16 Sweets and Snacks – Must Try This Diwali

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We are just a day away from India’s most awaited festival – Diwali ( Festival of Lights). As a child I have always waited for this day to celebrate and spend days with friends cracking crackers. Like crackers play an important role in Diwali, Sweets and Snacks also have an important role. All households would have started preparing delicacies even a months ago. If you haven’t started yet, I give you some of the must try sweets and snacks this Diwali. Hope you all give a try.

Gulab Jamun

One of the most popular post in this space is Gulab Jamun. This is one easy method of making Gulab Jamun. Enjoy this Diwali making these delicious Jamuns. Check out the recipe here. If you want to try fusion version of Gulab Jamun, try Gulab Jamun Muffins.

Gulab Jamun

Whole Wheat Jalebi

Jalebi can be called as Indian version of Funnel Cakes we get in US. It is orange, swirl juicy sweet that will be made during special occasions. Try this Whole Wheat Jalebi this Diwali. Check out the recipe here.

Aval Ladoo

Aval Ladoo/ Flattened Rice Ladoo is one of the easiest and gluten free snack you can make this festive time. You can make this delicacies with in 15 Minutes. Check out the recipe here.

3 Ingredients Pineapple Burfi

As I said ,you need just 3 Ingredients to make this fabulous dessert. Try a fusion dessert to Wow your guests. Check out the recipe here.

Baked Pineapple Burfi

Ashrafiyon Ka Meeta/ Almond Coins

This is a Royal dish from Hyderabadi Mugal cuisine. On seeing how easy to make this, I thought to give it a try. Check out the recipe here.

Ashrafiyon Ka Meeta

Beetroot Halwa

There are different types of Halwa’s and here I give you the recipe of Beetroot Halwa .Considering the health benefits of beetroot. Check out the recipe here.

Beetroot Halwa

Papaya Halwa

This is a different halwa from the usual one. Only with handful of ingredients you get delicious halwa.Yes, this is papaya halwa. Check out the recipe here.

Sooji Halwa

Sooji Halwa is an easy dessert. Main Ingredients in this dish are Sooji or Rava,Sugar and Ghee.To make this rich you can add saffron strands too.Check out the recipe here.

Sooji Halwa/Rava Halwa

Kasi Halwa

Kasi halwa is made of white pumpkin which is normally used for making curries. This is so delicious and crunchy which differentiate it from other soft halwa. Check out the recipe here.

Rava Ladoo

Rava /Semolina Ladoo is a famous Indian dessert made in festival times. You need only few ingredients to make this exotic and yummy dessert. Check out the recipe here.

Rava /Semolina Ladoo

Roasted Gram Dal Ladoo

These ladoos can be made in a jiffy. If you have surprise guests or to treat kids, this is an excellent choice. There is no doubt that  kids will love it. This is made within 10 minutes. Check out the recipe here.

Rava/ Sooji Mango Payasam

Usually I make vermicelli payasam or parupu payasam. But this time thought of trying something different and made rava mango payasam. Check out the recipe here.

Semiya Payasam

This is one variety of payasam which is so easy to make. This is must in most special occasions. I believe everyone likes this. Check out the recipe here.

Vermicelli/ Semiya Payasam

Aloo/Potato & Onion Fritters

Bhaji are popular Indian snack .There are many types of bhaji.The main ingredient is gram dal flour.To make it crispy little rice flour is added. Check out the recipe here.

Aloo/Potato Bhaji/Fritters

Medu Vada

Medu Vada is a Indian version of savory doughnut. It is a perfect gluten free snack made with urad dal. Check out the recipe here.

Medu Vada/ Urad Dal Fritters

Baked Methi Puri

Baked Whole Wheat Methi Puri one healthy snack you can make in the festive season. Check out the recipe here.

Baked Whole Wheat Methi Puri

Rice Krispies Chivda

Rice Krispies Chivda /Mixture is an Indian savory Snack.It’s so quick and need less than 10 minutes from start to your plate. Check out the recipe here.

Rice Krispies Chivda/Mixture



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