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#1 Apr 13th, 2005, 19:05
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I love savoury Indian food...the dosas, naan, briyani, dhal, pasanda, pakora and so on.

..but when it comes to Indian sweets, I am like

I look forward to desserts normally but with Indian sweets...I don't know. In all fairness, I did give it a try, like gulab jamun, ladoo, cashew/almond barfi and some mysore delicacy...but its much too sickly sweet.

Is there any hope for me? Ive nearly given up
Please recommend your favs!
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roshgolla (rasgulla)

my favorite
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Originally Posted by Kanbe [...]
but its much too sickly sweet.

Is there any hope for me? Ive nearly given up
Please recommend your favs!
If you're not used to way,too much sugar, don't even try. You might even land up with a runny stomach even on a little indulgence on sweets.
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I love Indian sweets in the UK but hate them in India. They are usually warm in India whereas in the UK they are nice and kewl. The UK climate is more suited to eating Indian sweets.
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tornado989, that looks like Chinese sweet dumplings (click here)

I wonder if it tastes similar...if so, yum, I love those sweet dumplings
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Originally Posted by shere I love Indian sweets in the UK but hate them in India. They are usually warm in India whereas in the UK they are nice and kewl. The UK climate is more suited to eating Indian sweets.
In India the sweets tend to be "overly sweet" I know that "sweet" is relative, but one reason cld be the sugar in India is derived frm sugarcane which is sweeter than sugar derived from sugar beet which is the case in Europe !!! This is my assumption
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Ras malai
Doodh Jalebi
Gulab jamoon

Obbattu
Chakkera Pongal
Paruppu Payasam
Palada payasam
Cashew Payasam
Sago Payasam
Ravva Payasam
Vermicelli Payasam
PalaKova

Rasgolla
Cham Cham
Shondesh
Raj Bhog


Man....the list is too long...
...and I took the road less travelled.
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kanbe

wow....never had those chinese dumplings! you are right...they look so similar...

rasgullas are spongy, and contain the sweet juice....
if u want to make rasgulla at home, then click here

but then u can always order them online these days....
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Any rasgullas experts here ready to give a foolproof recipe or even their expert advice..
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jaybel - i am an expert in eating rasgullas ...LOL!
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how do carrot halwas taste?

one thing about India sweets is they look so good. I love going into the sweet shops, doing the selection and having them gift-packed nicely (yea..sweets and incense sticks are the only gifts I seem to give to Indian friends, any better suggestions please share)
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Originally Posted by Kanbe how do carrot halwas taste?
Carrot Halwa tastes great when eaten hot.

Other Indian sweets worth trying are Sutar Feni, Badam Halwa, Chikki and Gazak ! (My favourites !! )
Whoever said money can't buy happiness didn't know where to shop !
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Thumbs up sweets of india

i can recommend the following link to all those who love indian sweets -

http://www.indiamike.com/india/showthread.php?t=6319

it was a 5-starrer!!
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Originally Posted by SHIMLA Other Indian sweets worth trying are Sutar Feni, Badam Halwa, Chikki and Gazak ! (My favourites !! )
I goggle-image searched them...chikki looks delish. Looks like those peanut butter brittle I eat all the time, lols.
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So, on "Goodness Gracious Me," the Indian sketch-comedy show on the BBC, when the guys do their British urban youth/hip hop routine, they refer to the sexual favors of beautiful women as "ras malai." Is this really street slang in the Midlands, or just made up for the show? Innit?
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