jackfruit Preserve

          After making Chakka Varatti/Jackfruit Preserve, I was waiting to try out Ela Ada, when I say waiting, I really mean it because where I stay in Bangalore, I don't easily get banana leaves, except might be on festival...
by Aromatic Cooking on Aug 22, 2016

Chakka Varatti, Jackfruit Preserve ( Halwa )

          Ever since I saw Ela Ada on blogs and cookery shows, I had wanted to try it out home, especially the Ela Ada using Chakka Varatti/Jackfruit Preserve. I thought I'll do it during the last jackfruit season but it so h...
by Aromatic Cooking on Aug 16, 2016

Eggless Cherry Clafoutis

          I first tasted fresh cherries only in the US, the dark ones, they tasted so good and from then on, I always bought bags of them during the season. In India, it's difficult to find fresh cherries, and even when you g...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jun 22, 2016

Mango Fool, Mango With Whipped Cream

          It's back to back Mango recipes, my previous post Mangai Pachadi is with raw mangoes, this one, today, Mango Fool is with ripe mangoes. It's such an easy recipe but it tastes so rich and delicious, an easy dessert t...
by Aromatic Cooking on Jun 10, 2016

Vanilla Ice Cream - Eggless

          I have been cooking now for so many years, and being a food blogger, I have tried cuisines other than Indian, tried my hand at baking too, but for some reason, never tried making ice cream at home. In fact, I have a...
by Aromatic Cooking on Apr 22, 2016

Malpua With Rabri

          Malpua With Rabri, my daughter's favorite, we never miss to have this whenever we get to visit our favorite ' chat place ' in Chennai. The place is famous for its chats, but we go there mainly for their Malpua with...
by Aromatic Cooking on Apr 14, 2016

Eggless Bougatsa, Custard Filled Greek Phyllo Pastries

          Bougatsa is a sweet custard filled phyllo pastry, it's supposed to be a famous breakfast dish in Greece. After making the baklava and spanakopita, I had some phyllo sheets left, and I wanted to try out this deliciou...
by Aromatic Cooking on Mar 3, 2016

Boondi And Bread Pudding

          Boondi And Bread Pudding, a delicious dessert that I had made years back and then totally forgot about it. I remembered that it's a Sanjeev Kapoor recipe, but I couldn't remember from where I got it, then suddenly c...
by Aromatic Cooking on Feb 1, 2016

Sweet Corn Halwa, Makai Ka Halwa

          Wishing all my fellow bloggers and friends a Very Happy Diwali, many of us would be busy with last minute sweet preparations and decorations, for those who love fireworks, have a Safe Diwali. Today's post is going t...
by Aromatic Cooking on Nov 9, 2015

Seven Cup Cake ( Burfi ), Besan And Coconut Fudge

          Seven Cup Cake ( Burfi ), is an easy sweet but somehow I have never tried to do it till now. It's basically a combination of the mysore pak ( besan fudge ) and the coconut burfi. The name seven cup denotes the total...
by Aromatic Cooking on Nov 6, 2015

Dates And Nuts Roll, Khajoor Katri

          Another easy and delicious recipe for this Diwali, Dates And Nuts Roll or Khajoor Katri. This has been on my do list for a long time, it's a healthy and delicious sweet. It's a ' no sugar ' sweet, the dates give all...
by Aromatic Cooking on Nov 4, 2015

Kaju Katli, Cashew Burfi

          Kaju Katli is one of my favorite sweets, of course, having a big sweet tooth, I end up saying this for most of the sweets. On the other hand, my daughter doesn't like it at all, so I hardly make it or buy it. This t...
by Aromatic Cooking on Nov 2, 2015

Baklava ( With Walnuts And Honey )

          Baklava, it's a rich and delicious dessert made with phyllo ( fillo ) pastry, which is layered with nuts and drizzled with sugar and honey syrup. I have tasted this a couple of times, but mostly store bought and I w...
by Aromatic Cooking on Oct 23, 2015

Aval Ladoos, Poha ( Rice Flakes ) Ladoos With Jaggery

          Another easy and delicious sweet, Aval Ladoos, Poha ( Rice Flakes ) Ladoos. We can make these ladoos with regular white rice flakes and sugar but I have used red rice poha and jaggery and also a little bit of roaste...
by Aromatic Cooking on Oct 16, 2015

Semiya Payasam, Vermicelli Kheer

          Semiya Payasam/Vermicelli Kheer, I have made it so many times, but somehow till today, I couldn't post it. This is one of the easiest payasams or should I say the easiest of all payasams. Now that, we get roasted ve...
by Aromatic Cooking on Oct 15, 2015


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