Choti Diwali has arrived and no one wants to spend the day without some delicious food. Food, especially sweets, is an important part of any Indian celebration. Before you indulge in the main Diwali feast, we recommend that you indulge in a feast on Choti Diwali as well. And, don’t forget to include the traditional dessert. So, instead of treating yourself and your family to store-bought sweets, make some sweets at home this year. Here are nine dessert recipes to help you make some delicious dishes all by yourself.
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This traditional sweet will melt in your mouth and fill you up with the taste of cardamom and saffron. The soft texture and gooey cream of chhena is a sure shot winner.
We cannot imagine Diwali without Kaju Barfi. Take sugar syrup and cardamom pieces in a pan, knead cashew dough and make a dough. Set it in a greased tray and cut into diamond shapes. Voila, your dessert is ready.
Kheer is a staple of any festival in India. One can really say no to this delicious kheer garnished with aromatic Basmati rice and nuts and raisins. Add saffron and cardamom to the kheer for a unique taste.
4. Rava Kheer
Would you like something lighter than rice pudding? Try this fragrant kheer made with boiled milk, semolina and dry fruits.
Make your feast special by adding the delicious Shahi Tukda to your menu. The fried pieces of bread drizzled in a thick mixture of milk and dry fruits taste delicious.
No one can forget the soft texture of hot Gulab Jamun. They taste better when cooked at home. Dip them in sugar syrup or serve with vanilla ice cream for a change.
This sweet is popular in the northern parts of India especially in Gujarat. This sweet is made from khoya, gram flour, ghee and milk. Add cardamom and other spices to enhance the taste.
Sweet made with carrot
Gajar ka Halwa is one of the most popular sweet dishes made during festivals in India. Enjoy the festivities with this carrot dessert.
This sweet is from the state of Karnataka. These sweets are served in the form of soft cubes made of gram flour, ghee, sugar and water.
Try these decadent dessert recipes to add sweetness to your little Diwali celebrations.