Top Sweets and Savoury for Diwali
Written by Jayashree
Published on October 25, 2019

Diwali is the time to enjoy with good sweets and savoury snacks. Here is a collection of top sweets and savoury from the blog.

Diwali, festival of lights is most awaited by all as it calls for enormous celebrations. It begins with cleaning and preparation of various sweets and savoury snacks. Good food, meeting of friends and relatives, exchange of sweets usually take place.

Diwali is the time to replenish and be happy. Whatever you decide to do, let it make you happy and contented. Immerse yourself for sometime in devotion to God, it gives peace and joy.

May the festive season bring joy and immense happiness. May all dreams come true and let success knock at your door. Wishing you a very Happy Deepawali.

Have you started your Diwali preparation? What are the variety of snacks you plan to make? Here are a few ideas from the blog, do check them out. Click on the title or the picture for the recipe.

Ellu Holige / Til Poli

Ellu Holige is a sweet stuffed flat bread. A filling of sesame and jaggery is stuffed and rolled into a pancake. It is tasty and ideal during any festivities.

Chaler Payesh / Bengali Rice Kheer

Chaler Payesh is similar to the kheer that is made in South India with a subtle change. It is tasty and loved by all at home.

chaler payesh /bengali rice kheer
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chaler payesh / bengali rice kheer

Papaya Halwa

Papaya is one of the healthiest fruit but disliked by many. This sweet dish is tasty and hardly noticeable.

Coconut Ladoo

Coconut ladoo is one of the easiest sweets that you can make, it is tasty and ideal for any festival.

Oats Ladoo

Oats Ladoo is a healthy twist to the usual sweet that you make.

Rawa Kesari with Jaggery

Rawa Kesari is one of the sweets that we cherish, here is a healthy twist to it. Jaggery is added to it, it tastes divine.

Top Sweets and Savoury for Diwali
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bellada sheera

Ragi Halbai / Finger Millet Fudge

Ragi Halbai is a sweet made using finger millet. It is also a twist to the usual rice halbai that is made.

Ragi Halbai / Fingermillet fudge
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Ragi Halbai / Fingermillet fudge

Kul Kul Goan Sweet

Kul kul are crispy, crunchy snacks that can be had any time of the day. It is one of the favourites of children, so I chose to add it here.

Peanut Ladoo / Shenga Undi

Peanut ladoo is easy to make and can be stored for a long time.

Hayagreeva Maddi

Hayagreeva Maddi is made using bengal gram, it is cooked well, simmered with jaggery and other ingredients. Tastes exotic if well cooked.

hayagreeva maddi
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hayagreeva maddi

Ash gourd Halwa / Dum root halwa

Ash gourd halwa is a delectable sweet, commonly made in South India. It is usually made during marriages and ceremonies.

Khaja / Kaja

Khaja, crispy and flaky, makes a festive treat.

Carrot Halwa

Carrot halwa, another delectable sweet, made in a quicker version here.

Basundi

Basundi and Puri is an all time favourite.

Karchikayi / Kajjikayalu

Diwali seems incomplete without Karchikayi.

Palak Sev/ Spinach Crispies

After all the delectable sweets, we do need these savoury. The usual sev has palak flavour in it, sounds tasty, isn’t it?

Butter Murukku

Murukku and Chakli are two siblings which bring cheer to any festive ocassion.

Split gram Murukku

Another variety of murukku, I love making these dry snacks as they are loved by all at home.

Methi Mathri

The freshness of fenugreek leaves gives a good flavour

Salted Cashewnut in Microwave

Salted cashewnuts give a lavish look to any ocassion, do give a try to it.

Chiwda

Chiwda is one of the essentials during Diwali, but ideal for any season.

Namak Pare

Crispy, crunchy snacks are kids favourite.

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Top Sweets and Savoury for Diwali
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Diwali Collection 2019

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13 Comments

  1. mayurisjikoni

    Such a wonderful collection of Diwali recipes both sweet and savory. Finger Millet fudge sounds like an interesting recipe. Would love to try it.

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Mayuri. It does taste well.

      Reply
  2. Pavani

    What an amazing collection of sweet & savory Diwali recipes. Bookmarking this page to try some of the recipes out soon.

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Pavani

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  3. Lata Lala

    This is a fabulous post about collection of sweet & savoury recipes. This is such a handy collection and so very well explained too.
    Lovely share.

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  4. Padma Veeranki

    What an amazing collection of Diwali recipes both sweet and savoury!! Can’t really pick one from many of my favourites….Will check out next time when I’m running out of ideas…Lovely share Jaya!!

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  5. Malini

    You have got a wonderful collection, It’s hard to pick one from here. Sometimes, when we need to decide on one particular sweet or savory, this post will come really handy. Amazing work!

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  6. Sandhya Ramakrishnan

    What a beautiful collection of recipe this is for not just Diwali but any festival. I am bookmarking this to use in future.

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  7. usha

    That is a wonderful collection of sweets and snacks for Diwali, and also for any occasion.

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  8. Anshu

    What an exotic collection of savories and sweet for Diwali Jayashree, simply mindblowing!!

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  9. Priya Srinivasan

    that is a wonderful collection of diwali recipes dear! Such collections come handy for any celebrations! hope you and your family had a lovely diwali!

    Reply
  10. Jagruti's Cooking Odyssey

    What a delightful Diwali recipes collection, so hard to choose one recipe as all of them are so good and unique in their own terms.

    Reply
  11. sasmita

    All these are so wonderful collection of sweets and snacks for Diwali Jaya ūüôā And even any other festive time one can try these, lovely share !

    Reply

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