Diwali Recipes

Satori Recipe (Maharashtrian Mawa Flat Bread)

Satori Recipe (Maharashtrian Mawa Flat Bread)

Tuesday, 29 November 2016 00:11

Satori is a Maharashtrian flat bread which is usually made during festivals especially during diwali. A rich delicacy made from Khoya, it has a distinctive texture, flavour and richness. Serve Satori as a sweet side dish for the festivals along with your festive meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Maharashtrian recipes such as Bhagar Recipe Katachi Amti Recipe Bhoplyache Gharge Recipe
Maharashtrian Gavachi Kheer Recipe (Whole Cracked Wheat Pudding)

Maharashtrian Gavachi Kheer Recipe (Whole Cracked Wheat Pudding)

Tuesday, 22 November 2016 00:20

Wheat kheer is a traditional dessert usually made for festive fares in Maharashtra called Gavachi Kheer Recipe. Traditionally the Gavachi kheer is made using whole wheat grains which needs advance preparations like soaking and pounding them. This recipe uses whole cracked wheat (wheat daliya) which does not require these preparations and also cooks faster than the whole wheat berries. Gavachi kheer is flavoured with nutmeg and saffron, you may use cardamom. You can enrich the sweet with nuts and dry fruits of your choice. Jaggery imparts its distinct, earthy sweetness to the kheer and is healthier than refined sugar. Wheat Kheer can be served hot or cold and is a great dessert to celebrate festivities with friends and family. Here are a few more festive recipes to try Aloochi Bhaji Recipe (Maharashtrian Style Colocassia Leaves Curry) Hariyali Pav Bhaji Recipe Kesar Elaichi Shrikand Recipe Red Poha & Flax Seeds Ladoo Recipe
Shakarkandi Ke Gulab Jamun Recipe (Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun)

Shakarkandi Ke Gulab Jamun Recipe (Sweet Potato Gulab Jamun)

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 00:55

I have seriously fallen in love with Gulab Jamuns and can't resist myself trying every possible version of this beauty. After having tried various varieties, today I finally came up with Gulab Jamuns made with sweet potato. Yes, you got that right, Shakarkandi Ke Gulab Jamun is one such amazing recipe that needs a skilled hand and close monitoring. These sugar filled delicate Jamuns are perfect for Navratras and for them who are fasting this season. Serve Shakarkandi Ke Gulab Jamun after your Festive North Indian Meal with family and friends. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indian Mithai recipes such as Kesar Elaichi Shrikand Recipe Pink Dragon Fruit Kesari Recipe Mohan Bhog Recipe
Badam Halwa Recipe

Badam Halwa Recipe

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:46

Badam Halwa is a quintessential Indian sweet that is made during festivals, special occations like a wedding or a new home. In this halwa, badam is soaked and ground into a coarse semolina style mixture. It is roasted in ghee and then cooked in a saffron milk to give it that rich taste. Try the delicious Badam Halwa and serve as a sweet for the festivals like diwali or a special occation like a wedding in the family. If you like halwa recipes, then here are a few more traditional recipes you can try Pumpkin Halwa Atte Ka Halwa Recipe Singhare Atte Ka Halwa Shakarkandi Ka Halwa Recipe
Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai Recipe

Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai Recipe

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:00

Seepu Seedai is a popular South Indian Snack that resembles pebbles and is very popularly prepared during the festive seasons. This gluten free fried snack just melts in the mouth, and is made widely during Janmashtami. There are so many different varieties of seedai and this recipe of Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai is a Chettinadu recipe where the seedai dough is made using freshly extracted coconut milk. Special Seepu Seedai press is used to shape the seedai. Seepu in Tamil language means comb. As the seedai have comb-like line impressions on them, it is called Seepu Seedai. If you do not have a Seepu Seedai press you can try shaping them using your finger and giving the line impressions on them using a fork.  Serve the Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai during tea parties or as a snack during festivals. Other Tea time snacks that you can try are: Mint and Coriander Spicy Multigrain Cracker Recipe Ribbon Pakoda Recipe Oats and Rajma Cutlet Recipe  

Make Your Diwali Special With Delicious Snacks, Sweets & Special Gifts

Wednesday, 19 October 2016 00:17

Diwali, is one of the most celebrated festivals of India. It signifies the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance, and hope over despair. As the festival is just around the corner, we are sure everyone is excited and gearing up to bring in the festival of Diwali with new clothes, household items and of course delicious food. This is one of those festivals where friends and family come together to celebrate. And where there is celebration, there will always be food.
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Kaju Pista Roll Recipe (Cashew Nut Pistachio Fudge)

Kaju Pista Roll Recipe (Cashew Nut Pistachio Fudge)

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:55

The Kaju Pista Roll Recipe is a delectable recipe that is packed with flavors from cashew Nut Pistachios and made into a fudge. The Kaju Pista Roll is most often made during festivals like diwali or on special occasions like weddings or as a gift for someone you love. If you like festival indian sweets, then you must try some of our favorites like Nagli/Ragi Laddu Recipe Peanut Kesar Burfi Recipe Microwave Carrot Rava Laddoo Guilt-Free Coconut Barfi  
Pink Dragon Fruit Kesari Recipe (Sooji Halwa with Dragon fruit)

