Ayurvedic Recipes » Dessert


It is a sweet dish after having main course. Many Indian desserts are fried food made with sugar, milk or condensed milk.

Desserts are based on flavoured milk with almonds, pista, cardamom, nutmeg, black pepper with gold or sliver leaf and vary from region to region in different parts of the states.

Below are the examples of Desserts :

Kheer – Rice pudding made from rice, sugar, milk, ghee, dry fruits

Ras Malai – Reduced milk, pista

Sheera – semolina, ghee, nuts, milk

Rabri – sweet condensed milk based dish made by boiling the milk on low heat for a long time until it becomes dense and changes its colour to pinkish. Sugar, spices and nuts are added for flavour. It is usually chilled and served as dessert.

Peda – Condensed milk, sugar

Moong halwa – Milk, moong dal, sugar, ghee, dry fruits

Carrot halwa – milk, grated carrot, sugar, ghee, dry fruits

Gulab Jamun – flour, milk, ghee, dipped in sugar syrup

Almond Halwa – milk, almonds, ghee, sugar

Agra Petha – Made from white pumpkin, sugar, lime, alum powder

Balushahi – Maida flour, yogurt, oil, sugar

Basen laddu – rolling in round shape with hands the mixture of Basen (gram flour), ghee, sugar

Jalebi – a dough fried in coil shape, dipped in sugar syrup often taken with milk, tea, yogurt, lassi

Kaju Katli – cashew paste, ghee, sugar

Bundi – Sugar syrup based round balls made of gram flour or basen flour