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Top 5 Diwali Sweets to celebrate Festival-of-Lights

Top 5 Diwali Sweets to celebrate Festival-of-Lights

Full of light, sweets, hope, and victory of good over the evil, Diwali is one of the THE grand festival of India, celebrated all over India with much enthusiasm and joy!

Many people in India believe Diwali as start of new year. From re-decorating homes to buying new clothes, everyone celebrates this festival as per their believes and customs.

During Diwali days, Indian sweets are most in demand. You can say, sweets-sellers have a grand season every diwali. No matter, if rich or poor, on diwali day, everyone will bring some sweets home.

No matter, what sweets one bring from market, there are a few sweets, which are prepared fresh, using easy to find, at-home ingredients for Idol Worship (pooja).

Today, I am sharing few of my favorite made-at-home diwali sweets. I have not shared a lots of sweets on this blog, since I and Vishal don't eat much sweets. But, back home, diwali is all about homemade sweets, fire-works, and lots of fun. Remembering childhood and sharing some sweetness on this auspicious occasion.

Happy Diwali Everyone! Have fun and be safe.

Indian Sweet Rava (Semolina) Ladoo

Indian Sweet Rava (Semolina) Ladoo

Rava (Semolina) Ladoo (truffles) have sweet and buttery bite with special surprise of crunchy pistachio nuts and savory plum golden raisins. Special favorite of kids, these sweets often disappear from your kitchen sooner than you can imagine. Sweets and festivity go hand-in-hand in every part of the world...

Carrot Halwa

Carrot Halwa

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Shri Khand

Shri Khand

Yogurt Sweet Dish is light, yummy and very easy to assemble. We are sharing with you two ways to make Shri Khand (Sweet Hung Yogurt), Mango and Cardamom flavored. You can try many variations of this dessert. We recommend trying Lychee Puree/Banana Puree in place of Mango Puree.

Tapioca Pudding

Tapioca Pudding

This is eggless Tapioca Pudding recipe very popular by name of Kheer - tapioca cooked at slow heat in milk. I sometimes use soy milk or almond milk instead of regular dairy to avoid some calories and it is good for people on special diet too. Likewise you can replace sugar in pudding with other natural sw...

Coconut Cardamom Truffles

Coconut Cardamom Truffles

Just four ingredients and a simple recipe and you can make these so addictive coconut treats. In my home, Coconut Truffles are made and vanish so quickly that I never get chance to devour them next day. I learnt this recipe from my grandmother. She calls it Nariyal (Coconut) Ladoo (Truffle). She always mak...

Lightened Up Sweet Coconut Rice

Lightened Up Sweet Coconut Rice

My first introduction to Sweet Coconut Rice was not very long ago but my love for Sweet Rice is pretty deep rooted. Since childhood, I loved eating rice. Mom says, I pretty much grew-up eating rice crispy and sweet rice treats :) Rice cooked in milk (Indian Kheer), rice cooked in jaggery (raw sugarcane sug...

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