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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.

  • 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…

  • 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)…