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Traditional Indian Mithai recipes
Last Updated : Nov 28,2019
Crushed Peanut Chikki, Crushed Shing Dana Chikki Made in Jaggery by Tarla Dalal
Peanut Chikki is one of the most popular amongst chikkis, the crushed peanut version being as popular as the whole one. Crushing the peanuts increases the aroma of the chikki, and enhances the flavour too as the peanuts and jaggery mix more uniformly. The texture is also quite different, somewhat so ....
Atta Ka Sheera by Tarla Dalal
Mouth-watering Atta Sheera, with a fabulous colour, texture and flavour, ready in just five minutes! If you are wondering how that magic is possible, well, just trust your microwave to do it for you. Flavoured with cardamom and garnished with slivers of almond, this is one irresistible dessert that ....
20 Nov 19
Doodh Pak, Gujarati Doodh Pak by Tarla Dalal
doodh pak recipe
| Gujarati doodh pak
| Parsi doodh pak
| with amazing 20 images.
is a semi-thick mithai, brimful with the goodness of milk. The milk is simmered for a while; then ....
Ghevar by Tarla Dalal
A filigreed Rajasthani delicacy made with the help of a mould.
Saffron Chenna Pie by Tarla Dalal
When we are kids, moms worry about avoiding cavities in our teeth, and when we get older we start worrying about tooth decay. In short, taking care of our teeth is a headache during most stages of our life! Well, taking care of your teeth can be fun too. Here, for instance, we show you how to supple ....
04 May 19
Mango Kulfi by Tarla Dalal
Come summer, the strong aroma of mangoes captivates your senses even as you enter the market. It is simply impossible to leave without buying some.
Fair enough, because this amazing fruit can be used to make a practically endless range of recipes – right from snacks to main course and of course, ....
16 May 11
Jalebi by Tarla Dalal
This sticky, sugary, spice-tinged mithai is an all-time favourite in West and North India. It is so popular that for many, by default dessert means Jalebi!
Deep-fried in ghee and resplendent with the goodness of saffron and cardamom, Jalebi is as rich as a
Sheer Khurma Or Hyderabadi Sheer Korma by Tarla Dalal
Sheer korma is a traditional preparation made on the festival of Eid
. Every household has it's own recipe of this rich preparation.
Here is an authentic version of this delicacy that is loaded with dry ....
Kesar Elaichi Ice Cream by Tarla Dalal
Rich and lusciously textured ice-cream made of the perfect combination of milk, milk powder and cream is sweetened just right and perked up with two of India’s most favourite and traditional flavours – kesar and elaichi. Popularly used in everything from kheer to sweets and milk shakes, these fantas ....
Dry Fruit Kesar Kulfi by Tarla Dalal
meal is complete without a serving of our own desi ice-cream, the Kulfi! There are innumerable varieties of Kulfi, ranging from spice-tinged ones to fruity flavours too.
This Dry Fruit Kulfi is a traditional recipe, in proper
Walnut Sheera by Tarla Dalal
You would have tasted sheeras made out of various flours or semolina. Here is a unique sheera made with walnuts! It has a fantastic texture and interesting flavour that is worth savouring. Just place a spoonful of the Walnut Sheera on your palate and keep it there for a few seconds to enjoy the spec ....
Kesari Bhaat by Tarla Dalal
Kesari Bhaat, the South Indian
counter-part of the sheera, is an ever-popular sweet treat for young and old alike!
Perhaps due to this reason, you will find the Kesari Bhaat is a part of most breakfast or lunch combos at South Indian restaurants.
Healthy Bhapa Doi by Tarla Dalal
If anybody has an incurable sweet tooth, it’s a Bengali – and they are proud of it. Mostly made of dairy products, Bengali sweets have a unique flavour and amazing mouth-feel. Ranging from sweet curds to rasagolla, their sweets are now famous all over the world.
Of these, Bhapa Doi is a rich and ....
Sitafal Phirni, Custard Apple Phirni by Tarla Dalal
The combination of milky and fruity flavours is extremely soothing in this Sitafal Phirni. Milk thickened with rice flour is flavoured with custard apple pulp and refrigerated to enhance the flavour and get the perfect consistency.
Serve chilled for a fruitilicious experience, which is much he ....
28 Nov 18
Kaju Katli, Kaju Katli Recipe with Step By Step Photos by Tarla Dalal
Kaju Katli is an all time favourite traditional mithai, but one that is feared by most people for the time it takes to prepare. If you follow this recipe meticulously, you will be pleasantly surprised by how easily and quickly you can prepare Kaju Katli at home! Although it takes a few hours to set, ....
Nariyal ki Meethi Roti, Sweet Coconut Roti by Tarla Dalal
You will love the luxuriant texture of this coconut-stuffed sweeet treat
! Chapatis are stuffed with a delectably sweet mixture of roasted coconut delicately flavoured with nutmeg and cardamom.
This Nariyal ki Meethi Roti is quite satiatin ....
Kesar Malai Kulfi, Saffron Kulfi by Tarla Dalal
Cold though it is, kulfi has a way of warming your heart, perhaps due to the spicy overtones of saffron and cardamom or the intense richness of freshly condensed milk.
Kesar Malai Kulfi is one of the perfect dessert ....
Chana Dal and Coconut Puranpoli by Tarla Dalal
Puranpoli is a traditional maharashtrian dish, and variants of it are made all over the country. It is a wholesome and delicious snack made of chana dal and coconut sweetened with jaggery and flavoured mildly with spices like elaichi. While it is festive fare, it can be made any day when you feel li ....
04 Nov 19
Mawa Peda, Quick Mava Peda, Khoya Peda by Tarla Dalal
mawa peda recipe
| quick mawa peda
| khoya peda
| with 16 amazing images.
Festival or no festival, Indians love sweets! And, with the festival season just around the corner, the search for easy but tasty sweets like ....
20 Aug 11
Apple Rabadi, Diabetic Friendly by Tarla Dalal
Low fat milk thickened with apple. The addition of nutmeg and cardamom blends well with the subtle flavours.
Try not to peel the apple, as much of the fibre is present in the peel and just below it.
Select sweet apples for this recipe, as sharp apples can split the rabadi bitter and so rende ....
Meetha Chawal, Sweet Rice Chawal Recipe by Tarla Dalal
A traditional delight that warms your soul and delights your taste buds, Meetha Chawal features rice cooked with whole spices and sweetened with sugar.
This process is quite fast and easy using the Microwave
oven, so you can conveniently whip u ....
16 May 11
Gulab Jamun ( Mithai) by Tarla Dalal
There are umpteen ready mixes available in the market for making Gulab Jamun, but none can beat the traditional recipe made with homemade khoya. Authentic Gulab Jamun made with hariyali mava has a very rich mouth-feel that gels well with festivity. In a bygone era, when everything was made at home, ....
Sweet Pongal, Sakkarai Pongal, Chakkarai by Tarla Dalal
God’s favourite offering, and man’s favourite prasad! Yes, the Sweet Pongal has won this contest hands-down.
For generations, South Indians have believed the Sweet Pongal or Sakkarai Pongal to be one of the best offerings to God, as it combines rice and dal with jaggery and spices, all being aus ....
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