Twenty Diwali Recipes - Easy Diwali Recipes to make at home this Diwali

Diwali Recipes – Recipes to try This Diwali

The word “Diwali” or “Deepawali immediately springs up the images of  glittering lights and the childhood memories of fireworks. Diwali is Christmas of India in all true sense.

Talk about Diwali celebrations and we can think of sweet gujiyasFood is integral to every festival in India. This Diwali, eat to your heart’s content! Whether it’s an intimate affair or an elaborate gala, lay out an impressive spread with some of these Deepawali recipes, from things to eat and drink.

1. Gulab Jamun

One of the most popular and loved dessert in India. Best described as an Indian version of a donut immersed in a sweet syrup.

Easy Gulab Jamun Recipe | by Meenu Gupta
Gulab Jamun – Diwali Recipe

2. Kala Jamun

From the family of Gulab Jamun, a perfect black beauty with delicious core.

Kala Jamun Recipe | How to Make Kala Jamun
Kala Jamun – Diwali Recipe

3. Badam / Almond Burfi

Much simpler and healthy Almond based sweet. Give a treat to your guests this Diwali.

Easy Diwali Sweet Recipe
Badam Burfi – Diwali Recipe

4. Rasmalai

Who can say no to this super soft scrumptious Rasmalai? Give it a go and bet you will lick the whole bowl away 🙂

Easy Home made Rasmalai Recipe | by Meenu Gupta
Rasmalai – Diwali Recipe

5. Besan Ladoo

Besan Ladoo is my all time favourite. Easy to make, and loved by all. Importantly this does not include things which will hurt pocket.

Besan Ladoo Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Besan Ladoo Recipe | Your Food Fantasy

6. Coconut Burfi

For those who like fresh coconut, here is the super hit recipe for fresh coconut burfi, far simpler than it seems. Let your guests shower praises on you for your skills this Diwali.

Fresh Coconut burfi - Diwali recipes
Fresh Coconut burfi – Diwali Recipe

7. Ever green Kaju Katli / Kaju Burfi

This one does not need any introduction, Everyone loves these Kaju Katli. So why not make these this Diwali?

kaju katli recipe at yourfoodfantasy by meenu gupta
Kaju Katli – Diwali Recipe

8Dry Fruit Gujiya

This gujiya has got dry fruit stuffing instead of khoya stuffing. The outer crust with a glazing of sugar syrup and filling of dry fruits.

dry fruit gujiya recipe by meenu gupta | yourfoodfantasy
Colorful Gujiya – Diwali Recipe

9. Kaju Pista Roll

It is an Indian sweet / mithai recipe prepared from powdered cashews and pistachios, perfect for Diwali.

How to Make Kaju Pista Roll | Indian Sweet Recipe
Kaju Pista Roll – Diwali Recipe

10. Samosa

The ever charming Samosa can fit in any accusation, so how we ignore it during Diwali? Make these yummy somosas at home and let your guests go gaga over it 🙂

samosa recipe | your food fantasy by meenu gupta
Samosa – Diwali Recipe

11. Instant Coconut Ladoo

Sweetened Coconut balls or Coconut Ladoo (नारियल के लड्डू) are easy to make and can be made on any occasion, like Deepawali, best part is these can be prepared in just 10 minutes and are super easy to make. I call these my fuss free sweet 🙂

Instant coconut ladoo with desiccated coconut at by meenu gupta | Like us on
Instant Coconut Sweet balls – Diwali Recipe

12. Rasgulla

Queen of bengal! Juicy and soft, this will make your guests drip out saliva 🙂 Let this Deepawali be memorable for you and your guests.

Traditional Indian Sweet - Rasgulla Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Traditional Indian Sweet – Rasgulla Recipe | Your Food Fantasy

13. Aalo Tikki Chaat

Mix the sweets with some savoury, and serve this fresh made Aloo Tikki. No wonder a super hit with guests.

Aloo Tikki Chaat Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Aloo Tikki Chaat – Diwali Recipe

14. Custard Apple Milkshake

Diwali and custard apple has one similarity, both come at the same time. Enjoy this seasonal fruit during Diwali by making lip-smacking milkshake.

Custard Apple Milkshake Recipe - Your Food Fantasy
Custard Apple Milkshake – Diwali Recipe

15. Aata / Wheat flour Ladoo

Simple, easy and surprisingly tasty. Best part that you can keep them preserved for long if you wish. Why not give a hamper of these Aata Ladoo to your guests this Diwali?

Wheat Flour Ladoo | Atta Ladoo Recipe | YourFoodFantasy
Wheat Flour Ladoo | Atta Ladoo

16Khoya Gujiya

A fried crispy  pastry stuffed with sweet filling made from khoya, powdered sugar, dry fruits  and desiccated coconut.

Gujiya Recipe - Mava Gujiya | Your Food Fantasy
Gujiya Recipe – Mava Gujiya | Your Food Fantasy

17Papdi Chaat

It is a popular Mumbai street-food, though  hails from North India mainly Delhi. So popular it is that you can find it easily on any eatery. Papdi chaat comprises of crispy flat deep fried puris (crisply fried dough wafers) made from ‘all purpose flour’ or maida served with chilled sweetened yogurt, boiled potatoes and chickpeas/sprouts, ‘date & tamarind chutney’, ‘mint coriander chutney’, and sev topped with some dry spices.

Papdi Chat Recipe |
Papdi Chaat – Diwali Recipe

18. Masala Shikanji

A sweet and salty lemony drink  which differs from normal lemonade. It has got many health benefits as its a rich source of vitamin C thereby helps you feel refreshing, re-energised and also helps in digestion. Oh well, very handy after eating, during Diwali 🙂 to digest everything.

Nimbu Masala Shikanji Recipe - Summer Drinks | Your Food Fantasy
Nimbu Masala Shikanji Recipe – Summer Drinks | Your Food Fantasy

19. Namak Paray

A great starter to serve to your guests this Diwali. Equally loved by Kids and adults.

Namakparay Recipe | Your Food Fantasy
Namak paray Recipe | Your Food Fantasy

20. Carrot | Gajar Halwa

Enjoy the pink winter of Diwali with these seasonal carrots soaked in milk. A perfect treat for your guest this Diwali. I always say Gajar halwa is an emotion, and touches heart like nothing else.

Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe | Traditional Indian Carrot Pudding | Your Food Fantasy
Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe | Traditional Indian Carrot Pudding | Your Food Fantasy

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