The much-awaited Diwali feast! Mouth-watering delicacies on the must-have list
With Diwali around the corner, there is no need to stress out, we have the perfect Diwali feast menu. From the sweet Gujia to savory Chakli.
Diwali is around the corner and with that get ready to gain some extra pounds. Diwali, known as the festival of lights is more like the festival of native food. From the variety of sweets to a range of savories, you can never have enough of these mouth-watering delicacies. These delicacies last well after the festivities. These sweets are usually exchanged between family and neighborhood. There is a whole lot of stress around the menu for Diwali. Here is a list of some Diwali snacks that will get your family and friends into a food frenzy.
This half-moon sweet dumpling is loved by all. It is known with different names in different parts of India yet the origin is somewhere in the Northern part of India. The dumpling is filled with grated coconut, sugar, and dry fruits. This makes a nice Diwali gift as well. This is quick and easy to make.
Here is an easy recipe for some crunchy Gujia’s https://www.manjulaskitchen.com/gujia/
Kachori originates from Rajasthan. It is a deep-fried dumpling with a sweet and savory taste. The dumpling is stuffed with Indian condiments and is severed with sour tamarind chutney. Kachori is eaten as part of breakfast in many northern states. There are different types of Kachori stuffings, one can choose according to their mood and style.
Here is an easy recipe to make the perfect festive Kachori Mawa at home https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hhOGsZpU0Ag
Diwali is not complete without the traditional milk barfi. Milk barfi may sound simple but this sweet surely brings the family to the table. Barfi means snow or ice. Barfi is made using condensed milk, sugar, dry fruits, and some condiments.
Milk barfi is the easiest of all; take a look at the recipe https://hebbarskitchen.com/milk-barfi-recipe-milk-burfi-plain-barfi/
One of the most beloved street foods in India, the Aloo Tikki is also a festival favorite. Since the time potatoes entered the Indian subcontinent, they have become a favorite. Aloo Tikki is potato mashed with flavorful condiment and is deep-fried as patties. They can be served as is or as a chaat.
It does not take much time, here is an easy recipe https://www.indianhealthyrecipes.com/aloo-tikki-recipe/
Gajar ka halwa
Gajar ka halwa came to India through the Mughal rulers and it has its roots in the Ottoman Empire. This mouth-watering dish takes us back to our childhood days of bliss. This royal dish is made with solidified milk and carrot. It is truly the dish of the royals. It is not just mouth-watering but also easy-to-make.
Easy Gajar ka halwa https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D98FbtyBsgw
Chakli, also known as Muruku is a famous South India tea snack. It is popularly made during the festivities of Diwali. It is a coiled spiral of flavor. It is a must for this upcoming festivity. Muruku is made of rice flour and crispy to eat.
Here is a quick Chakli recipe https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UKUtHFZDbRI
I hope that you have a wonderful week of Diwali festivities. Do try these easy recipes this year and have your family and friends asking for more.