Top 6 Easy Traditional Dessert Recipes!!!

Top 6 Easy Traditional Dessert Recipes!!!

When you have finished a satisfying good meal, you are bursting at the seams but when a Mango Lassi or a pretty arrives at the table – you somehow, miraculously, have a place for that too. Let’s be true: we all love desserts, and who can accuse us. If eating on something sweet and scrummy takes the edge of a not-so-great day, you’re not alone. When a craving kicks, it’s fine to get exactly what you want. So when you are craving Kesari Phirni, nothing else will do. And when you stay up all night imagining Malai Ki Kheer stashed away in the refrigerator, you have to dig in. Traditional desserts have their own charm and people love to eat traditional desserts that’s why we are sharing the top 6 traditional dessert recipes that you can make easily at your home!!

Here are The Top 6 Easy Traditional Dessert Recipes You Can Try:

1. Kesar Phirni

Kesar Phirni

Kesar Phirni is a traditional dessert that is prepared using milk and rice. This Mughlai dessert is a treat to have and is very simple to make. Here are the ingredients and preparation methods to make this amazing dessert:

Ingredients:

  • Rice- 75 grams
  • Milk- 300 ml
  • Caster sugar- 30 gm
  • Saffron- a few strands
  • Powdered green cardamom- a pinch
  • Rosewater- to sprinkle
  • Slivered almonds and pistachios- to garnish
  • Silver foil and rose petals- to garnish

Preparation:

  1. Soak the saffron strands in a tbsp of warm milk.
  2. Soak the rice in water for about one hour.
  3. Pour the water and grind it to a paste. Should not be too rough.
  4. In a heavy-bottomed pan, combine the milk, sugar, and rice paste and boil. Cook for about 15 to 20 mins till the mixture is creamy and thick and spreads the back of a spoon.
  5. Add the saffron and cardamom and mix well. Remove from heat.
  6. Add the rose water and mix well.
  7. Cool for around 2 hrs until chilled and set.
  8. Garnish with slivered nuts, silver foil, rose petals, and serve.

2. Mango Lassi

Mango Lassi

If we are talking about Lassi then Lassi is a popular traditional yogurt-based drink that originated in the Punjab region. Mango lassi is a blend of fresh yogurt or Curd, water, sugar, sweet mangoes, and a touch of cardamom.

Here are the ingredients and preparation methods to make this sweet mango lassi:

Ingredients:

  • Curd- 125 ml
  • Iced water- 200 ml
  • Ice cubes- 8
  • Mango (chopped)- 1
  • Sugar- 1 tbsp
  • Dried mint- 1 pinch

Preparation:

  1. Whip all the ingredients together in a blender.
  2. Serve chilled.

3. Malai Ki Kheer

Malai ki Kheer

Malai kheer is the ultimate winner when it comes to Indian desserts. A Malai kheer is a simple and quick dessert, ideal for gatherings too. Delicate rice kheer, made with condensed milk, khoya, cream, and nut, just the right ingredients for dessert cravings!

Here are the ingredients and simple preparation methods to make this delicious Malai Ki Kheer:

Ingredients:

  • 3/4 cup basmati rice, tukda (150 gm)
  • 2-liter milk
  • 1 tin condensed milk
  • 50 gm khoya
  • 1/2 cup cream (100 ml)
  • 1 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp saffron
  • 50 gm almond, sliced
  • 50 gm pistachio, sliced

Preparation:

  1. Soak the rice in a bowl and make a granular paste. Keep aside.
  2. Heat the milk in a pan and reduce it to half. When it is reduced, add the rice paste and cook further.
  3. When the rice is cooked, add the condensed milk and khoya. Cook for another 10 minutes.
  4. Now add the cream, sugar, green cardamom powder, saffron, almond, and pistachio.
  5. Serve hot or chilled.

4. Gurh Da Halwa

Gudh Da Halwa

Gurh Da Halwa is a delicious dessert that has an amazing taste and can be easily made at home. Gurh Da Halwa is a special dessert recipe, which can be made in minutes.

Here are the ingredients and simple preparation methods to make this amazing Gurh Da Halwa:

Ingredients:

  • Salmonella- 1 cup
  • Jaggery pounded-  cup
  • Fennel seed-  tsp
  • Clarified buttercup
  • Saffron- 4-5 strings
  • Sliced almonds- 2 tsp
  • Sliced cashew nut- 2 tsp
  • Raisin- 2 tsp
  • Milk- cup
  • Water- 2 cups

Preparation:

  1. Heat clarified butter in a pan add fennel seed and let it crackle.
  2. Add salmonella and saute till it browns.
  3. In separate pan heat water, dissolve jaggery into it.
  4. Once the salmonella is cooked add dissolved jaggery, milk, and saffron.
  5. Add dry nuts and cook further for two minutes.
  6. Serve hot, garnish with sliced almonds.

5. Meethe Chawal

Meethe Chawal

Meethe Chawal is a popular north Indian flavored rice recipe prepared with basmati rice, saffron, and sugar. the dish is typically served as a dessert during special occasions and celebrations.

Ingredients:

  • Basmati/ Golden Sela rice (soaked) – 1 cup
  • Sugar- 1- 1/4th cup
  • 4 cups water
  • Lemon yellow food-grade color- 1 tsp (optional)
  • Saffron- 1 gm
  • Bay leaf- 2
  • Green cardamom- 4-5 cloves
  • Cloves- 2-3
  • Blanched almonds- 25 gm
  • Raisins- 20 gm
  • Cashew nuts- 20 gm
  • Desi ghee- 100 gm
  • Coconut fresh grated- 20 gm
  • Silver varq- to garnish
  • Dough- to seal
  • Rosewater – to sprinkle

Preparation:

  1. Bring the water to a boil with bay leaf, cardamom, and cloves and add the soaked rice, yellow color. When it comes to a boil, lower the heat and simmer, till the rice is almost cooked (about 12 minutes, 80 percent done).
  2. Drain the rice and rinse twice, and leave in a colander to drain.
  3. In a heavy-based pan, heat the ghee and fry the raisins, almonds, and cashew nuts and saute till golden brown. Remove the nuts and keep aside and add the rice in the same ghee and mix well.
  4. Grease the edge of the lid and line a rolled string of dough along with it. Grease the dough a little too.
  5. Lower the heat, remove half the rice and sprinkle half the sugar, and then layer the rest of the rice and the rest of the sugar over it. Put the lid on to seal and place the pan over a griddle (Tawa) over low heat for about 1/2 an hour.
  6. Break the seal and garnish with raisins, nuts, and varq.
  7. Before serving sprinkle a little rose water.

6. Atta Halwa

Atta Halwa

Atta halwa is a delicious dessert prepared with whole wheat flour, ghee sugar, and water. A rich delight for those who love sweets, Atte Ka Halwa is one of the easiest dessert recipes that you can make for your loved ones.

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup (whole wheat flour)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/2 cup ghee

Preparation:

  1. In a deep, heavy-based saucepan, melt the ghee add the whole wheat flour and stir fry.
  2. At the same time, place the water and the sugar in another pan, to dissolve the sugar and keep on simmer, till required.
  3. Stir-fry till the base of the pan looks glossy and the flour does not stick together as much.
  4. Add the sugar solution stirring all the time and bring to a boil, then simmer till the liquid is absorbed.
  5. Serve hot.


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