Laal Burfi (Caramelised Burfi)

I love the caramelized taste of Laal Burfi. It reminds me of the Burfi or Peda sold in Mathura and Ayodhya in India. I have tried many ways to accomplish this flavor and color in my Laal Burfi until I started using brown sugar. This allowed me to get the right color without having to […]

Rabri Malai Burfi (Baked Ricotta in Cream Sauce)

Rabri Malai Burfi is a creamier, baked version of Milk Burfi and an easier version of Ras Malai. Adding half-and-half reduction sauce to the Burfi at the end makes it taste like Ras Malai without the hard work! Traditionally, Rabri is made by cooking sweetened milk and cream in an open, wok-like pot. The layer […]

Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun is one of the most popular Indian desserts. It is a rose flavored, reddish-brown dumpling which is fried and then dipped in syrup. Gulab means rose, which is the flavor used in making this dessert and Jamun is a purple berry that Gulab Jamuns resemble. Gulab Jamun is traditionally made with ‘khoa’ which […]