9 deep-fried Indian desserts one needs to try


When we gather for celebrations like weddings or birthdays, indulging in delicious snacks is always a highlight. While many opt for sweet treats from a variety of desserts, some prefer the irresistible charm of deep-fried Indian delicacies. Here are 9 deep-fried Indian desserts that you absolutely must try.


These soft, deep-fried dumplings made from milk solids are soaked in sugar syrup infused with cardamom and saffron. Each bite offers a rich, sweet sensation reminiscent of royalty.


Crispy, pretzel-shaped sweets made from fermented batter, deep-fried to golden perfection, and then soaked in sugar syrup, often flavored with saffron or rose water.


These flaky, deep-fried pastries are made from flour, yogurt, and ghee, then dipped in sugar syrup for a delightful sweetness.


Similar to jalebi, imarti is made from lentil flour batter, deep-fried in a spiral shape, and generously soaked in sugar syrup, offering a unique texture and taste.


Indulge in these deep-fried pancakes made from a batter of flour, milk, and sugar, served with a drizzle of syrup or condensed milk for an irresistible treat.


Also known as Gujiya, these deep-fried dumplings are filled with a sweet mixture of khoya (reduced milk), nuts, and dried fruits, offering a burst of flavors with every bite.


Enjoy these crunchy, diamond-shaped sweets made from flour, sugar, and ghee, deep-fried to perfection and coated in powdered sugar for a delightful crunch.


Traditional Bihar and Uttar Pradesh sweet made from all-purpose flour, deep-fried, and soaked in sugar syrup, often enjoyed during festivals and weddings. It is also made in other states like Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.


Deep-fried sweets made from soaked rice flour, jaggery (or sugar), and sesame seeds, popular in Maharashtra and Karnataka.