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Diwali Sweets Mithai recipes


Last Updated : Jun 08,2021



दिवाली में मिठाई - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Diwali Sweets Mithai recipes in Hindi)
દિવાળીમાં બનતી મીઠાઈની રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Diwali Sweets Mithai recipes in Gujarati)

Diwali Sweet Recipes, Diwlai Mithai Recipes

Diwali Sweet Recipes, Diwali Mithai  Recipes

Can you imagine Diwali without sweetssavouries, new clothes, diyas and fireworks?! More than the menu on Diwali day, there is more focus on Diwali sweets and Diwali snacks (Diwali faral recipes) prepared that week, because friends and relatives love to exchange these along with small gifts as a token of their love.

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Indian Barfi Recipes for Diwali

An all time favourite of all is Kaju Katli also called as Kaju Barfi. This exotic looking diamond shaped mithai, in reality, requires only 4 ingredients and less than 15 minutes of cooking time. All you have to be careful about the consistency of the sugar syrup and your bound to get a perfect Inidan mithai ready for Diwali.

Kaju Katli, Kaju Katli RecipeKaju Katli, Kaju Katli Recipe

Another quick barfi using mava is Malai Barfi. Creamy and soft to the core, you can quickly present it to your guests - family and friends with a real, relaxed smile on your face.

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A slightly healthy version of a no sugar barfi is Anjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi. Perk up your festival spread with this unique mithai that brings together nuts like walnuts, pistachios and almonds with dried figs. The addition of kesar and elaichi powder makes it all the more authentic.

Anjeer and Mixed Nut BarfiAnjeer and Mixed Nut Barfi

Indian Ladoo Recipes for Diwali

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For many of us Diwali just seems incomplete without Motichoor ke Ladoo! Indian mithai reinforces the mood of festivity. Just follow the exact proportions and you will get the perfect motichur Ladoo, with the rich taste of besan and irresistible aroma of cardamom and saffron. motichoor ladoo are very soft and crumbly in texture. Moti in hindi means pearl and choor means crumbly and hence the name motichoor ladoo.

Motichoor Ke LadooMotichoor Ke Ladoo

When the festival season arrives, it is time to brush up our laddoo making skills and to expand our choice of laddoos because from Ganpati to Diwali, laddoo is a favourite offering to God. With striking flavour and colour, finely chopped mixed nuts and grated coconut get along very well in this exciting Coconut Ladoo.

Coconut Laddoo, Coconut LadooCoconut Laddoo, Coconut Ladoo

Besan Ladoo is one of the most popular mithai in Indian cuisine. It might be known by various names, but this delicious ladoos of spiced and sweetened besan is famous all over the country. These are made and relished for festivals, family events and different occasions. Some people also serve besan ke ladoo as prasadam.

Besan Ladoo, Indian MithaiBesan Ladoo, Indian Mithai

Peda Recipes for Diwali

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The tempting yellow coloured Kesar Pedas are stacked up in almost every shop during Diwali and most other fetivals and occasions. Instant Kesar Peda has a characteristic opulence about it, with the dominant flavours of saffron and cardamom lacing the intense richness of mava.

Kesar PedaKesar Peda

Malai Peda is another sweet which is accompanined on the shelves with Kesar Peda. This peda has a grainy texture as compared to the smooth finish of kesar peda. While the spicy fragrance and intense flavour makes malai peda a hit with adults, the amazing texture and succulent mouth-feel make it popular with kids. Learn how to make them with 17 steps and images.

Malai PedaMalai Peda

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And if you want a more instant mithai ready in less than 10 minutes of cooking, turn to Quick Mava Peda. This Instant Mawa Peda is quicker than most other pedas but retains its authenticity and traditional charm. It will last for a week if stored in the refrigerator in an airtight container.

Mawa Peda, Quick Mava Peda, Khoya PedaMawa Peda, Quick Mava Peda, Khoya Peda

Other Traditional Indian Mithai for Diwali

A melt-in-the-mouth biscuit, with the rich aroma of ghee tinged with spicy notes of cardamom, the Nankhatai is a perfect example of Indian ingenuity in making eggless Indian cookies. This has a very deep relation with Diwali. Women often make the dough at home and go to the bakery and shape them and give it for baking in their traditional ovens or what they call it as ‘bhatti’.

Nankhatai, Nan Khatai BiscuitNankhatai, Nan Khatai Biscuit

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Mohanthal is a traditional Gujarati mithai with the rich flavour and melt-in-the-mouth texture of ghee-roasted besan and sugar. Popular in Rajasthan and Gujarat, this mohanthal sweet is a part and parcel of the festive season. We have used regular besan for this traditional gujarati mohanthal recipe, which is easy to procure.

