Indian Sweets Recipes

Our Indian Sweets Recipe section contains recipes of sweet dishes of different regions of India. Sweets form an integral part of any Indian celebration. More popular among regional Indian Sweets are South Indian Sweets and Bengali Sweets. Try our recipes of Indian sweet dishes.
Badam Halwa
Almond is a store house of healthy elements and when it comes to taste, this kernel establishes itself as one of the most liked nuts. Badam halwa has almond as its key ingredient, and the addition of ghee and saffron is enough to tickle the nose. This makes for a great dessert during festive seasons especially Diwali, Mahashivaratri and Durga Puja.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (110 votes)
A Punjabi dessert made with rice and milk, Phirni has a cream-like texture. It is served during the festivities in a clay-container. The cardamom-flavored sweet is garnished with pistachio nuts and saffron.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.9 / 10 (20 votes)
Chena Murki
Chena Murki is a sugar-coated Bengali sweet in the shape of cubes made piquant by the drizzle of rose essence. A loved and popular sweet, this is a must try.

• Veg.    Rating: 6.1 / 10 (24 votes)
Badam Kheer
A celebratory drink, the off-white creamy texture of the drink garnished with almonds is one welcome drink that will match the divinity of every day. A must on the drinks menu for every special occasion or on a sultry day, badam kheer soothes with every gulp and the sensation only gets better as the glass is tilted higher.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.7 / 10 (48 votes)
Vermicelli Pudding
This dish is a popular sweet made in all Indian households-a favorite among the young and the old alike. With just a little bit of sweetness and lots of milk this healthy dish makes living a lot more fun and yummy!

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.4 / 10 (14 votes)
Chocolate Burfi
If you are a chocolate lover then this is one dish that is tailor made for you. The blend of chocolates and cashew are totally to die for. I bet you can't eat 'just one'!

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.1 / 10 (23 votes)
With every mouthful filled with the presence of pistachio and almonds, and pampered by the thick-creamy consistency of the rabdi, none could pass this, as the very aroma of it lures one an all to indulge in this mouthgasmic treat.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.8 / 10 (17 votes)
Til Gajak
Til or Sesame is an important part of the Harvest festival celebrated nation-wide in the month of January. The Til Gajak is a dessert made up of sesame seeds and jaggery. The jaggery is used as a binding agent for the gajak and is also an excellent means to battle the cold season.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.1 / 10 (23 votes)
Sabudana Kheer
This Indian pudding is mostly made during festive seasons especially the Navratri celebrations when people keep fast. Soak tapioca pearls and add milk and cook. Adding cardamom powder will fill your kitchen with a mild delectable aroma. You can also add condensed milk to enrich the taste. Garnish with cashew nut and raisin.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.3 / 10 (15 votes)
Mohanthal is a dish that is typically made in all Gujarati households. It is made with lots of dry fruits making it rich in taste and a healthier option than other fried sweets.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.6 / 10 (26 votes)
Imarti is a dish that is typically served during weddings and festivals. This is a sweet dish that makes every occasion complete.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.6 / 10 (8 votes)
Yet another sweet that gives us another reason for people to look forward to festivals is Khaja. Layered after the mixture of flour and ghee, the sweet is then lightly fried to give it that perfect delicious crunch.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.9 / 10 (10 votes)
Simple ingredients such as all-purpose flour, milk, sugar and baking powder combine to make this all-time favorite dessert malpua. This is made during Paush Sankranti which celebrates the harvest season, as well as decorates the platter during Bhai Dooj, Diwali and the like. If you have not tried it yet, do not wait! And believe, you do not need an occasion to make malpuas.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (23 votes)
Similar to the Rasgula in appearance and texture, the desiccated coconut coated, mawa and dry fruits stuffed oval shaped bengali mithai is a mouth watering treat, one that amplifies the joy of any celebration.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.8 / 10 (19 votes)
Pineapple Halwa
Pineapple Halwa is a mouth watering dish that is made with lots of grated pineapple, khoya and cardamom powder. garnished with lots of dry fruits, this is one dish that no one with a sweet tooth can say no to.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 5.5 / 10 (4 votes)
Mango Kulfi
What is better than a bite of kesar-laden Kulfi? A bite of Mango Kulfi! Another way to savor the delicious, ripe mangoes is to include it in the Kulfi. Apart from tasting yummy it is also easy to make.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.9 / 10 (31 votes)
Beetroot Halwa
Beetroot Halwa is dish that is generally made during all Indian Festivals. Once it is decorated with Cashews and lots of other dry fruits, there is absolutely no way you can stop yourself from digging into it.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (21 votes)
Chum Chum
A typical Bengali sweet, the ooze of the sugar syrup at first bite combined with the softness of the cottage cheese is certainly a sweet one needs to try if they haven't. Miraculous in every bite.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.9 / 10 (16 votes)
Khubani Ka Meetha
Khubani Ka Meetha is a famous Hyderabadi sweet dish made of apricots. Learn how to make/prepare Khoobani Ka Meetha by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.3 / 10 (13 votes)
Besan Ka Halwa
Besan Ka Halwa is a delectable dessert that comes loaded with dry fruit and a generous helping of desi ghee. Learn how to make/prepare Besan Ka Halwa by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.4 / 10 (11 votes)
Rava Kesari
A popular south Indian desert, the Rava Kesari works seamlessly when one has just indulged in a spicy Indian meal. The texture of the rava after it has absorbed the key ingredients of ghee, cardamom powder and kesari color emanates a tinge that will suit any palate.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 6.9 / 10 (16 votes)
Agra Ka Petha
Agra Ka Petha is one of the most popular Indian sweet from the city of Taj Mahal, Agra. Learn how to make/prepare Agra Ka Petha by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.6 / 10 (20 votes)
Pedha is a popular Indian sweet. Learn how to make/ prepare Peda by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.5 / 10 (12 votes)
Misti Doi
A simple concoction of milk sugar and curd, the Misti Doi is as good as any other Bengali sweet and is imperatively part of their festivals. Served in a cool clay pot, this curd like sweet is perfect after any meal.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.1 / 10 (24 votes)
Apple Kheer
All lo and behold, this dish is all set to upset the Apple Pie from the throne of favorite dessert. Apple cooked with assortment of dry-fruits in simmering milk, this Apple Kheer is worth dying for.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.7 / 10 (24 votes)

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