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.

Gulab Phirni Recipe

Gulab Phirni Recipe is a gentle and aromatic twist on the traditional rice-based pudding called Phirni. This creamy, nutty and typically saffron-flavored Indian sweet is quite the crowd pleaser. But this recipe changes things up a little bit, with the addition of rose petals that add a delightful flavour flavor and depth. It's easy to make, looks beautiful when served in small, earthen pots and will light up your festive meals instantly. Serve Gulab Phirni along with samosas and Mawa ...

Parwal Ki Mithai Recipe -Pointed Gourd Sweet

Parwal Ki Mithai is commonly made in North India during festivals and marriages. It can be easily made at home and tastes delicious at the same time. Parwal is made into many savoury dishes. It is quite popular in Bihar and North India. You should try this recipe if you want to give a new twist to your regular vegetable, Parwal. Serve Parwal Ki Mithai as a sweet dish after your delicious meal of Gajar Pulao Recipe - Spiced Carrot Rice, Nawabi Kofta Curry Recipe and Tomato ...

Ada Pradhaman Recipe - Kerala Style Rice Ada Pudding With Jaggery & Coconut Milk

Ada Pradhaman Recipe is a Kerala Style Rice Ada Pudding With Jaggery & Coconut Milk which is typically served as a dessert in the festival of Onam in Kerala. Ada is the ribbon-shaped dry rice flakes which are soaked in hot water and later slow cooked in jaggery and coconut milk. This traditional dessert is a very important part of Onam Sadhya (traditional meal). As Ada Pradhaman recipe is typically made with various extracts of coconut milk, it is a bit laborious, but totally worth it. Loaded ...

Mango Kheer Recipe

Mango Kheer is a quick and easy to make dessert. This Mango Kheer is prepared with mango pulp, full fat milk, and sweetened vermicelli. Mango Kheer is liked by adults and kids alike. This Mango Kheer garnished with almond flakes, saffron, and raisins. needs to be served chilled. This is a perfect summer recipe where the flavours if mango pulp goes well with vermicelli kheer. You can include mango chunks into the kheer as well if you like. Serve Mango Kheer after your delicious meal of Dal ...

Gulkand Seviyan Kheer Recipe

Gulkand Seviyan Kheer Recipe is a lip smacking kheer recipe with prominent flavours of rose. The fragrant kheer, is a creamy rich preparation, with hidden notes of cardamom and a little crunch from the pistachios added to it.  The combination of cardamom, pista and rose is a classic one, as all these flavours compliment each other so beautifully.  Serve Gulkand Seviyan Kheer as dessert or part of a meal that consists of Ajwain Puri Recipe, and Aloo Tamatari Recipe for ...

Masala Chai Kulfi Recipe With Bourbon Chocolate Syrup

Masala Chai Kulfi Recipe is a delicious kulfi recipe made out of ever loved masala chai (spiced tea). The masala chai gets a summer makeover with the delicious kulfi. Masala chai is always enjoyed during a cold morning or on a rainy day; this kulfi recipe is a twist to the masala chai can be enjoyed on a sunny day or for the festival of Holi. Masala Chai Kulfi can be served with biscuit crumbles, bourbon chocolate syrup and some dry rose petals on top, to enhance the flavours of Masala Chai Kulfi ...

ठंडाई कुल्फी रेसिपी - Thandai Kulfi Recipe

ठंडाई कुल्फी रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट रेसिपी है जो की केसर पिस्ता कुल्फी जैसे बनाई जाती है. आप यह ठंडाई कुल्फी होली के लिए भी बना सकते है. इसे अपने खाने के बाद मीठे के लिए भी परोस सकते है. यह गर्मियों के लिए एक पर्याप्त रेसिपी है.  ठंडाई कुल्फी रेसिपी को पंचमेल दाल, भिंडी मसाला और फुल्के के बाद मीठे में परोसे।   

Oreo Paneer Modak Recipe

Vinayaka Chaturthi is a much-celebrated festival in the southern and western parts of India. It’s a ten days celebration especially in the states of Maharashtra, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. Beautifully painted and decorated idols of Lord Vinayaka is installed at homes and public place in pandals. During the puja times in the morning and evening Modak or Modakam, the beloved sweet of Lord Ganesha is offered to him and Oreo Paneer Modak Recipe is a delicious variety of Modak you can try. Modak is ...