Mohanthal, Traditional Gujarati Mohanthal MithaiMohanthal, Traditional Gujarati Mohanthal Mithai

Gulab Jamun too features on the Diwali sweet menu in many households. Though famous from North India, this sweet is famous across India, especially in the west of India. While many women make it using the readymade Gulab Jaumn mix, here we have chalked down the step by step method to make soft gulab jamuns in your own kitchen.

Gulab JamunGulab Jamun

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Similarly, Rasgulla is the famous delicacy of Bengalis, from the eastern parts of India. It is a milk based dessrt which is also popular all over India now. Super soft rasgullas need to be made with a combination of cow’s milk and buffalo’s milk – did u know? Dig into the recipe to find many more tips to make the perfect rasgulla.

Rasgulla Mithai, Bengali Style RasgullaRasgulla Mithai, Bengali Style Rasgulla

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Another traditional mithai which tops the charts during this festivity is Karanji. Also called as Gujiya, this is a traditional sweet is made with fresh coconut or dry coconut. With time it has just got even more luxurious! Try this version of Mawa Karanji, which features a stuffing of mawa perked up with myriad nuts and dried fruits.

Olya Narlachi KaranjiOlya Narlachi Karanji

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While the pinching of the sides of the gujiya is an art to be learnt and mastered, it is not so difficult too. Follow the exact procedure given and within one or two trials you will be happy to have learnt to make it.

Enjoy our Indian Diwali Sweet Recipes, Diwali Mithai  Recipes and other recipe articles below.

 

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Recipe# 1114
03 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Pista Khaja
Recipe# 4976
03 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Mithai khaja is a traditional sweet made with maida and ghee, sometimes stuffed with khoya or dry fruits, deep fried in ghee and then dunked into a fragrant saffron-flavoured sugar syrup. There are different kinds of khaja - depending on the stuffing. There's malai khaja, mawa khaja, pista khaja et ....
Almond Til Chikki
Recipe# 30810
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 by Tarla Dalal
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Orange Sandesh ( Protein Rich Recipes )
Recipe# 33262
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 by Tarla Dalal
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Baked Butterscotch Halwa
Recipe# 37324
03 Sep 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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Nuts cooked with butterscotch syrup add a nice crunch to this novel kalakand-based sweet that you can create in a jiffy! buy readymade kalakand if you are pressed for time.
Cored Apples with Kesar and Rabdi ( Eggless Desserts Recipe)
Recipe# 36864
20 Aug 12

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Cored apples with kesar and rabdi is a delight to the eyes and the taste buds. Here, stewed apple rings are soaked in perfect sugary saffron syrup and topped with fresh rabdi and pistachios. Indeed, the flavours and scents of saffron and thickened milk complement the apple rings very well.
Stuffed Apples with Rabri
Recipe# 36106
03 Sep 18

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Baby apples poached in a saffron-flavoured sugar syrup are stuffed with a mixture of cottage cheese and pistachios and served with rabdi.
Layered Sheera
Recipe# 42622
03 Sep 18

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
Sheera made with semolina is one of the most popular and easiest of Indian mithai, which we tend to make very frequently for pujas, festivals ....
Olya Narlachi Karanji
Recipe# 42678
12 Nov 20

 
 by Tarla Dalal
No reviews
One of the best known traditional sweets of Maharashtra, the Karanji is a delightful treat of deep-fried plain flour shells loaded with a sweet and succulent filling of coconut, spices and nuts. As the crunchy shell gives way to the sweet stuffing, you are greeted by shades of spice, the crunch of n ....
Recipe# 42712
26 Nov 18

 
 by ANITA BURDE
No reviews
A traditional Diwali Sweet which you can enjoy for a week. Saath ha is made with just 3 ingredients - maida, ghee and sugar. Flattened maida are deep fried, which are then dipped in sugar syrup.
Recipe# 42713
26 Nov 18

 
 by Jyoti V B
No reviews
This is a unique and new paratha. Instead of the usual aloo paratha, this is a innovative paratha with the flavours of apple, walnuts, cardamom and dates syrup. The walnuts and apple complement each other beautifully in flavour. This is a perfect paratha to celebrate any occasion! It is extremely d ....
Recipe# 42716
15 Nov 18

 
 by Diya Jain
No reviews
These Paleo friendly gluten free treats are a great addition to a high protein breakfast and also perfectly suited for dunking in coffee for an afternoon snack that won’t leave you dragging.
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