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Special Dessert recipes to add Sweetness to your Vishu Festivities

Special Dessert recipes to add Sweetness to your Vishu Festivities

Just like other festivals, food plays an important role in Vishu celebrations. There is a grand feast called Vishu Sadya that takes place during Vishu. This is a traditional vegetarian feast that is served on a large plantain leaf, and even this grand feast is incomplete without sweets.
There are many desserts you can choose to include in your Vishu Sadya. We have 11 recipes for you that are delicious and easy to make, thanks to Nestlé MILKMAID.

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Mango Kheer/Payasam

Celebrate Vishu with a delectable treat - Mango Payasam, a velvety delight that embodies the essence of mangoes and summer. This luscious dessert combines the creamy richness of MILKMAID with the tropical sweetness of ripe mangoes. With each spoonful, experience the smooth texture and vibrant flavour of mangoes, enveloped in a luxurious blanket of creamy goodness.

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Choco Coconut Rice Ada Laddus

Indulge in the delightful fusion of flavours with Choco Coconut Rice Ada Laddus. These delectable treats blend the creamy sweetness of Nestlé MILKMAID with the rich aroma of desiccated coconut. With each bite, experience the velvety smoothness of the coconut-infused rice ada, contrasted perfectly by the decadent richness of cocoa powder. Finished with a generous coating of desiccated coconut, these laddus, with a soft centre, turn out to be very delicious. Treat yourself to these irresistible delights and savour the perfect balance of sweetness and texture.

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Unniyappam is a spongy sweet snack that’s very popular in Kerala. It’s usually made around festivities and even offered as prasad Vishukanni. It is also a star feature in Vishu Sadya. These small dumplings are made with rice flour, banana, jaggery and Nestlé MILKMAID. Adding Nestlé MILKMAID gives a beautiful caramelized note to the unniyappam.
To make this recipe even more exciting for kids, try centre-filled unniyappam! You can stuff these Unniyappam with chocolate cubes or jam to make it your kids' favourite. Follow through till the end to get the details. Give it a try and see how delicious it turns out to be.

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Choco Nutty Kheer/Payasam

The choco nutty payasam is a sure top contender in the list of special sweets for Vishu. And since it's got chocolate, it makes it irresistible to kids too.
Our new recipe of choco nutty payasam is easy to try at home and needs just a few ingredients. The result is the flavour of roasted cashew nuts and raisins with creamy Nestlé MILKMAID. And the aroma of cardamom is just so inviting.
There you have it, a dessert that tastes and smells heavenly. Definitely worth a try!

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Quinoa Kheer/Payasam

This creamy dessert is a healthier twist to your favourite payasam, and must be tried out this Vishu! This dessert, made from quinoa, strikes the perfect balance between health and taste. The dry fruits present in this Indian-style pudding add crunch and texture to this festive special dessert!

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Seviyan Kheer/Payasam

Seviyan payasam, also called kheer, is quite common during any festivities. However, it is also a favourite Vishu dessert. It is a delicious dessert that's sweet, creamy, and a satisfying and indulgent treat. The vermicelli gives it a unique texture unlike other desserts, and the cardamom adds a warm, comforting flavour.
This is one of our Vishu recipes you can easily make at home with Nestlé MILKMAID and other ingredients like cardamom powder, roaster vermicelli and dry fruits.

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Ada Pradhaman

Although there are several varieties of payasam that are served during Vishu, this one is the queen of them all. This creamy, delectable dessert has the goodness of ghee, flakes of cooked rice, milk, and sugar.
With our recipe, that includes Nestlé MILKMAID, you can make this Vishu dessert in a matter of minutes. This way, you will have more time to enjoy gatherings and celebrations.

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Sweet Corn Kheer/Payasam

Our new recipe of Sweet corn payasam is a creamy and rich pudding from South India and a must-add to your Vishu sweet recipes list. The sweet corn kernels roasted in ghee give the dessert a unique texture and aroma. Prepare this dessert with Nestlé MILKMAID for a silken and creamy consistency with a signature caramelised note. The sweetness of corn with the creaminess of Nestlé MILKMAID will surely make it irresistible.

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Rice Kheer/Payasam (Chawal ki Kheer)

How can we skip Rice kheer or Rice payasam on Vishu! While you might say that Rice payasam is not unique, it is still an irresistible classic. And on some occasions like Vishu, it just blends in the vibe.
Rice kheer is also loved by people of all ages, which makes it a great dessert to relish with everyone in the family.
Our Vishu recipe for rice kheer is more creamy, and reduces the cooking time, thanks to Nestlé MILKMAID.

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Mawa Kheer/Payasam

If you're a fan of sweets, you've got to try making mawa kheer or mawa payasam for Vishu! This dessert is easy to make and can be whipped up quickly, especially if you use Nestlé MILKMAID.
Not only does Nestlé MILKMAID speed up the cooking process, but it also gives the dessert a smoother and creamier texture. It is also a great ingredient to get your kids excited about a traditional dessert like mawa payasam.
So, try our recipe and treat yourself and your loved ones to a bowl of delicious and creamy mawa kheer.

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Makhana Kheer/Payasam

If you're looking for a delicious and healthier dessert option for Vishu, you can try makhana payasam.
This dessert perfectly blends aromatic ingredients like cardamom and crunchy almonds, making it a delectable treat that will mesmerise your taste buds.
The best part is that you can make it easily and even creamier with Nestlé MILKMAID. So, try this dessert and indulge in some guilt-free sweetness this Vishu.

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Coconut Laddu (Nariyal ke Laddu)

If you are looking for a sweet and crunchy dessert for Vishu that your kids will love, coconut laddus are a great choice. These little balls of goodness are sweet, nutty, and oh-so-delicious, and they're perfect for festive sweet cravings.
Plus, you can get the kids involved in the kitchen by having them roll up the laddus—a great way to keep them entertained.
With our recipe, you can easily make coconut laddus at home, and with Nestlé MILKMAID, they will taste creamier.

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Sooji Laddu (Rawa Laddu)

Sooji laddus are quite famous and loved. They are often served as a dessert or snack during special occasions like festivals or weddings.
The combination of the crispy texture of the roasted semolina and the earthy flavour of ghee and nuts make sooji laddu a delicious and satisfying treat for anyone with a sweet tooth.
Hence, they are also a great dessert for your Vishu Sadhya. You can make them at home easily with our recipe, which has a few ingredients like Nestlé MILKMAID, sooji, cashew nuts and almonds.
And rolling up the laddus can be a fun family activity. You can even get kids involved in the fun.

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No Bake Pal Ada Tarts

Pal Ada Pradhaman is a delicious traditional Kerala dish made during Vishu. It can be served as a post-meal dessert and is enjoyed by nearly everyone. We are giving an interesting twist to this favourite traditional recipe with Pal Ada tarts! You will fall in love with this unique and delicious Pal Ada tart once you try it. Pal Ada tart is a delicious dessert that combines flavours from different culinary traditions. This recipe is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth after a hearty meal.

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