Sweets & Desserts
Delicious home made Indian style desserts, representing the different states & regions - simply heavenly! Try them all :-)
If you love desserts with an exotic twist, then you are going to be in heaven! Try my wonderfully delicious collection of "Indianized" desserts.
Almond Butter Cookie Recipe
My delicious Almond Butter Cookies are simply melt-in-your-mouth heavenly! Best of all, they are eggless too - making them just perfect for vegetarians. These yummy treats are always a big hit any time of the day & especially with the kids. So try making some for your family today!
Banana Cardamom Pudding Recipe
My Banana Cardamom Pudding is a lovely & delicious way to end any meal. Best of all, this pudding contains absolutely no gelatin. It is simple to prepare & can easily be made right on your stovetop. The combination of tastes, flavors & textures makes this dessert an all around winner!
Besan Ladoo Recipe
A truly delicious and heavenly, melt-in-your-mouth dessert made from chickpea flour (besan) - talk about a low carb dessert! Besan Ladoo is popular throughout India and a personal favorite of mine. But I must warn you, it's hard to stop at just one :-)
Besana Chi Vadi Recipe
My Besana Chi Vadi is a heavenly dessert made using gram flour or chickpea flour (besan) mixed with sugar, butter & warm spices. This is one of my favorite recipes & it literally does really melt in your mouth! It's simple to make so definitely do give it a try :-)
Bhoplyacha Halva Recipe
Made with freshly grated sugar pumpkin, this seasonal dessert is a perfect way to celebrate the holidays & the fall season. Try my warm & comforting Pumpkin Halva, it's a heavenly Indian dessert. You could also enjoy this dessert all year round by making Carrot Halva or Gajjar Halva.
Burfi is a traditional Indian dessert that comes in several varieties all with different tastes & textures. These yummy bite-size Indian desserts are the perfect way to satisfy your sweet tooth. Try them all: Kaju (Cashew) Burfi, Mango Burfi and Coconut Burfi. YUM!
Chana Dal Payasam Recipe
Looking for a delicious low-carb dessert that's also packed with protein? Try my Chana Dal Payasam recipe, it's a delicious South Indian dessert made with chana dal (skinned & split Bengal gram dal) it may sound really different - but it is, oh so yummy!
Coconut Custard Recipe
A European style dessert with an Indian twist, Coconut Custard is a typical Goan favorite. The coastal region of Goa, a former Portuguese colony, is famous for its fresh tender succulent coconuts - so this is the perfect dessert for all coconut lovers!
Gulab Jamun Recipe
My all time favorite Indian dessert! A wonderful sweet dish consisting of fried dough balls in a sweetened syrup. I have also added a delicious modern twist to the classic traditional recipe. Try my Gulab Jamun recipe & see exactly why it's so impossible to eat just one :-)
Indian Cookie Recipes
Put a smile on your family's face, try these delicious Indian cookies! My yummy Cardamom Cookies (Elaichi Biscuits) and decadent Saffron Pistachio Cookies (Kesar Pistachio Biscuits) are just perfect with tea time or enjoy them any time of the day!
Indian Fruit Salad Recipe
Light, refreshing, simple and absolutely delicious! My healthy Indian Fruit Salad is the perfect way to begin your day or end a great meal. Just combine your favorite fruits together with a few key ingredients that will make your taste buds sing & dance for more!
Indian funnel cakes! This is the easiest way to describe this delicious Indian dessert - deep fried pretzel shaped pieces of crispy dough, dipped in a warm sugar syrup. Sounds heavenly? Just wait until you taste them! Jalebis are a must have at any Indian celebration, holiday or festival.
Who thought Indians didn't make Xmas cookies? There is quite a large Anglo-Indian Catholic community in India that would beg to differ! Kulkuls are delicious & crispy cookies that are enjoyed especially during the Christmas holidays. Making kulkuls is also a fun way to get together with family.
Mysore Pak Recipe
Mysore Pak is a heavenly dessert that will just melt in your mouth. This is another tasty low-carb dessert that's made using besan (chickpea flour). It's also one of my personal favorites - sweet, nutty & full of delicious yummy goodness :-) You're going to just love this dish!
Parsi Wedding Custard Recipe
Parsi Wedding Custard (Lagan Nu Custard) is a delicious dessert that can be enjoyed all year round on any occasion. Although traditionally reserved for Parsi weddings, festivals & celebrations -- feel free to make this simple & heavenly dish any time of the year & as often as you wish!
Pineapple Firni Recipe
My Indian Rice Custard made with pineapple is simply heavenly! Pineapple Firni is a typical North Indian custard or pudding like dessert made using rice flour but contains no eggs so it's perfect for vegetarians. You can also make this dish using your favorite fruit or combination of fruits.
Shahi Tukre Recipe
Do you have a serious sweet tooth? Then this delicious recipe is sure to please & satisfy all of your sweet cravings. My Shahi Tukre is a decadent Indian version of bread pudding and is a "must have" at any Indian celebration!
Shrikhand and Aamrakhand Recipes
These delicious yogurt based Indian desserts are both healthy and easy to prepare. Shrikhand & Aamrakhand are traditionally served with pooris (fried flatbread) and always enjoyed on special occasions, festivals & celebrations - a yummy & winning combination!
Sweet Sheera Recipe
Sheera is sweetened semolina made with raisins & nuts. It is easy, delicious & totally comforting. It's also known as halva in other parts of India & often made as a religious offering (prasad). I love this dish especially with the addition of a ripe banana, it adds a lovely depth of sweet flavor.
Til Chikki Recipe
In Maharashtra State, sesame seeds are traditionally eaten during the Harvest Festival (Makar Sankrant) for good luck & prosperity. My delicious & simple Sesame Seed "Fudge" (Til Chikki) is a yummy way to eat your sesame seeds & ensure a good year ahead. So make it your family & friends today :-)
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Makar Sankrant marks the holy harvest festival in India. This day celebrates the Sunís journey from the South to the North. On this day, people traditionally give & eat white sesame seeds sweets as a sign of friendship. My delicious Sweet Sesame Seeds Balls are just the perfect thing to share.
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