Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh
Posted on May 27, 2019 by Ghoomophiro
Besides an exotic variety of art, forts, palaces, Hindu temples, Jain temples, gurudwaras, wildlife, and natural vegetation, Madhya Pradesh is home to the greatest variety of mouth-watering sweets you can imagine showing why we think India is a country born with a sweet tooth. Here we bring you a list of 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh:
Forget worrying about diabetes, you only live one time – and Gulab Jamuns, the king of all sweets, has received an upgrade in Madhya Pradesh in form Mawa Bati, the first item in our list of 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh. If the sweet syrup was not enough, this one is all filled with dry fruits and cardamom powder.
2. Poha Jalebi
Poha Jalebi is the signature breakfast dish of the city of Indore and is thus one of the natural members of our list of 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh. This sin of a delicious dish is born of a marriage of two unlikely partners – Poha and jalebi, one from Maharashtra and the other of Arabic origins. It is light, mild, not to say sinfully delicious and served with spicy crunchy missal.
2. Khoprapak or coconut Barfi
Next, in our list of 10 Sweets, you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh is Khoprapak. Also known as a Coconut Barfi, it is a traditional sweet dish of Madhya Pradesh made by whipping out of coconut and Milk Solids.
3. Shrikhand – especially along with Hapus Icecream
The third in our list 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh is Shrikhand This mouth-watering yogurt food item was invented 2400 years ago and is one of the most delicious food items you will find there. It forms a favorite for a desert. A saffron flavored shrikhand with pistachio and cashews partners each other well. We very highly recommend Agarwal Ice Cream shop at Indore Night Sarafa Food market which has been serving it for over 55 years.
4. Petha Paan:
The fourth in our list of 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh is Petha paan. it is is a very unique kind of paan made of cashew, almond, gulkand (rose jam), etc. These ingredients are encased in a thin layer of green petha. The Petha is held together with clove and makes a perfect end to your food marathon. We recommend trying Petha Paan at Anna Ka Paan shop at Indore Night Sarafa Food market.
Have you had fantasies for a really big Jalebi? Jaleba, a specialty of Madhya Pradesh, especially of its Indore Night Sarafa Food market is just the thing for you. Jaleba is a king size jalebi fried in desi ghee. It is large and crisp but soft within and is sugar syrup sweet thus making it fifth in our list of 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh.
Malpua, the sixth item in our menu of 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh, is the deliciously Indian version of pancakes, It is a chewy snack widely popular in the Central parts of India because of its Crispy Edges and Soft, fluffy insides which partner well with a number of its like Rabri, Cream, and Fresh Fruits. It is made of flour, khoya (milk solids), semolina, etc. It is deep-fried and then dunked in sugar syrup.
7. Khoya – Jalebi
The very name of the seventh dish in our list of 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh should be enough to get your saliva glands going. Khoya Jalebi can be prepared in a number of ways of which two are capable of killing you by deliciousness – Malwa-Nimar Platter and BadkulMishthaan at BadaPhuvaara.
Eight in our list of 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh is Imarti. This saffron flower dish is so beautiful – that you feel a dilemma as to whether to eat or just go on staring at it. It is made by deep frying a floor preparation.
Makhanvada is hardened on the outside and spongy soft on the inside, flattened balls made out of Flour, Ghee and Yogurt making them an irresistible member of our list of 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh. A single bite is enough to fill your mouth with the taste of heavens.
Last, in our list of 10 Sweets, you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh – a winter-time favorite of the state. This traditional dish is made of sesame seeds and jaggery that are seeped into every layer. Gwalior and Morena are the most popular experts of Til-Gajak.
And Just because you just can’t have too much of sweetness in life
A bonus sweet: Kalakand
Our bonus dish in our list of Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh is Kalakand, which is made by stirring out of sweetened Milk and Cottage Cheese, this incredible sweet will give an orgasm to your tongue – garnished as it is with Dry Fruits.
Calories might come and go, but a chance to enjoy such heavenly sweetness comes only on a few occasion. And so do not let your body weight worries stop you from enjoying the 10 Sweets you should eat while in Madhya Pradesh next time you are there. That is all from us, friend. Eat sweet, live sweet. ☺