10  Must Try Sweet Dishes Of Gujarat

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by- preeti

Gujarat, a state in western India, is renowned for its diverse and delicious cuisine, particularly its sweet dishes. 

1. Basundi:

– A rich and creamy dessert made by boiling       milk on low heat until it thickens. It's flavored with cardamom, saffron,       and nuts. Basundi is often served during festivals and special occasions.

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2. Shrikhand:

– A traditional dessert made from strained       yogurt. It's mixed with sugar, saffron, cardamom, and nuts. Shrikhand is       a popular accompaniment to Gujarati thalis and is particularly relished       during the summer.

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3. Gulab Jamun:

– Deep-fried khoya (milk solid) balls soaked in       sugar syrup flavored with cardamom and rose water. Although not exclusive       to Gujarat, the state has its own special way of preparing these       succulent treats.

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4. Ghari:

– A sweet from the city of Surat, made       especially during the festival of Chandani Padva. It consists of puri       batter, milk 'mawa', ghee, and sugar - filled with sweetened mawa and       nuts.

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5. Sukhadi (Gol Papdi):

– A simple yet delightful sweet made from wheat       flour, jaggery (gur), and ghee. It's a common homemade snack in Gujarati       households.

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6. Kansar:

– A traditional Gujarati sweet made with broken       wheat (lapsi), ghee, and jaggery, often served at weddings and special       occasions as a symbol of good luck.

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7.Doodhpak

– A rice pudding made by boiling rice with milk       and sugar, and flavored with cardamom, saffron, and nuts. It's similar to       the North Indian Kheer but has a thicker consistency.

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8. Mohanthar (Mohanthaal):

– A fudge-like sweet made from gram flour,       ghee, and sugar, flavored with cardamom and topped with slivers of       almonds and pistachios.

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9. Jalebi:

– Although not unique to Gujarat, the state is       famous for its hot and crispy jalebis. These are made by deep-frying       maida (wheat flour) batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then       soaked in sugar syrup.

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10. Churma Ladoo:

– These ladoos are made from wheat flour, ghee,       and jaggery or sugar, and are often served with dal-bati, a popular dish       in Gujarati cuisine.