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Last Updated : Feb 28,2022



भारतीय मिठाई | अंडा रहित भारतीय मिठाई - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Indian Desserts , Sweets recipes in Hindi)
ભારતીય મીઠાઈ | ઈંડા વગરની ભારતીય મીઠાઈ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Indian Desserts , Sweets recipes in Gujarati)

Indian Dessert recipes | 2000 Indian sweet recipes |  Indian eggless desserts |

Indian Dessert recipes | 2000 Indian sweet recipes |  Indian eggless desserts | Indian Desserts fulfil everybody’s craving for a sweet-something in the most creative and delightful ways. While Indian desserts and sweets are predominantly served at the end of a meal, some Indian cultures believe in serving Indian sweet at the beginning, while some world cultures don’t have the concept of a dessert at all, and others like to top off with light fruits instead of rich sweets.

Puran Poli, Maharashtrian Puran Poli Recipe

Puran Poli, Maharashtrian Puran Poli Recipe

In any case, who can resist pampering themselves with a dessert? So, always pay attention to this course of the meal. Fortunately, this is not a tough challenge because as far as desserts go, we have just too much to choose from!

Indian desserts are mainly made using milk and sugar, khoya or milk powder, sweetening agents like jaggery or sugar syrup, aromatic spices like saffron and cardamom powder, mixed dry fruits, chenna or cottage cheese etc. India having people from various region and culture, celebrate a number of festival with great zeal. There are some or the other Indian desserts for every special occasions.

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Til Laddu is a popular sweet during Makar Sankranti, lord Ganesha is worshipped during Ganesh Chaturthi lovingly with his favourite mithaais like Modak and Churma Ladoo and then there is Jalebi that is enjoyed along with fafda, sambharo and besan chutney on Dassera day.

Til Laddu, Til Ke Ladoo, Til Gud Ladoo Recipe

Til Laddu, Til Ke Ladoo, Til Gud Ladoo Recipe

Maharashtrians make Puran Poli for Gudi Padwa and Kaju Katli and Mawa Karanji are much sought after during Diwali. Gulab jamuns, Milk pudding, Kopra Pak, Kalakand are other popular Indian sweet recipes.

Kaju Katli, Kaju Katli Recipe

Kaju Katli, Kaju Katli Recipe

Indian sweets | barfi recipes |

When we think of Indian sweets or mithai the first thing that comes to our minds is barfi. An easy Indian Dessert recipe, Besan Barfi, has very few ingredients and takes very little time to cook, yet it has a rich taste and awesome aroma of cooked besan (chickpea flour).

 Besan Barfi, Quick Besan Barfi with GheeBesan Barfi, Quick Besan Barfi with Ghee

The Almond Barfi made with loads of almonds is super healthy, and gives you a good shot of protein!  Also have coolest fragrance mouth-melting Rose Barfi  as a chilled dessert. You can even make barfis in the microwave oven and you will be amazed by how easy and quick it is!

Rose-BarfiRose Barfi

Indian desserts | chenna and paneer recipes |

Paneer is a handy ingredient in the preparation of sweets as well. Paneer and cheena are made by curdling milk and the only difference between them is paneer is drained to lose all the moisture and form a block.

Though it can be used to make quick and easy indian desserts especially Bengali sweets like the Bengali Rasgulla or Saffron Chenna Pie. Paneer imparts not just softness but a very interesting, crumbly mouth-feel, which lands quite richly on the palate.

RasgullaRasgulla

Indian sweets | Rabri recipes |

Rabri is an authentic Indian sweet made by reducing milk on a slow flame for long hours. It tastes amazing with piping hot jalebi, malpua or gulab jamun. You can even make them quickly with the addition of thickening agents like corn flour or bread slices.

Gulab JamunGulab Jamun

You can easily make a quick rabri so we have that option too. We have made a healthier version an Oats and Orange Rabdi or Apple Rabadi, with low fat milk and by using unpeeled apple to retain some fiber. Indian.

Oats-and-Orange--Rabdi
Oats and Orange Rabdi

Indian desserts | sheera recipes |

With their intense flavours and rich textures, mithais like Badam ka Sheera, Moong Dal sheera and Rava sheera have become timeless treasures! Rava sheera is a famous prasadam made during Satyanarayan puja in every household. You can never say no to delights like besan ka sheera and this super quick Sooji Halwa, Rava Sheera made by mixing flour sugar. One bite and you cannot stop!

Rava-Sheera

Sooji Ka Halwa, Rava Sheera

Indian desserts | halwa recipes |

Halwa by itself is a delicacy that none can resist, thanks to its rich, sugary taste and enticing, melt-in-the-mouth texture. The most popular is Anjeer Halwa made from pureed figs.