Mango Ladoo Recipe

Mango Ladoo Recipe tastes so good and they are completely different from the regular ladoos. It can be made instantly with just three ingredients. If you have any sudden guests in home and you have homemade mango puree, you can prepare this for them during mango season. Mangoes and coconut are a match made in heaven and these laddoos not only are tasty but nutritious too. Mangoes are full of vitamins and give you instant energy.Pack them into your snack box for lunch or your kids snack box.  Serve Mango ...

ड्राई फ्रूट हलवा रेसिपी - Dry Fruit Halwa Recipe

ड्राई फ्रूट हलवा रेसिपी एक स्वादिष्ट रेसिपी है जिसमे खजूर, अंजीर, पिस्ता, काजू और अखरोट का प्रयोग किया जाता है. आप इस हलवा से बर्फी भी बना सकते है. यह बहुत सेहतमंद है और बच्चे भी इसे पसंद करते है. आप चाहे तो इसम अपने पसंद के ड्राई फ्रूट्स का प्रयोग कर सकते है.  ड्राई फ्रूट हलवा रेसिपी को आप अपने खाने के बाद मीठे में परोसे। खाने में आलू रसावाला, अजवाइन पूरी और बूंदी रायता परोसे। 

Mango Kalakand Recipe

Kalakand is a Rajasthani recipe and this Mango Kalakand recipe comes with added yumminess of ripe mangoes. This is an easy and quick recipe version of kalakand. This mango kalakand recipe is made with mangoes and solidified condensed milk, cottage cheese and flavored with cardamom and garnished with dry coconut strands. This Indian sweet recipe with mangoes can be had for a dessert after a sumptuous lunch or dinner. Serve Mango Kalakand as a dessert with your part meal of Paneer Pulao ...

Manda Pitha Recipe-Orissa Style Steamed Rice Flour Dumplings

This Rice Flour Manda Pitha recipe is an ancient recipe. This is a traditional recipe from Orissa that dates back to several hundred years. Unique to Odisha, Pitha is a recipe that just keeps getting better and better as it offers immense possibilities with many combinations. Pitha is basically steamed rice flour/rava dumplings stuffed with a sweet filling made from grated coconut, sugar or jaggery, freshly made paneer. Serve these Manda Pitha to start a festive lunch or during tea time. Serve Manda ...

Kunafa With Mango Cottage Cheese Cream Recipe

"May the Spirit of Ramadan stay in our heart and illuminate our soul from within" Ramadan Kareem!!!!! I wanted to make something extra special to show the spirit of Ramadan. Something which just gives you a pious feeling and takes you to another serene world. And so I thought of making Kunafa With Mango Cottage Cheese Cream Recipe- a quintessential Arabic Dessert. Kunafa is made by baking Kataifi dough which is easily available in many supermarkets. Generally, the center layer is made of cheese. ...

Kesar Paneer Ki Kheer Recipe - Cottage Cheese Milk Pudding

Kesar Paneer Ki Kheer Recipe is a quick and simple dessert that you can make when you have unexpected guests at home. The taste and flavors and texture of this kheer is similar to that of rasmalai. The only difference between the Rasmalai and the Paneer ki Kheer is that the paneer is added as a crumble into the condensed milk, making this dish, really simple to make. Serve Kesar Paneer Ki Kheer as a dessert after your everyday meal of Jodhpuri Aloo, Ajwain Puri, Boondi Raita and Satvik Carrot ...

मंगानेम रेसिपी - Goan Style Chana Dal Payasam Recipe

मंगानेम रेसिपी एक तरह की खीर है जिसे गोवा में त्यौहार या किसी ख़ास अवसर पर बनण्य जाता है. यह मंदिरो में प्रसाद के लिए भी बाटा जाता है. इसमें चना दाल, साबूदाना के साथ गुड़, काजू और घी का प्रयोग किया जाता ...

Instant Kalakand Recipe -Indian Festive Sweet Recipe

Kalakand is a delicious milk fudge cake that is popularly made in India during the festive season. Kalakand is a popular Indian sweet made out of solidified, sweetened milk and cottage cheese. It is a rich sweet made from concentrated milk called Khoya and homemade Paneer called Chena. This is a quick and instant recipe of Kalakand that you can make for the festivities or any other special occasion in the family. Serve Kalakand along with other festival recipes like Saffron Pilaf and Churma ...

