Posts Tagged ‘Sweets’


Badam Burfi (Almond Candy)

Badam (almond) Burfi is a healthy substitute for candy but is rich in flavor. Almond burfi can be served as dessert or snack.


Bengali Rasgulla

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


Cinnamon (dalchini)

The sweet aroma and warm taste of cinnamon make very unique spice for cooking or baking. Cinnamon has a unique anti-clotting action and is used to control blood sugar.



Coconut Burfi

This recipe is made with fresh coconut powder combined with a cardamom flavored sugar syrup. This is a scrumptious dessert or snack.


Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)

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


Green Cardamom (elaichi)

Green Cardamom is mostly used in sweets to give nice aroma and flavor.



Gulab Jamun

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.


Jalebi (Sweet)

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.


Ras Malai

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.


Sooji Halwa – Sheera

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.