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 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 is similar to the kheer that is made in South India with a subtle change. It is tasty and loved by all at home.
Papaya is one of the healthiest fruit but disliked by many. This sweet dish is tasty and hardly noticeable.
Coconut ladoo is one of the easiest sweets that you can make, it is tasty and ideal for any festival.
Oats Ladoo is a healthy twist to the usual sweet that you make.
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.
Ragi Halbai is a sweet made using finger millet. It is also a twist to the usual rice halbai that is made.
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 is easy to make and can be stored for a long time.
Hayagreeva Maddi is made using bengal gram, it is cooked well, simmered with jaggery and other ingredients. Tastes exotic if well cooked.
Ash gourd halwa is a delectable sweet, commonly made in South India. It is usually made during marriages and ceremonies.
Khaja, crispy and flaky, makes a festive treat.
Carrot halwa, another delectable sweet, made in a quicker version here.
Basundi and Puri is an all time favourite.
Diwali seems incomplete without Karchikayi.
After all the delectable sweets, we do need these savoury. The usual sev has palak flavour in it, sounds tasty, isn’t it?
Murukku and Chakli are two siblings which bring cheer to any festive ocassion.
Another variety of murukku, I love making these dry snacks as they are loved by all at home.
The freshness of fenugreek leaves gives a good flavour
Salted cashewnuts give a lavish look to any ocassion, do give a try to it.
Chiwda is one of the essentials during Diwali, but ideal for any season.
Crispy, crunchy snacks are kids favourite.
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