Chocolate and Kesar Khaja — this flaky, layered pastry is a Diwali classic all across India! Coated in a luscious sugar syrup, it’s an addicting mithai to celebrate the sweetness of the festive season that can even be made in the air fryer! If you like this, please try my other desserts: Baked Motichoor Rabri Parfait Coconut Kalakand Cake Pineapple Sandesh STEPS FOR MAKING KHAJA: Chocolate and Kesar Khaja — this flaky, layered pastry is a Diwali classic all across India! Coated in a luscious sugar syrup, it’s an addicting mithai to celebrate the sweetness of the festive season that can even be made in the air fryer! Subscribe to my YouTube Channel for step-by-step videos. DID YOU MAKE THIS RECIPE? Don’t forget to tag @naturallynidhi on Instagram and hashtag it #naturallynidhi. You can also post your pictures to my facebook page. I’d love to hear how the recipe turned out and what you think in the comment section below. Find me on and share your creation with me!
A fun Indo-Chinese spin on the viral Tiktok trend that’s been all over my feed these days! With fresh veggies and a spicy sauce, you won’t be able to resist the crunchy goodness of this simple chaat!
Perfect as a light snack or appetizer for your next get-together, you can’t go wrong with these adorable Quinoa Khichdi Arancini paired with achari mayo dip! Cooked in an air-fryer or appe pan, these crispy little bites with loads of protein and veggies are much more healthier than the traditional Italian arancini!
This Punjabi tadka lunch is fit for a king!! 🙌 The Rajma or kidney beans are a North Indian dish and were made in the instapot. The rich gravy encompasses all of the tomato and onion flavors that’s packed in the beans. It has Aloo Gobi, which is an air-fried dish made with spiced, tender potatoes and cauliflower. Couple it with some Jeera rice (cumin rice) or Makka Roti (cornflour flatbreads) for a perfect spring meal! Serving it in a bowl works great too!
This classic Indian dish, which is a staple all over India, consists of a Khaja (layered pastry) and Sabudana Kheer (tapioca pudding) with fresh fruit! The layered pastry is coated in a luscious sugar syrup and ghee (clarified butter). The tapioca pudding is a creamy, silky, milk-based dessert that is lightly flavored with saffron, cardamom, and freshly sliced fruits!! It’s air fried too! Steps for Khaja:
Traditional Indian gujiya, but with a festive twist. The flaky pastry is stuffed with a savory peas and coconut filling and delicately seasoned with chili and cumin. The mellowed sweetness of the coconuts works wonderfully with the hearty tones of the peas and creates this heavenly texture and taste. I’m also trying to stay healthy this Holi, so all of these are air fried!