Kashmir's Shufta to Bengal's Langcha: 10 sweets from different states you need to try

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You cannot eat a wholesome Indian meal without ending it with something sweet. Every state has their own specialty. Yes, we are not limited to Gulab Jamuns and Gajar Ka Halwa.

So, here we have covered some of the unique sweets from all across the country that you must try.

1. Kashmir: Shufta

Made with dry fruits, sugar, saffron, cinnamon, and pepper, Shufta is a royal delight that keeps the body warm during cold weather.

2. Tamil Nadu: Akkaravadisal

A traditional Tamil specialty, Akkaravadisal is made out of moong dal, rice and jaggery. The dish is specially made during Pongal festival.

3. Odisha: Chhena Poda

Chhena Poda is a baked sweet made with cheese, sugar and dry fruits. It is baked for several hours. You certainly need lots of patience.

4. Nagaland: Nap Naang

Nap Naang or black rice pudding is a traditional dessert made on every special occasion. This 3-ingredient easy-to-make recipe needs boiled black rice, sugar and coconut milk.

5. West Bengal: Langcha

Dipped in sugar syrup, Langcha is made of khoya and flour. It is a soft dessert that melts in the mouth instantly. It tastes best when hot.

6. Tamil Nadu: Kozhukkatai

These little dumplings are made of rice flour and have grated coconut and jaggery filling.

7. Maharashtra: Kharavas

Made of milk, jaggery and flavoured with cardamom and cinnamon powder, it is a traditional Maharashtrian sweet dish. This steamed pudding tastes delicious.

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8. Rajasthan: Dilkhushar

Popularly known as Mohanthal, it is a traditional Rajasthani sweet. It is made with besan, ghee, khoya, sugar, and milk.

9. Andhra Pradesh: Poornam Boorelu

These deep fried sweet is made with a stuffing of chana dal, jaggery and is coated with rice or urad dal batter.

ALSO READ: 10 delicious Indian street food items from different states that will make you drool

10. Chattisgarh: Dehrori

Dehrori is made of rice, curd, and ghee. It is a rich source of protein. It is a special sweet made on almost every festival. The delicious recipe comprises fried pancakes coated with a heavenly made sugar syrup and garnished with nuts.

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