Indian sweets are popular around the world. This is because we Indians have been making them for thousands of years, perfecting their technique and flavor. But what if you wanted to try your hand at making some treats from India on a weeknight? You don’t even have to leave your kitchen! These recipes are quick and easy, but they’re also absolutely delicious.
Jalebi, a popular Indian sweet made of flour and sugar, is deep fried in hot oil then served with a sweet syrup. The batter for jalebi is prepared by adding maida (plain flour), yogurt—and sometimes spices such as cardamom or saffron—to form sticky dough that can be shaped into long coils before being cooked.
The mixture is then poured into hot oil, which has been heated to between 250 and 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
Jalebis are best enjoyed when they have cooled in the syrup for a few minutes.
Mysore Pak is a popular Indian sweet of khoya (evaporated milk), ghee, and sugar. This dessert originated in the southern states of India, but it has now become very popular all over the country.
It’s a simple recipe to try out if you’re looking for something quick and easy to make!
Coconut Burfi is a delicious sweet from the Indian subcontinent. It’s made with coconut, sugar, and ghee (a type of clarified butter). You can easily make this in less than 10 minutes!
Coconut burfi is a popular sweet in India and Pakistan. If you’ve ever had it before, then you know how delicious it can be!
Try these recipes on a busy weeknight.
These recipes are easy to make, and you can be done with them in about 10 minutes. All ingredients are basic: flour, sugar, vegetables, and fruits. And they’re all delicious! The best part is that they’re Indian sweets—you know how we love our sweets here in India.
You’ll need a little more time for the gulab jamun recipe than for the other two; however, it’s still a breeze compared to most Indian desserts (which take hours).
These recipes are perfect if you’re looking for a way to end your busy day with something sweet. They can be made in under 10 minutes, and they taste delicious. So give them a try on your next weeknight!