Indian Vegetarian Dessert Recipes

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Sweet Modak

The Modak is a typical Indian sweet that is made for special occasions and festivals. But you can make it any time you want. Surprisingly, this is rather simple thing to make. The recipe is broken down in simple steps in this video. Watch, learn and enjoy! - 138.617

Lauki Halwa / Anapakaya Halwa (bottle Gourd Pudding)

Halwa is an Indian pudding cooked with vegetables or milk sometimes with bread. Bottle gourd Halwa is one of such type of pudding which every household kitchen in India makes at festive occasions or main events. Mild flavored bottlegourd is cooked in creamy... - 138.616


Falooda is a dessert prevalent from the time of Mughal periods in India. Ever since, Indians have relished this rose flavored dessert and have shared it with millions of people. It’s a royal dessert which is full of flavor and expensive, so making it at... - 136.722

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

Indian Pineapple Sheera

This is a classic Indian dessert that lusciously melts in your mouth. Almost orgasmic! Originally, Pineapple Sheera used to served at weddings and other auspicious occasions. But, you can make it whenever you want these day. Talk about changing times, eh? It... - 133.23

Rava Laddu

Oh yum! I must say that the Rava Laddu is easily my favorite Indian sweet as it never makes one feel so guilty afterward. The Rava Laddu is often made during the Indian festivals and they just deliciously crumble in your mouth. Enjoy learning this recipe from... - 131.641

Rice Phirni

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

Sabudana Kheer

A popular Indian pudding typically enjoyed during fasting/vrat or Navaratri. You can also prepare it during any festivals or special occasions. - 130.687

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

Mango Kalakand Or Mango Burfi - Quick And Easy

GETTING READY 1. Grease a baking dish with butter. Set aside. 2. In a bowl add milk and saffron and microwave for few seconds. Set aside (step is optional only if using saffron). MAKING 3. In a pan heat the mango pulp, then add the shredded paneer, stir well... - 130.136

Quick Shrikhand By Tarla Dalal

A dollop of gooey, creamy shrikhand laced with saffron and elaichi, topped with mixed nuts, and served with steaming hot puris -- now, that's something to yearn for! now, with this quick shrikhand recipe, you don't need to yearn for it; you can prepare it any... - 129.509

Indian Kulfi Ice Cream

Learn a classic Indian dessert watching this video- Indian Kulfi Ice Cream. This is a simple recipe and you can make a great dessert by following the instructions closely. Happy Cooking! - 128.6

Instant Jalebi (with Out Yeast)

GETTING READY For The Syrup 1. Heat a deep pan on high heat and add sugar and water. Stir to mix till the sugar dissolves. 2. Bring it to boil and reduce the heat to medium and continue to cook till it reaches 1 thread consistency (when tested between thumb... - 128.229

Quick Rice Kheer By Tarla Dalal

Contrary to the general notion that desserts, especially traditional ones, take a long time to prepare, here is how you can prepare rich and tasteful rice kheer in minutes! condensed milk and a dash of spices impart an intense flavor to this quick rice kheer... - 127.76


Delicious Indian pancake, relished particularly during Holi - 127.639

Gajar Ka Halwa - Carrot Pudding

Whether you're celebrating Eid, Diwali, Christmas or any other special occasion or simply just want a special treat, this dessert is always a hit. Gajar Ka Halwa is a creamy and crunchy dessert made with carrots, cardamom, sugar and milk and enriched with... - 127.291

Varai Sheera

A sweet preparation for fasts using Samo seeds. - 126.597

Moong Dal Sheera By Tarla Dalal

This recipe is ambrosia for all sweet lovers, especially those fond of sheera. This recipe is divine. It is coarse and sweet. It generally takes a long time to cook, but this recipe is made in just 20 minutes. - 126.112

Indian Badam Burfi

Today, we are going to have a rich dessert recipe from our Indian Chef. After proving herself an expert with Indian savory dishes she is now rocking with some very delicious desserts. She is making badam burfi with total ease and confidence as if she has been... - 125.946

Lauki Halwa (dudhi Halwa)

MAKING 1. Into a large bowl, take finely grated bottle gourd or lauki. 2. Add ghee, milk, cashews, almonds, milk powder and sugar. 3. Stir it well to mix till all ingredients are combined and incorporated. 4. Place it in the microwave and cook for 5... - 125.829


Basundi is a rich milk dessert flavored with nice aroma of cardamom, saffron and nutmeg. - 125.815

