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.
Pista Burfi
Kaju burfis have been winning tummies and hearts for ages now. But sometimes, it isn't really a bad idea to slightly take a traditional recipe into your own hands and twist it around a little bit and make something equally delicious. So here's how you can make the same delectable burfi using pistas instead of cashews.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.7 / 10 (32 votes)
Motichoor Ladoo
The sight of a motichoor ladoo mountain which we often see during festivals and weddings is one of the most mouth-watering sweet I have ever had. Looking at the saffron coloured spheres you will never be able to guess what it is made with and how simple its recipe is. Besan, milk, sugar, ghee, dry fruits (optional) and you are ready with the ingredients.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.6 / 10 (14 votes)
Gokul Pithe
Another important aspect of the famous 'Durga Puja' festival is the mouth-watering desserts served at food stalls during this time. You might have tried Gulab Jamuns and Rasgullas, but your next priority should ideally be Gokul Pithe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Banana Halwa
Cooking cannot get easier than this. All you need is bananas, ghee, cardamom and sugar! This dessert is more known in Kerala than other parts of the country and it is a must during Onam. This sweet dish will hardly consume your energy or time as it can be prepared within minutes. You can enrich its taste by adding almond and cashew nut garnishing.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (17 votes)
Almond Seera
Here's a richer variant of the halwa that we make at home every other. Having special guests over? Or is it an occasion to remember? Whatever be the festivity, the almond seera is the best dessert to prepare when you want to impress.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.5 / 10 (15 votes)

This delicacy is an all time favourite among all Bengalies out there. The best part is that it can be made in a matter of few minutes, with Cheena and milk. The after effect this dish leaves in your mouth is absolute heaven.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.1 / 10 (23 votes)
Churma is a tasty traditional Rajasthani dish. Learn how to make/prepare Churma by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 6.5 / 10 (8 votes)
Raj Bhog
Raj bhog as the name symbolizes gives you a royal feeling. This plump dessert is made with cottage cheese which says that it is a healthy too. The golden coloured spheres are a must during festivals and it has such an easy recipe that you can make it at home without any hassle.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.6 / 10 (20 votes)
Ambakalya is a very spicy, tasteful, tantalizing, tempting Parsi dish made of small mangoes pickled or cooked in jaggery, flavored with cinnamon sticks and can even be served as a side sauce or chutney.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.1 / 10 (15 votes)
Mango Burfi
Anything mixed with this luscious island fruit is bound to be a pleasure and this Indian desert emanates just that feeling from any taker when one indulges in its mouth watering sweetness.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (9 votes)
Badam Katli
The festival of Diwali is incomplete without crackers, guests and sweets. The Badam Katli is a popular sweet filled with goodness of almonds and milk prepared during the festive occasions of Diwali and Rakhi or weddings.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.1 / 10 (14 votes)
Apple Rabri
In Apple Rabri a tasty twist is lent to the traditional dessert by using apples in the preparation. The sweetened milk, to which cardamom, nuts and grated apple are added, is slow-cooked to make this flavored sweet-dish.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.6 / 10 (8 votes)
Til Laddoo
Til Laddoo is mostly associated with Makar Sankranti which is also named as Til Sankranti by some communities, and on that day it is a ritual to have this laddoo. Sesame (black or white) is mixed with jaggery and made into small rounds. The flavor of jaggery and sesame blend together to give a mild yet lingering taste.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.5 / 10 (13 votes)
Churma Laddoo
Special occasions in India such as weddings and birthday celebrations are incomplete without sweets such as Laddoos. The Churma laddoo made out of wheat flour gives you a break from the ones usually served and also pampers your taste buds.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.3 / 10 (12 votes)
Any festival or birthday or get together or a craving for sweets, payesh fits the bill perfectly. You must be familiar with this if you are a Bengali, but if you are not even then you can be sure that this dessert will satisfy your sweet tooth. All you need is rice, milk, cardamom, jaggery and your favorite dry fruits for garnishing.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (11 votes)
Kurmura Ladoo
This crispy, crunchy, sweet puffed rice crisps is a typical Punjabi sweet that is passed on to celebrate the end of the winter, Lohri. The scrumptious combination of puffed rice, jaggery and peanuts is one to die for.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.2 / 10 (9 votes)
Badhusha is a south Indian sweet dish made of flour and sugar. Learn how to make/prepare badusha by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.9 / 10 (20 votes)
Aval Payasam
Aval Payasam is a dessert made during the festive occasion of Ugadi in Southern Indian. Flattened rice or poha is cooked in milk and variety of dry fruits are also used in the preparation.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.2 / 10 (5 votes)
A typical sweet served prepared for Makara Sankranthi festival, this south-Indian sweet is a perfection concoction of rice powder, jaggery and sesame seeds and the sweetness of it says it all.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.6 / 10 (21 votes)
Carrot Burfi
Dishes such as the Carrot Burfi is perhaps the best way to push this vegetable down the throats of people who dread them. Rich in milk and Ghee, this dish is not just a treat to the tongue but also nourishes the body.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.6 / 10 (21 votes)
Kaju Katri
Made with cashews, Kaju Katri is any sweet-lovers dream come true. You can never have just one of this mouth-watering sweet.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.2 / 10 (30 votes)
Sweet Boondi
Sweet Boondi is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Sweet Boondi by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (3 votes)
Badami Besan Ke Laddoo
Badami Besan Ke Laddoo is a tasty besan laddoo with crunch of fresh almonds. Learn how to make/prepare Badami Besan Ke Laddoo by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (2 votes)
Carrot Kheer
Carrot kheer is an easy sweet dessert recipe you can make for any occasion or whenever you want to pamper yourself. A festive dessert, the kheer is both delectable and healthy, but ones tends to eat more than the limit because of its addictive taste.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.8 / 10 (16 votes)
Kaddu Ki Kheer
Have you ever heard of pumpkins in sweets? No? Then you just have to try the Kaddu ki Kheer, an Indian dessert that is an absolute winner with those who have a sweet tooth. Trust me, it takes almost no time and effort to prepare it.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.3 / 10 (15 votes)

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