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5 Irresistible South Indian Desserts

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    Rava Kesari with Milk

    This South Indian dessert is usually bright orange in colour due to the addition of saffron, and leaves a creamy and roasty after taste. You can spruce it up with fruits of your choice, like mangoes or pineapples for added flavour.

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    Boorelu

    These deep-fried sweet balls stuffed with Bengal gram, jaggery, coconut and cardamom powder taste nothing short of spectacular.

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    Mysore Pak

    Mysore Pak is referred to as the 'royal sweet', and with good reason. It is made with generous amounts of ghee, sugar, gram flour and fragrant cardamom.

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    Payasam

    Paysam is a milk-based scrumptious treat that is made during all auspicious occasions. And did you know: The term Payasam is derived from 'peeyusham' which translates to nectar or ambrosia? Traditional payasam is prepared using jaggery and coconut milk (over sugar and dairy milk), but today many variations exist. We're talking pineapple, carrots and even mango.

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    Maladu

    Maa ladoo or maladu is in fact a protein rich treat made from roasted gram dal or chutney dal (pottukadalai). It originated from the district of Tirunelveli, and only takes 15 minutes to make.


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