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.
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.
Serve Mango Ladoo recipe after your festive meal of Gujarati Kadhi, Paneer Butter Masala, Batata Pulao and Phulka with your family.
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Moong Dal Ladoo is such a simple make ahead dessert that needs just three ingredients to make in less than 10 minutes. Moong Dal Ladoo is a nice creation to energize your day.
Moong Dal Ladoo is one dish that no matter how much the stomach might be full, you just can't stop yourself from having at least a bite as dessert. The relishing flavours, the appealing texture and the amazing aroma absolutely is just mouth-watering. The aroma which arises while cooking Moong Dal Ladoo is just too tempting. ...
Festivals are round the corner. Are you guys looking for a quick and delicious dessert Open-mouthed smile!! Here is an easy and flavorful pineapple ladoo is ready under 10 minutes. I made this quick ladoo with pineapple puree, milk powder and desiccated coconut.
Pineapple Ladoo is an easy, unique and flavorful recipe of ladoo. These Pineapple Ladoo are famous because of its fruity unique taste which give your taste buds a unique flavor to eat in a form of ladoos. You can prepare this recipe for ...
Oats, Dates And Dry Fruits Ladoo Recipe is easy Ladoo recipe made with goodness of dry fruits, oats and dates. Prepare this delicious ladoo recipe and stuff in the much needed nutrients from the dry fruits. This is a great option for kids who love more desserts than main course.
Festivals are times when elders have a lot of work and prep and hence feeding kids upto mark becomes a task sometimes. This is the time when they need more supplements like energy bars and nutritious ladoos which helps in ...
Panjiri Ladoo Recipe is a traditional ladoo recipe that is made during the Janmashtami for prashad. This is prepared with dry ginger, black peppercorns, sugar and more. This makes it spiced up but yet sweet and has a great taste to have these during the festival.
Serve these Panjiri Ladoo Recipe along with Radhaballabhi Recipe (Bengali Stuffed Poori With Spiced Urad Dal) and Aloo Dum for a festive day.
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Jaggery is the best substitute for sugar, especially if you are on diet and craving for something sweet. Wheat Ladoo using Jaggery is one such recipe, where sugar is substituted with jaggery syrup. These ladoos are very easy to make and you can make them for festivals or any other special ocassion.
Serve Wheat Ladoo With Jaggery along with some snacks like Crispy Sweet Potato and Poha Chivda to your guests on festivals.
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Lauki Burfi With Paneer Recipe is an Indian sweet recipe which has the goodness of nutritious bottle gourd and homemade cottage cheese/ paneer (Chenna). Bottle gourd has 90% water in it. Bottle gourd is recommended by Ayurveda for better digestion.
Because of its water content, it’s a boon for weight watchers. It can help in quenching extreme thirst in diabetic patients. Loaded with essential minerals and vitamins like calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, vitamin A, C and folate, it is popular ...
Dudhi or Lauki, also known as Bottle Gourd is an extremely healthy vegetable loaded with vitamins and minerals, such as, calcium, magnesium, phosphorus, Vitamin A, C etc. Though being such a healthy and tasty vegetable, kids run away at the sight of lauki. So this Lauki Ki Kheer is an easy and effective way of making your child eat lauki and benefit from all its nutrition.
This delicious and nutritious Lauki Ki Kheer is easy to make, and will soon become your regular go ...
Chavde also known as Mande or Mandige is traditional Maharashtrian and Konkani specially that is made from fried bread made from flour that is stuffed with a delicious blend of grated and roasted coconut, cardamom powder, sugar and sesame seeds. The Chavde is also a popular sweet that is made for Ganesh Chaturthi festival.
Serve the Konkani Style Mande/Mandige/Chavde Recipe after a Karwar Style Muga Ambat Recipe and steam rice meal to finish it off with.
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Konkani Style Patholi/Kadubu Recipe-Sweet Dumpling is such a heavenly dish prepared with Rice, coconut and jaggery. The dumplings are favorite among the people in the South Canara region. It is generally prepared by using Turmeric leaves, then the outside rice layer is smeared over the leaves and the stuffing of jaggery and coconut is placed inside and folded. The entire leaf is sealed and steamed.
But in this recipe we have used butter paper which is easily available at the market. You can even ...
The Dry Fruit Burfi Recipe With Gulkand is a super healthy and delicious sweet that you must make either for a quick energy booster or for festivals. This recipe has a slight twist to it with the addition of Gulkand. Gulkand is a flavored jam made from rose petals and when added to sweets like this Dry fruit Burfi, brings out great flavors and taste.
Serve Dry Fruit Burfi With Gulkand as a festival dessert along with Jalebi and Samosas to your guests when they come to visit you.
Black Cherry Glazed Thandai Burfi is the usual burfi with a twist of thandai masala. To give it a different look, it is glazed with cherry spread to serve on the special occasions. This Burfi is made with bottle guard therefore, it is healthy and delicious at the same time.
Serve Black Cherry Glazed Thandai Burfi to your friends and family as a dessert after your delicious meal of Jodhpuri Aloo, Boondi Raita, Palak Puri and Satvik Carrot Sprout Salad.
