12 South Indian sweets that you must try once in a lifetime..!!!

12 South Indian sweets that you must try once in a lifetime..!!!

Indian sweets are popular all over the globe and are loved by everyone. The Indian desserts are in huge demand in various markets in different parts of the world. Every state of India has its own specialty in sweet. Without wasting your time, here are the 12 best South Indian sweets that you must try before you die.


  • Milk Mysore Pak

Milk Mysore Pak is a classic south Indian sweet. It is made up of Gram flour and milk powder along with ghee. It has a milky texture similar to fudge. It is one of the most popular desserts in India. You can buy Milk Mysore Pak from DesiAuthentic. At DesiAuthentic, you can get Milk Mysore Pak made up of pure ghee.

Ingredients :
Maida, Skim Milk Powder, Bengal Gram Glour, Sugar, Desi Ghee.

Srivilliputhur Milk Peda is a milk-based sweets. The sweet is enriched with pure milk. Srivilliputhur Milk Peda is the authentic taste of TamilNadu and this authentic taste is facilitated to you by your very own authentic store DesiAuthentic.com.

Milk, Sugar, Ghee


  • Karuppatti Mysore Pak

Karuppatti Mysore Pak is one of the tastiest sweet among the south Indian array of sweets. The amazing fusion of natural sweetener Karuppatti (Palm Jaggery), Gram flour, Ghee and Dry ginger gives you the sweet Karuppatti Mysore Pak.


Gram flour, Ghee, Karuppati (Palm Jaggery), Dry ginger powder 


  • Payasam

The Payasam dessert is loved by everyone regardless of age and culture. It is one of the popular milk treats and it is made during all auspicious occasions. The term Payasam is said to be derived from peeyusham which means nectar.


Vermicelli, milk, cardamom powder, sugar, ghee (clarified butter), cashew nuts, raisins


Kovilpatti Kadalai Mittai is made using good quality Roasted peanuts, jaggery and glucose. It has a delicious taste and also provides good nutrients for your body. Yummy and tasty kadalai mittai made infamous south Indian city kovilpatti.


Peanuts, Jaggery, water, vanilla essence or cardamom powder


  • Thokkudu Laddu (Besan Laddu)

Thokkudu Laddu is the most popular Andhra sweet. It has a sweet stunning smooth creamy melt in the mouth. It is made up of chickpea flour and ghee and tastes really delicious.


Chickpea flour, Salt, Oil, Sugar powder, Cardamom powder, Ghee


Pootharekulu is another famous sweet of Andra Pradesh. It is made up of a wafer-thin layer of rice batter, sugar or jaggery and ghee. This sweet has carved a special place across the world.


Paper-rice, Desi Ghee, Jaggery (or sugar), Broken cashew nut (or other dry fruits)

  • Boorelu

Boorelu is deep-fried sweet balls that symbolize joy and festivities. The filling is prepared made up of Bengal gram and jaggery or sugar.


Rice flour, Salt, Urad dal, Cardamom powder, Jaggery, Channa dal

  • Kozhukattai

Kozhukattai is a popular South Indian sweet dumpling made from rice flour. It is a filling of grated coconut and jaggery. The sweet is traditionally associated with religious beliefs and is offered to Lord Ganesha during the festival.


Rice flour, Oil, Jaggery, Coconut, Cardamom powder, Ghee

  • Maladu

Maladu is originated from the district of Tirunelveli and contains a high amount of protein. The sweet is made up of roasted gram dal or pottukadalai.


 Roasted Gram Dal, Sugar, Cardamom Powder, Ghee, Cashews

This list of South Indian sweets is endless and it includes several popular mouthwatering delicious sweets. All the sweets mentioned here can be bought from our online stores at desiauthentic.com. Desiauthentic.com brings you the authentic taste of South Indian sweets so that you could enjoy the deliciousness of India in foreign countries as well.
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Nice….good compilation.

Ramakrishna Vemireddy



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