Indian Sweet Recipes

Indian sweet, known as “mithai” in Hindi Language, is a dessert from the cuisine of India, which is available in huge number of varieties, with each and every region of the country having its own ... More »
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Creamy Rasmalai

If you still remember the elegant taste of creamy rasmalai and want to recreate the experience, then why don't you try it in your own kitchen? This favorite Indian dessert has won million hearts with its thick, creamy and sweet flavor. Watch the video and try... - 136.973

No Yeast Jalebi / Jilebi Recipe - Under 30 Minutes Indian Mithai / Sweet

Any happy moment would be incomplete without a sweet dish. Jalebis are the most popular among the Indian Sweets. Traditionally Jalebi recipe needs atleast ten hours of fermentation, but nobody can wait so long to taste these crispy and juicy treats. So,... - 134.122

Cannola/ Gujia

How about making a scrumptious Asian dessert with dry fruit filling? If you want to serve something unique for the upcoming festive season, this recipe is a must try recipe. Chef here kneads the dough and toasts up the semolina and adds remaining filling... - 131.701

Bhakshaalu / Puran Poli / Bobbatlu / Olige / Holige - Ugadi Special Sweet

Bhakshaalu/ Bobbatlu/ Puran Poli is popular Indian sweet recipe usually had on popular festivals. Here is my family recipe for this yummy treat. - 131.686

Rice Phirni

Creamy rice based Indian dessert which is easy to make and liked by all. - 131.381

Coconut Burfi - Indian Dessert

Coconut cooked with flavored milk and nuts results in a fabulous dessert, Coconut Burfi! This is a perfect recipe for any festival or any occasion or party. - 130.418

Varai Sheera

A sweet preparation for fasts using Samo seeds. - 126.597

Peanut Laddoo - Easy Sweet

Peanut laddoo is a simple and easy sweet. This is a perfect beginner recipe. - 123.799

Jalebi By Tarla Dalal

Who can resist the temptation of fresh, deep-fried jalebis garnished with aromatic saffron strands? For all jalebi fans, here is a quick and tasty version that can be prepared without long hours of fermentation. - 123.548


Hot malpuas are irresistible, whether had plain or with a topping of cold rabdi. Try making this delightful treat at home itself, and with a slight twist. In this version, i have avoided deep frying the malpuas and cooked them with minimal ghee in a pan. They... - 120.264

Mango Kalakand - Mother's Day Special

As mango season is round the corner with the availability of fresh mangoes all over, its a perfect time to jazz up something with it. What if you make something juicy, luscious real quick. This is one the recipe which gets ready with minimum preparation and... - 119.035

How To Make Peanut Chikki (peanut Brittle) - Makar Sakranti Special-indian Sweets

Learn how to make Peanut chikki at home which is a popular Indian snack during winter months and specially during Makar Sakranti. It is also known as Sing chikki, Gachak or moongfali Chikki (Mumfali Chikki), homemade Peanut bar or sengdana chikki, Chikki is... - 118.607

Tilgul Vadi

Warm up your tummies during this winter with this healthy packed with lots of iron and protein and very simple tilgul vadi! This is one of the simplest, quickest and easiest recipe. Happy Makar Sankranti, Pongal and Uttarayan! - 118.052

Gajar Halwa

GETTING READY 1. PREPARING CARROTS: Grate the carrots using the medium holes of the grater. 2. In a sauce pan pour 3 cups of milk and add the grated carrots. Cook on medium heat for 20-25 minutes. 3. Once the carrots are cooked, drain them from the milk.... - 116.447

How To Make Til Chikki- Sesame Brittle (makar Sakranti Special)

Til Chikki or gachak is a Sesame Seeds Brittle (Sesame Seeds Candy) made using jaggery, coconut, dry fruit of choice and Sesame Seeds. It is a popular Indian Sweet enjoyed during winter months especially during festival of Lohri and Makar Sakranti. This... - 115.259

Oats Pineapple Sheera By Tarla Dalal

Pineapple puree imparts sweetness and a fruity flavor to this sheera. Nutritious and highly recommended for kids, serve warm sheera when your child comes home hungry or chill it to serve as a dessert, whichever way your child relishes it the most. - 114.45

Til Ladoo (sankrati Special)

Traditional sweet prepared with sesame seeds! - 113.63

How To Make Chocolate Modak / Chocolate Pedha / Chocolate Burfi?

