10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

  • Publish date: Saturday، 07 July 2018 Last update: Wednesday، 20 July 2022
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Dessert makes us go weak in the knees. It's a warm blanket on a cold winter evening. It's icing on a cake and the climax to an absolutely spectacular movie. There is no denying the fact, that desserts give a befitting end to any meal. And Indians? We have a penchant for sweets, no doubt.

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Not only are desserts part of our staple fare, but they are also offered in our places of worship. Be it the khada prasad at Gurudwaras or the boondi ladoos served at temples, desserts form an integral part of our sacred offerings. And by and large, all Indian desserts use sugar, milk and khoya as staple ingredients.

Ranging from Gulab Jamuns to Payasam, nostalgic favourites to modern avatars, we bring to you the most loved Indian desserts.

1. Gulab Jamun Recipe by Chef Aditya Bal The good old delight made with khoya, fried golden and finally dipped in saffron induced sugar syrup. Also a festive favourite! gulab jamunOne of India's most loved sweet, Gulab Jamun is there for every celebration.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

2. Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe by Akhtar Rehman Warm your winter with this recipe that is sure to delight even the pickiest of dessert eaters! Halwa made Pakistani style with grated carrot, condensed milk, nuts and golden varq. gajar ka halwa recipe Winters and Gajar Ka Halwa go hand in hand for Indians across the globe.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

3. Sandesh Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta A melt-in-the-mouth dessert! Bengal's super hit sweet, made with cottage cheese, cardamom and saffron. One of the easiest way to please the sweet tooth! sandesh Bengal's gift to all of India, Sandesh is now popular in many parts of the world.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

4. Modak Recipe by Chef Shilpa More Sweet flour dumplings stuffed with coconut, jaggery, nutmeg and saffron. Steamed to perfection. A famous Indian dessert prepared during the festival of Ganesh Chaturthi. modak A festival favourite, Modak is specially made on Ganesh chaturthi as Bhog.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

5. Aam Shrikhand Recipe by Karan Suri A Gujarati favorite made with hung curd. Few ingredients, great flavors! In this recipe mildly sweetened yogurt is studded with mango pieces and served with a zesty mango salad. Aam shrikhand Gujrat's favourite with a mango twist.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

6. Payasam Recipe by Chef Kishore D Reddy The South Indian version of kheer is known as payasam. Deliciously creamy, rice and milk pudding with cashews and raisins. Payasam This South Indian version of Kheer is loved all over the country.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

7. Kaju ki Barfi Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta This one's a childhood favorite with many! Barfi made with cashew nuts and milk, topped with silver varq. Usually exchanged as a sweet gift on special occasions. Kaju Barfi The sweet of every occasion and the king of sweets, Kaju Barfi is undoubtedly loved all over.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

8. Shahi Tukda Recipe by Marut Sikka The earliest visitors to India called it the land of milk and honey. Marut Sikka whips up a rich, saffron infused shahi tudka from Awadh. The recipe of Shahi Tukda is believed to have been invented out of a way to use up unused bread in the nineteenth century Mogul cuisines. shahi tukda The delicious combination of milk and honey, infused with saffron makes for this amazing sweet.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

9. Phirni Recipe by Vicky Ratnani Another variety of a milk pudding prepared during festive occasions especially Eid and Ramzan. Best served in 'mitti ke kasore' or mud pots. Phirni A delectable dessert, traditionally made on occasions like Eid, Diwali, etc.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

10. Kulfi Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta A popular frozen dessert that is sinfully rich, dense and creamy. A twist to the traditional recipe, this one is flavored with mango. Kulfi recipe The traditional Indian ice-cream, Kulfi is often found in different flavours like rose, mango, etc. 1 COMMENTSAll of these Indian desserts are often made on different celebratory occasions as well as on days when you just want to forget about diet plans and gorge on a bucket full of Gulab jamuns or Halwa. And nothing better than a homemade dessert to watch those calories.

10 Best Indian Dessert Recipes

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