Poha chivda or aval mixture – easy diwali snacks recipe

poha chivda

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

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

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.

Rava coconut ladoo – diwali sweet recipe

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Rava coconut ladoo is a very traditional sweet dish which is prepared during festivals. It is prepared with semolina, freshly grated coconut, sugar, ghee and garnished with cashewnuts and raisins. Rava coconut ladoo is extremely simple to make and less time consuming. Rava gives a coarse texture to the ladoo and grated coconut added to it , further enhances the taste. Do try this easy recipe and make Diwali festival rich.

Ribbon pakoda recipe – Indian vegetarian food – Easy to make deepavali/diwali recipes

ribbon

Ribbon pakoda is a very popular and easy snack which is made during Diwali. It is a South Indian crispy savory snack which is very simple to make but very tasty. Ribbon pakoda is prepared with gram flour, besan and chilli powder. It can also be had as tea time or any time snack. This is also called as nada murukku or ola pakoda.

Mysore pak recipe

mysore pak

Mysore pak is a traditional sweet dish of Karnataka made for festive occasions like Diwali. It is made up of gram flour (besan), sugar and ghee. Legend says that Mysore pak was first created in the kitchens of Mysore Palace by a palace cook named Kakasura Madappa. Mysore pak is one of the most popular and delicious sweet from South India.

Dal methi recipe

Dal methi

Dal methi is a healthy combination of fenugreek/methi leaves and tur dal. It is simple to make and very nutritious too. Dal methi is also called as methiwali dal. It is mildly spiced and goes well with rotis as well as rice. Dal methi is a very healthy dal which can be included in our daily diet.

Palak puri/poori or spinach puri recipe

palak puri

Palak puri is a very delicious breakfast dish made with spinach leaves, wheat flour and mixed with spices. It is best served with curd or any gravy dish. Palak puri is a healthy combinations of spinach leaves and wheat flour and kids love this puri because of its green colour and yummy taste.

Rice kheer with jaggery or akki payasa

Rice kheer

Rice kheer is made with milk, basmati rice and jaggery and garnished with raisins and cashewnuts. Jaggery is a good substitute for sugar for those who are health conscious. Rice kheer with jaggery is a good variation since jaggery is added instead of sugar and it tastes divine when served either warm or chilled. Jaggery is full of iron and other minerals and hence also has got lot of health benefits.

Peas paneer butter masala recipe

peas paneer butter masala

Peas paneer butter masala is a delicious North Indian dish made with fresh green peas and paneer in a rich onion- tomato based gravy mixed with Indian spices. It is best served as a side dish for rotis, naans or chapatis.