Modak is made up in many varieties such as fried Modak, Ukadiche Modak, Mawa Modak, on the occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi. But for this Chocolate Modak you don't need to wait for any occasion. This is such a yummy treat, that I am your this could be on your... - 113.301

Peanut Ladoo

This one is makes such an easy and quick snack for kids. Jaggery/gudh being rich in iron and peanut is an excellent source of protein helps to fill the calories that kids loose all the time. - 112.484

How To Make Til Ladoo - Indian Sweets (lohri Special)

Til Ladoo (Sesame Seeds Candy) is a popular Indian Sweet enjoyed during winter months especially during festival of Lohri and Makar Sakranti. This Nutritious sweet is great as a gift, good for sharing with company and to ward off chills and cold during... - 111.094

Carrot Coconut Ladoo | Indian Sweets- Diwali Special

Learn how to make carrot and coconut ladoos. Perfect for entertaining during the festival or holiday season. These melt in your mouth Indian sweets can stay good in the fridge for upto 2 weeks. They can be enjoyed warm, cold or room temp so get in the kitchen... - 111.044

Shahi Tukda

Shahi tukda is a simple and delicious recipe make from milk and bread. This is a lovely dessert that can be easily made at home. - 109.571

Betty's Coconut Candy - By Bhargab And Barnali Dutta

MAKING 1. In a pan, add fresh coconut, sugar, dry fruits and cardamom powder. 2. Cook, stirring constantly on medium heat until the mixture becomes sticky. The mixture should be white in color at this time. 3. Transfer the mixture to a dish and let it cool... - 106.31

Angoor Rabdi Or Ras Malai - Indian

If you are interested in making an Indian dessert then this must be tried. This is a rich dessert as it's mostly made by milk. This is very famous in North India. Watch the video as Chef Bhavna shares this superb recipe. - 105.461


An Indian dessert made with paneer dumplings in creamy syrup. - 104.026

Gulab Jamun - Indian

MAKING For the dough: 1. In a bowl take milk powder, all purpose flour, semolina and a pinch of baking soda. Mix all these dry ingredients well. 2. Add ghee and mix well. 3. Add warm milk slowly and mix the dough. (Add a tablespoon of milk at a time). Do not... - 103.614

Sukhdi Recipe (gor Papri Or Gol Papdi)

Indian traditional Gujarati sweet dish. Very energy giving dish made with dates. Dates and jaggery(gud) both are full of Iron. - 103.53

Jangri Or Imarti Or Jhangri - Indian

If you're craving for something sweet then do try this recipe out. These are the delicious homemade jangri. It is quite similar to jalebi. Chef Bhavna shows this recipe step by step. Your family and guests will relish this sweet dish. Do check out the video. - 101.503

Quick Rabdi By Tarla Dalal

Milk is thickened with fresh bread crumbs to give you an instant rabdi. This is not the original recipes but one that's used to make a really creamy rabdi in a jiffy. - 96.5747

Coconut Bites With Chocolate Center/ladoo/laddu (no Cooking Required)

Laddoo or laddu is an Indian confection made during festival season, by cooking together flour,sugar and other ingredients.Every year the ladies of a household would sit together to make these ladoos and other delicacies which stirs up a holiday mood and... - 94.5163


These are sweet rice flour dumplings. They are very delicate and tender. - 47.5491

Jalebi Instantly

Jalebi is an all time favorite sweet. In India it is made on all occasions from festivals to family dinners. It is also served as sweet snack. This dish is loved for its crispy texture that oozes syrup on one bite. - 47.5483

Sweet Indian Relish

Flavorsome and interesting with the ingredients you like, this Sweet Indian Relish goes pretty much with any meal of the day. Quick and easy, try out this wonderful recipe for Sweet Indian Relish to fall in love with your meal everytime you have it! - 45.8132


Modaks are sweet steamed rice flour dumplings that have a coconut and jaggery stuffing and are most popular during the Ganesh Chaturthi festive occasion. Modaks are very delicious and considered Lord Ganesha's favourite dish. These are offered to Ganesh and... - 44.7063


GETTING READY 1)In a bowl, soak dal in water for about 2 hours. 2)Then, add baking powder and grind into thick batter. 3)In a pan, add sugar and water and make syrup with single thread consistency. When it is about to be ready add kewra essence and cardamom... - 43.9812

Puffed Rice Snowballs- A Zero Cholesterol Dessert

This is a very unconventional dessert. It is made of puffed rice, honey and coconut. I call them snowballs for their unique texture, light weight and wonderful white color. It is low in calories, not too filling and fully satisfies the sweet tooth as well. It... - 43.3117

