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Bengali Rasgulla

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Rasgullas are homemade cheese or paneer balls soaked in chilled sugar syrup. This recipe is made using a pressure cooker.

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Besan Ki Burfi (Gram Flour Fudge)

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Besan ki barfi is sweet, like candy and has fudge like consistency. Made with roasted Besan, butter and sugar flavored with cardamom and garnished with nuts. Besan Burfi can be served any time of the day. In Indian house hold Burfies are served as cookies or chocolate.

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Chiroti (Khaja)

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Chiroti, also known as khaja, this is a crispy sugar coated puri a delicious snack. Chiroti is a traditional Maharashtrian delicacy. I like to make them for holidays like holi and Diwali. This is also kid-friendly snack.

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Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

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Gajar (Carrot) Halwa is a traditional Punjabi dish made with carrots and milk. Gajar Halwa is delicious warm or cold.

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Gulab Jamun

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This tasty dessert is an Indian version of warm donuts floating in warm sweet syrup. Served as a dessert, this is a staple in most parts of India.

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Gulgula (Mini Donut)

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Gulgulas are like lightly sweeten mini donuts. In India these are made for special occasions. This is a quick and easy to make recipe. They make good finger food even for the kids on the go. This is an easy recipe to make when you are craving for something sweet.

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Jalebi (Sweet)

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Jalebis can best be described as funnel cakes. Jalebis can be made thin and crispy or thick and juicy. Jalebis taste best when served hot.

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Kala Jamun

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Kala Jamun is a delicious desert very similar to Gulab Jamun. Kala jamun is an exotic sweet dish served on special occasions. Kala jamuns have a very unique texture as they are chewy outside and grainy inside.

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Kesar Peda (Indian Milk Dessert)

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kesar peda is a classic sweet made for festive occasions. They are delicious and made with very few ingredients, milk and sugar, flavored with cardamom and saffron. This is a easy recipe to make.

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Paneer Burfi

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Paneer Burfi is great to serve with tea or coffee, or as a dessert with any meal.

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Paneer Kheer with Strawberry

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Paneer Kheer with Strawberry is a delightful dessert. This Paneer and strawberry dessert is a sure winner especially when you want to serve a unique paneer delicacy.

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Peda (Indian Sweet)

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Pedas are an all time favorite sweet. Pedas are like soft milk fudge. Pedas are grainy texture made with milk and sugar, flavored with cardamom. Peda can be served as a candy or as a dessert.

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Ras Malai

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Rasmalai is a Bengali dessert consisting of soft paneer balls immersed in chilled creamy milk. Like Rasgullas, Rasmalai is also made with homemade cheese known as “paneer” or “chana”. Instead of being soaked in sugar syrup like Rasgullas, Rasmalai is soaked in sweet, flavored milk.

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Rava Laddu (Sooji Ladoo)

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Rava ladoo is a traditional Maharashtrian sweet. This is a popular ladoo prepared almost in every household for all the festivals. Rava ladoo is a simple and easy recipe but still exotic. Rava ladoo is made with roasted rava (sooji), coconut, ghee, sugar and nuts.

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Sooji Halwa – Sheera

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Sooji Halwa is a very popular sweet dish all over India and is made on religious occasions, as parsad (offering to God). After prayer Halwa is served to devotees as a blessing.

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