Indian sweets are a foodie’s paradise. Be it a spoonful of creamy Kheer or a slice of Shahi Tukda; you are sure to fall in love with these delightful delicacies. Come, discover authentic Indian sweets by Rajbhog Foods.
India is known for its vibrant culture and traditional cuisine. But its sweets are its crowning glory. Indian sweets have been loved and devoured by people all across the world for several years. Wherever you go in the world, you will find fans of Indian sweets. It is so amazing that a few simple ingredients can make something so heavenly delicious! Let’s take a look at the delightful Indian sweets on the Rajbhog menu.
The most adored diamond-shaped delicacy, the infamous Kaju Katli, instantly comes to mind when there is talk of Indian sweets. The slice of creamy, nutty goodness with a layer of silver on it is a tranquil beauty and is incredibly delicious.
The ball-shaped wonder, ladoo, is a staple when it comes to Indian sweets. They are made from several different ingredients, prepared in rich desi ghee (clarified butter), and often topped with dried fruits and nuts. Ladoos are everyone’s go-to dessert. There are so many different types of ladoos available, including but not limited to Besan Ladoo, Motichoor Ladoo, Kari Ladoo, Bundi Ladoo, and of course, the special Rajbhog Sagoon Ladoo.
Pinni is a winter dessert originating from the beautiful state of Punjab. The four basic ingredients used to make Punjabi Pinni are wheat flour, desi ghee (clarified butter), jaggery, and almonds. This sweet dish is a delicious delight. It is rich in healthy fats and helps in keeping warm during the winters.
These tiny pearls of sweetness are truly irresistible. The main ingredients used to make Badana are gram flour and sugar. The round sweets are then fried in pure desi ghee (clarified butter) and garnished with nuts. Its distinct color and aroma come from the rich saffron induced in these bite-sized drops of sweetness. Badana is usually served on a dessert plate or as offerings during festivals.
Who doesn’t love a fun-shaped dessert dripping in sugary bliss? That’s our most loved Jalebi for you. Jalebi is a plain flour dough that is deep-fried in oil and then soaked in sugar syrup. Nothing can compare to a plate of freshly-made, hot jalebis. There are different types of jalebis, such as Yellow Jalebi and Orange Jalebi.
Amrati, jalebi’s fancy cousin, is just as delicious and made in the same way. It has a slightly more intricate design and is generally larger than a normal jalebi. It also has more saffron in the batter mix. Amrati is also known as Jahangir and is loved all around the world. It is a treat for the eye as well as the tongue.
Burfi, derived from the Urdu Word Barf meaning snow, is as delicious as it sounds. The main ingredients are milk and sugar, but various other ingredients make flavorful versions of this simple sweet. Apart from the Plain Burfi, there are innovative variations like Badam Burfi, Mango Burfi, Milk Cake Burfi, Chocolate Burfi, Coconut Burfi, Rajbhog Mix Nut Burfi, and many more.
Sakarpara is a homely dessert made on festivals and special occasions. Sakarpara is a simple concoction of warm milk, sugar, and desi ghee (clarified butter) which is then fried to golden perfection. Sakarparas have a way of reminding us of home. Punjabi Sakarpara is a slightly different version of this sweet, made with extra sugar coating on top.
Derived from the Persian word ‘Khatai’, meaning biscuit, Naan Khatai is like heaven in a bite. It is an exotic baked biscuit flavored with cardamom, dried fruits, and nuts. Naan Khatai is usually served as a welcoming snack to guests or even as a tea-time delicacy. It crumbles perfectly and melts in your mouth, releasing all its exotic flavors.
Dilbahar is a Bengali sweet that is as heavenly as its name. It is prepared with the utmost care and precision, giving it its unmatched flavor. Dilbahar sweet is considered to be a delicacy and is shared and relished on special occasions. It is one of the most popular sweet from the land of sweets, Bengal.
If you have a sweet tooth, you must definitely try these traditional Indian desserts that are famous all over the world. But you don’t have to travel across the world to find them. You can simply visit your nearest Rajbhog Cafe or order them from the comfort of your home.
These delectable sweets can also be bought as gift hampers to get a bit of everything. These sweet gift hampers are great for festive gifting.