You must try a variety of special sweets during the New Year.

 Petha: A specialty of Agra, Petha is a translucent candy made from ash gourd. It comes in various flavors, including plain, kesar (saffron), and paan (betel leaf).

Balushahi: Hailing from the streets of Lucknow, Balushahi is a flaky and deep-fried pastry, often glazed with sugar syrup or dipped in sugar to add a sweet crunch.

Chhena Murki: A delightful sweet from the region, Chhena Murki is made by caramelizing cottage cheese cubes in sugar syrup, creating a unique and chewy texture.

Pinni: A nutritious sweet treat, Pinni is made from whole wheat flour, ghee, and jaggery, often enriched with nuts, making it a wholesome Punjabi delicacy.

 Patisa: Also known as Soan Papdi, Patisa is a flaky, melt-in-the-mouth sweet made from gram flour, ghee, and sugar, creating a delightful confection.

Phirni: Similar to Firni but with a twist, Phirni is a rice pudding flavored with ground rice and saffron, offering a different take on this beloved Punjabi dessert.

Imarti: Similar to Jalebi but with a distinct preparation, Imarti is crafted from fermented urad dal batter, forming a lacy and intricate pattern when deep-fried and soaked in sugar syrup.

Khaja: Originating from the city of Varanasi, Khaja is a layered sweet made from refined wheat flour, ghee, and sugar, creating a crispy and multi-textured experience.

 Pedha: This milk-based sweet is popular not only in Uttar Pradesh but across India, featuring condensed milk, sugar, and flavorings like cardamom, saffron, or pistachios.

Malpua: Deep-fried pancakes soaked in sugar syrup, Malpua is a traditional Punjabi sweet that tantalizes taste buds with its unique combination of textures and flavors.