Elaichi Peda, or green cardamom flavoured milk peda is a mildly sweet milk fudge, is a widely popular Indian sweet dish during the festivals. This Indian sweet dish is mildly perfumed with powdered cardamoms, thus making it a light Indian milk sweetmeat.
Balushahi is a popular Indian sweet where a a round patty of pastry is deep fried and dipped in a thick flavored sugar syrup to coat it well. Known by its various names throughout the Indian subcontinent such as Balushahi mithai or Badusha, it is always a popular choice of Indian sweet for festivals and celebrations.
Motichoor Ladoo is an immensely popular Indian sweet dish, often served during weddings and festivals. Made with gram flour or besan, sugar, water, and in this case, some saffron. It is vegan and completely gluten-free but may have some chopped seeds and nuts.
Indian sweets are almost synonymous to Indian festivals, and one sweet dish which makes the most rounds is Kesar Peda. It is saffron flavour infused, mildly sweet milk fudges. Sitting proudly besides some of the other popular Indian mithai like Gulab Jamun, these are very popular among kids.
Gulab Jamun is a very popular Indian sweet where milk solid dumplings are deep fried and then soaked in flavoured sugar syrup. This is a simple and no-fail gulab jamun recipe from milk powder
If you love the Indian festival of colours, i.e. Holi, then you must have heard about Thandai. It’s a milk-based drink made with nuts and spices. This instant Thandai mix can be easily made at home, and can also be used to bake amazing baked goodies. Here, I have made a small batch of Thandai powder and baked Mug Cakes with them.
Kalakand is a South Asian sweetmeat, made with fresh cottage cheese, milk and sugar. Said to have its origin in Alwar in Rajasthan, it is hugely popular in the Indian subcontinent and can be found at every sweet shop. This is a quick & easy recipe for kalakand, using freshly curdled cheese or paneer, a can of condensed milk and a tiny bit of sugar.