Khaja is an Indian sweet recipe where strips of layered pastry are deep-fried and then coated with sugar syrup. It is mildly sweet and crunchy on the outside, and flaky in the inside. Also known as Chiroti, it is a very popular Indian sweet made for special occasions.
Tag: Indian Mithai Recipes
Nikuti is one of the lesser-known Bengali Sweet from India’s eastern state of West Bengal. Similar to the recipes of Pantua and Chanar Jilipi, nikuti recipe also needs fresh cottage cheese of cow’s milk mixed with semolina and flour. Small oblong-shaped dumplings are made out of the dough which is deep-fried before soaking in a simple syrup.
Chitrakut is one of those Bengali sweets recipes which is rarely heard of. Not as popular as its counterparts like Rosogolla or Pantua, however, it is still quite popular among Bengali sweet-preferring community.
Rasbhari or Mini Gulab Jamuns are bite-sized dumplings that have been deep-fried and soaked in sugar syrup before serving. Very popular in the northern states of India, I can bet that you can not stop eating these cute little dumplings of joy!
Sweet Boondi or Mishti Bonde is a very popular Indian sweet where small fritters made with chickpea flour is dunked in sugar syrup. It is vegan (if not fried in ghee or clarified butter), gluten-free, dairy-free, nuts-free Indian sweet dish, very popular during Indian weddings and festivals.
Chanar Jilipi is a very popular Bengali Sweet from India’s eastern state of West Bengal. Chanar Jilipi is an Indian sweetmeat made with fresh cottage cheese of cow’s milk mixed with semolina and flour, shaped into a ‘figure 8 knot’ followed by deep frying and soaking in a simple syrup. This is a very popular Bengali sweet dish and can be found at most of the sweet shops selling Indian sweets or Mithai.