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.

Malai Laddu

Its that time of the year again! Time to wipe the dust off the box of festive decoratives, tucked in the back of the storage. Time to pull out the stash of sarees and salwar kameez you've been collecting over the years, to decide which ones gonna make it...
Layers of chocolaty oreo crumbs and coffee infused custard make for a delightful mock tiramisu parfait; a delight for coffee and chocolate lovers!! Ingredients: 20 to 25 oreos 2 cups milk 4 tsp custard powder (vanilla flavor) ¼ cup sugar 1 tsp instant coffee powder 1 to 2 tsp cocoa powder Full recipe: Mock Oreo Tiramisu Parfait
Badusha or balushahi are soft, flaky deep-fried pastries dipped in a sticky cardamom, saffron & rose flavored syrup. Celebrate Diwali (Indian festival of lights) with this delicious homemade Indian sweet! Ingredients: For the dough, All-purpose flour - 1½ cups Salt - ½ tsp Baking soda - ½ tsp Butter - 1½ tbsp, cold Yogurt - 4...
Soft, fluffy, supemoist, eggless, vegan chocolate cake with bananas and a hint of coffee, showered with chocolate chips for a more chocolaty experience! Enjoy a slice with coffee/tea or with a scoop of your favorite ice cream. Ingredients: 1 2/3 cup whole wheat flour ¾ cup sugar/brown sugar ¼ cup cocoa powder 1 tsp...
Sabudana Vada Tots: Who doesn't know about popular Sabudana Vada. A super simple recipe with just a few basic ingredients make for a quick and delicious vrat food. We just gave it a little makeover to make it more appealing for the little ones too. Malai Kofta This Paneer Malai Kofta...
Smooth, creamy and delicious homemade yogurt, flavored just with naturally sweetened dates; no added sugar, no preservatives, no gelatin; just pure and decadent healthy yogurt. Ingredients: 500 ml full cream milk (boiled and cooled) 2 tsp milk powder ½ cup dates, pitted 2 teaspoons plain, unflavored yogurt Full recipe: Easy Homemade Sugar Free Dates Flavored...
Smooth, creamy and satiny steamed bread custard or flan, drenched in a divine caramel sauce Ingredients: For the Caramel sauce: ½ cup sugar 3 tsp water For the bread pudding/custard: 4 eggs 1 tsp vanilla essence/extract 500 ml milk 1 cup sugar 4 slices of bread (white or brown; my slices were big, so I used only 4; if...
Banana boat is a fun way of eating banana with nut-butter and power foods like Goji berries, Hemp, Chia and Flax Seeds. Ingredients: 1 Banana cut length-wise 2 TablespoonsNut-butter 1 TablespoonGoji Berries 1 TablespoonPumpkin Seeds 1 TablespoonHemp, Chia and Flax Seeds Full recipe: Banana Boat Recipe
Chapatti Halwa is a delicious and yummy dessert which is made from leftover chapattis. Ingredients: Ingredients : Leftover chapattis – 4 Brown sugar or white sugar or jaggery – 1/2 cup Ghee – 3 tbsp Chopped dry fruits – 1/2 cup Hot water – 1/2 cup Roasted Fennel powder – 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder – 1/2 tsp A pinch...
Sevaiyo ka muzaffar is a second special sweet prepared from vermicelli on the occasion of Eid. Ingredients: 150 gm sevaiya / vermicelli 75 gm Ghee 150 gm Khoya/Mawa ( milk solids) 1/3 cup mixed chopped dry fruits ( almond, cashew, pistachio) 150 gm milk Full recipe: Sevaiyo Ka Muzaffar / Vermicelli Dessert

Sheer Khurma

Sheer Khurma literally means”milk with dates” in Persian, in this festival vermicelli pudding prepared by Muslims on Eid ul-Fitr. It is a traditional Muslim festive dessert, for celebrations. This dish is made from dried dates.This special dish is served on the morning of Eid day in the family after...
Blondies are a dessert that are like brownies in texture. They don’t contain any chocolate in them, they are baked with brown sugar normally. This recipe I have adapted to make with the ingredients I had readily available in my pantry. An amazing recipe that uses different ingredients like...