diwali recipes

South indian mixture recipe – Diwali snack / savoury recipes

Last year , I had posted a chiwda/mixture recipe which is mostly made in Maharashtra. I find it easier to make that and have been making that almost every year during diwali. This time I asked my grandmother for diwali snacks and sweets suggestions. Among the sweets , she suggested boondi ladoo as she had taught me last year to make them. But I still dont feel confident about making them. She then asked me to try badusha. I have never made that , so I decided to make a small amount of it as it sounded a little simple…

 

Besan Burfi – Instant mohanthal recipe- easy diwali sweet recipes

We usually have a small get together with prayers on Thursday. So yesterday I decided to make this sweet for the prasad. As diwali is approaching next week, I thought a burfi/fudge would be apt for the occasion. This one is really easy to make and does not take a long time too. So you can make this during this festival especially if you are short of time. Here is a list of sweet recipes you can make during this diwali. And if you are really in a hurry, then I can suggest you some easy and less time consuming…

 

Pineapple halwa – easy Indian sweet recipes

I have always loved pineapples and love to use them in my cooking or baking. I have made pineapple kesari with semolina a couple of times before. But I wanted to try a dessert just with pineapple. I found a number of recipes in the net. But I made a very simple one. But I have given a few different options in the notes below. I made this as prasadam during one of the days of navaratri. I made it quite late in the evening, and so the poor quality of the hurriedly taken images. I will try to update…

 

Microwave mysorepak recipe – Easy sweet recipes – Diwali sweets

The mysorepak is a classic Indian dessert the preperation of which is believed to be the most difficult. I mean it takes guts and have to be made under the guidance of a expert. I have tried the traditional way of making this sweet and have posted it here. It was kind of okay when I made this for the first time, but was slightly crumbly. Then came the soft mysorepak-Krishna sweets kind of recipe which became a rage and was tried by several bloggers. I tried it too and it came out wonderfully. I made it many times and…

 

Spicy shankarpali /diamond cuts/ spicy maida biscuits – Diwali easy snack recipes

Shankarpali is another traditional snack made during diwali.Its quite addictive snack and goes well with your afternoon tea. I love the sweet version of this snack which I will try to post soon. But I wanted to make some savouries for diwali, as I have posted a number of sweet recipes already. Actually, this shows our love for sweets more than savouries. But I was wrong. My kids were more interested in the savouries. So I have decided to try more of them. Coming back to the recipe. I decided to make this diamond biscuits a little different by adding…