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.

Kansar (Lapsi)
Sweets

Kansar

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 Lapsi.   Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes Kansar (Lapsi) A traditional Gujarati dessert made during weddings. Prep Time15 minsCook […]

Pineapple Kesari
Diwali, Kesari, Navratri, Pineapple

Pineapple Kesari

Pineapple Kesari is a popular dessert made in South India and often served in weddings and special occasions. It is very easy to make and is very very tasty. A cousin to the popular Rava Kesari, this is a simple recipe that anyone can try. Print Recipe 0 from 0 […]

Rava Kesari
Diwali, Janmashtami, Kesari

Rava Kesari

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 as a breakfast item or as a dessert during festivals, it is a simple dish that can be made in […]

Sattu Maavu Laadu
Diwali, Laddu

Sattu Maavu | Multi Grain Health Mix Laddu

Sattu Maavu | Multi Grain Health Mix Laddu is a sweet made from mixed grains that is high in protein and fibre. Laadus are the simplest and go-to sweet for any occasion. No festival or happy occasion is complete without it. These days with excess of sweet and processed food […]

Millet Laddu
Diwali, Laddu

Millet Laddu

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 festivals or special occasions. Laddus are very commonly made from besan or Bengal gram flour. Apart from this there are […]

Carrot Halwa
Baisakhi, Carrot, Diwali, Halwa, Navratri

Carrot Halwa (Gajar Halwa)

Carrot Halwa,  also known as Gajorer halua, Gajrela or Gajar Pak, is a slow cooked traditional dessert made on almost all occasions. In fact, it is so simple and delicious to make that one doesn’t require a celebration to make it. Unlike many other sweet delicacies that require an intricate recipe […]

Soan_Papdi
Diwali, Sweets

Soan Papdi

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). It is a wonderful Indian dessert that can be easily found in sweet shops across the country. It is specially […]

Karanji
Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Sweets

Karanji

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 of the stuffing is in-numerous and left to one’s imagination. However, it typically tends to sway to the sweeter side. […]

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

Fried Kozhukattai

Fried Kozhukattai (Fried Modak / Fried Modhakam) is a popular savoury variation of the normal Kozhukattai made during Ganesh Chaturthi festival. This is also made when there are excess or left-over stuffing available. We can use any kind of stuffing for this fried variation. Print Recipe 0 from 0 votes […]

Coconut Halwa
Diwali, Halwa

Coconut Halwa

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, moong dal halwa, and coconut halwa are the most popular among them. A coconut halwa can be made from freshly […]