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Quiz On Indian Sweets Names With Pictures

Raise your hands if you are a sweet lover. Ours are up in the sky. The world of Indian sweets is filled with a plethora of dishes one cannot stop digging into.

Diversity in Indian culture has given the world irresistible sweet delicacies which you might not have tasted or even heard of. 

The quiz below is put together to test your knowledge and also add some more dishes to your list of favorites in Indian Sweets. Dive in and know the unknown! Happy quizzing!

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Do you know the name of the popular sweet of Sikkim, which resembles a doughnut in appearance?

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Sel Roti is a popular sweet of Sikkim. The dessert is scrumptious, with a crunchy exterior. It is a crispy doughnut made of rice. Not just in Sikkim, this tasty dessert is popular in Nepal also.

Mutta Kuzhalappam is a tea-time snack recipe. Can you guess the main ingredient of the stuffing used in this dessert?

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Mutta Kuzhalappam is a tea-time snack. The main ingredient of the stuffing is coconut. It is also called Love Letter. Thin crepes are rolled out of loose batter. The crepes are then filled with grated coconut and flavored with powdered cardamom.

Santra Barfi is a famous dessert, which you cannot miss tasting if you went to this state. To which state does Santra Barfi belong?

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The famous Santra Barfi belongs to Orange City, Nagpur, In Maharashtra. Nagpur is famous for a wide variety of oranges that grow in abundance here. The orange pulp is used to make this famous delicacy, giving it a distinct flavor and taste.

Bal mithai is a popular sweet from the Kumaon region. What are the main ingredients of this dessert?

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Bal Mithai is made by using roasted khoya. It is coated with tiny white balls made of sugar-coated poppy seeds that are roasted. It was invented in the twentieth century, by the locals of Lal Bazar in the Almora district. The look of Bal Mithai resembles chocolate fudge.

Pukhlein is a popular snack, made with very few ingredients. Do you know which state this delicacy belongs to?

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Pukhlein is a popular delicacy of Meghalaya. It is prepared by using two ingredients, rice flour, and jaggery. Out of the three distinct styles of cooking in Meghalaya cuisine, Jaintia, Garo, and Khasi, Pukhlein belongs to the Khasi style. It mostly uses rice in the recipes.

In Bengal, Kheer is known by a different name. What is it called in West Bengal?

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In West Bengal, Kheer is known as Payesh. It is the Bengali version of Kheer, a North-Indian dish. Special rice called the Gobindobhog rice is used to prepare Payesh. This particular type of rice has a distinct aroma, which makes the dish even more delectable.

Mysore Pak is the haven for ghee lovers. A bite of this sweet delicacy can put you in a food coma. To which state does Mysore Pak belong?

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Mysore Pak is a world famous sweet of Mysore, one of the main cities of Karnataka. This sweet has a texture similar to a dense and buttery cookie. It is prepared by using a generous amount of ghee, along with gram flour and sugar.

A traditional dessert of Chhattisgarh is also known as Rice Gulab Jamun. What is the dessert originally called?

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Dehrori is also called Rice Gulab Jamun. It is a traditional dessert of Chhattisgarh. It is prepared mostly during Diwali and Holi. The process of making this sweet is a long one. It takes almost two days to make it. It is made by fermenting curd and rice together, overnight.

One of the sweet dishes listed below is made from the colostrum milk of a cow. Can you guess the correct option?

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Kharvas is a popular Maharashtrian delicacy, made from the colostrum milk of a cow. Other ingredients of the sweet dish include sugar or jaggery, Colostrum, and plain milk. The sweet is whitish brown, topped with either lemon or orange zest or Kesar, as per choice.

This sweet dish is an edible lamp. It is made during the festive season in South India. Which sweet are we talking about?

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Maavilakku is a unique sweet dish made in South India during the festive season. It is also called the 'Edible rice lamp'. It is made using jaggery and rice flour. It is shaped in the form of Diya and is also used like one, with a wick in the center. It is lighted and offered to the deity.

Madhurjan Thongba is a unique dish, as the name itself. It is an easy dessert and a favorite amongst the local people of the state it belongs to. To which state does this dessert belong?

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Madhurjan Thongba is a dessert that belongs to Manipur. This mouth-watering delicacy has sweet dumplings made of gram flour, which are put in thickened milk, with a dash of nutmeg cardamom powder and desiccated coconut.

Talking of Indian sweets, do you know which is the national sweet of India?

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The national sweet of India is Jalebi. It is found in every nook and corner of the country. It is a historical dish, prepared using Maida, dipped in sugar syrup.

Name the famous sweet of Gujarat which is made from curd.

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Traditionally made from strained curd (greek yogurt), shrikhand is a healthy Indian sweet. Low fat, rich and creamy Greek yogurt shrikhand is generally served with masala puri or as a standalone dessert seasoned with saffron, cardamom or diced fruits. Saffron and cardamom powder are used in this Gujarati-style recipe for a creamy dessert with a delicious flavor.

Jouzi Halwa is a lesser-known sweet that became popular a century ago, in Hyderabad. It was a favorite of Nizams. A special spice used in the halwa makes it peculiar. Which is the special ingredient we are talking about?

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The special spice that gives this Hyderabadi royal dessert a peculiar taste is, Nutmeg. The ingredients used in this dessert are dry fruits, saffron, ghee, milk, nutmeg, and sugar, along with an extract of soaked barley.

Which is the famous sweet prepared during Bihu? To give you a hint, it is the king of all Assamese sweets.

