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6 TRADITIONAL DIWALI RECIPES TO TRY
The celebrations are in full swing with Diwali just around the horizon, and people are shopping for gifts, clothes, home decor, and other things. How can the biggest Indian holiday be celebrated without plenty of mithai? No festival is complete without sweets. Instead of purchasing sweets from the store, make your mithai and add a personal touch to your Diwali celebration. We have a solution if you enjoy creating sweets at home but don't want to bother with laborious recipes. Here are a few quick and simple recipes you can try this year during Diwali.
It's that time of year when joyful fervour fills the soul with the prospect of happiness and success as the enthusiasm of the celebration can be felt everywhere.
The preparations for the biggest festival have started and it's impossible to think of this festival of happiness and harmony without mentioning some indulgent treats that have been an essential part of our culinary culture. From charmingly lit streets to tiny fairy lights winning our hearts to the encapsulating aroma of desi ghee laddoos and mithai.
This year, Diwali will be observed on October 24. If you haven't yet rolled up your sleeves and begun planning for the festival of lights and flavours, then check out these simple yet delectable tradit i o n a l dishes that you may make for the occasion and share with your loved ones.
Meaning of Diwali, also known as the "holiday of lights," is also known as "the festival of flavours"! Yes, you're right. In India, a celebration entails donning new clothes, travelling to different locations, adorning the entire house, enjoying time with loved ones, and eating an abundance of food.
Nobody can resist a samosa that is both crispy and spicy! You may find it to be the ideal snack for this joyous occasion. Therefore, you must serve "chai-samosa" to your visitors if you are hosting a small Diwali party at your home. Stop waiting and go add this delectable snack to your Diwali meal list right away.
Soan papdi is a cube-shaped Indian dessert which has a flaky texture. It is generally made with desi ghee, which is very good for health. So, just go and grab the ingredients; gram flour, sugar, desi ghee and milk, and make this scrumptious dessert to enjoy with your close friends. And, you can also pack it as a Diwali gift for the relatives!
How can we miss including this quintessential dish on our list? Yes, that’s right, Rice kheer is something without which any Indian festival is incomplete! Not just festivals, it can also be prepared on other occasions like kitty party, game night or potluck. So, what are you waiting for? Go and make this delicious dessert easily at home and enjoy!
DRY FRUITS SANDESH
Another Bengali dessert on this list is the ‘dry fruits sandesh’. You must already know that dry fruits are very healthy and this sweet, being made with the goodness of dry fruits and milk, can be the perfect item to be included in the ‘sweet dishes list’ for Diwali. Serve it to your guests after lunch or dinner.
Time to feature the first sweet on this list, which is obviously gulab jamun! You just can’t imagine celebrating Diwali without having these delicious khoya balls dipped in thick sugar syrup. The rich texture and yummy taste of this sweet dish can instantly impress everyone!