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Kesar (saffron)-mango halwa. A Diwali special!

Diwali, the festival of lights is one of the major holidays celebrated by Hindus worldwide and starts in a couple of days. The festival spans across 5 days and symbolizes the triumph of good over evil. The lighting of the traditional earthen oil … Continue reading

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Sweet, steamed rice dumplings: The Classic Modak recipe

This is a recipe that is very close to my heart as Ganesh Chaturthi was celebrated with great pomp and splendor at my parents’ home while growing up as a kid in Mumbai, as well as at my in-laws’ place, … Continue reading

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