Dilpasand Recipe: A Traditional Indian Sweet

Dilpasand is a traditional Indian sweet popular in the country’s northern regions.

It is a delicious treat that is perfect for any occasion, whether it be a festival or a special family gathering.

In this blog post, we will be sharing a recipe for making Dilpasand at home.

Dilpasand Recipe


  • 1 cup of all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup of ghee
  • 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup of milk powder
  • 1/4 cup of chopped almonds
  • 1/4 cup of chopped pistachios
  • 1 tsp of cardamom powder
  • A pinch of saffron
Dilpasand Recipe
Dilpasand Recipe


  1. In a mixing bowl, combine the all-purpose flour and ghee. Mix well until the mixture resembles coarse breadcrumbs.
  2. Add in the powdered sugar, milk powder, chopped almonds, chopped pistachios, cardamom powder, and saffron. Mix until well combined.
  3. Knead the mixture into a soft dough. If the dough is too dry, you can add a little milk to make it more pliable.
  4. Divide the dough into small balls and flatten them slightly.
  5. Heat a griddle or pan over medium heat. Place the flattened dough balls on the griddle and cook on each side until golden brown for a few minutes.
  6. Once the Dilpasand is cooked, remove them from the griddle and let them cool.
  7. Serve the Dilpasand warm or at room temperature. Enjoy your homemade Dilpasand!

The recipe yields around 15-20 Dilpasand, depending on the size you make. You can also add other dry fruits of your choice, like cashews or raisins, or even coconut. The recipe can be adjusted as per your preference and taste.

In conclusion, Dilpasand is a delicious and easy-to-make sweet that is perfect for any occasion. With this recipe, you can make this traditional Indian treat at home and enjoy it with your family and friends. It is a perfect way to take a break and enjoy some homemade delicacies. Happy cooking!

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I am Naznin, the recipe creator and blogger behind Foods Kitchen (since 2021). I like to try new recipes, especially when they are delicious, so those are my recipes... Hope you like it! Thank you for your time!
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