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 Sago Kheer, a delectable sabudana Kheer where we have added mango to add some extra flavour and taste. As the mango is in season, you can make this kheer and enjoy with your weekend meals.
We have also added cardamom powder which makes it even more delicious. Make this Kheer on festivals or even for your special occasions.
Serve Mango Sabudana Kheer Recipe as a dessert after your delicious meal of Maakhmi Dal, Bharli Bhendi, Jeera Rice, Palak Raita and Tawa Paratha.
The Aam Ki Kheer Recipe also can be called as the Mango Coconut Payasam is a rich and delicious kheer recipe that is packed with flavors from the alphonso mangoes.
The Mango Coconut Payasam is a famous onam sadya recipe. It is usually prepared with milk, rice and mango puree as the main ingredients.
Serve Mango Coconut Payasam/ Aam Ki Kheer as a dessert after your festive meal of Mixed Vegetable Sambar, Steamed Rice, Pineapple Rasam, Chow Chow Thoran, Yellow Cucumber Pachadi and ...
Doodhi Sabudana Kheer Recipe is a dessert recipe used for Iftar parties during Ramadan. This a delicious and a coolant dish which is made from lauki and sabudana pearls. Dudhi Sabudana Kheer Recipe can be made all through the year and served as a festive dessert.
You can serve Doodhi Sabudana Kheer Recipe as a dessert along with Paneer Kolhapuri, Palak Raita and Tawa Paratha.
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Carrot Badam Kheer Recipe (Carrot Almond Milk Pudding)
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Ganne Ke Ras Ki Kheer Recipe or Sugarcane Kheer Recipe is a wonderful way to use sugarcane as a dessert. As winter is the season for sugarcane and many harvesting festivals coming up on the line, we have come up with a delicious and healthy dessert that uses broken wheat and the natural sugar from the Sugarcane to make the dessert.
Serve the Ganne Ke Ras Ki Kheer after your delicious meal of Sarson Ka Saag and Makki Ki Roti with a dollop of homemade butter for a winter weekday meal.
Andey Ki Kheer (Egg White Kheer) Recipe is a simple and traditional egg white pudding (kheer) which tastes almost like the famous Indian dessert 'Rabri'. The Egg White Kheer is indeed a royal dessert and is made on special occasions at my home.
Serve Andey Ki Kheer as a dessert after your delicious meal of Palak Dal, Sev Tamatar Ki Sabzi and Tawa Paratha.
If you like this recipe, you can also try other Kheer Recipes that you can make during festivals:
Mango Sago 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 aged and kids alike. This Mango Kheer garnished with almond flakes, saffron, and raisins. needs to be served chilled.
Serve Mango Kheer after your delicious meal of Dal Makhani, Palak Paneer, Lachha Paratha and Jeera Rice.
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Chaler Payesh Recipe (Bengali Style Rice Pudding)
Rajgira Ki Kheer Recipe is a very delicious sweet pudding recipe which can be done during the fasting festive period. You can make this kheer recipe during this festive season for your family and guests who visit.
Rajgira is also called amaranth/ramdana. Creamy and rich flavoured ramdane ki kheer is sure to be an instant hit among everyone.
Serve Rajgira Ki Kheer Recipe after a meal of Potato Paneer Curry Without Onion And Garlic, Airfried Yogurt & Cottage Cheese Kebabs and Singhara ...
Pheni or the seviyan is typically found in the market and served on karwa chauth. It pre-fried in ghee and is sold at the halwai shops in cute round pieces. You put them in boiling milk and enjoy it after a while as a light kheer. Pheni is a perfect delicious and easy to make dessert.
Since its quick to make this is often eaten as a part of morning sargi for Karva Chauth. I have always loved Pheni and used to make mum buy loads of it at the time of Karva Chauth and relish for months post that once ...
Paal Payasam or Rice Kheer is one of those traditional, classic festive recipes made during celebrations across India. In South India, it is usually made for the occasion of Pongal, the celebration of harvest and bounty.
Paal Payasam is a rich rice pudding made by simmering rice in milk and sugar slowly until it achieves a pudding-like consistency. This recipe of the pal payasam or the kheer is very simple to prepare in just a few steps, making it easy for smaller families or for working women ...
Sheer Khurma Recipe is a delicious dessert dish traditionally made during the festival of Eid. Sheer means milk and Khurma means dates in Persian and that is essentially what the kheer is composed of.
The addition of more dry fruits like pistachio and raisins makes the Sheer Khurma a rich and delicious dessert that can be served for parties as well.
Serve Sheer Khurma as a dessert after your Hyderabadi meal including Hyderabadi Biryani, Mirchi ka Salan and Burani Raita.
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Carrot Badam Kheer is a delicious milk pudding that can be had either warm or cold. The addition of milk, carrots and dates makes this kheer very nutritious and wholesome too. It is extremely simple to make, and with no added sugars, it is delicious and healthy too. Make it for a festive occasion or even for a nutritious treat post a weekend meal.
Serve Carrot Badam Kheer after your delicious festive meal of Jodhpuri Aloo, Ajwain Puri, Satvik Carrot Sprout Salad and Mirchi Ka Chunda.
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Doodh Peda is an easy Indian sweet recipe made with condensed milk and milk powder and flavored with cardamom and pistachios. The traditional recipe requires you to condense the milk at home, but this recipe of Doodh Peda makes the process easier by using the ready condensed milk.
