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

  • Mango Kesari (Mango Sheera) is a popular dessert/sweet made especially during the summer season when mangoes are in plenty. Yummy and flavorful, they are served as a snack to kids …

  • Golpapdi is a very popular Gujarati sweet made during winter and/or special occasions. Ingredients: Wheat flour – 2 cups Ghee – 1/2 cup Khus-Khus – 2 tsp Jaggery – 1 …

  • Parangikai Halwa (Pumpkin Halwa) is a very simple and delicious halwa made during special occasions and festivals like Diwali. Ingredients: Parangikai (Yellow Pumpkin) – 1/2 cup, finely chopped Sugar – …

  • Laddoos are a popular sweet across the sub-continent during any special occasions or festivals. These laddus made with oats and nuts are a healthy variation and is easy to make. …

  • Paneer Laddu (or Malai Laddoo) is a popular North Indian sweet made during festivals like Diwali, Navratri or during special occasions. Very simple and easy to make, it is a …

  • A delicious, healthy and easy to make snack for kids and adults alike. Great for kids coming home from school hungry. Ingredients: Ragi Flour – 100 gms Peanuts – 2 …

  • A delicious and healthy sweet made with Foxtail millet flour. Thinai (or Foxtail millet) is rich in carbohydrates, dietary fiber and reduces cholesterol levels. Ingredients: Thinai Flour (Foxtail Millet Flour) …

  • A simple, tasty and easy to make halwa with apple. Serve as a dessert to any meal. Ingredients: Apple – 1 Unsweetened Khoya – 1/4 cup Sugar – 1/4 cup …

  • A popular, delicious and easy to make sweet, this Kobbari (or Cobri) Mithai or Dry Coconut Burfi is a traditional dish in South India and made during festivals or special …

  • Mohanthal is a popular and traditional Gujarati/Rajasthani sweet made using gram flour during festivals and auspicious occasions. Simple and easy to make, it is a common Diwali dessert sweet. Ingredients: …

  • Cham Cham (Bengali Chum Chum or Chom Chom) is a traditional and popular Bengali sweet dish. A classic dessert delicacy, it comes in numerous variations and flavours. Ingredients: Cheese – …

  • A simple and delicious Diwali treat, these mixed nuts burfis are not only tasty, they are also healthy. Ingredients: Almonds – 1 cup Cashew Nuts – 1 cup Pistachios – …

  • Thambittu (Roasted Gram and Jaggery Laddu) is a popular and traditional Karnataka sweet made during festivals or special occasions. Ingredients: Roasted Gram Powder – 2 cups Ghee – 1 cup …

  • Uppu Kozhukattai (or Uppumavu Kozhukattai) is a savoury kozhukattai (modak) made during Ganesh Chaturthi. Ingredients: Raw Rice – 250 gms Urad Dal – 125 gms Dry Red Chillies – 4 …

  • Mango Ladoo is a simple and delicious sweet made with mangoes, paneer and sugar. Ingredients: Ripe Mangoes – 200 gms Paneer – 200 gms, cut into small cubes Plain Flour …

  • Chow Chow (Bangalore Brinjal) is a popular and common vegetable in South India. Typically used as a vegetable to make kootu and poriyal, this kesari is different and unique. Ingredients: …

  • Karachi Halwa or Bombay Ice Halwa or Corn Flour Halwa is a chewy and delicious treat. If you have a sweet tooth and cannot resist sweets, this one is for …

  • This homemade Wheat Halwa (Tirunelveli Halwa) is one of the most popular halwa varieties in South India, especially in Tamilnadu. This traditional halwa is made using flour, sugar and ghee. …

  • This easy to make corn flour ladoo is perfect as an after-dinner dessert or for any occasion. Ingredients: Corn Flour – 1 cup Dates – 20, seedless, chopped Almonds (or …

  • A simple and different burfi with tomato pulp, sugar and maida. Ingredients: Tomato Pulp – 1 cup Maida – 2 tsp, mixed with 2 tsp water Sugar – 3/4 cup …

  • A delicious and tasty burfi with wheat flour. You can also use whole wheat flour for this. Ingredients: Wheat Flour – 2 cups Sugar – 2 cups Unsweetened Khoya – …

  • A simple and tasty milk sweet with cashew nuts. Ingredients: Milk – 1 cup Sugar – 1/2 cup Cashew Nuts – 1 tsp, broken Ghee – 1/2 tsp Cardamom Powder …