Sweets and Indians are closely knit with each other. Indians love to have sweets during the course of their meals. A lot of Indian sweets are typically made from ghee and jaggery in combinations with semolina, whole wheat flour or gram flour to name a few.
Sweets made from jaggery have a religious significance. A Gujarati wedding engagement function is named after jaggery called Gol Dhana; where Gol means jaggery and Dhana means coriander seeds. In the event of a new business, work, new home jaggery is given to sweeten the palate to indicate a good start to the event.

Come every festival like Holi, Navaratri, Diwali the women folk of the Indian families are busy whipping up the traditional sweets for that occasion. The recipes in this section will guide you to making some of the tried and tested recipes that have been handed down through many generations. If you have never tried attempting sweets before, some of these recipes could be the easiest you could ever try.

पारंपरिक पंजीरी लड्डू (जन्माष्टमी पसादम) - Panjiri Ladoo (Recipe In Hindi)

यह पारंपरिक पंजीरी लड्डू जन्माष्टमी के दिन ही खास बनाए जाते है। श्री कृष्ण मंदिर जैसे श्रीनाथजी मंदिर और ऐसे सब श्रीकृष्ण मंदिरो मे यह लड्डू भोग- प्रसाद के लिए बनाए जाते है। इस मे सूखे मेवे या मखाना नही डाले जाते।  पारंपरिक पंजीरी लड्डू को जन्माष्टमी के दिन प्रसाद के रूप में परोसे.  अगर आपको यह रेसिपी पसंद आई हो तो, आप ऐसे और लाडू भी बना सकते है बेसन लडडू  टिल के लड्डू  चूरमा लड्डू 

साबूदाना खीर - Sabudana Kheer (Recipe In Hindi)

साबूदाना खीर एक पारम्परिक भारतीय मिठाई है जिसे भारत के बहुत राज्यों में बहुत बनाया जाता है. कोई भी त्यौहार हो या फिर आपके घर मेहमान खाने पर आने वाले है, यह खीर बनाए और हम वादा करते है लोगो को यह खीर बहुत पसंद आएगी। बनाने में आसान, यह खीर बहुत स्वादिष्ठ है और कभी भी खायी जा सकती है.  साबूदाना खीर को त्यौहार के लिए या रोज के खाने के बाद मीठे के लिए परोसे.  अगर आपको यह हलवा पसंद आया हो तो, आप यह मिठाई भी बना सकते है  गेहूं का हलवा  बेसन के लड्डू चकुंदर का हलवा 

गेहूं का हलवा - Gehun Ka Halwa (Recipe In Hindi)

गेहूं का हलवा को शीरा भी कहा जाता है. इसमें आटे को घी और नट्स के साथ पकाया जाता है. गेहूं के हलवे को त्यौहार पर या फिर भगवन के प्रसाद के लिए भी बनाया जाता है. सर्दियों में इस हलवे को बनाए और इसका आनंद ले.  गेहूं के हलवे को रत के खाने के बाद मीठे के लिए परोसे। अगर आपको यह हलवा पसंद आया हो तो, आप यह मिठाई भी बना सकते है  गेहूं का हलवा  बेसन के लड्डू चकुंदर का हलवा 

बेसन लड्डू - Besan Ladoo (Recipe In Hindi)

बेसन लड्डू को बेसन या चना दाल के आटे से बनाया जाता है. यह हर त्यौहार में बनाया जाता है. इसमें बेसन को घी में सेक कर उसमे ड्राई फ्रूट्स डाले जाते है. घी की मात्रा अधिक होने के कारन इसका स्वाद लाजवाब होता है.  बेसन लड्डू को आने वाले त्यौहार के लिए बनाए और इसका आनंद ले.  अगर आपको यह हलवा पसंद आया हो तो, आप यह मिठाई भी बना सकते है  गेहूं का हलवा   चकुंदर का हलवा  साबूदाना खीर 

Surul Appam Recipe

Surul Appam Recipe is a traditional sweet prepared in Thanjavur region. It is nothing but stuffed and rolled sweet pancakes. Surul appam is prepared with coconut, sugar and flour as the main ingredients. It is simple, easy to make, and tastes delicious recipe to be served as a snack. Serve Surul Appam Recipe along with South Indian Filter Coffee Recipe and Mullu Murukku during evening. If you like this recipe, try more recipes like Kerala Style Nei-Appam Achappam Recipe Kandarappam ...

गाजर का हलवा - Gajar Ka Halwa (Recipe In Hindi)

गाजर का हलवा एक इंडियन पुडिंग है जो उत्तर भारत में बहुत बनाया जाता है. इस हलवे को लाल गाजर से त्यौहार पर बनाया जाता है. यह हलवा ख़ास तोर पर सर्दियों के दिनों में खाया जाता है. इसमें खोया और ड्राई फ्रूट्स ...