Pink Dragon Fruit Kesari Recipe (Sooji Halwa with Dragon fruit)

Wednesday, 07 September 2016 00:13

The Pink Dragon Fruit Kesari Recipe is a delicious semolina Pudding made with Dragon fruit. The Pink flesh dragon fruit cooked in ghee along with roasted millets, sugar, cardamom ,garnished with Cashew nuts and finally flavored with rose water brings out great taste and flavor to the kesari. Serve the Pink Dragon Fruit Kesari during festivals like diwali or when you want to make special sunday breakfast for friends and family. If you like south indian sweets, then you must try some our favorites like Mango Payasam Recipe Paruppu Payasam Recipe Godhuma Rava Payasam Recipe
Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi Recipe

Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi Recipe

Sunday, 04 September 2016 00:57

The Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi, is a delicious and wholesome recipe, that is made from cashew nuts. It's easy to prepare and can be made for special occasions like raksha bandhan or even Diwali.   Serve the Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi as a mithai for festivals like Diwali or Raksha Bandhan. If you are looking for festive recipes, then you can also try some of our favorites like Parwal Ki Mithai Recipe Dry Fruit Burfi Recipe Homemade Jalebi Recipe Pista Burfi Recipe Thandai Shrikhand Tart Recipe
Mohan Bhog Recipe - Bengali Style Sooji Ka Halwa

Mohan Bhog Recipe - Bengali Style Sooji Ka Halwa

Saturday, 03 September 2016 00:07

Mohan Bhog is a common Indian Dessert, made mostly in every part of India and is also very special to Bengali Cuisine. It is made during the special occasions in the family or festivals. The Mohan Bhog is very similar to the Kesari Bhath, Sooji ka Halwa or Sheera recipes. Serve the Mohan Bhog Recipe along with Luchi, Aloo Dum and Moong Sprouts Salad with Grated Carrots and Coriander for a special sunday lunch with family.  If you like Halwa recipes, then you must try some of our favorites Pumpkin Halwa Recipe Atte Ka Halwa Recipe Shakarkandi Ka Halwa Recipe Beetroot and Carrot Halwa Recipe Habshi Halwa Recipe  Shahi Badam Halwa Recipe
Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi Recipe

Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi Recipe

Tuesday, 30 August 2016 00:56

As the name suggests Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi is made using 7 cups of ingredients. This traditional sweet is simple to make but is quite laborious and requires a lot of patience and arm strength. The recipe for this burfi may vary from household to household, with everyone adapting to their taste and availability of ingredients. This chocolate flavoured 7 cup burfi is loved by kids as well as grownups. You can substitute the cocoa powder with more Besan (Chana dal/gram flour) in case you do not like chocolate. Also you can use a mixture of crushed nuts instead of just cashew nuts. Serve Chocolate Flavoured 7 Cup Burfi as a dessert after a simple and delicious meal of South Indian Style Vegetable Kurma and hot steamed rice. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Indian Mithai recipes such as Kaacha Gola Patishapta Ragi Halwa  
Thenkuzal Recipe (South Indian Snack Using Rice Flour & Urad Dal Flour)

Thenkuzal Recipe (South Indian Snack Using Rice Flour & Urad Dal Flour)

Friday, 26 August 2016 00:16

Thenkuzal is a deep fried South Indian snack made using Rice flour and Urad Dal (Black Gram) flour. It is usually made during Diwali or Gokul Ashtami. The process is fairly simple but making a large batch of Thenkuzal is quite laborious and requires patience. You also need a special Thenkuzal press to make this addictive snack. You can directly make and drop Thenkuzal in the hot oil or you can make them on a plastic sheet/banana leaf and then gently put them in the oil for frying. Thenkuzal makes for a tasty accompaniment with Masala Chai or Cold Coffee Smoothie during tea time break. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Snack recipes such as Phool Makhana Mathri Kai Murukku  
Methi Corn Dal Vada Recipe

Methi Corn Dal Vada Recipe

Saturday, 06 August 2016 00:59

Methi Corn Dal Vada recipe is a beautiful twist to the regular vada recipe. Vada is a traditional Indian recipe and is commonly prepared for a festive brunch, lunch or as a tea time snack. They differ in their way of preparation according to each region. The addition of methi and corn with dal for vada makes it more nutritious and protein rich. Prepare this vada for breakfast and pair it with Pongal. Else, prepare them as a tea time snack and enjoy it over a cup of Masala chai. Serve Methi Corn Dal Vada recipe warm with Mysore chutney or any chutney of your choice. If you like this recipe, dig into more of our vada recipes here Medu Vada Recipe (Traditional Fried Urad Vada Using Vada Maker) Cabbage Onion Vada Recipe Aloo Vada Recipe - Batata Vada / Deep Fried Potato Patties Multigrain Paneer Dahi Vada Recipe
Milk Peda Recipe

