5 Most Popular Indian Desserts in Sydney
Got a sweet tooth or simply craving something sweet? Indian desserts have reserved a special place in global cuisine, the credit of which goes to its unique flavours and textures. Sydney is also not untouched by the ethnic charm of Indian cuisine, which includes the distinct flavours of its desserts as well. Super creamy and cottony-soft flavours and textures of Indian desserts, accompanied by the exotic aroma of its rich ingredients hold the power to whet the appetite. The wholehearted use of cardamom, milk and/or desi ghee (clarified butter) gives Indian desserts a distinctive identification that is unparalleled globally.
Top-Rated Indian Desserts in Sydney
You must be getting inquisitive to learn about the top-picked Indian desserts in Sydney. Let’s embark on this sugary journey and discover the delicious treats that the land of India has bestowed on the world.
Also known as the king of Indian sweets, these super soft, fried dumplings of Khoya, immersed into aromatic sugary syrup when served hot makes everyone lost in its magical flavours. These melt-in-the-mouth ‘Indian doughnuts’ combined with the flavours of cardamom and rose water make your special moments even more special. Sydney foodies savour soft & hot Gulab Jamun not only during the winter season but throughout the year.
Next comes the ‘National Sweet of India.’ This pretzel or circular-shaped sweet snack is not only popular in India or Sydney but also in South and West Asia, Africa, and Mauritius. Jalebi is, in fact, a Persian dish that was brought to medieval India by Turkish invaders. People love enjoying hot Jalebis with hot milk during winter and with cold Rabri during the summer. Nonetheless, a Jalebi lover doesn't need any reason or season to enjoy this delicious delicacy.
Indian desserts are not just famous for their unique flavours but for their super creamy textures as well, which leave everyone craving more. Ras Malai, as the name suggests, consists of a soft milk dessert cake that is soaked in rich and creamy flavorful milk, giving the cake a soft, juicy flavour in every bite. A perfectly made Ras Malai is definitely a perfect pick-me-up after a wonderful meal, appealing to both Indians and Sydneysiders alike.
Who doesn't love icy desserts? Kulfi is a traditional Indian ice cream that has been savoured by its admirers for centuries. Originating in the Mughal era, this frozen dairy dessert has evolved over time, now offering a wide array of delightful flavours. Sydneysiders love enjoying this Indian delicacy, particularly in the flavours of Mango & Pistachio, even during the month of July.
Gajar ka Halwa
Indian Carrot Pudding, also known as Gajrela, Gajar Pak, and Gajar ka Halwa, is a rich, carrot-based Indian dessert. Considered a healthy way to satisfy your sweet tooth, this is an irresistible dessert to enjoy during the winter season. The creaminess of milk and mawa combined with the nutrition of carrots and the crunch of nuts offer a burst of flavours that is simply mind-blowing. Enjoy it with a cup of tea or after meals, the choice is yours.
We bet that by the time you finish reading this blog, you will find yourself mouth-watering. So, next time you crave something sweet or simply want to explore the authentic taste of Indian sweet dishes, step into The Colonial British-Indian Cuisine and order your crave-worthy treat after relishing your bowl of butter chicken or hot curry. Make your reservations and celebrate a tasty culinary love story with us.