Indian sweets are popular all over the world for the amazing flavors and aroma. Spices like saffron, cardamom are often used in flavoring Indian sweets. There’s also extensive use of nuts and milk in Indian sweets. Here you will find all the recipes for classic Indian sweets like Besan Ladoo and Kaju Katli and also some fun fusion ways to serve Indian sweets like Gulab Jamun Shrikhand Jars.

Chocolate Dipped Milk Peda

Instant Milk Peda dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with pistachios. So easy and festive!

My dad and brothers went back to India this week. The house is so quite, it always feels so empty when family leaves, yeah after a while you get used to it but for few days it feels really lonely. Good thing I have so much work, like I am literally drowning in work so that’s keeping me busy. I have realized that its very important to stay busy...

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Moong Dal Ladoo

Moong Dal Ladoo made with moong dal, sugar and ghee. Easy Diwali sweet with basic pantry ingredients.

When I was little, I used to look forward to my nani’s (grandmom) homemade besan ladoo every year. In fact they used to be the highlight of my trip to our village, the ladoos along with her delicious peda, mathri, khurma – I used to feast on all these Indian sweets and snacks every day. I really miss that time, childhood is so wonderful , if only we can...

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Rose Cardamom Burfi

Double layer Rose Cardamom Burfi made with milk powder is an easy sweet to make this Diwali. Fragrant flavors and an easy burfi to sweeten up your Diwali!

Diwali is almost here and so I am going to share Diwali recipes with you guys in the next few weeks. Honestly, I am not celebrating Diwali this year, this will be my 1st diwali without mom and I can’t even imagine how it would be – probably the darkest diwali of my life. But whether I celebrate or...

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Crispy Homemade Jalebi

Thin & Crispy Homemade Jalebi made the traditional way. These will stay crispy for hours and are best enjoyed with rabri or milk!

Some sweets bring back so many memories. Jalebi is really right up there as far as my food memories are concerned. When I was little, our everyday Sunday breakfast was fixed – jalebi with milk or rabri. My dad loves thin and crispy jalebi and there was this little sweet shop in the little town that we lived then and every Sunday dad would go there at 8 am in the morning and...

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Paan Coconut Ladoo

Instant Paan Coconut Ladoo filled with gulkand – a special little treat to enjoy this Diwali!

I am so excited to be finally be able to share some Diwali recipes with you guys. Yes! My favorite festival and most definitely my favorite time of the year. This year Diwali falls on 30th October, quite early actually. But for me literally Diwali festivities started in...

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Chikoo Ice Cream

No churn Chikoo Ice Cream! Really easy to make with only 4 ingredients!

Last few days of summer remaining and I thought I should share one last ice cream recipe with you guys. And of course it had to be no churn and super easy and quick after all no churn is what everyone loves these days! Now if you are an American, you probably wouldn’t even have heard of a fruit named chikoo, actually chikoo is the Hindi name, the fruit it called sapota in English. But if you are an Indian or from other neighboring countries, you will be very much familiar with this...

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Ghevar – How to make Ghevar

Traditional Indian sweet, ghevar is made with flour and soaked in sugar syrup. The crispy deep fried discs are soaked in sugar syrup and garnished with nuts and edible silver leaves to make a special treat!

Writing a blog post is not easy. Sometimes you are just blank and don’t know what to write and sometimes you have so much to say that you don’t know where to start. Today’s post falls in the latter category. This Indian sweet, Ghevar brings back so many memories that I...

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Malai Kulfi

Creamy Malai Kufi is a delicious summer treat! Made with simple ingredients, this eggless Indian ice cream is flavored with cardamom, dried milk solids and nuts!

Oh I am so excited to share today’s recipe because I really believe that I have finally found the perfect recipe for everyone’s favorite malai kulfi! For those still unaware, kulfi is a very popular dessert in India and Pakistan.

It’s our version of ice cream,...

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Chocolate Cinnamon Gujiya

Indian sweet, gujiya is made during festival of Holi. These sweet dumplings are filled with milk solids, nuts, chocolate chips and rolled in cinnamon sugar! The Chocolate Cinnamon Gujiya will become your new favorite this Holi!

Holi Hai!! Happy Holi everyone! It’s one of our biggest festivals today and I missing the enthusiasm, the colors and everything associated with Holi right now! Holi is all about colors, to be in India during Holi,...

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Thandai Cheesecake Mousse with Gulkand Whipped Cream

No-Bake, Eggless Thandai Cheesecake Mousse with a graham cracker crust and topped with Gulkand Whipped Cream. The perfect dessert to enjoy this Holi!

Happy Saturday everyone! I am so excited to be sharing today’s recipe with you guys! I have had this idea in my head ever since I started thinking of Holi recipes and I am so happy that it turned out well! I mean I do have my share of failures and when you are trying something new, you are never sure whether it will turn...

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Moong Dal Halwa

Moong Dal Halwa is a famous Indian dessert, especially made during winter months. It’s made using moong dal (a lentil) and flavored with ghee, saffron and cardamom. Decadent and delicious!

Halwa – the most common Indian dessert which is made in every household. It’s so common and average that you will hardly ever see it on the menu cards of Indian restaurants. What you would see is gulab jamun, rasmalai , yes these Indian sweets are more popular but if you talk...

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Chocolate Burfi

An easy to make sweet for Diwali. This is instant Chocolate Burfi, made with milk powder and few other simple ingredients and tastes just as good as the traditional burfi!

Happy weekend everyone! I know Diwali preps must be in full swing after all this is the last weekend before Diwali and there’s hardly any time left. Everyone must already have made their Diwali snacks and sweets. But if are still deciding on the sweets, then here’s an easy one for you – my double layer Chocolate...

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