Indian Festive Sweet Rice And Jamun Bhog Recipe

Light up this Diwali Dinner table not only with colorful diyas and rangoli but also celebrate more with your homemade traditional festive sweets. Sweet Rice and Jamun Bhog recipe is my version of Sita Bhog, a Bengali sweet which we usually buy from sweet shops in Kolkata. This year I have tried to keep it simple and easy and cook for bhog to offer our Almighty Ganesh and Lakshmi and then distribute to my guests.  A healthy guilt free cooking is done best when organic ingredients are used, you ...

Paan Matka Kulfi Recipe

Paan Matka Kulfi Recipe is riot of flavours in your mouth. The milk is reduced to half its quantity, flavoured with hints of saffron and cardamom and then the star ingredient - meetha paan is added to the reduced milk.  Sweetened with sugar that needs to be in tandem with the dry meetha paan added to the kulfi. Garnished with some pistachios and dry rose petals, this recipe is an absolute winner.  This paan flavoured kulfi is then set in an earthen mini pot or matka as we call it. Setting ...

Dry Jamun Recipe

Dry Jamun is a delicious recipe that you can make for the upcoming festivals. Gulab Jamuns are a regular at many households, but this Dry Jamun is a perfect pick me up to serve your guests. The jamuns prepared here are little different from the regular ones, and made with the khoya and paneer. It is fried, then dipped in thick sugar syrup and later coated with desiccated coconut mix. It is dry, however has a perfect soft melt in the mouth texture. Serve the Dry Jamun Recipe for your guests ...

Sindhi Kheerni Recipe - Sindhi Seviyan Kheer

Sindhi Kheerni Recipe is a traditional Sindhi recipe of a kheer. Served for breakfast along with puris or just as a dessert after a complete meal.   This kheerni is made by reducing the quantity milk to half, that results in a thick kheer, which is then sweetened with sugar and scented with some cardamom and saffron, along with the star ingredient of the nylon seviyan, that resembles thin hair like strands, and don't miss the generous topping of some unsalted almonds and pistachios that ...

Chocolate Modak Recipe

Chocolate Modak Recipe is delicious and festive twist to Ganesh Chaturthi favourite. Also called kozhukattai, modaks are a staple for this festival, along with Sundal, served as the favourites of Lord Ganesh. Chocolate Modaks are a great option for those looking to make an assortment of homemade sweets either to present for the pooja at home, to distribute to family and friends or even to serve at your festival feast. This recipe comes in handy, using the same basic modak recipe, using homemade ...

Chenna Poda Recipe

Chenna Poda is a cheese dessert from the state of Odisha in the Eastern India which means Roasted Cheese in Odia. It is made of well-kneaded homemade fresh cheese chenna, sugar, cashew nuts and raisins and is baked for several hours until it turns brown. Chenna Poda is the only well known Indian dessert whose flavour is predominantly derived from the caramelization of sugar. It is a soft and pillowy dessert loaded with the goodness of chenna, which is a rich source of protein too. Serve Chenna Poda ...

Chanar Payesh Recipe

When it comes to sweets, Nothing can beat the taste of Bengali sweets. It doesn't matter that a person is a Bengali or from a different region, Bengali sweets are everyone’s favourite. These sweets are mostly made from milk and milk products, therefore, it has to be consumed within 1-2 days itself. One such creamy luscious authentic and traditional Bengali sweet served during special occasions is Chanar Payesh. Thick full cream milk, reduced to half it's consistency and cooked with fresh home ...

Badam Halwa Recipe

Badam Halwa is a quintessential Indian sweet that is made during festivals, special occasions like a wedding or a new home. In this halwa, badam is soaked and ground into a coarse semolina style mixture. It is roasted in ghee and then cooked in a saffron milk to give it that rich taste. Try the delicious Badam Halwa and serve as a sweet for the festivals like diwali or a special occasion like a wedding in the family. Serve Badam Halwa after a delicious festive meal of Aloo Tamatar Ki Sabzi, Ajwain ...

     
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