Category Archives: Diwali recipes
Rava or sooji ladoo is a very quick and easy to make ladoo recipe made with fine rava, sugar, khoya, ghee and nuts. These ladoos can be prepared in less than half an hour. Khoya when added to ladoo gives a rich and good taste to the ladoos. Semolina give a coarse texture to the ladoos.
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 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 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
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 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 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 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 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 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