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.
In India, we celebrate Diwali for 5 days. First day starts with Dhanteras followed by Choti Diwali, Laxmi Puja, Rama Shyama (New Year) and Bhai Dooj. On the 4th day of Diwali, which is the beginning of new year, people usually go to each others place to wish them a great start to the year. That day a lot of snacks and sweets are prepared in advance to serve the guests. Along with the house, the tea table is decorated with snacks, sweets and dry fruits for the guests along with the preferred beverages. All the snacks and sweets are prepared in advance, heated and served, so that everyone gets time to spend with each other.
Below are a few snack and sweet recipes which you can make at home this Diwali and treat your friends and family with lip smacking food items and enjoy the festival with them.
Special Diwali Gift Ideas
Along with these, people usually take gifts for their loved ones on Diwali to greet them a Happy New Year. From Sweets, Dry Fruits to Crockeries, people buy different things to gift to their friends and family. Here are some amazing gift ideas for you.