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This glossary is about Sweet Meats/ Desserts sold at sweet shops across South Asia.

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Rabri ( Rābaḍī;) is an Indian and Pakistani sweet dish. It is a sweet, condensed milk based dish made by boiling the milk on low heat for a long time until it becomes dense and changes its color to ...

Domain: Food (other); Category: Sugar

Laddu (also pronounced as Laddoo; Sanskrit word transliterated as ladduka or lattika meaning a small ball) is a ball shaped South Asia dessert made from gram flour, combined with sugar and other ...

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Kalakand /qalaqand is a popular Indian sweet made out of solidified, sweetened milk and cottage cheese. Kalakand was invented in 1947 by Baba Thakur Das in Alwar, Rajasthan, India. A huge pan is kept ...

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The term gulab jamun comes from Persian words gol (rose) and āb (water), referring to the rosewater-scented syrup. Gulab jamun is a milk-solids -based dessert, similar to a dumpling, popular in ...

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Gajar Ka Halwa (Carrot Pudding; also known as Gajrela, Carrot Halwa or gajar ka gajerela) is a sweet dessert pudding associated mainly with the state of Punjab in India & Pakistan. It is made by ...

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Cham cham (pronounced as chum chum) is a traditional Bengali sweet that is popular in Pakistan, India and Bangladesh. Cham-Chams are made from flour, milk, water and sugar. It comes in a variety of ...

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Balushahi is a traditional dessert in northern Indian Cuisine, Pakistani Cuisine,Nepali cuisine and Bangladeshi cuisine. It is similar to a glazed doughnut in terms of ingredients, but differs in ...

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