No Christmas is complete without ‘kuswar’, the traditional platter that has a variety of sweets and savouries. City home chefs share the essential treats of this selection
(From left) Bebinca, coconut ice, walnut fudge, sugar-coated and regular kidiboran, macaroons, rose cookies, jaggery chikki, neuries, green and milk fudge, marzipan, rice chaklis, rice and boondi laddoos, and balushahi. Pic/Prashanth Pereira
It is that time of year when having a ‘full plate’ is a good thing. A full plate called ‘kuswar’, that is. Popular among the Goan, Mangalorean and East Indian communities, this platter is laden with sweets and savouries popularly eaten during Christmas.