 Anjeer Halwa ( Mithai Recipe)Anjeer Halwa ( Mithai Recipe)

Come winter and everyone is waiting for a bowl of hot gajar ka halwa made using grated carrot or doodhi ka halwa. It can be enjoyed anytime of the year and we are sure the unique texture and rich flavor will linger in your palate and memory for a long time thereafter.

Gajar-ka-Halwa

Gajar Ka Halwa

Indian desserts | kheer recipes |

The most famous traditional favourite kheer recipe in India is Rice Kheer which is made for special occasions like weddings in the South. Then there is also the South Indian Kheer, Paal Payasam where there is a long queue at the Kerala temples for this prasad. Other than this, you can make different kheers by combining fruits like apple, strawberry or mango to make lip-smacking fruity kheers.

Rice-Kheer

Rice Kheer

Indian sweets | kulfi recipes |

Kulfi is an Indian ice-cream made of thickened milk, reinforced with spices and dry fruits, and frozen in moulds. On every Mumbai major street corner and restaurant you will find irresistible Malai Kulfi, especially on a hot summer day. Also, you can perk up the simple kulfi to make Kulfi and Jalebi Sundae, Kesar Kulfi Falooda or Mango Kulfi .

Mango-KulfiMango Kulfi

From cakes, sundaes and ice-creams, to fruit-based desserts, puddings, cheesecakes and Indian mithai, there are endless options.

Mango Shrikhand, Aamrakhand

Mango Shrikhand, Aamrakhand

It is nice to prepare Indian dessert recipes at home rather than buying them from outside because you can customize them to your preferences. This section will help you explore the world of desserts and try your hand at traditional and innovative ones.

Rasmalai, Bengali Rasmalai Recipe

Rasmalai Recipe

Enjoy our Indian Dessert recipes | 2000 Indian sweet recipes |  Indian eggless dessertsLook below for our other Indian Sweet articles. 

65 Barfi Recipes
139 Basic Desserts Recipes
417 Fruit Based Desserts Recipes
243 Desserts Dry Fruit Flavours Recipes
111 Halwa Recipes
138 Ice-Cream Recipes
111 Kheer Recipes
60 Mousse Recipes
107 Peda Laddoo Recipes
137 Puddings Recipes
496 Traditional Indian Mithai Recipes

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Dry Fruit Ladoo, Healthy No Sugar Indian Dessert
Recipe# 42869
12 Aug 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
dry fruit ladoo recipe | dry fruit healthy balls | no sugar dry fruit and coconut ladoo | with 27 amazing images. dry fruit ladoo recipe | dry fruit healthy balls ....
Rava Sheera , How To Cook Semolina Sheera ( Microwave Recipe)
Recipe# 665
06 Aug 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
One of the most popular Indian sweets, the Rava Sheera, can be prepared very easily using the Microwave oven. While the classic version might take a long time, this will be ready in around 15 minutes – read ....
Oats and Mixed Nuts Ladoo ( Healthy Laddu)
Recipe# 39896
04 Aug 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Oats and mixed nuts ladoo recipe | healthy oats laddu | Oats dry fruits ladoo | how to make oats laddu | with 20 amazing images Oats and mixed nuts laddo is a tre ....
Coconut Sheera
Recipe# 2028
14 Apr 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
coconut sheera | coconut rava sheera | nariyal sheera | coconut sheera with mava | with 15 amazing images. Richness oozes out of very spoonful of this divine coconut rav ....
Paan Shot
Recipe# 40139
14 Aug 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
paan shots recipe | betel leaves drink | paan sharbat | paan drink | with amazing 12 images. The Paan Shot is a mouth-watering combination of paan and rose gulkha ....
Rich Vanilla Sponge Cake Using Eggs
Recipe# 33918
21 Jul 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
vanilla sponge cake using eggs recipe | rich vanilla sponge cake | basic vanilla sponge cake | Indian style vanilla sponge cake | with 23 amazing images. When it comes to baking Cakes, pra ....
Petha
Recipe# 2049
18 Jul 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
petha recipe | petha sweet | Agra petha | dry petha - Indian sweet | with step by step images. petha is a special north Indian mithai that is especially famous in ....
Gajar ka Halwa, Carrot Halwa
Recipe# 4102
08 Jul 22

