Yummy Indian dessert recipes to try out

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The thought of dessert tickles our taste buds. We all like to indulge in dessert at any time of the day. Usually we have desserts after lunch and dinner, but some desserts are so tasty that you can eat them at any time. What if you can cook some Indian desserts at home. There are some desserts which do not need too much time and ingredients. You can make those desserts at home whenever you want.

Beetroot Halwa

This is a lip-smacking dessert made from beetroot. It is healthy and tasty.

Ingredients –

  1. Beetroot – 500g
  2. Sugar – Half cup
  3. Ghee – 3 tablespoons
  4. Milk – 1 cup
  5. Cardamom (Elaichi) – Few pods
  6. Dry fruits – According to taste

Method –

  1. You can use any quantity of beetroot that you want. But adjust the amount of sugar, ghee and milk accordingly.
  2. You can use any dry fruits of your choice. I used almonds, cashews and raisins for this. I chopped almonds and cashews and fried all dry fruits in ghee.
  3. In Cardamom, remove the husk and crush the seeds in mortar and pestle. The powder should be fine.
  4. Grate the beetroots and keep it aside. Do not remove the water released by beetroot after grating it.
  5. You may use powdered sugar but whole sugar will also dissolve in the dessert.
  6. Heat a pan and put ghee to it. Then add the entire quantity of grated beetroot to it.
  7. Fry very well till the rawness disappears. Then add milk to it gradually. Mix well and simmer for few minutes by covering the pan.
  8. Add sugar to it and mix vigorously. When it gets cooked, add Cardamom powder and dry fruits. Mix very well.
  9. Serve it hot or cold according to taste preference.

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Semolina Halwa

This is a delicious dessert made from Semolina. It is aromatic and tasty.

Ingredients –

  1. Semolina (Suji) – 1 cup
  2. Sugar – Half cup
  3. Ghee – 3 tablespoons
  4. Milk – Half cup
  5. Cardamom (Elaichi) – Few pods
  6. Dry fruits – According to taste
  7. Water – Half cup

Method –

  1. You can use any quantity of Suji that you want. But adjust the amount of sugar, ghee, water and milk accordingly. Use fine variety of Suji for halwa.
  2. You can use any dry fruits of your choice. I used almonds, cashews and raisins for this. I chopped almonds and cashews and fried all dry fruits in ghee.
  3. In Cardamom, remove the husk and crush the seeds in mortar and pestle. The powder should be fine.
  4. You may use powdered sugar but whole sugar will also dissolve in the dessert.
  5. Heat a pan and put ghee to it. Gradually add Suji to it stirring constantly. Fry very well till the colour of Suji changes to brown and there is an aroma.
  6. Put milk to it and stir. Then add water to it. Mix well and simmer for few minutes by covering the pan. Ensure that the suji does not stick to the pan while it swells.
  7. Add sugar to it and mix vigorously. Then add Cardamom powder and dry fruits. Mix very well.
  8. Serve it hot or cold according to taste preference.

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Vermicelli Kheer

This is an appetizing dessert that we usually eat in festivals. It is also known as seviyan kheer or semiya kheer.

Ingredients –

  1. Vermicelli – 1 cup
  2. Sugar – Half cup
  3. Ghee – 1 tablespoon
  4. Milk – 4 cups
  5. Cardamom (Elaichi) – Few pods
  6. Dry fruits – According to taste
  7. Water – Half cup

Method –

  1. You can use any quantity of Vermicelli that you want. But adjust the amount of sugar, ghee, water and milk accordingly.
  2. You can use any dry fruits of your choice. I used almonds, cashews and raisins for this. I chopped almonds and cashews and fried all dry fruits in ghee.
  3. In Cardamom, remove the husk and crush the seeds in mortar and pestle. The powder should be fine.
  4. You may use powdered sugar but whole sugar will also dissolve in the dessert.
  5. Heat a pan and put ghee to it. Add vermicelli to it. Roast it continuously till its color changes to brown.
  6. Put water to the pan and let the vermicelli swell by covering the pan. After few minutes remove the cover. Then slowly pour milk to the pan.
  7. Simmer the milk and stir occasionally so that vermicelli and milk do not stick to the pan. When the milk comes to a boil, then stir continuously.
  8. Put sugar to it and mix well. Then add Cardamom powder and dry fruits to it. Cook till the kheer looks creamy.
  9. Serve it hot or cold according to taste preference.

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Banana Halwa

This is an appetizing dessert made from Banana and Semolina. It is a delight for those who like banana.

Ingredients –

  1. Banana – 3
  2. Semolina (Suji) – 1 cup
  3. Sugar – Half cup
  4. Ghee – 3 tablespoons
  5. Milk – 2 cups
  6. Cardamom (Elaichi) – Few pods
  7. Dry fruits – According to taste
  8. Water – Half cup

Method –

  1. I used 3 bananas of medium size. You can use any number of bananas that you want. But adjust the amount of sugar, ghee, water and milk accordingly.
  2. Use fine variety of suji and roast it before preparing the halwa.
  3. You can use any dry fruits of your choice. I used almonds, cashews and raisins for this. I chopped almonds and cashews and fried all dry fruits in ghee.
  4. In Cardamom, remove the husk and crush the seeds in mortar and pestle. The powder should be fine.
  5. Chop the bananas and keep it aside. You may use powdered sugar but whole sugar will also dissolve in the dessert.
  6. Heat a pan and put ghee to it. Add suji and fry for few minutes till there is fragrance. Add banana and mix well.
  7. Put water to it and simmer for few minutes. Then add milk and mix very well. Add sugar and stir.
  8. Cook the halwa and ensure that all ingredients have mixed. Then add cardamom and dry fruits to it. Stir very well.
  9. Serve it hot or cold according to taste preference.

Sabudana Kheer

This is a tasty dessert made from Sabudana (Tapioca pearls). You can also have it while fasting.

Ingredients –

  1. Sabudana – 1 cup
  2. Sugar – Half cup
  3. Milk – 3 cups
  4. Cardamom (Elaichi) – Few pods
  5. Dry fruits – According to taste
  6. Water – 2 cups

Method –

  1. You can use any quantity of Sabudana that you want. But adjust the amount of sugar, water and milk accordingly.
  2. You can use any dry fruits of your choice. I used almonds, cashews and raisins for this. I chopped almonds and cashews and fried all dry fruits in ghee.
  3. In Cardamom, remove the husk and crush the seeds in mortar and pestle. The powder should be fine.
  4. Soak Sabudana in water for at least one hour. The longer you soak Sabudana in water, the lesser time it takes to cook.
  5. You may use powdered sugar but whole sugar will also dissolve in the dessert.
  6. Heat a pan and put milk to it. Add soaked Sabudana along with the water. Simmer for few minutes and stir occasionally.
  7. Make sure sabudana does not stick to the pan. Cook the kheer till sabudana becomes translucent.
  8. Put sugar and mix very well. Then add cardamom powder and dry fruits. Stir well and ensure that all the ingredients have mixed.
  9. Cook till the milk thickens and kheer looks creamy. Serve it hot or cold according to taste preference.

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