No matter how exotic foods you may have eaten, the comfort of desi sweets remains unbeatable. Be it some besan ke laddoo, sooji ka halwa or ghewar, there is no dearth of options in Indian cuisine. Besides the sweetness, there is a distinct flavour in each of the Indian sweets that can get you hooked on to these delicacies. And, the experience of relishing sweets gets even better when they are made at home with loads of love. We are not alone who often find ourselves scanning the kitchen for some sweets; comedian Jamie Lever too seems to be a fan of Indian desserts.
Jamie, through her Instagram Stories, shared a photo of a bowl of some delectable moong dal ka halwa. “Love, pure love,” she wrote.
Looks delicious; isn't it? If you are drooling like us, then we have a surprise for you. We have curated a list of some classic desi sweets, along with moong dal halwa, for you to try.
Here're 5 Desi Dessert Recipes For You:
Moong dal ka halwa:
Of course, we can't miss the one which triggered your cravings. Made with moong dal, this sweet is infused with the flavours of cardamom and has the crunchiness of almonds. While it is enjoyed in winter, there is nothing stopping you from preparing the halwa this week. Click here for the recipe.
Shahi tukda with pineapple:
Craving something sweet and easy to make? Then try this royal dessert made with bread slices, a bunch of dry fruits, saffron and more. It is the perfect desi sweet to make when someone is coming over. Find recipe here.
Besan ke laddoo:
Besan ke laddoo is one of the best things you can make with gram flour. This flavoursome dessert enjoys massive popularity among the desi people. So, make some besan ke ladoos and pack them for your family weekend outing. View the recipe here.
Originating from the state of Karnataka, Mysore pak is made with simple ingredients but has additive taste. It has besan (gram flour), sugar, and plenty of ghee to satiate all your cravings. Find recipe here.
Sandesh is a Bengali dessert which offers a perfect blend of the creaminess of cottage cheese and the flavours of kesar and cardamom. And, yes you can make it at home without much hassle. Click here for the recipe.
Try these recipes and let us know which one you liked the most.