Cedars is one of the most popular Valentine’s Day destinations. Not only do we have some of the most delicious, carefully-crafted authentic Indian cuisine in Seattle, but we offer some of the finest in Middle Eastern desserts. Impress your Valentine’s Day date with a treat from Cedars!
We love being a favorite destination, and we’ve served couples on their first date only to later cater their wedding.
Let us host your Valentine’s Day date night, or if you’re in the mood for staying in, beating the crowds, and cooking together, maybe you’d like to pick up one our hand-made desserts—created in-house—for after dinner! Here’s a look at what we’ve got to offer:
Halvah is an exquisite Middle Eastern confection made from a sesame nut paste blended with Swiss chocolate, honey, maple syrup and roasted nuts. The flavor is sweet, nutty, and it melts easily in your mouth. It’s the ideal bite-sized treat.
Baklava is the classic Middle Eastern pastry, and we know how to do it perfectly. The thin layers of phillo dough are flakey yet soft, and the sweet syrup flavored with exotic fruit juice will make you glad you need to lick your fingers afterward.
This is the perfect dessert to follow any Indian meal. Kheer is a traditional Indian pudding made from cooked rice flavored with nuts, cinnamon, cardamom, and sugar, with a rich texture and light flavor that can help sooth the burn from a spicy meal. It’s hard to find traditional kheer in Seattle, so grab some from Cedars to impress your date!
Often compared to ice cream, Kulfi is a traditional frozen dessert from the Indian subcontinent. Because it is not whipped, it is denser and creamier than ice cream but with similar flavor, much like a frozen custard. Our kulfi is made from condensed milk, fresh cream, almonds and cardamom and is best consumed cuddled in front of a fire.
The name of the dessert combines the Hindi word ras, which means “juice” and malai, which means “cream,” and it’s often compared to an eastern-flavored crustless cheesecake. Indian cuisine excels in both sweet and savory cheeses, and rasmalai smothers handmade, delicate cheese patties in a sweet almond milk sauce flavored with cardamom. This dessert is decadence at is best.
For something sweet or savory this Valentine’s, call us at Cedars! We’re the most trusted Indian restaurant in Seattle, whether you’re dining in or taking home, and we can guarantee you a meal to remember.