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What is Shrikhand?
Some describe it as a dessert which transforms ordinary yoghurt into a delicacy. Others think of it as anything from a standard feature of Sunday meals, part of a festive menu, as well as faraal (fasting) food.
Where does Shrikhand come from?
Shrikhand can be found in the western Indian states of Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is often served during Maharashtrian and Gujarati weddings. So in this case, it's viewed as a 'rich' dessert.
Read on to find out why I made it and how it turned out.Read More
There are only a few 'Indian sweets' which I like and this is one of them. It's called Magaj in Gujarat and is known as Besan Ladoo in Maharashtra. The only difference between the two is that Magaj is usually cut in to squares and Besan Ladoo is moulded in a spheres.Read More
The lack of vegan desserts during celebrations
Often, when family members have cooked for celebrations, I've been fed well, but there hasn't been a dessert option. The host has often been apologised and said that they didn't know what to make.
I know that it's not that difficult, but I realised that after I looked for recipes and tried them out; so I understand why they might feel unsure.