Rava Chi Vadai

GETTING STARTED 1. Take a bowl and add cashewnuts, pistachios and almonds. Pound them coarsely. MAKING 2. Take a heavy -bottomed vessel and add rava, ghee, coconut, sugar and milk. 3. Simmer and keep on stirring until the mixture thickens and start leaving... - 42.8596

Kheer Mohan

To prepare the filling, combine khoa along with powdered cardamoms and crushed nuts. Once the filling is made, set it aside. Knead the cheese and divide in to 20 equal portions Give each portion the shape of a ball. Then, make a hollow at the center of each... - 42.8331


This is a religious sweet dish normally an offering to lord Ganesh. - 39.6045

Sweet Indian Dressing

MAKING 1) In an electric blender container, add the oil, vinegar, chutney, water, lemon juice, sugar, curry powder, dry mustard, salt, hot pepper sauce and Worcestershire sauce together. 2) Cover with the lid and process the ingredients until well... - 39.3997


This is a dish made with semolina. It is sweet and soft. Usually made during the poojas, this dish can also be served as a dessert or a sweet snack any day. - 39.0922

Seviyan Ka Muzafir

Sewaiyan (vermicelli) are essential & main dish in festival EID . - 38.6955

Sweet Indian Pudding

In saucepan combine milk and molasses; stir in cornmeal. Cook and stir till thick, about 10 minutes. Remove from heat. Combine egg, sugar, butter, ginger, cinnamon, and salt. Gradually stir in hot cornmeal mixture. Bake, uncovered, in a 1-quart casserole at... - 36.5659

Sweet Indian Pudding

In 2-quart bowl, combine milk and molasses; stir in cornmeal. Cook at HIGH for 6 to 8 minutes, stirring 3 times to break up lumps. Mixture should be thick. In 1 1/2 quart casserole, combine egg, sugar, butter, ginger, cinnamon, and salt. Gradually stir in hot... - 36.369

Meethi Boondi

Mix the flour and a pinch of soda bicarbonate and make into a thick batter adding water. Leave aside for 20 minutes. Heat a heavy pan and make a syrup of sugar with 1 cup water of one-thread consistency, and reserve. Heat ghee and fry the boondis, dropping... - 36.1568

Laung Lata

MAKING 1. First we have to make the syrup. Take a pan, heat water and sugar till sugar is completely dissolved. 2. Now take a pan, put on low flame and stir khoya and chopped dried fruits for 20 mins now. 3. Take maida, add 1 teaspoon oil and mix well. Add... - 34.8269

Aam Ka Mitha Halwa

Heat milk and add sugar. Add the mango pulp and khoya and blend completely. Add cardamom powder and keep stirring till the mixture is thick. Add a little ghee at a time and cook till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan. Pat onto a greased plate and... - 34.3415

Gujjia - Healthier Than You Think

Gujia is a traditional Indian sweet dish that is commonly made in households on the occasion of Holi, Diwali and other festivals. It is akin to a sweet samosa, but is somewhat flat, moon shaped with a crunchy exterior encompassing a sweet stuffing. - 34.0708

Rava Kesari

Dry roast the rawa slowly on low heat till pink in colour. Add the milk and ghee. When soft, add sugar and stir and cook till sugar melts. Keep turning with a spatula till fragrant. Add almonds and drained raisins. Sprinkle cardamom powder and saffron over... - 33.7014

Kesar Peda

Kesar Peda is made with khoa and flavored with saffron (kesar). It is a common preparation during various Indian festivals, Diwali being one of them. Though this peda is available in the market, it can be easily prepared at home. - 33.6339

Healthier Version Of Satta

Satta is a famous Indian sweet known also by the name of phenori or sweet puri and is commonly made during diwali. It is a rich dessert that is traditionally made with plenty of clarified butter, all purpose flour and loads of sugar. The end result is a crisp... - 33.5146

Delicious Crunchy Jalebi

Jalebi is another favorite sweet dish consumed all through the year. However, Dusshera is one of those festivals when it adds richness to the already delicious spread. Though jalebis are not healthy, most people enjoy eating it once in a while and they taste... - 32.6843

Parshad Cha Sheera

MAKING 1. Take a heavy bottomed pan and heat ghee in it and fry semolina until it attains red color. 2. Stir in sugar, cardamoms, milk and simmer until the mixture thickens. 3. Remove from fire and add essence and bananas. SERVING 4. Serve as a dessert... - 32.364


