Sweet Dishes

Sweetness has its own blend of joy, whether be in life or the one served as dessert. Let us be quite loyal to self, and accept the fact that sweet dishes are no longer just a dessert. Their unmatched taste and the splendid fragrance can flood anyone’s mouth.

Indians have a distinct penchant for sweets, and alike inclination can be seen in those who visit the nation of vivid tastes.

While there are a large number of Indian sweet dishes that are popular among the people of the nation and the global population, we have here tried to list top five sweet dishes that will surely make it impossible for you to avoid having them.

Here we go!

1-    Gajar Ka Halwa:

Gajar Ka Halwa

The dish has an irresistible essence in it. You might be very choosy with what you eat, but with the very fragrance of it reaching your nostrils, you won’t be able to deny a scoop. Being made by grated carrot, condensed milk, and nuts the dish holds an impeccable space in its genre.

2-    Sandesh:

Bengal’s super hit dish Sandesh will simply melt in your mouth, leaving behind the splendid taste. Despite its roots being in eastern India, it has its presence all across the nation. The dish no doubts is part of every festival and occasion celebrated in Kolkata, but you can also find it marking an impeccable presence across different states in various occasions. It is made with cottage cheese, cardamom, and saffron.

3-    Modak:

Modak tastesutra

Also known as most loved sweet of the Lord Ganesha, the dish is found primarily in the southern and south eastern section of India (especially Maharashtra). Though it is prepared with special love during the Ganpati Utsav, but one can find its presence on different occasions, as it has a good number of lovers. It is made with coconut, jaggery, nutmeg, and saffron being stuffed in dumplings of sweet flour.

4-    Aam Shrikhand:

Aam Shrikhand tastesutra

Being known as ‘King of fruits’ in India, Aam (Mango) has the power to bring water to anyone’s mouth. Imagine the essence when it comes amalgamated with hung curd and few other ingredients, to leave behind a marvelous sweet taste. The mildly sweetened yogurt commendably studs the mango pieces and makes the final sweet dish an irresistible serve. The dish is highly popular in the Gujarat region.

5-    Payasam:

With the very first moment you listen about South India, you can recall the tradition, natural beauty, and divine temples. But did you know that their way of sweetening the taste buds are as gorgeous as their entire saga?

Payasam is the south Indian version of Kheer and is made from delicious creamy, rice and milk pudding with cashews and raisins.


India is not the only land of different culture, religions, and languages but it has diversity in everything. This diversity together unites and leaves behind an unmatched impression in front of the people across the globe.