Plan An Elaborate 4-Course Dinner Party For Diwali

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Festival of light, Diwali/Deepavali is here as a reason to rejoice with family and close friends. Besides yummy snacks, sweets and savoury food, there is always lots to do. India celebrates it with 5 days full-fledged celebration, each day marking its own importance with the mythology and history attached to it. Though attached reasons of celebration alter with regions, Diwali is a celebration of light over the dark, within us, and around us. Crackers, diya, rangoli, flowers, fresh home décor-all mark the festivity of Deepavali.

Majority of Indians celebrate Diwali with the people who matter to them the most, that close circle who they visit and exchange sweets, snacks and gifts. Sharing these food and gifts is a token of love and compassion and is a great opportunity to mingle with the ones we care about. This Diwali, celebrate the festival with this elaborate 4-course menu for buffet dinner. Invite the close friends and family to cherish the occasion and bring in the festive bash even more. Try choosing from this elaborate Diwali menu and find an extra oomph to the festivity around you.


Paneer And Badam Milk is a soothing, refreshing and healthy drink which is made with almonds and paneer. Fresh Ginger Lemonade is a quick and easy to make refreshing beverage that uses very few ingredients but the result is pretty in pink! Cantaloupe Pomegranate and Mint Juice is a great combination for a welcome drink.


Spinach & Cheese Gujiya is a savory snack made with spinach and cheese and shaped into a gujiya. The Shikhampuri Kebab Recipe are wholesome kebabs that are healthy and yet delicious. The Tandoori Gobi Tikka Recipe is a super simple and yet super delicious variation of the Paneer Tikka’s .

Main Course

Ajwain Puri Recipe or ajwaini matar puri with Rase Wale Aloo Recipe (Boiled Potato in Tangy Tomato Sauce) or chana masala makes a nice entry to the main course. Vegan Kofta Curry Recipe (With Non Fried Option), Hariyali Paneer Tikka Masala Gravy Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Recipe) goes very well with chapatis/Naan Recipe. You can also make Kashmiri Modur Pulao With Pomegranate And Paneer Masala Curry Recipe for wholesome rice option. Make the Dahi Vada With Sweet & Spicy Chutney Recipe is vada served with delicious sweet and little spicy Tamarind chutney, loads of beaten yogurt and some chilli powder, chaat masala and black salt. This Mumbai Style Masala Khichiya Churi is a very famous snack which is filling too.


Creamy, delicious Kesar Pista Kulfi Recipe is a very popular frozen Indian dessert. The Malpua Recipe is a classic Indian dessert that is made during festivals and served along with Creamy Rabri which is a thick condensed version of whole milk along with saffron, sugar and nuts. Kesar Paneer Ki Kheer is a quick and simple dessert that you can make when you are expecting guests at home.

Must haves to set up a perfect Diwali dinner table

To set up a perfect dinner table for this Diwali party, you will need a buffet caddy, napkins, casseroles, sets of crockery, serving spoons and cutlery, table mat, glasses to serve drinks, dry fruit box. Be party-ready with all the must haves this festival to make yourself a popular hostess in your intimate circle of people!

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