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Basket of ghughra

Ghughra

Sweets, Video

Diwali is just around the corner, and the first thing that comes to mind when I think of Diwali is always Ghughra. Ghughra are India’s version of a sweet hand-pie. The version here is a very Gujarati version, made with a sweetened nut filling. Other names for ghughra are ghooghra, karanji (maharastrian), kajji kay alu… Continue reading Ghughra

Gulab Jamun

Sweets, Video

Gulab Jamun, or “Gulab Jambu” as I am used to calling them, are a ubiquitous sweet at Indian get-togethers. They are so common you would be hard-pressed to find an Indian restaurant that does not feature them on the dessert menu. For those who have not had them before, I describe them as “Indian donut… Continue reading Gulab Jamun