Sweets Recipes

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.

Simple Sweets Recipes

  • Vella Kozhukattai or Mothagam is a popular and traditional Vinayaka Chaturthi sweet made with rice flour, grated coconut and powdered jaggery. Vella Kozhukattai is a must have dish in all …

  • Paneer Jamun is a delicious modern twist to the popular Indian dessert – Gulab Jamun. Traditionally jamuns are made with khoya, but this recipe is made with paneer. Paneer Jamun …

  • Mysore Pak is an authentic and traditional South Indian sweet made during festivals like Diwali, Janmashtami and special occasions like weddings and birthdays. Often called as a “Royal Sweet” because …

  • Rajbhog is a variety of Rasgulla, but bigger in size when compared to it. Made with soft and spongy paneer balls stuffed with assorted nuts, they are blended with saffron …

  • 7 Cup Burfi (or Seven Cup Cake) is a delicious and delightful Indian sweet. The name comes from the seven cups of ingredients used to make this easy sweet recipe. …

  • Pista Sandesh is a traditional Bengali sweet. Made with paneer, it is light, delicious and creamy.  India is famous for its festivals and this sweet is synonymous with all major …

  • Rava Laddu or Rava Ladoo is a simple, easy and quick to make Indian sweet made with rava (sooji), caradmoms and topped with raisins & cashew nuts. Unlike other sweets …

  • Kansar is a traditional Gujarati sweet made during special occasions or festivals. It is given by the bride’s mother to the groom during wedding ceremony. It is also known as …

  • Rava Kesari is a popular South Indian sweet made during special occasions and festivals. Made using rava (semolina), ghee and cashewnuts, it is soft and very easy to make. Served …

  • Millet Laddu is variation made with millet flour and is equally delicious as the regular laddus. Laddus are a popular sweet across India and is a common feature during all …

  • Soan Papdi is a very popular Indian sweet ideal for any occasion. Available in multiple variations, the most popular ones are made by Haldirams (often called as Haldiram Soan Papdi). …

  • Karanji or Karjikkai | Karjikaylu | Gujiya is a sweet dish made from maida and sooji and is stuffed with coconut or dry fruits. Similar to the modak, the combinations …

  • Different kinds of halwa (a peculiar kind of Indian sweet dish prepared with nuts, sugar, milk and other ingredients) are loved everywhere in India. Suji (semolina) halwa, Gajar (carrot) halwa, …

  • Soya laddu – a sweet delicacy made with Soya flour, jaggery and ghee. India is famous for laddus, the most popular one being Boondi laddu and Besan laddu, both made from …

  • Rasmalai is a popular Bengali dessert. This Bread Rasmalai is a variation of the popular dessert that can be made instantly and is yummy as the original. Suited for all …

  • Paneer Gulkhand Burfi is a delicious and easy to make sweet with paneer, condensed milk, cream and rose petals (gulkand). Perfectly suited for any festive occasion, these burfis can be …

  • Chalimidi is a sweet dish popular in Andhra Pradesh. Made using rice flour and jaggery, it is made during festival and special occasion times. Ingredients: Raw Rice – 1 cup …

  • 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 …

  • 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: …

  • 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 …

  • Kesari is a very popular South Indian dessert/sweet made with Rava (Sooji) for any occasion – festivals, weddings or even a weekend get-together. This variation is made using carrot and …

  • Poli is a popular dessert sweet made during festivals and special occasions. With numerous variations of this available depending on which city/state you are, these are typically served as an …

  • Kesari is a popular South Indian dessert sweet made during festive occasions. This variation uses pulp of musk melon and is equally tasty as the original. Ingredients: Musk Melon Pulp …