Badusha is a rich sweet that is made with maida, ghee and sugar and then deep fried. These fried dumplings are then dipped in sugar syrup. This makes the sweet very rich yet delicious. It is not meant for the weight conscious as it is high in calories;... - 32.1738

Khajoor Ka Halwa

Grind dates to a coarse paste. Heat ghee and fry dates, mashed khoya, coconut and sugar till the mixture is a solid mass. Add nuts and cardamom powder and continue stir frying till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan. Pat onto a greased plate and cut... - 31.73

Atte Ka Halwa

Heat the ghee in a large pan and stir fry the flour till pink and aromatic. Add sugar, milk and 1/2 cup water. Cook on a low flame till blended. Add mashed bananas and cardamom powder. Cover, and cook till ghee begins to separate. Serve warm, with almonds... - 31.5569

Kele Ka Halwa

Peel and mash bananas to a pulp. Measure the pulp and see that the sugar is half the quantity. Cook the pulp and sugar in a heavy bottomed pan, adding ghee a little at a time. When the halwa leaves the sides of the vessel it is ready and will not stick to the... - 31.1913

Chikoo Ka Khoyewala Halwa

Put sugar and chikoos in a pan and cook slowly, adding ghee a little at a time. Mince the khoya and add when the chikoos are soft. Cook till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan. Add cardamom powder and pat onto a greased plate. Cool and decorate with... - 31.016

Crunchy Chewy Chikki

This is a crunchy sweet that has been around for so long and so much a hot favorite. It is sweet, crunchy and chewy at the same time. The roasted peanuts with cardamom powder gives an added flavor. - 30.9714

Lilva Ka Halwa

Lilva Ka Halwa is a superdelicous sweet dish that I prepare often, especially for my parents. This brilliant Lilva Ka Halwa recipe has never let me down. Try it! - 30.4335

Sado Rava

1. Take a very heavy bottomed pan. Put in half cup pure ghee and the semolina. Mix thoroughly and then place over a slow fire. Stir the mixture round and round till a warm ivory colour tints the semolina. 2. Add 2 cups water and 2 cups sugar and stir to a... - 30.206

Gulab Jamun

This is a classic Indian sweet. Something that is made and enjoyed as much in the South Indian as in the North. It is usually made during the festivals. - 29.8018


Kalakand is a popular Indian milk cake which is soft and melts in the mouth. Rich in fat content, this cake is also rich in calcium. - 29.7905

Rich Gulab Jamun

Gulab jamuns are dumplings stewed in sugar syrup. This rich Indian sweet dish is prepared during all Indian festivals. It is high in calories and fat content. - 29.5238

Andarse Ki Goli

It is a sweet snack made of rice flour. Use of sesame seeds enhances the flavor. It is a great option for a rainy evening munch. - 28.7656

Creamy Rich Rabdi

Rabdi is a popular North Indian sweet dish that is made with milk. It is a rich dish that is time consuming to make; however, the end result is worth the effort. It is rich in calcium and also high in calories. It is very creamy and delicious and a favorite... - 28.6449

Kele Ka Mitha

Put the banana pieces in a bowl. Mix the coffee in 1/2 cup hot water and add and dissolve sugar. Keep aside to cool. Whip the cream and add to the coffee mixture. Add rum. Stir and pour over bananas. Sprinkle a few almond slices on top and serve chilled. - 27.1745

Rich Sheera

Sheera is an integral part of all the South Indian cuisines. It is the quickest dish to make to mark any kind of celebration. Do check out this recipe. - 26.662

Delicious Rava Laddu

Laddu is an integral part of Indian cuisine. There are a variety of laddus and rava laddu is one of the more popular ones. - 24.7725

Meethi Boondi

It is a traditional prasada preparation. I am not a sweet loving person, but I cant stop myself munching over boondi. - 23.8546

Quick Khoye Ke Ladoo

Ladoos are one of the most popular sweets in India. This preparation is easy, it needs only a couple of ingredients and yet tastes rich and delicious. - 21.9699

Mathura Na Penda ( Penda )

1. Heat the saffron on a tawa and crumble it in the warm milk. 2. Break up the mawa in a tray and crumble it or grate it. Place it in a clean vessel and shake it up and down over a medium flame. Once the mawa lightens up add the powdered sugar and the saffron... - 19.7602

Kacchi Keri No Murambo

1. Place grated mangoes in a clean stainless steel vessel and cover with cold water for 3 hours. Drain in a colander and allow to dry for half an hour. 2. Place the sugar in a large vessel and crush the egg with its shell thoroughly till it is totally one... - 18.9733

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