Kulfi reminds us of our childhood. It was that kind of ice-cream that our parents would easy give approval for (actually, not that easily). It is a famous since ages and loved by everyone.
Lencha is a famous Bengali sweet dish. They are soft and spongy and look like another variety of gulab jamun. Made from khoya and home-made paneer this sweet dish simply melts in the mouth leaving behind a sweet creamy taste.
With the onset of the festive season we present to you an authentic recipe of an ancient and traditional sweet dish of India, the maal pua with rabri. The combination of milky pancakes soaked in chashini and coated with rabri is just mouth-watering.
Kalakand is an authentic sweet dish of India that is made during festivals like Holi, Diwali, Eid etc. and other celebrations. It an exquisitely beautiful and milky sweet dish that can be served as a dessert or can be made during fasting as well.
Another beautiful and rich variation of the chomchom from Bengal is Malai Chomchom (malai chamcham or malai chumchum). Soft, sweet and spongy rasgullas garnished with creamy rabri and pistachios make up a great dessert for special occasions.
One of the most popular and classic Bengali dessert is the Chenna Payas. Try one and you cannot resist yourself from having one more and yet one more.
Besan ka Halwa made with gram flour and enriched with dry fruits and raisins, is a very delicious dish loaded with a lot of energy and taste. This dish can be prepared in very less time.
An ancient and traditional dish of all Indian household is the methi ke laddu. These laddus are known for their medicinal properties and are made specially during winters.
Shrikhand is a popular dessert from the Gujarati and Marathi cuisine. This dish is prepared as prasad bhog for Lord Krishna. It can be served with masala poori and as a stand-alone dessert as well.
Shahi Tukra topped with rabri and gajar ka halwa is just the finest combination of dessert that can be presented to a special guests and woo their hearts.
Here's another traditional recipe to make gajar ka halwa without milk or khoya, which is no less in taste than the gajar ka halwa prepared in milk or with khoya and can be prepared in very less time.
Malai chaap is an extremel beautiful and tasty dessert made from sweet and spongy rasgullas which are layered and garnished with creamy rabri and dry nuts.
Chomchom (or chamcham or chumchum) is a traditional Bengali dessert which famous across Bangladesh and India. It is made in a variety of colors like orange, light yellow, light pink and white.
Gud Badaam Chikki is a healthy sweet treat that is rich in iron and is the best substitute for snack bars available in market for satisfying hunger pangs.
Phirni is a milk and rice desert having it's origin in Punjab. Usually served in earthen clay bowls phirni is among the must have deserts of the Punjabi cuisine.
Amla ka Murabba is an evergreen Rajasthani dish that is specially eaten during winters. Amla being the richest source of Vit C, this is extremely healthy and good for immunity to cold and other diseases.
Sandesh is a traditional Bengali sweet dish that is known for its taste all over India and abroad.
Besan ka laddu is an easy and delicious festive delight. These laddus are loved by people of all ages.
Laung Lata is a Bengali dish that is made specially on festivals. Its is crunchy on outside and soft on inside. This delicious khoya stuffed dish is mouth watering and loved by all.
Anarsa is a pastry like delicious sweet dish prepared specially on Diwali. It can be served both as dessert and as a snack itme. It is among the traditional sweet dishes of Maharashtra and Bihar.
Naariyal ka ladoo is one of the favorite Indian festive delights prepared from raw coconut, milk, sugar and dry fruits.
Rasmalai is a popular Indian dessert made from chena (curdled milk) dip in sweet creamy milk sauce. This rich dessert is famous specially in West Bengal.
Safed Rasgulla is a sweet syrupy Indian dessert that originated in the East India. This dish is famous specially in West Bengal and Odisha, and is knowm as Rosogulla. This soft and spongy dessert is loved by people of all ages.
With winters round the corner Postadana Halwa is one of the most relished dishes during fasts and other special occasions. This halwa is a superfood to satisfy hunger pangs and suitable for expectant and feeding mothers.
Makhane ki kheer is a special sweet dish prepared specially during vrats or fasting. This low fat kheer is healthy and digestible. Makhana or lotus seeds have a lot of health benefits and medicinal properties as mentioned in the Ayurveda.
Cake is a sweet desert prepared by baking. Though it is liked by people of all ages, it is the most favorite sweet dish for children, and is prepared mainly to celebrate occassions like wedding anniversaries and birthdays.
Ata and Dry Fruits are ball shaped sweets famous across the Indian sub-continent since ages. Prepared on festivals they are served as prasad and form a healthy and nutritious sweet snack. They can be preserved for long and can be carried along on long tours.
Thekua which is also known as Khajuria, is a dry sweet from Mithila. Prepared as prasad during Chhath puja, it is a famous sweet, energy giving snack in Nepal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.