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Diwali is just around the corner! I'm sure most of you have planned family get togethers, festive lunches and dinners. Festivals are such a wonderful time for family to get together and spend some quality time. But this barfi is a healthy one!
It is made from Gluten-Free Rajgira/Amaranth Flour, sweetened with jaggery and flavored with cardamon. Make the Gluten-Free Rajgira Burfi for Diwali, Raksha Bandhan or any other special occasion in the family.
Rajgira/Amaranth is considered ...
As the name suggests Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi is made using 7 cups of ingredients. This traditional sweet is simple to make but is quite laborious and requires a lot of patience and arm strength. The recipe for this burfi may vary from household to household, with everyone adapting to their taste and availability of ingredients.
This chocolate flavoured 7 cup burfi is loved by kids as well as grownups. You can substitute the cocoa powder with more Besan (Chana dal/gram flour) in case you ...
The No Bake Rice Mawa Cake (Burfi) Recipe is a very healthy and quick making dessert for your family and friends. This is a no bake cake that is made from khoya and flattened rice and set in the refrigerator to get its shape. The addition of saffron brings in the rich color and taste to this delicious rice mawa cake recipe.
Serve No Bake Rice Mawa Cake Recipe after your everyday meal of Dal Makhani, Aloo Shimla Mirch Ki Sabzi and Tawa Paratha.
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The Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi, is a delicious and wholesome recipe, that is made from cashew nuts. It's easy to prepare and can be made for special occasions like Raksha Bandhan or even Diwali.
Serve the Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi as a mithai for festivals like Phulka.
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Peanut Kesar (Saffron) Burfi is a very delicious Indian sweet. You can make it on any special occasion like holi, diwali, raksha bandhan or anytime when you like. It is very easy to prepare and takes very less time to prepare. For this yummy dessert you need peanuts, saffron, sugar, milk, clarified butter, milk powder (optional) and some nuts only.
Serve Peanut Kesar Burfi as a dessert with Panchmel Dal, Rabodi Ki Sabzi and Phulkas for a complete weekend day meal.
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Milk Powder or Khoya Chhena Burfi is a very delicious Indian sweet. You can make it on any special occasion like Holi, Diwali, Raksha Bandhan or anytime whenever you are in mood to eat something sweet.
It is very easy to prepare and very delicious in taste, for prepare this yummy sweet you just need chhena, milk powder, condensed milk, clarified butter, food color (optional) and some pistachios only. So let's celebrate this Diwali with this delicious indian sweet Milk powder chhena burfi.
Moong Dal Halwa Burfi is a sweet dish prepared as an offering to God during all the festivities in South India. Make this simple yet delicious dessert a part of your upcoming festivities and have everyone drool over them.
Serve the Moong Dal Halwa Burfi as a dessert after a tasty meal of South Indian Style Vegetable Kurma Recipe, Steamed Rice and Beetroot Pachadi.
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Coconut Burfi Recipe
Khurchan means the scrapped leftover. Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe is made with this ghee residual which is left behind after extracting ghee from butter.
If you are one of them who loves homemade ghee over the store-bought one, you might have often used the leftover khurchan to knead the dough, or mix with the gravy side dish recipes. Here's an interesting sweet recipe to make out of Khurchan and khoya.
Khurchan Mawa Burfi Recipe made with Ghee Residual is a melt in mouth barfi that can ...
Besan Barfi or besan chikki is a regular dessert recipe that is done in my native. Dussehra is a festival that is celebrated for the triumph of good over the evil Asuras.
During our childhood, Dussehra was meant for receiving goodies from elders and gorging on barfis, chikkis and many more sweet dishes made for the festival. This is a sweet recipe that can be done easily and indulged in, during any time of the day.
You can serve this for your relatives and guests who visit during this festival ...
Apple Burfi Recipe is a lip smacking dessert that hides the goodness of grated apples within. Some kids detest apples and this is just one way of making them like apples. Make this apple burfi this festive season to keep the kids and their friends entertained when they visit your home.
Serve Apple Burfi Recipe along with Gujarati Fafda Recipe and Omapodi Diwali Mixture Recipe for snacking during special occasions and festivals.
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Walnut Burfi Recipe without milk is a yummy sweet recipe with walnuts as main ingredient. Walnuts are cooked along with sugar, ghee and cardamom until they are fudgy. You can make this recipe during festivals or when you have someone coming home.
Serve Walnut Burfi Recipe with other burfis like Sing Paak Recipe (Spiced Peanut Burfi), and Jwarichya Lahyancha Chivda Recipe to your guests on festivals.
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Sooji Manpasand Burfi Recipe is an easy to prepare semolina coconut fudge with clarified butter (ghee) and freshly ground cardamom with saffron. This is a festive recipe but you can make when you are expecting guests at home, or when for potluck parties.
Serve Sooji Manpasand Burfi Recipe with Omapodi Diwali Mixture Recipe and Masala Chai Recipe for snacks to your guests.
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