Jun 20, 2024, 09:24 PM IST

Famous Indian sweets enjoyed across world

Ritik Raj

Jalebi: A popular, crispy dessert from across the globe, jalebi is made from deep-fried, coiled wheat batter that has been soaked in sugar syrup flavoured with saffron.

Barfi: This sweet milk fudge is well-known for its flavour and richness. It comes in a range of flavours, including pistachio and almond.

Gulab jamun: Delectable, soft-fried milk balls that are renowned for having cardamom flavouring and a sugar syrup coating.

Modak: Typically eaten on Ganesh Chaturthi, these fried or steamed dumplings are filled with jaggery, coconut, and almonds.

Rasgulla: These fluffy balls of cheese, originally from West Bengal, are coated in sugar syrup and offer a delightfully sweet burst.

Sandesh: These light, paneer-based pastries, often flavoured with rose water or saffron, showcase the inventiveness of Bengali pastry making.

Ladoo: These round candies, which are made of gramme flour, ghee, and sugar, are a representation of joy and festivities. Frequently, cardamom or coconut flavours are added to them.

Mysore Pak: Originally from Mysuru, this crumbly, rich-flavored gramme flour fudge is infused with ghee.