Quick and Easy Gur Sondesh (Gur Sandesh) in just 3 steps

Listening to the everfresh, energetic Mahalaya chantings; laced with devotion upto the brim, is an awe-inspiring experience. Three days back, in the early morning hours, we were doing just that. Onset of Mahalaya, the powerful chantings to go with in the background; and we happily slipped into reminiscing the pleasant memories of last year's Durga … Continue reading Quick and Easy Gur Sondesh (Gur Sandesh) in just 3 steps

Gur Payox (Gur Kheer/ Gur Payesh/ Rice Pudding with Date Palm Jaggery)

Gur Payox or Rice kheer made with date palm jaggery. This is a traditional rice pudding or a dessert or sweet dish whatever you may call it made with joha rice( a small fragrant variety of rice) with milk and date palm jaggery, prepared in almost every Indian homes. In Assam, we make it with … Continue reading Gur Payox (Gur Kheer/ Gur Payesh/ Rice Pudding with Date Palm Jaggery)