Kesar Badam Burfi - Saffron Flavored Almond Fudge

Kesar Badam Burfi is a melt in mouth kind of a dessert filled with the creaminess of the almonds and flavorful saffron. The fudge topped with saffron and nuts does add a little crunch and a sweet aroma to this dessert. This is perfect sweet to prepare at any... - 125.75

Gulab Jamun - Mouth Melting Indian Dessert

Mouth Melting Indian Dessert that everybody loves. - 124.913

Sweet Boondi By Tarla Dalal

Very easy and quick way to make these delicious boondis. Serve them hot to your guests and they will surely relish it! - 124.277

Jaggery Malpuas By Tarla Dalal

A classic recipe from a by-gone era that continues to rock the charts! Replace sugar with jaggery in your daily diet wherever possible to get enough iron. - 123.689

Jhat-pat Halwa By Tarla Dalal

Jhat-pat halwa can be prepared within half an hour because it is made with common ingredients, and requires very little prior preparation and planning. The creamy taste of milk acts as a suitable base, which highlights the shades of saffron and cardamom. The... - 123.634

Simple Peanut Sweet

Simple Peanut Sweet is actually called chikki in India. The Chef shows how to make peanut chikki so nicely and patiently. This is a nice and tasty sweet dish. So, don't forget to try out this recipe. - 123.598

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

Carrot Halwa Gajar Ka Halwa

Halwa is a dessert that can be prepared with almost any fruit, vegetable, flour, bread or anything. So here i made carrot halwa which is a popular dessert through out the country and is simple to make too. The bright color of carrots make it look gorgeous and... - 123.459

Sweet Potato Kheer

Navratri is round the corner and give regular Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana Vada a break and try this out very healthy and quick Sweet Potato Kheer. Its absolutely healthy one for Toddlers or kids. - 122.962

Sweet Apple Jalebi

Sweet Apple Jalebi is a delicious twist to the traditional Indian dessert Jalebi. She is extremely good with innovating recipes as she is with her traditional Indian recipes. Clarity in recipe with simple step by step cooking process is becoming her signature. - 122.373

Easy Coconut Burfi

Coconut fan??…here is something for you – A quick and easy fix for your cravings. The best thing about it is that it has a long refrigerator shelf life. So, when that sweet craving hits you, you know in which direction to head. - 121.733

Rava Coconut Ladoo

GETTING READY 1. In a pan, add fine semolina and 2 tablespoon of clarified butter/ ghee. Roast it for 5 or 6 minutes. Do not allow it to change its color. Transfer into a bowl. Wipe the pan clean. 2. In the same pan, put shredded coconut and add 1 tablespoon... - 121.598

Rava Sheera By Tarla Dalal

A wonderful dessert that can be prepared in minutes. It does not require much advance preparation, and can be whipped up even at short notice. Rava sheera is traditional, yet modern in its simplicity, making it a sheer delight. - 121.438

Paneer Kheer By Tarla Dalal

Paneer kheer, watch your kids lick off this delectable kheer from their bowls, up to the last drop! serve it hot right from the pressure cooker or refrigerate and serve chilled, as per your liking. - 121.39

Indian Milk Cake

Want to try making an easy and mouth-watering Indian dessert? Try making Indian Milk cake with Chef Manjula. It can be made easily with just a few ingredients from your pantry. The video is shot with great care to show each and every stage of cooking the... - 121.131

Soft Boondi Laddu

Soft boondi laddu has ruled the Indian sweets market for centuries. This video shows you how to make the king of all Indian sweets at home and it will taste even better as you can have it fresh out of the pot. So are you the one with that sweet tooth, if yes... - 120.927

Healthy Sevia Kesari

Sevia Kesari is a dessert especially prepared for Eid in India. Need not worry about the calories as the chefs are preparing this dessert in minimum fat and its heavenly. Ingredients are easily available in Indian stores and the dish is absolutely easy to... - 120.621

Bread Halwa - Indian Dessert

Mouth Melting Indian Dessert. Damn easy to make, can be prepared within 15 mins and tastes super delicious. - 120.316


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

Bananas With Coconut And Honey

Go Bananas with dessert ! This video illustrates how to make a wonderful banana treat by combining coconut and honey. The use of cardamom gives that distinct flavour and it is very easy to make. Combine with vanilla ice-cream and it is ideal to serve when you... - 120.249

Easy Mango Mousse

For all those, who believe that preparing a perfect mango mousse is only a professional chef's job, it is wrong. Perhaps you had no idea, that it could be so easy and so quick. Next time, you go to the grocery shop, grab a pair of ripe mangoes or a can of... - 119.058

