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Diwali recipes


Last Updated : Jul 18,2017



दीवाली - हिन्दी में पढ़ें
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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# 3476
27 Dec 16

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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 rende ....
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Recipe# 42107
19 Sep 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
This is an easy, no-fuss recipe to make an unbelievably tasty Peanut Ladoo – just what you need to satisfy your sweet tooth when it craves for something with a rustic charm! The rich, nutty flavour of coarsely crushed peanuts sweetened with sugar is accentuated by the aroma of ghee and the mild ....
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Recipe# 2067
03 Jun 16

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 by Tarla Dalal
Milk thickened with fresh bread crumbs to give you an instant rabdi.
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Recipe# 42088
07 Oct 17

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by Tarla Dalal
Made with a dough of mashed potatoes, besan and rice flour, the Aloo Bhujia has a melt-in-the-mouth texture. It also has an awesome flavour, with the spiciness of garam masala and the exhilarating tang of dry mango powder. With a perfect blend of spices, this recipe gives you an authentic flavou ....
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Recipe# 2034
16 May 11

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 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# 42068
05 Sep 17

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 by Tarla Dalal
Our Indian cuisine abounds with varieties of jar snacks , which add sparkle to a cup of tea or coffee! One such gem from the South Indian repertoire is Butter Mu ....
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Recipe# 2289
05 Sep 16

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Melt-in-the-mouth vanilla-flavoured cookies dotted with black raisins are a delight to behold and a pleasure to bite into! You are sure to enjoy the juicy tidbits that interrupt the soft yet crisp mouth-feel of each bite of this cookie. A sprinkling of almond slivers makes the Black Raisin Coo ....
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Recipe# 2780
14 Nov 11

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
A traditional Indian sweet, made quickly and easily using the microwave oven. The aroma and rich flavour of ghee-roasted wheat flour, sweetened with jaggery, is just too delicious to explain with words. Since it is so easy to make, you can experience it for y ....
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Recipe# 42011
02 Nov 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
The Baked Besan Gujiya is a crisp pocket of whole wheat flour dough stuffed with a rich mixture of roasted besan and nuts. This version of gujiya is interestingly healthier than the traditional version as it is baked rather than deep-fried. Yet, it has an amazing crispness that gives way to the ....
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Recipe# 2055
29 Jun 17

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 by Tarla Dalal
One of the most well-known of Indian mithai, the Malai Peda is as rich as a sweet can get. A special process of curdling full-fat milk turns it into a richly textured product like khoya, which when flavoured with cardamom and saffron becomes an intensely aromatic d ....
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Recipe# 41998
16 Aug 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Bhakarwadi is one of the most famous Maharashtrian jar snacks. With an exquisite blend of flavours, it is the perfect accompaniment for a cup of hot tea on a rainy day. Here, we have made a healthier version, which is baked instead of deep-fried. Two things are important to get the perfect Bhaka ....
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Recipe# 41997
03 Nov 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Any papadi as a jar snack , never fails to make tea-time a lively affair. While the traditional deep-fried version is made with refined flour, here we have given the recipe several innovative twists to make it super healthy. This Moong Dal Pap ....
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Recipe# 41996
03 Nov 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Thattai is one of the most popular South Indian jar snacks, and one that is used as a benchmark for a person’s cooking prowess. The traditional Thattai is made with a dough of roasted rice flour, a dash of urad flour and a couple of flavourful seasonings. Th ....
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Recipe# 42004
03 Nov 17

 
 by Tarla Dalal
Seedai is a super popular South Indian jar snack, which is inseparable from Janmashtami celebrations in Tamil Nadu. Every household makes a batch of tiny, ball-shaped seedais by deep-frying a dough of rice and urad flours with butter and spices, to offer to ....
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