Indian desserts belong to a league of their own and have a unique way of making the taste buds succumb to their beguiling charm. They make the food aficionado go weak in the knees and give mortals fond of sweets a reason to rejoice. So since we are talking about the alluring world of desserts, let us bring to the limelight three Indian desserts you should try this summer. Let them be the saving grace of the day while the mercury meter refuses to dip or your own way of going ‘nawabi’ and having a gourmet meal. Rich and very Indian, they are distinctive, overwhelming and royal to the core. Not only will they be a delicious ride but also divert your mind from the sweltering heat. Take a look.

1. Hazoori Petha Halwa : This lip smacking Hazoori Petha Halwa is a North Indian delicacy of great reckoning. It creates magic with the help of finest ingredients like unadulterated ghee (clarified butter), milk and khoya. The primary ingredient of the beautiful halwa is, petha, which is grated, mixed and cooked along with the other ingredients to absolute perfection. All you need to do is warm it and enjoy with a garnish of nuts or raisins.

2. Jodhpuri Moong Dal Halwa  :  The Jodhpuri Moong Dal Halwa is essentially a Rajasthani dessert. The beautiful halwa is the result of moong dal tossed with besan and simmered in milk and sugar. It is strewn with dry fruits like almonds and saffron, a wonderful natural colouring and flavouring substance, to add the finishing touches. All you need to do is warm it and enjoy with a garnish of another round of nuts and raisins.

3. Awadhi Badam Halwa : The Awadhi Badam Halwa is a splendid example of the legacy of the nawabs and maharajas of Awadh. The flavoursome halwa is a result of the choicest of almonds, tossed along with khoya and sugar in clarified butter. It is sprinkled with green cardamom powder to lay the finishing touches. All you need to do is warm it and enjoy with a garnish of another round of nuts and raisins.

These three Indian desserts capture the diversity of the country’s geographical demarcations and the essence it is made of. They are perfect for laying the dinner table with on various occasions, savouring whenever the sweet craving is at its peak, doing comfort eating or having just like that! What makes them even better and score brownie points is that they are completely vegetarian (churned out from a 100 % vegetarian facility), they negate the use of additives, avoid the use of preservatives and steer clear of artificial colours or flavouring agents. You may also indulge in Nawabi Kaju Halwa that is made from grated cashews, dry roasted in clarified butter and khoya, to lend the savourer with a taste of divinity. Get them today and enjoy the desserts that are made reaping the fruits of the past. And just heat and eat, and get transported to the bygone era.