Must Try: Famous South Indian Dessert

27/ APRIL / 2024

Paal Poli

This delectable flatbread is from Maharashtra and Goa.  It is a stuffed paratha with  a lentil and jaggery filling, cooked on a griddle 

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Rava Kesari

Rava Kesari, a delectable semolina pudding, is known for its unique orange hue and pleasing sweetness. The dish, commonly referred to as halwa, is crafted using a combination of semolina (rava), ghee, sugar, nuts,  and cardamom. 

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Unni Appam

Unni Appam, a traditional South Indian sweet dish, is gaining popularity across the nation. This delicacy, made from rice, jaggery, banana, and ghee, is often served during festivals and special occasions. 

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Paniyaram, a lesser-known South Indian delight, offers a sweet twist to the conventional idli. This dish is prepared using a fermented mixture of rice and lentils, sweetened with jaggery. 

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Kozhukkattai, a soft rice flour dumpling, bears resemblance to modaks found in various Indian regions. These dumplings are traditionally filled with a sweet concoction of coconut and jaggery and then steamed. Kozhukkattai is often presented as an offering to the Hindu deity, Ganesha.

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Originating from Andhra Pradesh, Boorelu are delicious sweet balls that are deep-fried. These are prepared using either lentil or semolina dough and are filled with a sweet stuffing made from lentil or jaggery. These sweet treats are widely enjoyed during festive occasions, symbolising joy and celebration.

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Mysore Pak

Mysore Pak, a dense dessert with a fudge-like consistency, is a popular sweet dish in India. Made with gram flour, ghee, and sugar, this sweet treat is renowned for its rich flavour and soft texture that melts in the mouth.

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