Adverts

Open Access Articles- Top Results for List of Indian sweets and desserts

List of Indian sweets and desserts

This is a list of Indian sweets and desserts. Indian sweets and desserts span the regions of Pakistan and Bangladesh as well, since both countries were parts of India before 1947.

North

Name Image Main ingredients Category
Agra Petha Firm white pumpkin, sugar, kitchen lime, alum powder etc Sugar Syrup based
Balushahi 120px Maida flour, yogurt, oil, sugar. Sugar Syrup based
Besan Laddu Gram (Besan) flour, Ghee, sugar. Laddu
Gajar ka Halwa 120px Carrots, milk Halwa
Rasgulla 120px Chhena, sugar Bengali Sweets Milk-based
Gulab Jamun 120px Milk powder, milk, baking soda, unsalted butter, oil, water, cardamom powder, kesar, sugar Fried/Sugar Syrup based
Jalebi 120px Maida flour, yoghurt Fried/Sugar Syrup based
Imarti 120px Sugar Syrup, Lentil Flour Fried/Sugar Syrup based
Kalakand 120px Milk Burfi
Khopra Paak Milk, Coconut, Sugar Burfi
Kheer 120px Milk, rice, dry fruits Dessert
Kulfi [1] 120px Milk Ice cream
Motichoor Laddu 120px Besan flour, Sugar Laddu
Lassi 120px Yogurt, milk, nuts, can be made with mango (mango lassi) Milk Yogurt drink
Malai ki Gilauri Milk Cream Chhena & Khoya
Malai Laddu Milk cream Laddu
Malai Pan Milk cream
Mung Halwa Milk, mung bean, dal (lentil), dry fruits Halwa
Peda 120px Milk
Burfi|Kaju Katli 120px Cashews, ghee Barfi
Ras malai 120px Homemade cheese, reduced milk, pistachio Dessert
Singori Milk, coconut, molu leaf
Sohan Halwa 120px Corn flour, ghee, dry fruits Halwa
Boondi 120px Sugar Syrup Based
Ghee-based
Sohan Papdi/Pateesa 120px Besan flour Barfi

East

Name Image Main ingredients Remarks
Abar-khabo Milk-based
Amriti 120px
Boondi 120px Ghee-based
Chhena Gaja 120px Chhena, sugar, ghee Milk-based
Chhena Jalebi Chhena, sugar, ghee Milk-based
Chhena Kheeri Chhena, sugar, milk Milk-based
Chhena Payesh Milk-Based
Chhena Poda 120px Milk-based
Cham cham 120px Flour, cream, sugar, saffron, lemon juice, coconut flakes Milk-based
Jal-bhora Milk-based
Kadapak Milk-based
Kalo jam Milk-based
Kancha-golla
Kheer er chop Milk-Based
Kheersagar Milk-based
Komolabhog Milk-Based
Ledikeni Chhena, sugar, ghee Milk-based
Lyangcha 120px Milk-based
Malapua (dessert) 120px Milk-based
Mihidana 120px Besan flour, sugar, ghee Besan-based
Milk cake Milk-Based
Misti doi Milk-based
Narkeler naru Coconut-based
Pantua 120px Chhena, sugar, ghee Milk-based
Pati shapta Milk-based
Pithe 120px Milk-based
Pranohora
Rabri Milk-based
Rajbhog Milk-based
Rasabali Milk-based
Rasgulla 120px Chhena, sugar Milk-based
Raskadamba Milk-Based
Rasmalai Chhena, milk, sugar Milk-based
Sandesh
(several types)
120px Milk-based
Shor Bhaja 120px
Shor Puria 120px
Sitabhog 120px Rice Flour, Indian Cotton Cheese (Chhena), Sugar, Ghee Milk-based

