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17 Rajasthani sweets that are popular throughout India everyone should know

Rajasthan, the state with a great Indian desert is known for its heritage culture, tourism, and traditions and is also rich in its cuisines. It can be considered a paradise for food lovers as it offers tasty and Mouth Watering dishes. It is no less when it comes to sweets that are prepared in Rajasthan. 

Here in this article, we are going to discuss some of the tastiest and most famous Rajasthani sweets that everyone would love to eat. Each Rajasthani sweet has its unique flavor as it is prepared with the simplest and basic ingredients that make it to be the most delicious food found in India.

List of 17 Popular Rajasthani sweets

Doodhiya Kheench

Doodhiya Kheench - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Doodhiya Kheench – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Doodhiya Kheench originally originated in Udaipur and is also quite a famous desert in Rajasthan. This is a traditional dessert prepared in winter in Akshaya Tritiya. This recipe is prepared by soaking whole wheat overnight in milk, cooking with sugar, and lastly garnished with cream or nuts. 

Mawa Kachori

Mawa Kachori - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Mawa Kachori – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Mawa Kachori is a sweet Kachori stuffed with sweet Mawa along with nuts and is a perfect dish for festivals in Rajasthan. This recipe is made with Maida, ghee, cardamom powder, and a lot of dry fruit to fill in it. 

Dilkushar

Dilkushar - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Dilkushar – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Dilkusha which is also popularly known as Mohanthall is one of the best Rajasthani sweets that is loved by everyone. This recipe is a perfect mixture of aromatic flavor and sweetness that is prepared with best and ghee and then garnished with Almonds and nuts. 

Rabri Ghevar

Rabri Ghevar - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Rabri Ghevar – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Rabri Ghevar is a Rajasthani sweet that is traditionally cooked during festivals and wedding ceremonies. Rabdi, a thickened sweet milk, is spread over Ghewar along with Malai, and Mawa to bring out the taste. 

Balushahi

Balushahi – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Balushahi is a doughnut-shaped recipe that has a flaky texture from the outside and contains sugar syrup from the inside. Balushahi is a very popular and easily available sweet in Rajasthan. 

Churma Ladoo

Churma Ladoo - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Churma Ladoo – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Churma laddu is one such sweet that is almost included in every occasion in Rajasthan. The mouth-watering churma laddu is prepared from besan, and desi ghee and is often served after a heavy meal. 

Sohan Halwa

Sohan Halwa - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Sohan Halwa – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Sohan halwa is a crunchy round cookie-like sweet that gives a crackle every time you eat. This recipe is prepared by boiling a mixture of corn flour, milk, and sugar until it turns solid and then Saffron, Almonds, and cardamom paste are garnished on it to add flavor. 

Methi Ladoo Dana

Methi Ladoo Dana - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Methi Ladoo Dana – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Methi laddu Dana is a traditional sweet that is more like Ayurvedic medicine than just a sweet. This sweet is usually given to mothers after their delivery for fast recovery. It is prepared with fenugreek seeds mixing it with milk along with sugar and almonds. 

Chhena Malpua

Chhena Malpua
Chhena Malpua

Chhena Malpua is a dessert that is prepared with paneer that melts in your mouth. The dessert tastes best when served along with Rabdi on top. This Malpua is made with paneer, sugar, nutmeg powder, corn flour, saffron, ghee, almonds, and pistachios. 

Imarti

Imarti - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Imarti – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Imarti is a sweet that is loaded with sweet syrup that you won’t be able to say no to if you are a sweet lover. Imarti is a perfect way to experience hot milk after a meal. 

Gulkand Kala Jamun

Gulkand Kala Jamun - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Gulkand Kala Jamun – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Gulkand Kala Jamun is a dessert that originally originated from Rajasthan. It looks like round balls along with Gulkand are fried to get a blackish color and then dipped into the rose-scented sugar syrup. 

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Kheeranand

Kheeranand - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Kheeranand – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Kheeranand is similar to kheer but thicker than kheer, more like mire rice. This recipe is prepared by roasting rice in ghee and then cooking it in milk and sugar to get a unique taste and flavour. 

Moong Dal Halwa

Moong Dal Halwa - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Moong Dal Halwa – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Moong dal halwa is one such sweet that is a must in festivals and royal marriage ceremonies. Moong Dal ka Halwa is prepared by soaking moong dal overnight and then grinding and mixing it with water, milk, and ghee.

Kalakand

Kalakand - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Kalakand – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Kalakand is one of the most famous and loved Rajasthani sweets across India. Kalakand is a soft and delicious Mawa dish also known as Indian milk cake prepared from Alum, milk, and sugar. 

Mawa Mishri

Mawa Mishri - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Mawa Mishri – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Mawa Mishri is a creamy soft milk sweet that is prepared with sugar, cardamom powder, pistachios, almonds, and ghee. On top of the sweet, it is also garnished with saffron and chopped dry fruits to make it even tastier. 

Hare Chana Ka Halwa (Choliya Halwa)

Hare Chana Ka Halwa - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Hare Chana Ka Halwa – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Hare Chane or chickpeas/Choliya is a winter dish that is usually used as vegetables and is used in preparing curries. But it is also used as a dessert and the outcome is delicious. The green chana is cooked along with milk and sugar to produce a soft mixture that melts in the mouth quickly. 

Meetha Oliya

Meetha Oliya - Famous Rajasthani Sweets
Meetha Oliya – Famous Rajasthani Sweets

Meetha Oliya is a special dish prepared for the festivals like Sita Lakshmi or Basoda in Rajasthan. It is a traditional Rajasthani sweet made with cooked rice, milk, and sugar enriched with milk, cardamom powder, and dry nuts.

All the above-mentioned Rajasthani sweets are full of ghee, and dry fruits with the goodness of milk. These are the most popular and preferred Rajasthani sweets that will help you fulfill your sugar cravings. All these sweets are the main part of the Rajasthani tradition that is served for various occasions like festivals and marriage ceremonies.

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