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Diwali sweets and snacks recipes – diwali recipes collection 2016

Diwali recipes

Diwali or deepavali is an ancient hindu festival and the brightest festival of India.  This festival signifies the victory of light over darkness.  Diwali is an important festival for Hindus and this year it falls on 30th October 2016.  Diwali  represents the awareness of inner light within a person when ignorance is pushed aside by understanding

Khoya peda sweet recipe – Easy to cook deepavali/diwali recipes

khoya peda

Khoya peda is a very popular and delicious Indian sweet made from brown khoya, powdered sugar flavoured with cardamom powder and garnished with almonds and pistachios. It is made during festivals like Diwali and special occasions. Khoya is a milk food product easily available in the market and is used for making different delicious sweets. Khoya peda is very quick to make too and an ideal sweet for Diwali festival. Khoya pedas have a smooth texture and just melts in your mouth and cardamom powder added to it enhances the flavor. Do try this recipe and enjoy…

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.

Nippattu or Thattai recipe

nipattu

Nippattu is a very popular snack from Karnataka especially from Mysore and Bangalore. Nippattu is usually deep fried but can also be baked. It is a crispy and spicy snack which is perfect for tea time munching. This recipe is contributed by my close friend, Mrs. Usha Nayaka who also happens to be a Mysorean.