Pakistani desserts - Yes, you can't skip them! I promise once you have it, you will have it again and again. In fact, Pakistani cuisine seems incomplete without kheer, rasmalai, shahi tukray, and sheer khurma. All these desserts are filled with a richness of creamy and sweet flavors that makes them distinguished from other desserts.
In Pakistani desserts, you will get a variety of options to try. Every occasion and festival marked a special dessert that reminds the uniqueness of that day. Like, when it comes to Eid then Sheer khurma comes to mind. To share the good news, gulab jamun and peda comes up. A family get-together is incomplete without kheer or shahi tukda. Halwa is associated with religious events or in the same there is a long list that takes us to the sweetness of food in form of desserts.
In this post, I am going to introduce some mouthwatering Pakistani dessert recipes that will help you to make at home step by step. Recipes are with videos so it will be easy for you guys to follow the quick steps.
Pakistan Desserts For Your Next Dawat
Here I round up the most popular Pakistani dessert recipes that people love to have on dawat, parties, family get together, weddings and festivals.
Phirni is another version of kheer that looks thicker and creamier than kheer. Here I prepared Pakistani style phirni with soaked and finely ground rice and milk. Topped with pistachios and saffron makes it super delicious and tempting. A chilled bowl of creamy phirni in mitti ki thali can transform your mood and rejuvenate your soul.
2) Sheer Khurma
Most popular Eid Special 'Sweet Dish' of Pakistan
In Pakistan desserts, Sheer khurma has a special placement as it's a signature dessert of Eid. It's a combination of vermicelli (sevai), milk, and nuts. Extremely healthy and nutritious sweet recipe. If you are craving tasty and yummy sheer khurma then try this recipe for your family and friends. Eid brings festivity not only with religious obligation but also connects people with love and affection. Sheer khurma is the symbolic eid dessert that every Muslim house serve to their guest.
Here I am sharing a simple, easy, and quick sheer khurma recipe that you can easily prepare in your home kitchen.
3) Sweet Toast (Meethay Toast)
It's a form of toast that every country makes but in a different style. Here in Pakistan, we make it by adding the delicacy of our sweet flavors to make it tasty. A small bite of sweet toast will melt in your mouth with the creamy sweetness of toasted bread. You can compare this with shahi tukra but it's not the shahi tukra. It has its own flavor that needs to be experienced. An easy recipe that you can quickly prepare with dinner or good to have for breakfast with coffee. Kids love this type of toast as it's soft and juicy and fully dunked in a milky flavor.
It's not wrong if I say, it's a hybrid version of shahi tukra, meetha toast, and double ka meetha. Let's make it and see how it turned out...
4) Meethi Seviyan
If you are in love with vermicelli then this meethi seviyan will make your day. It's one of the best sweet on Pakistani desserts list. Most people call it sookhi seviyan or dry seviyan and some recognize with sevai ka zarda.
In this recipe, roasted vermicelli are mixed with water/milk and sugar syrup along with the aroma of green cardamom. The addition of roasted dry fruits and burfi makes it super scrumptious and tempting to eat.
(Karachi Special Rasmalai Recipe with Milk Powder)
The most adorable Pakistani dessert is 'Rasmalai' which people love to serve as chilled dessert in dawat, family get-togethers, or parties. If you are looking at how to make soft rasmalai at home then try this recipe or watch step by step recipe video to follow the quick steps. People from Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh love to prepare rasmalai but need an authentic recipe to make halwai style at home.
It’s a simple and easy rasmalai recipe that anyone can follow even if you are a beginner. It will be soft, chewy, moist, and perfect rasmalai that you can try at home.
6) Gajar ka Halwa (Carrot Halwa)
Gajar ka Halwa, the winter dessert of Pakistan. You will not find any confectionery place without the presence of soul-warming gajar halwa. It can be served hot and cold but the majority of people like to have warm gajar halwa with the topping of dry fruits and khoya. It's a perfect sweet recipe prepared with crushed carrots and then cooked in milk and sugar. Extremely delicious and the perfect way to have carrots during the winter season. To be very honest, I am the one who loves winter just because of gajar halwa to eat in a cozy room with family.
8) Suji Ka Halwa (Katli)
In Pakistan, people love to make a variety of halwa but suji ka halwa is the best. You can find it with halwa puri or at home on special occasions. Here I am sharing suji halwa with katli that you can keep on your kitchen counter for 2 weeks. It's a dry halwa that you can also pack in your kid's lunch box.
Semolina is locally called suji/sooji, and people use it to make different styles of recipes. Suji halwa is quite common, prepared with roasted suji, milk, and ghee with the topping of dry fruits.
9) Caramel Custard Pudding
Custard trifle or custard pudding is a famous dessert recipe in Pakistan. If you are curious to make something delicious with custard then try this recipe. Also recommended for people seeking how to make caramel custard without egg and oven.
10) Doodh Ka Sharbat
It's a special sharbat that you get from halwai shop in different locations of Pakistan. In old Karachi, burns road was famous to have doodh ki bottle. It's a rabri style sharbat. Here I made it easy to make milk sharbat in a blender that you can quickly make at home. Extremely delicious to have. If your kids are picky about milk then give them and they will have it happily and even will ask for more.
11) Meethi Tikiyan
Here is the famous meethi tikiyan that you can make ahead of time or few days before if you are planning for family get together. Quick and easy recipe to make at home.
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