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

Coconut Burfi With Walnuts

Manjula is making a popular Indian homemade dessert using coconut and walnuts. Traditionally, coconut burfi is made using coconut but she is giving a little twist to the dish by adding walnuts for some crunchiness. She is using cream instead of milk which... - 118.965

Indian Karanji

A very popular Indian Dessert prepared all over India on the occasion of Diwali. Crispy Chakali and scrumptious Karanji are the two special dishes that do not have substitute on Diwali. Though preparation of Karanji requires little extra time and efforts, the... - 118.951

Gulab Jamun - Indian Dessert

Gulab Jamun is one of the sweet that you can prepare for almost any occasions. When you make gulab jamun you need to wait for at least 8 to 10 hours for all the syrup to get absorbed in jamuns. - 118.441

Apple Rabadi (diabetic Recipe) By Tarla Dalal

Low fat milk thickened with apple! The addition of nutmeg and cardamom blends well with the subtle flavors. Try not to peel the apple, as much of the fiber is present in the peel and just below it. Select sweet apples for this recipe, as sharp apples can... - 118.397

Traditional Potato Halwa

This rather uncommon but authentic and traditional halwa is commonly prepared by south Indian Hindus during fasts and for puja’s. This is a really simple recipe, using ordinary boiled potatoes. You can substitute them with sweet potatoes if you like. This... - 118.299

Aam Ka Ras

Extracting Mango Pulp in the right way. - 118.257

Coconut Burfi / Mithai / Indian Sweets

A very simple coconut burfi recipe made from only a few ingredients: condensed milk, coconut, and cardamom powder. This is a really yummy and quick dessert to satisfy your sweet cravings after a good Indian meal. One of my favorite Indian Mithai. - 118.199

Quick Chocolate Burfi

If you love chocolate and if you love Indian sweets, then this could be it. Madhura in this video shows you how to make this dessert with just 4 ingredients. The Chocolate Burfi is tasty and also comes laden with calories, so watch the amounts you eat.... - 117.288

Traditional Kaju Katli

if you thought making the traditional kaju katli was difficult, then this recipe is for you. Chef Bhavna shows this recipe step by step and so patiently. Kaju katli is a very famous and tasty Indian sweet. Indians normally make it during festivals. Before... - 117.221

Indian Besan Ladoo

This is a great quick and easy preparation and a sweet snack or dessert for all to enjoy for this coming Diwali. It is made from pure ghee and gram flour with raisins and nuts. Believe it or not, it gets ready in less than 10 mts! You don’t have to go for... - 117.138

Sweet Jalebi

Batter: Dissolve the yeast in warm water and let it sit for about five minutes. Mix the flour, besan (gram flour), oil, and sugar together. Add the yeast solution and mix well, making sure that there are no lumps and the batter is smooth. Set... - 116.808

Carrot Flavored Phirni

A mouth-watering way of making carrots ! A video which shows you a really easy way to make a sweet, yummy mix of carrots and butter, spiced up with nutmeg. This is not as thick and heavy as the other popular carrot dessert - the traditional Indian "Gajar... - 116.537

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


Seviyan is one of the hottest desserts in India and its creamy texture and the mouth-watering flavor makes it kid's as well as adult's favorite. This video tells the story of a simple dessert which has become an international favorite due to its simplicity... - 116.407

Rakhi Special Easy Indian Milk Cake (kalakand Indian Dessert)

Learn how to prepare this delicious Indian sweet called Kalakand or Indian Milk cake for your next special occasion. I love to prepare it during Rakhi (Raksha Bandhan) for my brother. This dessert/Indian milk cake is so tasty. It's gooey, soft, melt in your... - 116.166

Carrot And Milk Burfi

Carrot is popularly used in many dessert and sweet preparations across India. Check out the recipe by Madhura to make Carrot Burfi in quick and simple steps using carrots as well as some common dessert ingredients. Good for any occasion! - 115.658

Dudh No Halwo - Milk Pudding

MAKING 1. Place a pot on medium flame; add condensed milk, mawa/milk powder, and milk. Stir constantly and cook until the mixture thickens. 2. Add saffron and cook for another 10 minutes. 3. Stir in ghee and cook until all the liquid evaporates (ghee starts... - 115.161

Prasadacha Sheera (banana Sheera / Sooji Halwa With Banana)

