Besan ladoo are delicious sweet balls made with gram flour, sugar, ghee & cardamoms. Ladoos are ball shaped sweet delights from Indian cuisine made during festivals & celebrations. Besan ladoo are not only delicious & aromatic but also have a melt in the mouth texture. Apart from gulab jamun, rasmalai and rasgulla these besan ladoo Read More
Indian sweets recipes - Over 173 Indian dessert recipes
Festivals and celebrations are incomplete without sweets. Explore how to make your favorite dessert at home from this wide range of Indian sweets.
This page shares 173 recipes with detailed instructions and step wise pictures. I have also shared videos where ever possible.
Rava kesari recipe – A quick South Indian dessert made of semolina, sugar, ghee and nuts. This recipe will yield you delicious, flavorful, soft and fluffy rava kesari just under 25 mins. What is rava kesari? Rava kesari is a popular sweet dish from South Indian cuisine made of rava or suji, ghee, sugar, kesari Read More
Carrot halwa or gajar halwa recipe – A slow cooked traditional Indian halwa or pudding made by simmering carrots in milk. Carrot halwa is popularly known as gajar ka halwa, gajrela or gajar halwa. It makes its presence in most special occasions like festivals, celebrations and parties. Carrot halwa is one of the classic Indian Read More
Gulab jamun is a classic Indian sweet made with milk solids, sugar, rose syrup & cardamom powder. It is very famous & is enjoyed in most festive and celebration meals. Traditionally gulab jamun were made using khoya i.e milk solids as the main ingredient. But khoya is not available in many places and is very Read More
Rasgulla recipe. Learn how to make bengali rasgulla recipe at home. Spongy Rasgulla is one of the popular Indian sweet recipes that is made by curdling milk. Then separating the chenna (paneer or indian cottage cheese) and whey by draining in a muslin cloth. The drained chenna is kneaded and then rolled to balls. These Read More
Kaju katli recipe or kaju barfi with video & photos. Easy & quick recipe to make perfect kaju katli like the ones we get in sweet shops. These kaju katli have a smooth & melt-in-the mouth texture with mild flavors of cardamom powder or rose water. Kaju translates to cashews & katli refers to thin Read More
Kheer recipe with stovetop & Instant pot options – Rice kheer is a one pot traditional Indian sweet dessert made for festivals & celebrations. Chawal ki kheer or rice kheer is a traditional rice pudding made for most occasions in Indian homes. Kheer and payasam are the terms used interchangeably and both are derived from Read More
Rava laddu or rava ladoo are south Indian style sweet balls made with roasted semolina, sugar, ghee, nuts and raisins. This recipe will help you to make delicious rava laddu. These are mostly made for during festivals. They make a great gift too.
Malpua recipe – Detailed recipe of malpua along with step by step photos. Malpua is a sweet pancake popular in Uttar pradesh, Rajsthan, Bihar, West bengal, Orissa and Maharashtra. It is also popular and commonly made in the neighboring countries, Nepal and bangladesh. However each region has a different version of making malpua. Apart from Read More
Rasmalai recipe – Learn how to make easy & soft rasmalai at home. This detailed post will teach you how to make perfect juicy & soft rasmalai at home that not only tastes delicious but also melts in your mouth. Rasmalai is a Bengali delicacy that is very popular among the Indian Sweet Lovers. Ras Read More
Coconut burfi recipe – A detailed post on 3 simple ways to make coconut burfi. Nariyal burfi or coconut barfi is a sweet made with coconut, sugar & cardamons. It is one of the simplest traditional Sweet recipes made for festive occasions. Traditionally burfi was made with milk and sugar, but there are also many Read More
Jalebi recipe – A quick and easy sweet recipe under 30 mins. Learn how to make Jalebi that are crispy, juicy & delicious. Jalebi is one of the most popular desserts from Indian subcontinent. Similar to Gulab jamun, jalebi too makes its appearance during weddings, celebrations & festivals. They are much popular as a street Read More
Mysore pak – Popular South Indian sweet recipe made with gram flour, sugar & ghee. Mysore pak is a classic traditional sweet dish which is said to have been originated in the kitchen of Royal Mysore palace. This aromatic and delicious sweet is prepared using besan/ gram flour, sugar and ghee. Commercially sold mysore pak Read More
Badam ladoo are healthy & delicious ladoos made of almonds, jaggery, nuts & raisins. With the festive season around, thought of sharing this quick badam laddu recipe. These healthy nutrient dense almond ladoo can be one of the best easy diwali sweets that can be prepared in a jiffy. These badam ladoo are made without Read More
Fruit custard recipe with video & step by step photos – creamy, delicious & flavorful fruit salad made with custard & fresh fruits. Similar to popular Indian desserts – Gulab jamun, Rasmalai and Carrot halwa, a chilled fruit custard makes its presence in most special meals and parties. Fruit custard can be a great summer Read More
Badam burfi recipe – Badam katli is an Indian sweet made with almonds, sugar & cardamom powder. This delicately flavored almond burfi is delicious & rich with a melt-in-the-mouth texture. It is apt to make this for any festivals or celebrations. Badam katli also make an amazing gift. There are a few different ways to Read More
Peda recipe or doodh peda recipe with step by step pictures – milk peda is one of the traditional Indian Sweets that is prepared during festive occasions or celebrations. Peda is prepared using sugar and milk solids known as khoa / khoya or mawa. Milk solids is one of the key ingredient in many Indian Read More
7 cup burfi recipe – an easy 7 cup cake or 7 cups sweet made with besan, sugar, coconut, cardamom powder & milk. This barfi recipe gets its name “7 cup burfi” since 7 cup of ingredients are used to make it. It tastes very close to the traditional Mysore pak but with an additional Read More