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.

Microwave Oats Milk Halwa Recipe

Microwave Oats Milk Halwa Recipe is a combination of Homemade oats milk, sugar, cardamom, ghee and nuts halwa microwaved for about 5 minutes. It is a quick microwave based halwa which can be prepared in 5 minutes if the oats milk is readily available and is an apt surprise for unexpected guests. Sugar can be completely replaced with stevia if you wish to do so. It is best to use a microwave safe glass container for this recipe or any recipe that calls for a microwave procedure. Serve Microwave ...

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. You can make this dessert ahead of time and serve it at a party.  Serve Gulkand Seviyan Kheer as dessert or part of a meal that consists ...

Mango Falooda Recipe

Mango Falooda recipe is a royal dish of North India. The falooda is a pudding that is made of different layers with various flavors and textures and is absolutely delectable to the palate. The Mango Falooda recipe is one of the dishes that is a perfect dessert for the summertime parties. Note: Refrigerate the glasses for 1/2 hour before layering falooda.Tall glasses are used to show the layers clearly.Falooda/Faluda sev is easily available in market. These are made of sago. ...

Kesar Pista Phirni Recipe

The Kesar Pista Phirni is a traditional dessert made during festivals like Ramadan. Basmati rice is ground into a coarse paste and then cooked in milk along with cardamom and saffron which adds to the delicious flavour and taste.  Kesar Pista Phirni Recipe makes for a great party dessert as it can be made ahead of time and refrigerated. It is a hit with most people and kids absolutely love this recipe. Serve Kesar Pista Phirni Recipe as a dessert after a meal of Spicy Aloo Naan Recipe, Smoked ...

Traditional Shahi Tukda Recipe - Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha

Shahi Tukda Recipe is a delicious and yet simple sweet dish made with ghee roasted bread that is topped with a creamy kesar Rabri and nuts. The addition of spices like saffron and cardamom along with rose water, pistachios and almonds in the Rabri brings in delectable flavours and taste to the Shahi Tukda.  Serve Traditional Shahi Tukda Recipe - Hyderabadi Double Ka Meetha with a party meal of Nawabi Paneer Curry, Hyderabadi Vegetable Biryani and Tomato Onion Cucumber ...

Semiya Payasam Recipe - Vermicelli Kheer Recipe

Semiya Payasam is a simple, yet delicious festive pudding made of vermicelli , milk, dry fruits and flavored with cardamom and/or saffron. Usually a staple on occasions like Tamizh/Tamil new year and Onam where a feast is cooked, and this payasam is served as dessert. You can use any kind of Semiya (Vermicelli) to make the Semiya payasam. They can be roasted or not roasted. Now a days roasted semiya is available in the market. In case if you do not get roasted semiya then roast the semiya in ...

Creamy Phirni Recipe - North Indian Rice Pudding

Phirni is creamy milk based sweet dish popular in North Indian cuisine and even in Pakistani cuisine. The method of preparation of phirni is quite easy and its presentation makes the dish quite palatable. Phirni recipe can be prepared with various common and exotic ingredients. Rice is ground to a grainy texture and then added to boiling milk to make this creamy phirni. Since the rice is soaked it take just a few minutes for the rice to cook. Addition of rice thickens the milk. You can make phirni ...

Kinnathappam Recipe

Kinnathappam or steamed plate cake is a traditional Kerala dessert prepared by Muslims during Ramadan. This plate cake is soft, wiggly and tasty. You can also make it for usual days to enjoy it after your meal. It gets ready in no time, therefore you can also make it when you invite guests at home for lunch or dinner.  Serve Kinnathappam along with snacks like Mahunada Khaja and Thotakura Undalu when you have sudden guests at home.  If you like this recipe, you can also ...

Semiya Kesari Recipe

Semiya Kesari Recipe is a sweet pudding made without milk. The pudding is made with roasted vermicelli cooked until it is soft and sweetened with sugar. It is then topped with roasted cashew nuts and raisins. It is a variation to the semiya payasam. To keep it healthy you can also add some jaggery. The kesar added into the dish will not only gives the bright yellow color to the sweet but also provides a sweet perfumes aroma. You can make this sweet when you need something quick and light to have ...

Passion Fruit- Shrikhand Shots Recipe

Passion Fruit- Shrikhand Shots Recipe is a yummy and delectable combination of traditional shrikhand with passion fruit pulp, presented in shot glasses and topped with chocolate chips. The tartness of the passion fruit pulp complements the sweet creaminess of the shrikhand. The passion fruit seeds and chocolate chips add an element of crunch as well. Surprise your guests with this fusion dessert. The main benefit of this dessert is that it can be prepared in advance. Plus you don’t need to worry ...

Dry Fruit Halwa Recipe

The Dry Fruit Halwa is a delicious quick sweet made from figs, dates, pistachios, almonds, cashew nuts and walnuts. There is no added sugar in this recipe and hence makes it more healthy. The recipe to make the dry fruit barfi is quick and easy and makes it a perfect sweet for Diwali or even as a healthy snack for kids. These are also high energy and nutritious squares that can be enjoyed by each and everyone in the family. Serve the Dry Fruit Barfi Recipe for any festivals along with other festival ...

Badam Elaichi Kulfi Recipe

Badam Elaichi Kulfi is the best choice to beat the summer heat. Reducing the milk to make a thick rabdi and combining along with almond milk, cardamon powder and saffron milk gives a delicious falvour and taste.Chopped pistachios added at the end adds a nice nuttiness and crunchiness to the kulfi.  Enjoy this delicious Badam Elaichi Kulfi that is packed with the flavors from badam, elaichi and the creaminess of condensed milk. It makes a perfect Indian dessert for Holi and parties. Serve Badam ...

Roasted Peanut & Fried Gram Chikki Recipe

The Roasted Peanut & Fried Gram Chikki Recipe is a wholesome snack that is made from the goodness of peanuts and fried gram dal making it a high protein snack. The chikki is made brittle using jaggery and is extremely simple to make.  These delicious Roasted Peanut & Fried Gram Chikki can be eaten as dessert, are good for the snacks and can satisfy your sweet craving.  Serve the Roasted Peanut & Fried Gram Chikki along with your evening Masala Chai. If you like ...

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 ...

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. ...

     
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