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Desi Sweets (Indian Desserts)

(Traditional Indian Sweet & Desserts)

Desi Sweets

In most cultures, dessert is the final course of a meal that is usually a sweet dish or drink. In India, sweets are an important part of all festivals, functions or any happy occasion. Most Indian desserts include milk or ghee as its main ingredient. Milk sweets occupy the first place in all Indian bakeries. There are also some desserts made with fruits and nuts. In South India, a sweet item is often the first item to be served in a meal during house warming, birthdays and weddings. It symbolizes the sweet beginning of the occasion celebrated. Of course there is also a dessert in the last.

Here is a list of 70+ Indian desserts that you can try and enjoy. The list includes some of the best classic North Indian and South Indian sweets that have been made for many many years. There are also a few instant dessert ideas that is perfect for last minute plans. Lastly, there are also many new and innovative dessert ideas that will blow your mind. This is the generation of variety and innovation in every field including food.

Traditional North Indian Desserts and Sweets

Badam Halwa Badam Halwa Rava Ladoo Rava Ladoo Shahi Tukda Shahi Tukda (Double Ka Meeta) Peda Peda
Rasgulla Rasgulla Jalebi Jalebi Gulab Jamun Gulab Jamun Shrikhand Shrikhand
Carrot Halwa Carrot Halwa Kaju Katli Kaju Katli Doodhi ka Halwa Doodhi ka Halwa (Bottlegourd Halwa) Besan Ladoo Besan Ladoo
Phirni Phirni Guava Cheese Guava Cheese Kheer Poore Kheer Poore Zarda Rice Zarda Rice
Nankhatai Nankhatai Kulfi Kulfi Peanut Chikki Peanut Chikki Bottlegourd Laddu Bottlegourd Laddu
Aamras Aamras

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Person Zara   (January 4, 2017)
Thanks for sharing. Find Easy Recipe here ( Prepare Sweet Without Using Stove ).
Person patapan   (December 18, 2016)
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (December 21, 2016)
Thank you.
Person Shalini Singh   (December 2, 2016)
Very Nice and so sweet disss
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (December 2, 2016)
Thank you.
Person snehasri   (October 27, 2016)
wow so tempting ,thank u for sharing sweets
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Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (October 28, 2016)
You are welcome.
Person Chaitra   (September 29, 2016)
Watermelon seeds sweets
Person daniela   (September 28, 2016)
hello am fromGhana but I love your sweet I want the recipe of lakna sweet
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 28, 2016)
Hi Daniela, I am so sorry to say that I am not familiar with that sweet. If I get any information, I will share.
Person mayuri   (September 19, 2016)
nice one ..........thank u so much
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 19, 2016)
Its my pleasure.
Person Punjab   (September 15, 2016)
Is dis d only recipe of sweets
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 15, 2016)
More recipes are added every now and then.
Person Sujatha   (September 2, 2016)
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (September 2, 2016)
Thank you.
Person mamatha   (June 20, 2016)
india is great in everything, no country comes equal to it
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 21, 2016)
Proud to be an Indian.
Person yummyfoodrecipesindia   (June 16, 2016)
OMG!!! Lip smacking Indian food recipes. Everyone of us love to have sweets, great collection of distinct food recipes ideas. Thanks!
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 17, 2016)
Thank you. Do try them and enjoy.
Person suresh   (May 12, 2016)
good food
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (May 12, 2016)
Thank you.
Person Fiona robertson   (March 17, 2016)
As a child growing up in India, my grandmother made a recipe using a thin batter. A shaped mold was dipped into it and then deep fried. We called them fairy wheels. Does anyone have any idea how to make them. They were a sweet treat.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (March 18, 2016)
Hi Fiona, Which part of India are you from? Are you talking about Achappam? Check this out.
Person meena   (June 22, 2016)
That were mentioned here na as ROSE COOKIES
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (June 24, 2016)
Yes. The local name is Acchu Murukku or Acchappam.
Person Mrs.M   (June 29, 2016)
Yes it is called Rajashthani Ghever, serves with Milk Rabdi and its so....delicious
Person khevna mehta   (February 25, 2016)
recently i was made a rasgulla from pride of cows and its so delicious, i think milk also matter for good taste. i love milk and its sweets. thanks for sharing such a delicious recopies..
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (February 28, 2016)
Thank you.
Person vemulamadhu   (November 27, 2015)
wow tasty tasty sweets

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