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Desi Sweets (Indian Desserts)

 Published 2012-Mar-17   Updated 2017-Oct-13
(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 75+ 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 Kala Jamun Kala Jamun    
       

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Very nice and helping article...keep it up...
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Thank You.
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wat is yoghurt??? exactly can u explain?
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Yogurt is also called curd or dahi.
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Thanks for sharing. Find Easy Recipe here ( Prepare Sweet Without Using Stove ). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lTIiAyDU-js&t=4s
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super
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Very Nice and so sweet disss
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wow so tempting ,thank u for sharing sweets
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You are welcome.
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Watermelon seeds sweets
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hello am fromGhana but I love your sweet I want the recipe of lakna sweet
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Hi Daniela, I am so sorry to say that I am not familiar with that sweet. If I get any information, I will share.
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nice one ..........thank u so much
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Its my pleasure.
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Is dis d only recipe of sweets
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More recipes are added every now and then.
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Good
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Thank you.
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india is great in everything, no country comes equal to it
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Proud to be an Indian.
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OMG!!! Lip smacking Indian food recipes. Everyone of us love to have sweets, great collection of distinct food recipes ideas. Thanks!
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Thank you. Do try them and enjoy.
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good food
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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.
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Hi Fiona, Which part of India are you from? Are you talking about Achappam? Check this out. http://simpleindianrecipes.com/Home/Rose-Cookies.aspx
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That were mentioned here na as ROSE COOKIES
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Yes. The local name is Acchu Murukku or Acchappam.
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Yes it is called Rajashthani Ghever, serves with Milk Rabdi and its so....delicious
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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..
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wow tasty tasty sweets
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Nice recipe
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SUPER
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Thanks.
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INDIAN SWEETS MAKER MY EX 20 OLD I AM LOKING FOR JOB
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Hi Chetram, please give your contact number so that I can talk to you. I am looking for a sweet maker.
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Please contact me at paulahuja2@gmail.com i need experience sweets maker for North America. I am in India now days and we can meet. Thanks . Paul Ahuja
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all recipes are nice
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Thanks Mohammed.
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wat is tofu
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Tofu is a curd made with soy milk. Its similar to paneer but lower in fat content and has higher protein than paneer.

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