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Pithas is the king of all Assamese sweets. It is a popular dish prepared during Bihu. It is a desi crepe or pancake, made from rice batter. It is stuffed with grated coconut, melted jaggery, and sesame.

Asharfi, which means the gold coin, is also sweet. To which state does this lesser-known dessert belong?

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Asharfi is a coin-shaped sweet. It is pressed between the two coins so that it can have Persian inscriptions on it. It is made using almonds. It is not baked and has a chewy and soft texture.

‘Thekua’ is best made in one of the states listed below. Which is that state?

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‘Thekua’ is best made in Bihar. It is a dry sweet and is prepared as a prasad, an offering to the Almighty, during the Chhath Puja. It is made by using whole wheat flour. It is kneaded into a dough with jaggery syrup and ghee and then deep fried.

Which popular sweet of Odisha is prepared by using the traditional baking method, using Sal leaves?

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Chena Poda is roasted cottage cheese. It is a popular sweet of Odisha, prepared by using the traditional baking method. The main ingredients of this delicacy are rice flour, jaggery, milk, cottage cheese, and ghee.

A traditional Goan dessert has many layers. Which is that dessert? To give you a hint, it can have as many as 16 layers.

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Bebinca is the traditional Goan dessert that can have up to 16 layers. It is a layered cake, influenced by Indo-Portuguese cuisine. The layers in the cake can be customized according to one's taste and inconvenience.

Nap Naang is a pudding that is made from purple-hued black rice. Which state is responsible for its origination?

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The black rice pudding called the Nap Naang is an exotic dish from Nagaland. The pudding has a rich nutty texture. Since it has zero oil or ghee, it is also a favorite amongst the weight-watchers. A twisted version of the dish is also popular in Thailand, where milk is replaced by coconut milk.

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40 Comments

  1. I thoroughly enjoyed this quiz . I am amazed to know that I am not aware of many indian sweets thanks for sharing it with us

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback.

  2. Rashmi Rama says:

    This is an awesome quiz.just learned so many new sweet dishes name and from where they belong to.Loved it

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      I have a sweet tooth too. Thank you so much for your feedback.

  3. Megha Bajpai says:

    Thoroughly enjoyed the whole quiz , Some pics and their descriptions are droolworthy. I have learnt so many new dishes and their origin . Tempted to taste all .

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback.

  4. I have a sweet tooth and loved to try different different deserts. I took this quiz and got to know so many unique sweet dishes from different places.will surely try while travelling 😋

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      I am happy you enjoyed the quiz. Thank you so much for your feedback.

  5. This is a very nice introduction to the rich repertoire of sweets that our country has. Loved doing the quiz and was surprised by the new sweets that I learned about.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      I am happy you enjoyed the quiz. Thank you so much for your feedback.

  6. Great quiz. I Enjoyed it very much… Food quizzes are becoming my favorite now. Please bring this more. I’m loving it.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback.

  7. Love this quiz as I learned a lot of your kinds of sweets. Thanks for making this fun and interactive way of learning and making it more interesting for readers.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      I am happy you enjoyed the quiz. Thank you so much for your feedback.

  8. Such a fun quiz. I love Indian sweets they are of so much variety and are absolutely delicious. Now I’m craving them haha

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback.

  9. What a fun quiz! I love Indian sweets and they are so delicious and unique. Thank you for this engaging post loved it

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback.

  10. I love sweets and that’s just so sweet quiz to play. I am craving to eat some if these sweets now.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much

  11. I thoroughly enjoyed the quiz
    I got many wrong but I learned a lot
    Such a sweet post
    Thank you for sharing this

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much

  12. Wow the quiz is really amazing dear. Thanks for sharing it. I have came to know about so many new dishes. Your article made my day sweet 🤗

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback. I am glad you liked it.

  13. Yay, I got 15!! Given that I am a person who does not enjoy sweets so much, I think I did a pretty good job. Haha, on a serious note, got to learn a lot about the sweets of India. There were some I knew about, but mostly it was guesswork.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback. I am glad you liked it.

  14. Wow, this is a nice concept. I enjoyed this quiz session. I caught most of the sweet dishes and few couldn’t.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback. I am glad you liked it.

  15. Sarita Panda says:

    Oh no I’m very bad in this but , glad I got knew the variety of sweets. And this blog tempted me try few sweets now 🙈

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      thank you so much

  16. That’s an amazing quiz. Being kumaouni, I m so happy to see bal mithai. It’s delicious and reflects our culture but not many people know about it.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      This quiz has been curated to make people aware of Indian sweets and the varieties available. Thank you so much for your feedback. I am glad you liked it.

  17. Shayosree Saha says:

    Now this was really a Funny quiz I definitely enjoyed also India has so many varieties of sweet preparation that I feel that am blessed.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      This quiz has been curated to make people aware of Indian sweets and the varieties available. Thank you so much for your feedback. I am glad you liked it.

  18. Payal Palawat says:

    Really loved the quiz…I had no idea that there are so many Indian sweets that I had not even heard about..Really amazing..thank you for upgrading my knowledge on Indian sweets.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback. The onus of this quiz goes to my content creation team.

  19. Promila Soni says:

    Nice quiz. I was unaware of the names of Indian sweets till now. Keep it up Ranjita. All my best wishes are with you.

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback. The onus of this quiz goes to my content creation team.

  20. Rama Lavanya says:

    Enjoyed playing it.Very informative and had fun playing it.Got to know sent dishes names and their origins.
    Thank you..

    1. Ranjeeta Nath Ghai says:

      Thank you so much for your feedback.

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