by: anika854, created: 05 Jan 2017, updated: 05 Jan 2017 Personal: Only owner can add dishes

India is a diverse nation with several cultures, that are intertwined yet independent. Each state has its own way of life, and there is no better way of learning it than by knowing its delicacies. We celebrate our festivals or even smaller joys of life with panache, making sure that each and every thing is done perfectly- especially the food. Celebrating with sweetmeats is something we all hold close to our hearts, and each state has something entirely different and ...

...See more

1. Pootharekulu

Paper Sweet

(Indian)

A delicious rice treat, this sweet is made so paper thin that it melts in your mouth.

(Added by: anika854)



2. Khapse

Zhero

(Chinese)

Made popularly during the Tibetan New Year, or Losar, Khapse is a variety of sweet biscuits made from flour, butter, eggs and sugar. Its deep fried and served in different shapes, sizes ...

(Added by: anika854)



3. Pitha

(Bangladeshi)

(Indian)

Pitha or fita (Sylheti) is a type of cake, dimsum or bread from the eastern regions of the Indian subcontinent; common in Bangladesh and India, especially the eastern states of Odisha, Assam, ...

(Added by: anika854)



4. Thekua

Khajuria,Thikari

(Indian)

It is a snack made from wheat flour, jaggery (or sugar) mixed together, molded and deep fried. It is an absolute treat to the taste buds.

(Added by: anika854)



5. Dehrori

(Indian)

Made primarily from rice and molten sugar syrup, Dehrori is known as one of the most famous sweet-dishes of the state.

(Added by: anika854)



6. Bebinca

Bibik

(Indian)

It is a type of pudding and a traditional Goan dessert. Traditional Bebinca has seven layers. The ingredients include plain flour, sugar, ghee (clarified butter), egg yolk, and coconut milk.

(Added by: anika854)



7. Basundi

(Indian)

It is an Indian dessert mostly in Gujarat, Maharashtra and Karnataka. It is a sweetened dense milk made by boiling milk on low heat until the milk is reduced by half. In ...

(Added by: anika854)



8. Aloo Ka Halwa

(Indian)

Known to be made during festivals like Ekadashi, Aloo Ka Halwa (potato pudding) is made of boiled and mashed potatoes and pure ghee which adds to its wonderful flavor and aroma.

(Added by: anika854)



9. Dabbroo

(Indian)

This sweet preparation is popular in the Kangra valley of Himachal Pradesh. They happen to be very similar to pancakes, and are made using wheat, ghee, and milk.

(Added by: anika854)



10. Shufta

(Indian)

A wonderfully good looking food item, Shufta is made using dry fruits, sugar, and saffron, with an added touch of cinnamon and pepper. A royal treat for the taste buds.

(Added by: anika854)



11. Malpua

(Bangladeshi)

Mix the ingredients to make a moderately thick batter. Sugar can be added if more sweetness is desired. If making a larger quantity always have five times as much plain flour as ...

(Added by: anika854)



12. Mysore Pak

(Indian)

This heavenly sweet dish is made using gram flour, ghee, and sugar.

(Added by: anika854)



13. Vettu Cake

(Indian)

These yummy looking cakes are made of maida, sugar, cardamom powder and eggs.A cake available in Kerala tea shops to relish with chai.

(Added by: anika854)



14. Mawa Bati

Meva Bati, Mava, Mawa Batti

(Indian)

It is known for its street food and impeccable desserts, but Mawa Bati is something everyone should taste. Made of Mava (obviously), Til (sesame), cardamom powder and ghee, this dish here and ...

(Added by: anika854)



15. Puran Poli

Vedmi, holige, obbattu, poli, puranachi poli, god poli, pappu bhakshalu, bobbatlu

(Indian)

It is made traditionally in this state on auspicious occasions, by boiling chickpeas and adding jaggery to the boiled lentils. The outer cover, or poli, is made of flour, milk, and ghee. ...

(Added by: anika854)



16. Madhurjan Thongba

(Indian)

The way to make this unique dish is by making besan dumplings and dropping them in thick, sweetened milk along with some fresh coconut.

(Added by: anika854)



17. Pukhlein

(Indian)

It is known as a sweet bread in Meghalaya, Pukhlein is made of jaggery, rice, and is deep fried in oil.

(Added by: anika854)



18. Koat Pitha

(Indian)

This sweet dish is popular in Mizoram. With banana and rice being its main ingredients, this dish is made by mixing the two with jaggery, and is deep fried in oil. It ...

(Added by: anika854)



19. Nap Naang

(Indian)

This dish is made from sticky black rice, which when cooked gives a deep purple colour. It is made using milk, black rice, water, and sugar.

(Added by: anika854)



20. Chhena Poda

(Indian)

It is a cheese dessert from the state of Odisha in eastern India. Chhena poda literally means Roasted Cheese in Odia. It is made of well-kneaded homemade fresh cheese chhena, sugar, cashew ...

(Added by: anika854)



21. Badam Kheer

Badaam Kheer

(Indian)

This sweet dish is popular among several states in the north of India, but it is the mostly made in Punjab. Badaam Kheer is made using almonds, condensed milk, sugar, and saffron.

(Added by: anika854)



22. Ghevar

Ghewar

(Indian)

It is traditionally associated with the Teej Festival. It is disc-shaped sweet made with all-purpose flour and soaked in sugar syrup.

(Added by: anika854)



23. Sel Roti

Sael Roti

(Indian)

(Nepalese)

It is a Nepali traditional homemade, sweet, ring-shaped.It is sweet bread made from ground rice, banana, and sugar.

(Added by: anika854)



24. Paal Poli

Pal Poli

(Indian)

It is a dish of maida rotis that are first deep fried, and then immersed in milk warmed with condensed milk and saffron.

(Added by: anika854)



25. Poornam Boorelu

(Indian)

A popular sweetmeat in Andhra, Boorelu is made during festive occasions. The balls are made from Bengal gram, jaggery, coconut and cardamom powder, and are dipped in a rice and gram-dal batter ...

(Added by: anika854)



26. Awan Bangwi

(Indian)

This is definitely one of the most unique dishes that hail from India. Made of sticky rice, Awan Bangwi is made only in Tripura. It is made by mixing rice, cashews sauteed ...

(Added by: anika854)



27. Malaiyo

(Indian)

A winter dessert to Vanarasi. Made with cardamom and pistachio, it tastes buttery but feels foamy on the tongue, and it’s served in little clay pots which you smash on the ground ...

(Added by: anika854)



28. Bal Mithai

बाल मिठाई

(Indian)

It is cooked khoya covered in sugar balls. That is a whole lot of sweet , and is a popular sweet from the Himalayan state of Uttarakhand in India.

(Added by: anika854)



29. Mitha Dahi

Mishti Doi

(Bangladeshi)

Mitha dahi or mishti doi is a fermented sweet dahi. This type of yogurt is common in Bangladesh and the states of West Bengal and Odisha in India,. It is made with ...

(Added by: anika854)