Desserts

Whether you were born with a sweet tooth or just like to ocassionaly indulge on sweeter side of things, this page should have something for you. We here at Indian Simmer love to end or for that matter begin our meal on a sweeter note so no wonder this page has the longest list of recipes. Look around and see what suits you better.

Kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian Subcontinent.The more traditional ones are cream, rose, mango, cardamom, saffron, and pistachio. Kulfi is traditionally prepared by evaporating sweetened and flavored milk via slow cooking, with almost continuous stirring to keep milk from sticking to the bottom of the vessel...
A very healthy sweet treat for small lunch breaks, high tea or for small sweet cravings. Ingredients: Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/2 cup powdered oats i have powdered the rolled oats in mixer 1 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon powder 1/2 tsp nutmeg powder salt a pinch 1 medium apple washed and...
It is a simple and easy sweet recipe made with dates, coconut powder, sesame seeds, fennel seeds, and lots of dry fruits. It’s a NO SUGAR treat. The sweetness comes from dates and raisins. This burfi is best for any festivals or special occasion. This recipe is easy and simple. Ingredients: Dates,...
Heart-shaped cardamom and cinnamon chai shortbread with flecks of green tea; crispy, crunchy, melt-in-your-mouth eggless cookies made healthy with multigrain flour! Christmas is almost here and this is the perfect healthy sweet treat to share with family and friends! Ingredients: For the shortbread: 1 cup unsalted butter, softened ½ cup powdered sugar 2 tsp...
Eggless Whole Wheat Orange Carrot Dry Fruit Cake – Pressure Cooker Cake Recipe A moist sponge cake recipe is perfect served with a warm cup of tea or coffee. This cake is made with the goodness of whole wheat flour, fresh orange juice, carrot and lots of dry fruits. Ingredients: Whole...
Quintessential British classic dessert with layers of creamy custard, fruits, biscuits and cake. Ingredients: 3 cups milk ½ cup sugar (adjust according to taste) 7 to 8 tsp vanilla custard powder (depending upon how thick you want your custard) Other ingredients: Pineapple fruitcake ( or any sponge or yellow cake), cut up into rough pieces Biscuits...
One-bowl scrumptious pineapple cake with bits of candied fruit, a mild tinge of coconut and a fruity flavor to the moist cake from added pineapple juice, Ingredients: 1 ¼ cups whole wheat flour ¼ cup unsweetened coconut powder ½ cup tutti frutti and chopped maraschino cherries ¾ cup powdered sugar 1 tsp baking soda ¼ tsp...
Ragi Zucchini cake is gluten free cake with chocolaty flavor and this is better way of using zucchini which is high source of antioxidants to kids :) Ingredients: Ragi Flour- 1 and 1/4 cup Oil-1/4 cup Sugar-1/2 cup Baking soda-1 tsp Instant coffe powder-1 tsp Cocoa powder-1/2 cup Zucchini-2 cups grated Curd-1/4 cup Eggs-2 Full recipe: Ragi Zucchini cake |...

GUR KA HALWA

This scrumptious no-sugar and low-fat semolina pudding, flavored with saffron and cardamom, is a healthier version of the traditional Suji Halwa; great for the cold weather and ideal for festivals Ingredients: ½ C Milk 1 pinch Saffron 2 C Water 100 – 120 grams Gur (Jaggery) – adjust sweetness ¾ tsp Cardamom powder 6 – 7...
Easy semolina coconut fudge with clarified butter and freshly ground cardamom with saffron. Ingredients: 1 cup suji/semolina/cream of wheat/rava 1 cup grated coconut 1 cup milk 2 cups sugar ¾ cup ghee/clarified butter ½ tsp cardamom powder Few strands of saffron Slivered almonds (optional) Full recipe: Suji Manpasand Burfi/Semolina Coconut Fudge
A simple milk powder fudge, soft, rich, moist and with the flavors of Horlicks, which comes together in less than 5 minutes! Ingredients: ¼ cup milk ¼ cup ghee ¼ cup sugar ¼ cup horlicks 1 cup milk powder Few strands saffron ½ tsp cardamom powder 1/4 cup slivered almonds Full recipe: Easy Horlicks Milk Powder Burfi
Easy homemade white chocolate Kit Kat bars with the flavors of almonds, cardamom and saffron in every bite! Ingredients: 1 cup chopped white chocolate 1 to 2 teaspoons of badam or almond mix powder (I have used MTR brand which has almond bits in them along with cardamom and saffron; you can...