Category Archives: Diwali recipes

Thenkuzhal murukku recipe – Indian vegetarian food – Easy to make deepavali/diwali recipes

Thenkuzhal murukku is one of the favourite snacks prepared especially during Diwali festival. It is a very tasty and crisp snack made from rice and urad dal flour. All you needs is thenkuzhal press and mould and it can be prepared quickly at home itself. If you have time, you can also make murukku flour at home itself. Soak rice for upto 2 hours and dry it in the sun or shade. Fry urad dal lightly in a pan. Grind both rice and urad dal together by giving to a flour mill. Murukku flour is ready. Otherwise it is also a good option to opt for readymade rice flour. Just sieve the flour before making it.

Kalakand recipe

Kalakand also known as sandesh is a very popular and delicious Indian sweet made from sweetened condensed milk, cottage cheese and milk powder. It is a very easy recipe made from just 3 ingredients and with much less effort. An ideal sweet for festivals or any special occasions.

Butter murukku – Diwali festival recipe

Butter murukku is a very easy and quick to make snack recipe made with rice flour, besan and fried gram dal powder. It is also a traditional Indian snack prepared especially during festivals like Diwali and Krishna Jayanthi. Do try this simple and delicious snack and enjoy it as a tea time or any time snack.

Coconut ladoo or laddu recipe – diwali sweet recipe

Coconut ladoos are a rich sweet dessert made from freshly grated coconut, sugar and milk. It is very easy to make and can also be stored for upto a week in refrigerator. Coconut ladoos are made with very few ingredients and can be made quickly for any festive or special occasions. Do try this recipe and enjoy.

Spicy shakarpara or shankarpali recipe – easy diwali sweet recipe

Spicy shakarpara or shankarpali is a very delicious and flavourful snack perfect for tea time. It is a popular snack in Maharashtra and Gujarat and traditionally enjoyed as a treat during Diwali. Spicy diamond pieces or shankarpalli is rich in carbohydrates and has a long shelf life. Do try this spicy snack and enjoy during tea time.

Homemade chocolate recipe- diwali festival recipe

Chocolates are loved by all age groups and they can be made at home easily. Milk powder and cocoa powder are the two important ingredients for making this recipe. Home made chocolates are not only delicious but also inexpensive when made at home. It can be prepared on birthdays or festivals like Diwali or Christmas or even on other special occasions and when wrapped in colorful wrappers, they make for excellent gifts.

Yellow moong dal ladoo recipe – Easy to make Indian deepavali/diwali sweet

Moong dal ladoo is a very popular Indian sweet made with yellow moong dal, sugar, ghee and garnished with nuts. It is very popular in North India especially during winter season. Moong dal ladoo is also called as pasi paruppu ladoo in Tamil Nadu. It is done during Diwali festivals and other special occasions. Moong dal ladoo can be made with less effort and time and is very healthy too as moong dal has lot of protein content.

Poha chivda or aval mixture – easy diwali snacks recipe

Poha chivda or aval mixture is a very popular and healthy snack made of thin beaten rice and flavoured with peanuts, roasted chana dal and mild spices. It can be prepared instantly and can be enjoyed as a tea time snack. Poha chivda is a also a very common snack prepared during Diwali festival. It is a low fat snack which can be easily prepared at home. It does not use too much oil and can be easily stored in an airtight container upto one month.

Kaju katli or kaju katri or kaju barfi recipe – diwali sweets recipe

Kaju katli or kaju katri is a popular Indian dessert made up of cashewnuts, sugar and little ghee. Kaju means cashew nut in Hindi. Kaju katli is one of the variety of sweets which is made on the joyous occasion of Diwali festival.

Oma podi or carom seeds(ajwain) flavoured sev recipe – diwali snacks recipe

Oma podi or ompodi is a quick and easy savory recipe which is made with gramflour, rice flour and flavoured with carom seeds (ajwain), It is a popular snack in South India and it is made during festivals or special occasions. Oma podi can be had as a teatime snack and it is also used in chaats.