A selection of the desserts we will teach you to cook at our experience days, have a go yourself or come along to one of our iCookIndian Experiences. We would love you to have a go at them and then let us know how you get on via Facebook and Twitter. Caution these are delicious!
Gulab jaman is a milk-solids-based dessert, popular in countries of South Asia such as India, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Pakistan and Bangladesh. In Nepal, it is widely known as lal mohan. They are syrup soaked donut balls, excellent when served with ice cream.
Jalebi is a sweet popular in countries of South Asia. It is made by deep-frying a wheat flour (maida flour) batter in pretzel or circular shapes, which are then soaked in sugar syrup. They are particularly popular in South Asia during Ramadan and Diwali. The sweets are served warm or cold. They have a somewhat chewy texture with a crystallized sugary exterior coating.
Burfi is a dense milk based sweet confectionery from India, a type of mithai. A creamy desert with the consistency of fudge. The confection is served in India, all year round, but especially consumed during the holiday seasons, wedding ceremonies, and the religious festivals.