Serve Homemade Doodh Peda Recipe (Milk Peda) as a dessert after a festive meal like Vegetable Oatmeal Poha with Peanuts, Coriander & Ginger Recipe.
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Kesar Peda Recipe is one of the easiest Indian sweets to make and doesn't require too much time or effort. It's a traditional Indian dessert made by combining sweetened khoya with other flavors such as saffron or cardamom and formed into small balls or other shapes. A favorite with kids and adults alike, Indian festivals are usually incomplete without this delicious sweet.
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Bhakkam Peda is Goa's specialty sweet. This sweet is made during festival times likes Diwali and Chaturthi. When we all exchange sweets during festival,this is one of the most in-demand sweet.
The Goan Bhakkam Peda is a soft, gooey and melt in mouth sweet that you must try for festivals or simply for a lunch when you have friends over.
Serve Bhakkam Peda as dessert after a simple goan meal of Goan Style Mushroom Vindaloo Recipe with steamed rice or Goan Style Sana Recipe.
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Chocolate Peda is an Indian fudge sweet that is prepared during festivals and celebrations. The traditional pedas involves an elaborate cooking process. However, this recipe is an instant one using milk powder and condensed milk. These instant ones are equally rich, flavorful with a melt in mouth texture and can be prepared within 25 minutes.
Addition of cocoa powder gives a lovely chocolate taste to the doodh pedas.
Serve Chocolate Peda as a sweet dish during special occasions and festivals.
Filter Coffee Choco Peda is a quick and easy microwave recipe with the aroma and flavor of coffee dominating the taste and making it all the more delicious with the addition of chocolate.
A classic peda recipe, with a twist of modern flavours of coffee and chocolate.
Just go with your regular filter coffee. It's simply amazing with any filter coffee variety.
You can serve these Filter Coffee Choco Peda during festivals or simply during family dinners.
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Dharwad Peda Recipe is a unique delicacy from North Karnataka. The name “Dharwad” has been derived from a place called Dharwad which has a history of this sweet since 150 Years. The sweet was discovered by a Thakur Family from Uttar Pradesh. Traditionally the sweet is prepared from buffalo’s milk that was bred in Dharwad. The recipe was started by a particular family who belonged to Gavali community and then got famous from then on.
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The Aam Peda Recipe is a lip smacking peda recipe that is packed with flavors from the fresh mango puree, condensed milk and milk powder. This recipe of the Mango peda is super simple to make and makes a great dessert for parties when you want something quick.
Serve the Aam Peda Recipe - Mango Peda Recipe as a bite of dessert along with an Indian thali of Vegetable Bajji Recipe, Mirchi Ka Salan, Matar Paneer Kulcha, Sweet & Spicy Coriander Tadka Raita, and Baby Potatoes ...
This Saffron Paneer Peda is a simple, delicious and melt in mouth dessert with grainy texture. It is prepared with minimal ingredients and has an authentic Indian flavour that is rich as it is made with paneer and ghee.
You can serve it for some special occasions and festivals. In this recipe, Peda is made of Paneer and is flavoured with saffron which enhances the taste of Peda.
Serve Saffron Paneer Peda as a dessert after your meal or serve it with some snacks like Poha Chivda to guests ...
Sabudana Kheer also known as the Sago Payasam is a very traditional Indian sweet dish made across most regions of India. Although each region has its variations, this particular recipe is a favorite at my home and is the way I have been savoring it since I was a child.
Naturally, it is how I have continued to make it in my own home as well, and now my family loves it just as much. Sabudana Kheer can be made for festive and other special occasions. Or even just as dessert following an Indian meal.
Nariyal Ki Kheer Recipe is a Coconut Pudding which does not use any rice, like many of the kheer recipes do. You can prepare this kheer recipe for any of the festivals for which you usually prepare kheer.
Main ingredients in this recipe are coconut, and dry fruits and nuts. This is a lip smacking delicacy that you will cherish for sure.
Serve Nariyal Ki Kheer Recipe (Coconut Pudding) as a dessert with Puri Recipe, Peshawari Chole Recipe, and Satvik Carrot Sprout Salad.
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Kheer is a quintessential Indian dessert for any special occasion, be it during the festivals or any special day. Every region and house hold has its own version. One of the popular kheer varieties, is this Phool Makhana Kheer in the Northern part of India.
Makhana or fox nuts or puffed lotus seeds are highly nutritious nuts, having high contents of fibre, proteins and minerals. The fox nuts are fire roasted and puffed, can be used as a healthy alternative snack to popcorns.
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Karwar Style Madgane Recipe With Oats & Rajgira is a healthy twist to the age old traditional recipe from the land of Karwar, in Karnataka. There are also addition of oats, rajgira flour and dates in this recipe to make it healthier. This recipe uses jaggery as a sweetener.
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Burfi made of green chickpeas is a special sweet dish that can be made for special occasions like party and festivals. Green chickpeas or choliya is smaller in size compared to the white chickpeas, and they taste delicious. Green chickpeas can be used in making curries, parathas, halwas, burfis and a lot more.
The Hare Chane Ki Burfi Recipe is a delicious burfi recipe, it’s light and delicious that you can serve for special occasions like Holi, wedding in the family, house warming, diwali ...