Category: Recipes

Mango Kalakand

Description: Mango Kalakand – A very tasty mango flavored kalakand. Mango kalakand is made with mango puree, mashed paneer, saffron, milk, sugar, and almonds. A perfect sweet that can be made on all special occasions and festivals. Try this delicious Mango Kalakand and share your experience.
¼ Cup Warm Milk
20 Kesari Organic Saffron Strands
¾ Cup Mango Puree
200g Paneer, mashed
3 Tbsp Sugar
2 Tbsp Almonds, sliced
Method of Preparation:
In a small bowl, add warm milk along with saffron strands. Mix well, let it infuse for 5 minutes and keep aside.
In a non-stick pan, add mango puree and heat over medium-low heat. Once the puree starts to bubble, add paneer and mix well.
Add saffron infused milk to the paneer mix and cook on medium-low heat for 10-15 minutes.
After 15 minutes, add sugar and mix well. Continue to cook for 10 more minutes until most of the liquid has evaporated and the kalakand mix becomes thick.
Once cooked, remove the pan from heat, transfer the kalakand mix to a rectangular tray and even out the surface using a spoon or a spatula.
Sprinkle sliced almonds on top of the kalakand and refrigerate for a few hours until set.
Once the kalakand is set, cut into desired shape and size and serve.

Kesar Chai

Kesar Chai –

How to Prepare Kesar Chai at home?

All you need is water, tea leaves, milk, saffron strands, sugar, and a few spices to make this super healthy beverage. Addition of saffron or kesar in boiling water gives the flavor and aroma to tea.

Try this Soothing and Refreshing chai/tea during a tea break or even for morning breakfast.
1. 2 cups Water
2. 1 teaspoon Tea leaves
3. 1/4 cup Milk
4. Kesari Saffron strands (7- 8 strands)
5. cinnamon stick – 1
6. cardamom powder – 1 Tsp
7. sugar – 1½ tbsp or
1. Take a pan and add water, along with the saffron strands and cardamom powder, pepper, cinnamon stick and give it a boil.
2. Once it begins to boil; add the tea leaves. Allow the tea leaves to simmer in the water for about a minute and turn off the heat.
3. Once you add the tea leaves, allow it to brew just a little to ensure the tea stays light and does not turn bitter.
4. Stir in the milk into the chai and allow it to rest for a few seconds.
5. Strain the Kesar chai into the cups and serve. Add a few more saffron strands to the top while serving, this will give a great look and also add to the taste and flavor of the chai.
Benefits of Kesar Chai:
Here are the few health benefits of adding a flavor – Kesari(saffron) into your cup of tea/ chai:
Memory Booster
Cancer Prevention
Vision Health
Blood Pressure
Clear Skintone
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Saffron Moong Dal Halwa recipe

Moong Dal Halwa Recipe:

Moong Dal Halwa is a famous Indian dessert made using moong dal and flavored with ghee, saffron, and cardamom.
Here’s how to make perfect moong dal halwa which is a classic recipe that melts in your mouth and treats you as a delicious dessert.

Preparation Time: 10min

Cook Time: 1h
Ready Time: 1h 10min
Servings: 7-8

1 Cup Moong Dal
1 Cup Water + to soak 25-30
Kesari Saffron Strands+ for garnish
1 Cup Sugar
1 Cup Ghee
1 Tbsp Sooji
1 Tbsp Besan
⅛ Tsp Cardamom Powder
2 Tbsp Chopped Nuts + for garnish


In a bowl, add moong dal along with water and soak overnight.

Drain the dal and add to a blender. Blend for a couple of seconds to form a coarse paste. Keep aside.

In a saucepan, add 1 cup water and bring to the boil. Transfer 1 ladle of the boiling water to a small bowl, add saffron and let it infuse for 5 minutes. Add the infused saffron water back to the boiling water along with sugar. Mix well once the sugar has dissolved.

Cook the sugar-water mix for 5-7 minutes until syrupy. Keep aside.

In a deep non-stick pan, heat ghee over medium-low heat and add sooji and besan. Cook for a minute and add the ground moong dal. Cook for 20-30 minutes while stirring continuously until a sand-like texture is formed.

You may also like to try Kesar Kheer recipe.

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Saffron Shahi Toast Recipe.

Saffron Shahi Toast Recipe: 

Shahi Tukda(Shahi Tukra) is the rich royal bread pudding made with milk, nuts, saffron powder, sugar, bread, and ghee. Try this super easy recipe and enjoy the most famous recipe at home.

Preparation Time: 5min

Cook Time: 2h 20min

Ready Time: 2h 25min

Servings: 1-2



½ Litre Full Fat Milk

1 Pinch

Kesari Saffron Powder

1/8 Tsp Cardamom Powder

½ Cup + 1 Tbsp Sugar

250 ml Water

2 Bread Slices

Ghee, for frying

Chopped Nuts, for garnish

Saffron Strands, for garnish

Silver Leaf, for garnish


In a deep non-stick pan, add milk and bring to the boil. Once the milk starts boiling, take out a ladle full of the hot milk into a small bowl and add saffron powder. Mix well and add back to the boiling milk.

Reduce the heat to low, add sugar and cardamom powder. Mix well and continue to simmer for 1 hour 45 minutes or until thick, while stirring in between.

Once the rabri reaches the desired consistency, take it off the heat and keep aside.

In another non-stick pan, add remaining ½ cup sugar along with water. Bring to the boil and cook for 7-8 minutes until syrupy. Keep aside.

In another pan, heat ghee over medium heat. Add 1 bread slice to the hot ghee and fry for a minute per side until golden brown and crisp. Transfer to the reserved sugar syrup, soak for a minute and transfer to a serving plate.

Top the soaked bread slice with rabri, garnish with chopped nuts, saffron and silver leaf. Repeat with remaining bread and rabri. Serve warm.


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Saffron Mango Shrikhand Dessert Recipe

Mango Shrikhand is a very simple, healthy and easy dessert recipe which can be prepared in no time. Mango Shrikhand is made with hung curd, mango puree, sugar, and saffron powder. It is garnished with chopped nuts and saffron strands and is best served chilled. Do try this no-cook dessert and enjoy with your family.

Preparation Time: 10min
Ready Time: 10min
Servings: 4-5
1 Mango, diced
1 ½ Cup Hung Curd
2 ½ Tbsp Powdered Sugar
2 Tbsp Warm Water
⅛ Tsp
Kesari Saffron Powder
Chopped Nuts, for garnish
Saffron Strands, for garnish


In a hand blender jar or hand blender, add diced mango and blend into a puree. Keep aside.

In a bowl, add hung curd and powdered sugar. Whisk well.

Add warm water to a small bowl and add saffron powder. Mix well and add to the hung curd mix along with mango puree. Mix well and transfer to serving bowls.

Garnish the shrikhand with chopped nuts and saffron and serve chilled.

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