South

Penni Haygrivah
Name Image Main ingredients Remarks
Ada (food) 120px Rice flour, grated Coconut, Jaggery or Sugar
Vada (food) 120px Uzunnu flour, savala,oil,salt]
Adhirasam 120px Rice flour, Jaggery, Ghee, Vegetable oil, Ellachi
Ariselu 120px Rice flour, Jaggery, Ghee
Boorelu Rice flour, Sugar, Coconut, Cashews, Raisins
Coconut Burfi 120px Coconut, Sugar/Jaggery, Cardamom, Fired Gram, Milk
Dharwad pedha 120px Burfi
Double ka meetha 120px Loaf bread, Milk
Gavvalu Rice flour
Jaangiri 120px Urad dal fry syrup based
Kakinada Khaja Wheat flour, Sugar
Kajjikaayalu Wheat flour, Coconut powder, Bengal gram, Sugar
Kozhakkattai 120px Rice flour, Sugar/Molasses, Coconut, Cardamom
Qubani ka meetha Apricots, Sugar syrup
Mysore pak 120px Besan flour, Semolina, mung bean, Jaggery, Coconut, Skimmed milk powder, Sugar, Ghee Burfi
Palathalikalu Rice flour, Milk
Kuzhi paniyaram 120px Black lentils and Rice South Indian Dish
Obbattu/Holige 120px Maida flour Indian bread
Pootharekulu 120px Rice flour, powdered sugar/Ghee
Sheer korma Vermicelli pudding, Milk
Unni appam 120px Rice flour, Banana, Jaggery, Coconut
Kashi (food) Halva 120px Grated Pumpkin Halva
Aval Nanachathu,Ethakka Appam, Pal-Ada, Parippu Prathaman, Acchappam, Kuzhalappam
Badam Halwa Almonds, Ghee Burfi/Paste
Badushaah Maida flour, Sugar syrup
Bellam Garelu Black gram, Jaggery
Bellam Pasham Wheat flour, Jaggery
Coconut Burfi Grated Coconut, Butter Burfi
Coconut Laddu 120px Coconut, Sugar syrup, Cardamom
Doodh Pedha Khova Burfi
Halbai Ground Wheat, Milk Burfi
Karjikai Wheat flour, Cardamom, Coconut, Raisins
Kozhukattai (Kolukattai or kudumulu) Rice flour, Jaggery
Manoharam Rice flour, Gram flour, Jaggery, Ghee
Neyyapam, Modakam, Ksheera-kesari, Sukiyan, Pazham pori 120px
Pal Kozhukkatai Rice Flour, coconut Grated, Jaggery, milk, cardamom, salt
Peni
Poornalu Chana dal, Jaggery
Rava Laddoo Semolina, Coconut, Sugar, Ghee
Sajjige Rava (Semolina)
Sarkarapuratty Banana, sugar/molasses, dried ginger powder
Sunnundalu Urad dal, Sugar, Ghee, Cardamom

West

Name Image Main ingredients Remarks
Anarsa Slightly fermented rice flour, Jaggery, Khus-Khus seeds
Shrikhand 120px Yoghurt, mango pulp Yoghurt-based
Basundi Sugar, milk
Gavhachi Kheer/ Dalia Kheer Sugar, milk, Dalia, Nutmeg
Dhondas Cucumber, rava Baked Cake
Doodhpak Milk, rice, sugar, dry fruits Milk-based
Kaju Katli 120px Cashews, ghee
Modak Maida flour, coconut jaggery stuffing Fried
Modak ukkadicha Rice flour, coconut jaggery stuffing Steamed
Puran Poli 120px Wheat flour, gram, jaggery Bread
Shankarpale Sugar, ghee, Maida flour, semolina
Dinkache ladoo Fried dinka, Sugar, Dry fruits, kharik powder, Ghee, Coconut Gond laddu
Sudha ras Sugar, Water, Lemon, Saffron
Aamras Alphonso mango pulp, Sugar, nutmeg
Shikran Milk, Banana, Sugar Banana fruit salad
Karanji Coconut, Sugar, Maida, Khoa
Adadiyu Udad Dal flour, Sugar, Ghee, Dry Fruits
Chirote Maida flour Fried
Coconut cake(Naralachi wadi) Rice, Coconut, Sugar/Jaggery, Dry Fruits, Ghee Cooked, dried till it forms cakes
Coconut Rice(Narali Bhat) Rice, Coconut, Sugar/Jaggery, Dry Fruits, Ghee cooked
Dudhi Halwa Dudhi, milk, sugar
Gharge Wheat flour, grated pumpkin, jaggery Fried
Ghari Maida, Ghee
Gol papadi Wheat flour, Jaggery, Ghee Jaggery based
Gulpoli Wheat, jaggery Baked
Karanji Flour, coconut, jaggery Baked/Fried
Kharwas Colostrum Steamed
Magas Sugar, ghee, gram
Mahim Halwa
Mohan thaal Besan, Sugar syrup, Ghee Sugar Syrup based
Rava/Besan Ladoo Chickpea Flour/Semolina, Raisins Baked
Sutar feni Maida, Sugar, Ghee
Sweet Potato Halwa(Ratala che Kaap) Sweet Potato, Sugar/Jaggery, Ghee Baked

Pan-Indian

Name Image Main ingredients Remarks
Barfi 120px Burfi
Caramel custard Milk, eggs, sugar Milk-based
Halva Semolina Boiled
Kheer Milk, rice/noodles Milk-based
Laddoo Milk, flour
Peda 120px Milk (khoya), sugar Milk-based

See also

References

  1. ^ Caroline Liddell, Robin Weir, Frozen Desserts: The Definitive Guide to Making Ice Creams, Ices, Sorbets, Gelati, and Other Frozen Delights, Macmillan, 1996, ISBN 978-0-312-14343-5, ... Kulfi is the traditional Indian ice cream and has a strongly characteristic cooked-milk flavour and dense icy texture. ... The basis of making kulfi is to reduce a large volume of milk down to a very small concentrated amount ... 

External links