Milk Peda Recipe

Sunday, 31 July 2016 00:21

Milk Peda is a traditional Indian sweet that is loved by all since ages. In today's world where many fancy sweets have captured the sweet shops, peda has it's own traditional significance, as they say whenever there's a good news in family, peda is the first thing that is served to all in terms of celebration. Serve Milk Peda to your friends and family during festivals and special occasions. If you like this recipe, you can also try other dessert recipes such as Instant Kalakand Aval Payasam Easy Coconut Ladoo Stuffed With Pistachios  
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Aval Mixture Recipe (Poha Chivda)

Aval Mixture Recipe (Poha Chivda)

Thursday, 28 July 2016 00:36

Aval Mixture is a snack (chivda) made using flattened rice (Poha), khara sev, boondi, groundnuts and curry leaves. This mixture is spiced with asafoetida, turmeric and chilli powder. It is simple to make, the only time consuming process is frying the Poha. Use a medium sized sieve to deep fry the Poha so that it is easier to take it out of the oil and less messy. Aval mixture is usually made during Diwali or Gokulashtami but is a also a great tea time snack. Serve Aval Mixture with Kesari Gujiya and Masala Chai to your guests during festivals and special occasions. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Snack recipes such as Omapodi Diwali Mixture Baked Chevdo Shakkarpara  
No Bake Rice Mawa Cake Recipe (Burfi Recipe)

No Bake Rice Mawa Cake Recipe (Burfi Recipe)

Tuesday, 19 April 2016 00:40

The No Bake Rice Mawa Cake (Burfi) Recipe is a very healthy and quick making dessert for your family and friends. This is a no bake cake that is made from khoya and flattened rice and set in the refrigerator to get its shape. The addition of saffron brings in the rich color and taste to this delicious rice mawa cake recipe. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Mithai Recipes such as Churma Laddu Recipe Kheer Puli Pitha Recipe Til ke Ladoo Recipe
Hare Chane Ki Burfi Recipe

Hare Chane Ki Burfi Recipe

Monday, 04 April 2016 00:12

Burfi made of green chickpeas is a special sweet dish that can be made for special occasions like party and festivals. Green chickpeas or choliya is smaller in size compared to the white chickpeas, and they taste delicious. Green chickpeas can be used in making curries, parathas, halwas, burfis and a lot more. The Hare Chane Ki Burfi Recipe is a delicious burfi recipe, it’s light and delicious that you can serve for special occasions like Holi, wedding in the family, house warming, diwali or simply when you have a good indian meal. If you like Indian Sweets and Mithai - you love some of our favorites  Homemade Jalebi Recipe Paneer Gulab Jamun Basundi (Rabri) Recipe Paneer Malpua With Rabdi Recipe  
Beetroot & Spinach Nimki Recipe (Namak Para)

Beetroot & Spinach Nimki Recipe (Namak Para)

Tuesday, 22 March 2016 05:03

The Beetroot & Spinach Nimki Recipe also known as the Namak Para is a delicious deep fried tea time snack of North India. It is often made and stocked in homes on a regular basis, in addition it is also made during festive occasions like Holi, Diwali, Navratri and more. This recipe is made from ingredients like beetroot and spinach to give its rich color and makes it great for Holi festival. Serve the Beetroot & Spinach Nimki as a tea time evening snack along with a cup of chai or along with a favorite dip. If you like tea time snacks, then you must try some of our favorites like -  Pappu Chekkalu Recipe Jowar Dhani Chivda Recipe Namak Para Recipe Gujarati Style Multigrain Masala Kadak Puri Corn Flakes Mixture
Pappu Chekkalu Recipe (Andhra Style Spiced Rice Cracker)

Pappu Chekkalu Recipe (Andhra Style Spiced Rice Cracker)

Saturday, 19 March 2016 00:58

The Pappu Chekkalu Recipe is a delicious and deep fried snack that is very famous in Andhra. It is made from rice flour and the addition of chana dal and spices adds to the taste of the cracker.  Serve the Pappu Chekkalu as a tea time evening snack along with a cup of coffee or make it for festivals like diwali. If you like dry snacks, then you must try some of our favorites like -  Multigrain Masala Kadak Puri Recipe Cornflakes Mixture Methi Mathri Recipe  Baked Bhakarwadi Recipe
Atte Ka Halwa Recipe (Whole Wheat Flour Halwa with Khoya)

Atte Ka Halwa Recipe (Whole Wheat Flour Halwa with Khoya)

Tuesday, 15 March 2016 00:05

The Atte Ka Halwa Recipe is a delicious and traditional Indian sweet that is made from Whole Wheat Flour. This recipe uses sooji and khoya to add to the richness of the halwa. The Atte Ka Halwa is a tricky halwa to make - the most important process is the roasting of the wheat flour on low to medium heat until it turn a good brown color.  The addition of nuts to the Atte Ka Halwa brings out the richness of the this dish.  Serve the Atte Ka Halwa along with a traditional Indian meal or simply make it as a dessert for festivals when you have friends and family over. If you love Halwa, then you must try our favorites - Shakarkandi Ka Halwa Recipe Gajar Ka Halwa, Beetroot and Carrot Halwa Moong Dal Halwa  Akhrot Ka Sheera or Walnut Halwa

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