Top 5 All-Time Favourite Indian Sweets

Nishtha Gupta
·2-min read

Sweet tooth cravings at any hour of the day is every Indian’s speciality. We are all addicted to sweets. It has always been a part of our culture and tradition. All sorts of auspicious days and festivals are incomplete without them so we can gather from that that how important sweets are in everyday lives. Today we bring you our own list of go-to sweets which are enjoyed and loved by all generations equally.

1) Gulab Jamun

Hot and Mushy round balls soaked into sugar syrup is every person’s desire. Some people like to have this sweet with a scoop of vanilla ice-cream while the others prefer it as it is. Gulab Jamun tastes the best in winters when served piping hot!

2) Rasmalai

It is a Bengali delicacy that is very popular among the Indian sweet lovers. it is made with milk, sugar and saffron. It is unbelievably soft and mouth watering. Ras literally translates to ‘juice’ and malai to ‘cream’. This combination is a must have!

3) Motichoor Laddoo

These laddoos are made with gram flour or besan as we call it. Tiny drops of chickpea flour are deep fried and then mixed with sugar syrup and then shaped into round balls with love. This sweet is sure to blow your minds away and is super addictive!

4) Jalebi

It is a very popular Indian sweet. It usually makes an appearance in the winter season during weddings, celebration and festivals. They are much popular as a street food and are also sold in sweet shops. Jalebi can be made for any festivals like Diwali, Holi and Eid. They are usually sold during the Dussehra festival in India. It is best accompanied with the ‘Rabri’ which is nothing but brewed milk.

5) Kaju Katli

Kaju katli have a smooth and melt-in-the-mouth texture with mild flavours of cardamom powder or rosewater. Kaju translates to cashews and Katli refers to thin slices. This classic sweet is one of the most bought sweets from the Indian sweet shops during festivals and many occasions.