Prasadacha Sheera is very popular sweet dish which is almost prepared everywhere on the auspicious occasion and most commonly on the day of Satya Narayan Pooja. This sheera is offered in small cups as a prasad to guests. Very tasty and healthy too! - 115.119

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

Brown Rasgulle (indian Sweets)

Want to make something simple yet special for Valentine's day for your loved one? Try this delicious recipe for Brown Rasgullas. - 114.252

How To Make Kesar Badam Kulfi - Indian Ice Cream (kulfi)

Learn how to make Indian icecream (kulfi) at home. This popular frozen dessert is perfect for hot summer days and requires only few ingredients. - 114.03

Eggless Mango Ice Cream

With the hot summer days, you are going to need lots of ice cream recipes to help you cool off. Here is one that utilizes the king of fruits, Mango, at its best! This really easy, Indian-style eggless Mango Ice cream recipe is an all time favorite and a... - 112.478

Homemade Gulab Jamun - Diwali Sweets| Indian Dessert

Learn how to make popular Indian dessert- Special Diwali treat at home. - 111.957

Khajur Pak Or Burfi - Date Rolls

In a mood of having a nice and yummy Indian sweet, then do check this out. Chef bhavna shows the recipe to make date rolls. The combination of poppy seeds and coconut is heavenly delicious. So do try out the recipe and surely watch the video. - 111.583

Ghiya (lauki) Halwa Recipe / Squash Pudding

Learn how to prepare bottle gourd or opo squash (summer squash) in a flavorful Indian way to have a yummy dessert. It's popularly called ghiya ka halwa or doodhi halwa (lauki halwa) which translates as squash pudding. - 111.498

Kaju Draksh Ice Cream

MAKING 1. In a saucepan mix milk, vanilla ice cream mix and 1 cup of sugar on low heat till bubbles form on the edges. 2. Add the cashews and raisins and mix well. 3. Let it cool for 2 hours and place in the refrigerator for at least 1/2 hour to make it... - 111.393

Indian Moong Dal Halwa

Looking for healthy, tasty and attractive kids recipe for coming winter then here it is - A perfect, shiny and pretty Moong Dal Halwa! Its loaded with lots of protein and calcium and if you reduce amount of ghee and sugar, its a perfect low fat and protein... - 111.119

Suji Ka Halwa

For people who believe in simple desserts, suji ka halwa tops the chart. In this video you can learn the easiest way of making the most popular Indian dessert. So what are you waiting for, go ahead and give it a shot, you will love it. - 111.118

Diwali Coconut Barfi

Like coconut fudge? Then try this homemade Indian fudge. It’s actually a version of the typical coconut barfi but a little less crumbly. And fudge sounds better than barfi doesn’t it? All you need is 5 basic ingredients, cooked in a large wok on low heat... - 111.064

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

Nagpur Orange Burfi

Burfis are sweet confections popular in India made in varied recipes and as per tastes. Here is a recipe by Madhura to make a fancied Maharashtrian Nagpur Orange Burfi in simple and easy steps. Treat your special guests with this delicacy having the unique... - 110.825

China Grass Burfi Or Barfi - Milk Jello

GETTING READY 1. Grease a baking dish with butter/ghee and set aside. MAKING 2. In a saucepan, combine china grass with water. Cook on medium to high heat for 3-6 minutes or until thickened, stirring constantly. 3. Gradually pour the cream, stir constantly... - 110.765


MAKING 1. In a wide pan melt down a tablespoon of ghee and mix the ricotta cheese. 2. Continue to cook ricotta cheese over medium high heat for 10 to 15 minutes. 3. Cook till ricotta cheese comes together like dough. 4. Now slowly add evaporated milk in... - 110.062

Kesar Falooda - Saffron, Nuts And Vermicelli Dessert

This is a rich milky sauce, delicately scented with saffron threads and ghee and loaded with nuts. Pour this over ice cream for this heavenly dessert. - 109.937

Badam Kheer (almond Pudding) Indian Dessert

Learn how to cook decadent Indian dessert Badam Kheer (Almond Pudding) in the comfort of your own kitchen. - 109.931

Carrot Halwa

MAKING 1. Heat a pan to medium high heat, add ghee and roast dry fruits such that the raisins pop up well and the nuts are roasted. 2. Remove and keep aside in a plate. 3. To the same pan add the grated carrots and roast for 7-8 minutes. 4. Slowly add 1 cup... - 109.819

Sankranti Special Til Gud Poli

Sankranti Special Til Gud poli is a Maharashtrian delicacy which beautifully blends the flavors of jaggery and sesame seeds in this dessert. The dish is usually prepared for the occasion of sankranti, which is a kite flying festival in India. Watch this video... - 109.773

