Kulfi recipe – Learn to make delicious & creamy kesar pista kulfi at home with the help of video & step by step photos. Malai Kulfi is one of the most loved summer dessert from Indian cuisine & is also popular in the neighboring countries. It originated from the Mughals during their reign. Though it Read More
Indian sweet recipes - Over 170 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 170 recipes with detailed instructions and step wise pictures. I have also shared videos where ever possible.
Kalakand recipe – Simple, delicious and quick Instant kalakand under 10 mins. Kalakand is a popular Indian sweet made by reducing milk and sugar. This soft set burfi is widely sold in sweet stalls and is not commonly made in households. Kalakand is moist, juicy, tastes delicious & has a delicate grainy texture. It is Read More
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
Kheer recipe – 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 the sanskrit terms “ksheer” & “payasa” 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
Coconut burfi recipe with video & step by step photos. Coconut burfi is a delicious south Indian Sweet recipe made with coconut, sugar, milk and cardamom powder. It is one of the most commonly made sweet during festivals & celebrations in South India. Try this easy coconut burfi for Diwali! For more similar recipes, you Read More
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
Rava kesari recipe with video – A quick mouth melting 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 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
Basundi recipe with video & step by step photos. Basundi is a rich, delicious and flavorful Indian sweet made by thickening full fat milk and sugar. It is flavored with cardamoms and saffron. It is garnished with chopped nuts and served as a chilled dessert or with Poori. Basundi is mostly popular in the Western Read More
Shahi tukda is a rich & festive dessert made with bread, ghee, sugar, milk and nuts. It is a very popular classic royal dessert and is said to have originated during the Mughal reign. There are different stories which relate to the origin of this delicious dessert. It is said that shahi tukda also known 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
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
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.
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
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