Deepawali, popularly known as Diwali is the Hindu festival of lights which is celebrated every year in the Autumn season. Diwali importance is not limited to the Hindu religion it is celebrated with great hype and excitement in every religion. It holds great significance in various religion. The main attractions of the festival are the family reunion kind of type, exchange of gifts between friends and family, sweets, the food ( Which is all a combination of various things from heavy lunches to sweets desserts ), firecrackers, the tradition of buying new clothes.
The main and the sweetest attraction of all in the celebrations of Diwali are the different types of sweets and snacks we get to eat and create culinary heaven in our mouth. There are various types of snacks and sweets which are famous and common but not so usual snacks and sweets of Diwali. Even if you do not know them we have prepared a whole list for you.
Made with pure cashew nuts, sweetened with a lot of sugar, filled with the richness of milk, decorated with silver plating and adored by every age group from kids to grandparents everyone wants to get a bit of it “Kaju Katli”. The Kaju Katli prices are even higher than your monthly petrol savings. But the Kaju Katli is worth it. It gets finished faster than any other typical sweets.
Ladoos are a part of basically every festival and celebration. Especially Boondi Ladoo the special thing about these ladoos are that they are not so sugary, have a unique color, and they practically melt in your mouth. Plus they are available in various types. Same the case with Boondi ladoo they are also loved by everybody.
Gulab Jamun is the sweetest of the all the sweets. Gulab Jamun can be served cold or hot and they both taste goo. But during Diwali, they are eaten mostly cold. Nowadays people prefer to make Gulab Jamun at home.
Namak para is a crunchy savory of India andPakistan.Namak para is ribbon-like strips of pastry delicately seasoned with cumin seeds, carom seeds, and caraway seeds and deep fried in pure ghee (clarified butter). It requires approximately 10 minutes to prepare and 20 minutes to cook.The pastry is made from whole wheat flour (atta), refined flour (maida),semolina (suji), baking powder and baking soda.
Shahi Tukda is a popular Indian sweet. It is made from bread, ghee, full cream milk, and several dry fruits. It is available in almost every sweet shop. The creamy texture of Shahi Tukda melts in your mouth giving satisfaction to your taste buds.