or Diwali recipes are an integral part of the Diwali festival
celebrations. Deepawali, deepavali or Diwali, the Indian festival of
lights, is one of the major festival celebrated all over India.
soon as Navaratri / Dasara festival is over, house makers start to think
and plan for the Diwali festival. You can find more information about Diwali / Deepavali here.
Diwali recipes include sweets, snacks, drinks etc.
There are some common sweets made in all the Indian states. Each region in India has its own favorite Diwali recipes. Go to find the diwali sweets recipes here.
Here is a list of deepavali recipes on this site. We are always adding more recipes.
Shankarpale or shakkarpare Festival sweet recipe for Diwali or Christmas festival.
Indian Festival - dessert recipe - Quick and easy to make. Keeps for long.
Besan laddo is made with bengal gram dal flour / chickpea flour. A must for traditional festivals such as Diwali festival.
Besan burfi - Indian dessert and festival sweet recipe made with Besan / gram flour/ chickpea flour.
Coconut burfi is a sweet made with freshly grated coconut. Very quick and easy, can be made at any festival time. It is a popular recipe for Raksha Bandhan.
This rich dessert is a Maharastrian / Gujarati recipe. Prepare in advance. Keep in fridge for a week and serve when you want.
Easy to make and doesn't take a long time. Can keep in fridge for 3 days. Serve hot or cold.
Easy To Make Sweet with Carrots and milk. Keeps in fridge for a week.
- Healthy breakfast recipe with broken / cracked wheat.
To make it vegan, use coconut oil / vegetable oil instead of desi ghee.
- A rava / Semolina / cream of wheat dish. Breakfast / snack / sweet. Known as sajjige, kesari, sanja in Indian languages.
Festival sweet - Curd/ Yogurt based dessert recipe, flavored with saffron and cardamom.
A festive kheer / payasa recipe from Karnataka
- This thick rice flakes recipe is made from thick poha / aval.
made from thin beaten / flattened rice flakes as a easy snack. Diwali festival snack. Keeps for 3-4 weeks.
Vegetable samosa is usually made with potatoes and peas. You may also add some carrot.
Made with kabuli chana - garbanzo beans, prepared on festivals such as Ganesh chaturthi and distributed to the devotees as prasad, also served as a healthy snack.
Batata pohe or aloo poha is a popular breakfast recipe.
It is a quick cooking recipe.
A popular yogurt based snack recipe. Good for festivals, summer season and as a party dish.
Known as thyir vade - mosaru vade in south Indian languages.
Batata vada is a popular snack item made with boiled potatoes and besan / chickpea flour.
Batate vada is served by itself along with chutney or stuffed in a pav/bun to make Mumbai vada pav.
- Gujarati steamed dhokla - khaman dhokla.
A steamed snack made with chickpea flour.
Poori is Indian fry bread, popular all over India. It is made with whole wheat flour or with plain flour/maida.
This South Indian dal vada recipe is a spicy snack recipe - Festival recipe, made with split chickpeas
Mango lassi is made with mango, an Indian summer fruit and yogurt as a snack or for breakfast.
When mangoes are not in season, this can be made with mango pulp, store bought or home preserved.
Mango rice made using sour green mango. Recipe from South India.
Easy to make South Indian rice recipe for festivals, breakfast and when you want a one dish meal.
Sweet rice pudding recipe made on Narali Poornima day in Maharashtra, North Karnataka.
Curd Rice - End every festive meal with curd rice.
Bhindi bharta - Bhendiche bharit is a easy okra in yogurt recipe. Serve with chapati or phulka or rice.
Potato masala subji served with Poori - Chapati - dosa
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