Sweets

Indian sweets or Mithai, consist of many different kinds of milk, sugar and flour-based confectioneries originating from the Indian sub-continent. Indians sweets are normally very rich in sugar and fat and take a long time to prepare. Common Indian sweets include kaju barfi, gulab jamun, milk peda, and jalebi.

Indian sweets are often eaten after meals as dessert. Best of the breed comes from most of northern and western part of India. They also come in a large variety of shapes, colours and sizes. Indian sweets also have a significance in Indian culture. Indian sweets are often presented during weddings and special occasions as something symbolic.

Modak (Kozhukattai)
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai, Navratri, Paneer

Paneer Kozhukattai

Kozhukattai or Modak are a popular sweet during Ganesh Chaturthi period. They come in different flavours and shapes as per the region and stuffing used. But all of them are equally tasty. Ingredients: Rice Flour – 1 cup Oil – 1 tsp Salt to Taste For Stuffing: Milk Khoya – […]

Dry Fruits Kozhukattai
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai

Dry Fruits Kozhukattai

Kozhukattai is a traditional sweet offered to Lord Ganesha during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival time. Kozhukattai have numerous stuffing options depending on where you go in India. This variation is using Dry Fruits and is very easy to make. Not to mention it is very tasty as well. Ingredients: Rice […]

Chocolate Kozhukattai
Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai, Navratri

Chocolate Kozhukattai

Kozhukattai (or Modak) is a popular Ganesh Chaturthi festival recipe to usher in the prosperity and good luck at home. Kozhukattai (Modak) is said to be a favorite dish of Lord Ganesha. This is a delicious chocolatey variation of the traditional kozhukattais. It can also be given as a gift […]

Chocolate Peda
Chocolate, Christmas, Diwali, Onam, Sweets

Chocolate Peda

Chocolate Peda is a very simple and easy to make sweet made for special occasions and festivals like Diwali. Kids will love this delicious dessert and it takes only 20 minutes to make this. While the original recipe calls for a microwave, there is an alternate version for those who […]

Mango Peda
Christmas, Diwali, Mango, Onam, Paneer, Sweets

Mango Peda

Peda is a popular and traditional North Indian sweet made during festivals and occasions. The Mango Peda is a super simple recipe and makes for a great dessert to any festival, special occasion or parties. This peda is very popular during the summer months as the mangoes are in season. […]

Carrot Laddu
Carrot, Diwali, Laddu

Carrot Laddu

Laddu is a very popular Indian sweet made during almost all festivals and special occasions. There are many variations of Laddu available depending on the occasion and place you are in. This variation is made using carrot and is as tasty as the regular laddus. Carrot is very good for […]

Coconut Laddus
Laddu, Sweets

Coconut Laddu

A delicious and rich sweet, Coconut Laddu is easy and simple to make. Laddus are a popular sweet made during festivals and special occasions. This is a nice and tasty variation from the usual laddus. Ingredients: Condensed Milk – 1 cup Desiccated Coconut – 1 1/2 cup + 1/2 cup […]

Dates Halwa
Halwa

Dates Halwa

Dates are rich in vitamins, minerals, fiber and contains iron, calcium, potassium, zinc etc. This is an easy to make halwa that tastes delicious and requires very less ingredients. Ingredients: Dates – 100gms, deseeded Cashews – 10 Raisins – 10 Boiled Milk – 1/4 cup Jaggery Powder – 5 tsp […]

Bottle Gourd Burfi (Lauki ki Burfi / Sorakkai Burfi)
Bottle Gourd, Burfi

Bottle Gourd Burfi

Bottle Gourd Burfi (Lauki ki Burfi) is made during festivals or on days of fasting, this burfi is easy to make and nutritious. Ingredients: Bottle gourd – 2 cups, peeled and deseeded Coconut – 1/2 cup, grated Maida Flour – 1/4 cup Fried Gram Flour – 1/4 cup Edible Green […]

Beetroot Pineapple Halwa
Beetroot, Halwa, Pineapple

Beetroot Pineapple Halwa

A delicious, nutritious and simple halwa made with beetroots and pineapples. Ingredients: Pineapples – 2 cups Beetroots – 2 cups Jaggery – 2 cups, grated Ghee – 1 1/2 tblsp Milk Powder – 1/4 cup Cardamom Powder – 1 tsp Cashew Nuts – 2 tblsp, crushed Almonds – 2 tblsp, […]