Red Kidney Beans Chocolate Barfi Recipe

Red Kidney Beans Barfi made with rajma is a soft, delicious and creamy fudge. A richly-textured mixture of red kidney beans paste and crumbled mawa is cooked in beetroot, sugar syrup and flavoured with vanilla extract and cocoa powder. Make a delicious red kidney beans barfi that looks appetising and tastes delicious. Add this an exotic and healthy sweet dish to the list of your festival sweets. Serve Red Kidney Beans Barfi along with other sweets like Maharashtrian Style Semolina and Yogurt Cake ...

Coconut Kozhukattai Recipe

‘Pallu Kozhukattai’ is one of the important ceremonies among the Sri Lankan Tamil community. It is also called as teething ceremony and it is done when the child’s first tooth pops up and this recipe is served to the closest of relatives after a small ceremony. This Kozhukattai is a sweet Dumpling that is made from rice flour, grated coconut and sugar or jaggery. The significance of this ceremony is to mark the appearance of the child’s first tooth and to pray for the child to be bestowed ...

Quinoa Rice Pudding With Turmeric Recipe

Rice puddings are generally prepared with Milk and cream. I tried to tweak the recipe with few tasty healthy ingredients like turmeric, quinoa and coconut milk. This is a great addition for a festive lunch or dinner. Turmeric adds a flavour to the pudding and makes it more healthy. It is easy to make and can be also eaten as an after school snack for kids. Serve Quinoa Rice Pudding recipe as a sweet along with a South Indian meal of Steamed Rice, Mixed Vegetable Sambar Recipe, Aama ...

Gujarati Style Lapsi Recipe (Millet Sweet Pudding)

Gujarati Style Lapsi Recipe (Millet Sweet Pudding) is a mixture of millet and yellow moong dal that is pressure cooked along with with jaggery to create a dish that is similar to the authentic style Gujarati Lapsi. At Archana’s kitchen we always try to keep it healthy by adding an additional healthy element to the recipe. In this we have added pearl and moong dal that creates a different texture in itself. The sweet dish is then flavored well with a hint of cardamom and mixed with toasted nuts ...

Uttar Pradesh Style Shir Sewain Recipe

Uttar Pradesh Style Shir Sewain Recipe is a delicious vermicelli kheer or pudding recipe made with the thin vermicelli cooked in milk and sugar. The dish is further made rich by adding crumbled khoya and dry fruits. This dish makes for a wonderful festive menu. Serve the Uttar Pradesh Style Shir Sewain Recipe as a dessert along with elaborate lunch menu on the weekend.  If you like this recipe, you can also try other mithai recipes such as Carrot Semolina Phirni Recipe Sweet Potato ...

Pumpkin Coconut Ladoo Recipe

Pumpkin Coconut Ladoo Recipe is a power packed sweet energy balls made using yellow pumpkin and desiccated coconut. Yellow pumpkin has higher amounts of antioxidants and vitamins to keep the heart healthy. It is a great source of fibre, making it beneficial for weight watchers. Pumpkin Coconut Ladoo Recipe is quick to make healthy energy balls, prepared using minimal ingredients. We have replaced the white sugar with cane sugar in the recipe to make it even more healthier. A pinch of nutmeg ...

Maharashtrian Style Semolina and Yogurt Cake Recipe

Maharashtrian Style Semolina and Yogurt Cake Recipe, a comforting cake to be had anytime of the day. The semolina is soaked in yogurt and flavored with saffron strands. Once it is soaked it is then baked in the oven till they firm up. The recipe is so simple and you can as well steam them in a vegetable steamer if you do not have an oven to bake. Serve the Maharashtrian Style Semolina and Yogurt Cake after nice meal of Maharashtrian Narali Bhaat, Raw Mango Raita Recipe to enjoy you meal with a sweet ...

Carrot Semolina Phirni Recipe

Carrot Semolina Phirni Recipe is a quintessential dessert that ends the Ramadan meal with a sweet note. It is also prepared during the other important festive occasion like muslim wedding. Most of the Phirni is prepared with rice and milk but we have added a twist by added some grated carrot and cooked in milk. The addition of semolina to the Phirni creates a wonderful creamy texture which will urge you to try more. Serve the Carrot Semolina Phirni Recipe after a nice meal of dum biryani and gola ...

Coorg Style Kulae Puttu Recipe (Puttu With Jackfruit & Jaggery)

Coorg Style Kulae Puttu is a traditional dish from Coorg made from seasonal fruit - Jackfruit. Jackfruits cakes are steam cooked wrapped in a banana leaf. Soft and flavourful with distinct aroma of jackfruit, they taste just divine. They are best had steaming hot with ghee on top and / or honey on side. Do not throw away the jackfruit seeds while making this dish with the fruit. You can make yummy side dish like Kerala Style Jack Fruit Seeds Stir Fry Recipe or Konkani ...

