“Jali” is a Hindi word for a lattice with holes, each hole having an ornamental design. The equivalent Urdu word is “Naqsh”.
“Badam” is a Hindi word for almond.
When the Nawait people migrated to central India from Madras and southern Indian coasts, they brought their desserts with them. Some of these are listed below.
amrood phal
anday ki peosi
badam ki puri
badam ka halwa
badam ke phal (fruit)
boat ka halwa (boat means top of index finger describing the best eating method for this halwa)
pooran puri
hab ke lauz
halwa sohan
dahi bade
dam ke rotth
gajar (carrot) ka halwa
badam ke lauz
warqi samosa