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

Coconut Burfi Squares

Coconut, the common vegetation of Tropical regions is among sought after ingredients in Indian cuisine. Chef Madhura shows how to make Coconut Burfi, a sweet using desiccated coconut and other common sweetening and flavoring ingredients. Celebrate your happy... - 109.547


MAKING 1. In a sauce pan add sugar, water and lime juice and keep aside. 2. In a bowl mix all purpose flour, corn starch, rapid rise yeast, 1 tbsp sugar, 2/3 cup lukewarm water, yogurt, oil and saffron diluted in warm water adding little more water to make... - 109.38

Date And Apple Kheer (low-cal And Diabetes) By Tarla Dalal

Kheer has always been a part of the indian spread. Times have changed, but kheer continues to find a special place in our meal! over time, several variations of kheer have emerged. Here i present a very healthy version, especially for diabetics a dessert made... - 109.026

Surti Ghari - Indian Sweet

To all those who like making Gujarati homemade sweets or mithai, will really find this recipe useful. Chef bhavna explains the recipe so well. Ghari is a famous sweet in Surat city and is mostly eaten on festivals. Don't forget to watch the video before... - 108.918


GETTING READY 1. Soak tukmaria seeds for 1 hour, drain and keep aside. 2. Boil falooda sev for 2 -3 minutes, run under cold water and drain. MAKING 3. In a container mix adding milk, cardamom powder, falooda sev, tukmaria, almonds, pistachio and rose... - 108.041

Indian Carrot Halwa

One of the most popular desserts from Indian is Indian Carrot Halwa. This carrot pudding is probably one of the easiest desserts to make, but still it rules the palates of most of the Indians. Watch this video to prepare this delicacy at home. - 107.776

Zucchini Halwa

Learn how to prepare this delicious yet light dessert - Zucchini Halwa. - 107.212

Custard Apple Kheer

Delicious custard apple kheer is a creative kheer (sweetened kheer) recipe with seedless custard apple and milk. This kheer can be quickly and easily made and served as a dessert. - 107.091

Indian Shrikhand

Shrikhand a sweet delicacy prepared primarily in Maharashtra and Gujarat. Very simple, tasty recipe and one of the dessert that can be prepared by using all the ingredients readily available in pantry. Tastes just fabulous with garma garam puffed puris! - 106.792

Almond Butter And Cardamom Cookies

Delicious cookies are just too good for breakfast as well as snacking with beverages for kids. Check out the to make awesome almond cookies with almond flour and almond slices that responsible for rendering the almond feel in the cookies as the key... - 106.62

Til Laddu Or Til Sankri - Til Chikki Or Tal Chikki - Makar Sankranti / Uttarayan

As Makar Sankrant is nearing this recipe will be of great help to you. On this festival most of the Indians prepare Til laddu at home. Chef Bhavna shows how to make the til laddu step by step. It is super easy to prepare. Your family and guests will love it.... - 106.37

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

Churma Laddu - Ganesh Chaturthi - Indian

If you're searching for some quick recipes of Indian sweets, then you are at the right place. This is a recipe of churma laddu which is mostly prepared for ganesh festival . It's so tasty that it melts in your mouth. Do check out the video for the detailed... - 106.276

Indian Kalakand

Very nice delicious festive dessert. Very very soft, flavorful and juicy with lots of sugar syrup intact in it. Tastes just yum! - 106.038

Badam Halwa Or Sheera - Almond Pudding By Bhavna

Delicious and easy halwa...a must try dish! - 105.528

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

Carrot Burfi / Gajar Ki Burfi, Indian Dessert

Learn how to modify Carrot Halwa ( Gajar Ka Halwa) to have this delicious Carrot Burfi (Gajar Ki Burfi). Rich and decadent, this delicious Indian dessert will impress anyone with a sweet tooth. - 105.348

Shrikhand - Indian Flavored Yogurt

If you're looking for the perfect recipe of the Indian flavoured yogurt, then you must surely try this out. It is called Shrikhand in India which is a classic and nutritious Indian sweet dish made of hung yogurt. It's a perfect dessert for a hot summer day.... - 105.069

Indian Khubani Ka Meetha

A cool nice recipe with apricots to be made in quick and easy steps. Packed with nutrition and carbohydrates, make this and have or give it out to others to catch up with a day loaded with activities with great energy levels. - 104.906

Indian Vegetarian Dessert Recipes By Category

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