Category Archives: Diwali recipes

Mysore pak recipe – How to make soft mysore pak recipe – a rich South Indian sweet

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Mysore pak is a rich Indian sweet dish made from gram flour, sugar and ghee and usually served as a dessert.  It originated in Mysore city in Karnataka State.  Legend says that Mysore pak was first created in the kitchens of Mysore Palace by a palace cook named Kakasura Madappa.  When asked its name, Madappa having

Besan ladoo recipe – How to make besan ladoo with khoya/mawa recipe – Diwali sweets

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Besan ladoo is one of the most popular ladoo recipes made by gram flour, ghee and sugar.  It is very commonly prepared during Diwali festivals and special occasions.  Besan ladoo is one sweet dish which can be prepared quickly without much effort.  Traditionally besan ladoo is prepared with lots of ghee.  But I have used

Mathri recipe – How to make crispy mathri recipe – Diwali snacks

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Mathri is a very popular North Indian snack made with all purpose flour and semolina.  It is usually served at special occasions or festivals like Diwali or Karwa chauth or at weddings. Carom seeds is added to a give a nice flavour to the mathri.  It can be stored in an airtight containers for weeks

How to make aloo bhujia or potato sev recipe – Diwali snacks recipes

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Aloo bhujia or potato sev is a spicy and crispy savory snack made from gram flour, potatoes and spices.  It is a popular Indian snack especially in North India. It can be had as a  Diwali snack or as a teatime snack.   Amchoor powder and chaat masala gives a nice tangy taste to the bhujias. It can be easily

Maida burfi recipe – How to make maida burfi/barfi recipe – Diwali recipes

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Maida burfi is a delicious, quick and simple barfi made with all purpose flour, ghee and sugar.  It is soo yummy that it just melts in your mouth.  Maida barfi can made within 30 minutes with the ingredients easily available at home.  Maida burfi is mostly made with green or orange colour or light red colour. 

Rava murukku recipe – How to make rava chakli recipe – Diwali snacks | Murukku recipes

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Rava murukku is a easy and quick murukku recipe made with rava and rice flour, which can had as a Diwali snack or as a teatime snack.  This murukku or chakli can be done within 30 minutes, as this is an instant verstion of chakli/murukku recipe  done by using readymade rice flour.  You can also use

Malai ladoo or paneer ladoo recipe – diwali sweet recipe

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Malai ladoo or paneer ladoo is a festive delight made with just 2 ingredients – paneer and condensed milk and flavoured with rose essence.  Malai ladoo is very popular in North India and very similar to sandesh sweet. I have tried the recipe of milkmaid ladoo recipe where they have used kewra essence.  But I had rose

Potato chakli or murukku recipe – Diwali snacks recipe

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Potato chakli or murukku is a easy and quick recipe made from rice flour and potato.    It makes up for a good Diwali snack or even for teatime.  If you want to try something different from the usual murukku recipes, you can try this murukku/chakli with potato flavour.  I am sure you will love

Poha chivda or chiwda (spicy flattened rice) recipe – Diwali snacks recipe

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Poha chivda or chiwda is a spicy mixture made from thick poha and dry fruits which is deep fried and mixed with spices.  It is a savory snack which is easy to make.  Poha chiwda is mostly prepared during diwali festival as a part of diwali snacks.  It can be also had as a tea-time

Chocolate burfi recipe – diwali sweets recipe

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Chocolate barfi or chocolate fudge is a very delicious sweet prepared with milk powder, cocoa powder, sugar and butter and garnished with nuts.  This recipe is a very simple and quick to make barfi recipe and enjoyed by both kids and elders alike.  Kids just love the chocolate flavour of the barfi.  Do prepare chocolate