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Diwali recipes




Diwali is that time of the year when the whole country is dazzling with lamps, new clothes and festive events! Unlike many festivals of regional importance, this is one occasion when the whole country unites in celebration.

Can you imagine Diwali without sweets, savouries, new clothes, diyas and fireworks?! More than the menu on Diwali day, there is more focus on sweets and snacks prepared that week, because friends and relatives love to exchange these along with small gifts as a token of their love. So, this is a brilliant occasion to show off your cooking skills too! It is perhaps the sweets and snacks that are most significant because they are shared with near and dear ones, symbolic of sharing your joy with them.

When deciding what snacks and sweets to prepare, take into consideration the time you have, level of experience, how many varieties and how much of sweets and savouries you would like to share with your friends and family, and what you would like to serve at home. Balance your choice in terms of taste and appearance.

Once you plan things well, you will find that the task of preparing the snacks is much more enjoyable and leisurely. Moreover, most of our recipes are made using readily available ingredients and quick methods, so you will find them convenient. These recipes on our website will surely make your Diwali special…

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Recipe# 40546
28 Nov 15

 
Chilled Rasgulla Shake by Jyoti V B
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Rasgulla by itself is an amazing treat with its unique taste.The rasgulla shake's perfect blend of flavours, texture and chillness make it a delicious treat for all! Moreover, it is easy to make and tasty too!
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Recipe# 140
17 Mar 16

 
Almond Rocks by Tarla Dalal
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Fit for a festive day, but made without much sweat! Who can resist crisp, perfectly roasted almonds coated in chocolate? Cool well, and treat yourself to these crunchy delights, or wrap them up in attractive papers and gift them to a dear one. Ensure that the almonds are well roasted so that t ....
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Recipe# 667
17 Mar 16

 
Almond Rocks, Microwave Almond Rock Recipe by Tarla Dalal
Fit for a festive day, but made without much sweat! Who can resist crisp, perfectly roasted almonds coated in chocolate? Cool well, and treat yourself to these crunchy delights, or wrap them up in attractive papers and gift them to a dear one. Ensure that the almonds are well roasted so that t ....
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Recipe# 243
23 Sep 13

 
Aloo Ki Puri by Tarla Dalal
Who does not like anything made with potatoes? surely, this fluffy and sumptuous puri will be liked by kids and elders alike. A unique combination of saffron and pepper play out like a soft, enchanting tune in aloo ki puri, but if you’d like more punch, dash it up with crushed cumin seeds, green chi ....
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Recipe# 2058
05 Mar 16

 
Amrit Peda, Peda Recipe 
by Tarla Dalal
This mithai is one that will remain etched in your memory for a long time, not only due to its rich texture and intensely milky flavour but also thanks to the spicy overtones of cardamom and saffron. Pistachios enhance this pedas further with their ....
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Recipe# 3476
20 Aug 11

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Apple Rabadi ( Diabetic Recipe) 
by Tarla Dalal
Low fat milk thickened with apple. The addition of nutmeg and cardamom blends well with the subtle flavours. Try not to peel the apple, as much of the fibre is present in the peel and just below it. Select sweet apples for this recipe, as sharp apples can split the rabadi bitter and so render it use ....
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Recipe# 40506
17 Nov 15

 
Apricot Yogurt Parafait by Alkajena
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Parfaits are layers of yogurt or cream or ice cream, granola, fruits and dry fruits drizzled with or without a sweetener. Parfait is a single serve breakfast or dessert that consists of layers of cream or yoghurt, fruit and occasionally other variations such as nuts or muesli.A French parfait is typ ....
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Recipe# 40811
28 Apr 16

 
Avocado Chocolate Mousse 
by Tarla Dalal
An indulgent chocolate-flavoured mousse prepared in an innovative way using ripened avocado as the base. Well-ripened avocado has a very luscious texture that is perfect to make a mousse. Combined with molten dark chocolate, it gives rise to an intense Avocado Chocolate Mousse, which is just t ....
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Recipe# 3915
19 Apr 15

 
Badam ka Halwa by Tarla Dalal
A delicacy rooted in Indian tradition, Badam Halwa is indispensable for celebrations of any kind. It is good to have on normal days too! Infact, grandmas unfailingly advice their grandchildren to have a spoonful of this wholesome halwa every morning, all through the winter. This is one delicious mor ....
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Recipe# 3986
20 Aug 13

 
Banana Butterscotch Ice Cream 
by Tarla Dalal
The mellow sweetness of bananas and the tacky flavour of butterscotch seem to be a match made in heaven, as you will agree after tasting this unique ice-cream. Bananas not only impart a natural, fruity sweetness to the ice-cream, they also improve the creaminess. Together with butterscotch sauce, it ....
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Recipe# 37145
23 Aug 12

 
Basket Of Flowers ( Flower Arrangements) by Tarla Dalal
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Get hold of some capacious baskets and use your imagination to embellish them into attractive hampers. Take the trouble then to procure some gorgeous flowers that you can fashion into a truly unforgettable gift by this simple look and do by sonal pancmatia, an expert florist.
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Recipe# 4896
19 Jul 15

 
Besan Laddoo ( Microwave Recipe) 
by Tarla Dalal
Who has not heard of Besan Laddoo? This all-time favourite Indian mithai holds a very special place in Indian cuisine, because it has withstood the test of time and geography. Although known by different names, it is popular in almost all the regions of India, and ....
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Recipe# 2034
16 May 11

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Besan Laddoo ( Mithai) by Tarla Dalal
Besan Laddoo is one of the most popular mithai in Indian cuisine. It might be known by various names, but this delicious laddoos of spiced and sweetened besan is famous all over the country. When making this, remember that the rich flavour of the laddoo depends ....
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Recipe# 37709
02 Nov 16

 
Bharvan Simla Mirch by Tarla Dalal
A rich and tasty treat that is sure to pamper you, the Bharvan Simla Mirch is a grand preparation of capsicum, stuffed with a delectable mixture of potatoes, capsicum and spices, drowned in a luscious tomato gravy. A combination of tomatoes and cashewnuts gives the gravy a tangy flavour, a cream ....
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