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by Tarla Dalal
gajar ka halwa with khoya | carrot halwa | authentic gajar ka halwa | with 14 amazing images. Our gajar ka halwa with khoya is a Punjabi carrot halwa recipe. Ma ....
Crunchy Apple Custard
Recipe# 4832
06 Jul 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A sweet and slightly crunchy dessert that will help top up on your calcium requirement. Everybody, from kids to adults, need calcium, but one cannot overdose on bland milk. By including milk along with nutritious and tasty fruits like apple, and flavour-enhancing ingredients like brown sugar, it is ....
Kaju Puri
Recipe# 2427
16 Jul 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
kaju puri | kaju badam puri | Indian mithai – kaju puri | cashew cookie | with 37 amazing images Kaju Puri consists of cashewnuts, almonds, sugar cardamom powder ....
How To Make Hung Curd
Recipe# 42765
04 Jul 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
hung curd | how to make hung curd | chakka dahi | homemade hung curd | with 9 amazing images hung curd is nothing but thick, creamy curd from which all the water ....
Eggless Tarts
Recipe# 1135
30 Jun 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
eggless tarts recipe | eggless tart shells | Indian style eggless tart | with 13 amazing images. Cute and small, thick and crusty, eggless tarts form a great base for desserts. Ours is an ....
Halim Ladoo,  Halim Laddu
Recipe# 39650
30 Jun 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
halim ladoo recipe | alive laddu | alive che ladoo | Maharashtrian halim ladoo | with amazing 17 images. halim ladoo is a traditional
Chocolate Coconut Cake
Recipe# 1932
28 Jun 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
An irresistible cake with the dense aroma of brown sugar, the creamy texture of coconut, and the rich flavor of cocoa, the chocolate coconut cake is a perfect accompaniment to tea with a special person on a special day! You will also appreciate the fact that it is more or less a no-fuss recipe that ....
Quick Vanilla Ice- Cream
Recipe# 3979
28 Jun 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Of course you need to give it some hours to set, but that is all there is to making this Quick Vanilla Ice-Cream! Not a minute’s cooking is required. Just mix all the ingredients together, freeze and blend. It’s as simple as that. The use of fresh cream and milk powder gives the ice-cream a rich con ....
Churma Ladoo
Recipe# 2045
06 Jun 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
churma ladoo recipe | Rajasthani churma ladoo | atta churma ladoo | with 23 amazing images. churma ladoo recipe is an Rajasthani churma ladoo and also called
Custard Apple Ice Cream
Recipe# 3984
31 May 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
When you eat custard apple right out of the fridge, it does sometimes feel like ice-cream, doesn’t it? Imagine making a proper ice-cream out of it! Really, this Custard Apple Ice-Cream is a must-try when the fruit is in season. With the intoxicating sweetness and rich aroma of custard apple, t ....
Nankhatai, Nan Khatai Biscuit
Recipe# 2534
31 May 22

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by Tarla Dalal
nankhatai biscuits recipe | nan khatai biscuits | eggless Indian cookies | with 20 amazing images. nankhatai biscuits are very popular Indian eggless tea time biscuits
Rich Vanilla Ice-cream
Recipe# 3978
30 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Homemade ice-creams, which are made with milk and corn flour, usually have a slightly icy texture, quite different from the creamy commercial ice-creams. Try this Rich Vanilla Ice-Cream made with fresh cream and milk, and you will not be able to tell the difference between this and store-bought vani ....
Black Forest Cake
Recipe# 2276
09 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Black Forest Cake needs no introduction. Anywhere you go, this is one of the most popular treats available at bakeries. This intense chocolaty cake, sandwiched and coated with cream, dark chocolate flakes and juicy cherries, is a huge hit with young and old alike. This recipe will help you s ....
Mango Ice Cream Recipe, Homemade Mango Ice Cream
Recipe# 3985
04 Jun 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
mango ice cream recipe | homemade mango ice cream | easy 5 ingredient mango ice cream | Indian mango ice cream without ice cream churner | with 20 amazing images. mango ....
Crispy Coconut Cookies
Recipe# 2283
06 May 22

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 by Tarla Dalal
Nothing can beat the rich mouth-feel and chewy delightfulness of Crispy Coconut Cookies. The appealing aroma of baked coconut and melted butter that emanates from the oven will draw you to bite into a cookie as soon as it is out of the oven, but do control the urge and wait till it cools down, a ....
Date and Almond Cake with Eggs
Recipe# 42780
04 May 22

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
date and almond cake with eggs | healthy Indian date almond cake | khajur badam cake recipe | with 32 amazing images. After lots of hard work, we have finally found a healthy Indian date almond ca ....
Chocolate Truffle Cake
Recipe# 4704
04 May 22

 
 by Tarla Dalal
A quick and easy yet exotic dessert of sugar-soaked chocolate sponge sandwiched and coated all over with a deep and delicious chocolate truffle icing! While the intense chocolate flavour is enough to please the diners, you can add to the magic by spending a little time on the decoration and garnishi ....
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