Category: Mithai


Gourmet Rasgulla


It is a very popular cheese-based, syrupy sweet dish originally from the Indian state of Orissa.The dish is made from balls of chhena (an Indian cottage cheese) and semolina dough, cooked in sugar syrup.The dish comes flavored in saffron, rosewater, and sometimes garnished with chopped pistachios.


Gourmet Gulab Jamun


Gulab jamun is a popular dessert in countries of the Indian Subcontinent such as Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal and Bangladesh. It is made of a dough consisting mainly of milk solids, traditionally, khoya, an Indian milk product (buffalo milk) is rolled into a ball together with some flour and then deep fried, but at a low temperature of about 300°F. It is then put into a sugar syrup flavored with cardamom seeds and rosewater, kewra or saffron.Gulab jamun is common at weddings.


Gourmet Patisa


Patisa is a popular South Asian ( Pakistan, Bangladesh) sweet. It is square in shape, and has a crisp and flaky texture.It is made from sugar, gram flour, flour, ghee, milk, and cardamom.


Gourmet Barfi


Barfi is a sweet confection from the Indian subcontinent. Plain barfi is made from condensed milk, cooked with sugar until it solidifies. The many varieties of barfi include besan barfi (made with gram flour), kaaju barfi (made with cashews), and pista barfi (made with ground pistachios). The name is derived from the Persian word barf which means “snow”, since barfi is similar to ice/snow in appearance.Barfi is often flavored with fruit (such as mango or coconut) or nuts (such as cashew and pistachio) and spices such as cardamom. They are sometimes coated with a thin layer of edible metallic leaf known as vark. Visually, they are typically cut into square, diamond, or round shapes. Different types of barfi vary greatly in their color and texture.