Assamese Style Ghila Pitha Recipe (Sweetened Rice Fritters Recipe)

Assamese Style Ghila Pitha Recipe (Rice Fritters Recipe) is a wonderful snack or a dessert that is lightly sweetened with jaggery and flavored with cardamom made in rice batter. The addition of cardamom and lemon rind is a twist with our experimentation, to enhance the flavor of the dish. Serve the Ghila Pitha as a tea time snack or as a dessert after a good lunch. If you are looking for more Assamese Recipes here are some:  Aloo Konir Dom Recipe (Assamese Egg & Potato Curry) Sandah ...

Khirapat Panchakhadya Recipe

I'm sharing the recipe of Khirapat Panchakhadyathe, which is a favourite prasad offered to Lord Ganesha. Khirapat Panchakhadya is made from 5 ingredients therefore the name. It is tasty and very easy to make. Its a perfect sweet dish when you want to eat something sweet and have less time. Try it and you will make it again and again. Serve Khirapat Panchakhadya as a prasad after your pooja or serve it as a sweet dish after your meal of Maharashtrian Golyachi Amti, Tadka Raita and Phulka. If you ...

Dry Fruit & Nut Modak Recipe

Dry Fruit & Nut Modak Recipe is a festival sweet dish made in central in North India. This is completely made from dry fruits and due to addition of dates in the recipe, you do not need to add any more sweetener to the dish. It is a healthy prashad recipe that can be made for Ganesh Chaturthi. Dry Fruit & Nut Modak Recipe also can be served for an after school snack for kids, along with a Chaat Style Mashed Potato Toasted Sandwich Recipe and Chocolate & Orange Smoothie ...

Karnataka Style Gasagase Payasa Recipe (Poppy seed Payasam)

Karnataka Style Gasagase Payasa Recipe (Poppy seed Payasam) is an all-time favourite sweet for kannadigas. Most of their festivals always ends with this creamy cup filled with poppy seed payasam. The poppy seeds are ground along with rice and simmered in milk till it thickens and garnished with hot toasted cashew nuts and raisins with ghee. Serve the Gasagase Payasa after having a Spicy Mixed Vegetable Pulao Recipe with Tomato Onion Cucumber Raita to cool down your palate with a sweet ...

Andhra Style Paakundalu/ Pakam Undalu Recipe (Rice flour Coconut Fritters)

Andhra Style Paakundalu/ Pakam Undalu Recipe (Rice flour Coconut Fritters) is an authentic sweet prepared in Andhra during a very famous festival of theirs called “Makara Sankranthi. The sweet has very few ingredients and is easy to make, all you need to do it make the rice flour batter and keep it ready. Serve the Andhra Style Paakundalu along with kesari bath or Carrot Badam Kheer Recipe to enjoy your festive mood in a joyous way with your friends and family.  If you are looking for more ...

Belagavi Style Kunda Recipe (Terati Pal / Kalakand)

Belegavi Style Kunda Recipe is a sweet popularly made in Belegav (Karnataka) that got influenced from Rajasthan. The sweet has an incidental story on how it got originated. One day when “Jakku Marwadi” put milk to boil, he forgot to turn off the heat. As a result the milk boiled over for a long time and got reduced. When he realized this he tasted the milk and felt it was quite sweet so he added some more khova to the milk and created a sweet and called it Kunda. It is called in different names ...

Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe

Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe is a must try sweet delicacy made with sweet potato and semolina. The sweet is simmered in coconut milk and flavored with saffron strands. The kheer is luscious to be had after nice meal on a Sunday evening. Adding sweet potato is also another way to eat something healthy and not worry about extra calories. Serve the Sweet Potato Kheer Recipe after a Lucknowi Murg Biryani (Awadhi Chicken Biryani) with raita for a Sunday lunch.  If you are looking for more Kheer recipe ...

Sweet Dashami Recipe (Maharashtrian Flatbread Made With Wheat Flour & Sugarcane Juice)

Sweet Dashami is a typical Maharashtrian flatbread (Roti), which can be made savoury or sweet. Sweet Dashami Recipe is usually made by mixing wheat flour with milk and sugar or jaggery. This recipe uses fresh sugarcane juice instead of milk and sugar. Knead the dough together with whole wheat flour, sugar cane juice, nutmeg powder if using, and then roll out the flatbreads and fry on tawa to make this recipe. The mildly sweet Dashami makes for a perfect travel food since it stays fresh for 2-3 ...

Rava Kesari Bhath/Sooji Halwa Recipe (A Classic Semolina Breakfast Pudding)

Rava Kesari Bhath/Sooji Halwa Recipe is a pudding made from semolina, flavored with saffron and other spices topped with nuts. In most parts of Southern India, Kesari is served as part of an offering to God during festivities. The Sooji Halwa is made pure olive oil and believe me it does not alter the taste of the halwa one bit. And you will keep making this halwa more often & enjoy it guilt free with the lovely taste! Many of you are not aware that olive oil is suitable to cook all your favorite ...

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