Kaju Katli to Chakli: 10 unique dishes to try this Diwali
First Published 8, Nov 2020, 10:51 AM
Diwali is the festival of sweets and various yummy platters. Here are 9 dishes that you can make this Diwali for your loved ones, read on.
This November 14 is the festival of foods and crackers. Though the situation will not permit us to enjoy with sparklers or fireworks, there is no harm in cooking delicious foods for your family.
It is a Noth-Indian recipe with some necessary ingredients, like ground rice, milk, nuts, sugar and a pinch of saffron. It is served mainly in the earthen pots.
It can be found in South India as murukku, but in Maharashtrian region, it is known as chakli. It is a deep-fried snack, salty, made with rice flour. It is a much-needed snack in the Diwali parties.
It is a delicious Bengali mishti (sweet) made of sweetened cottage cheese, milk and sugar. Added flavours of cardamom and saffron and loaded with pistachios and almonds and raisins.
A Maharashtrian crunchy snack made up by mixing up with cereals (like cornflakes), figs and peanuts and wafers.
Pinni is a laddoo found in the Punjabi community mainly. The sweet dish is made of wheat flour, jaggery, desi ghee and dry fruits and nuts.
Gajar ka Halwa:
Gajar ka Halwa is a yummilicious sweet recipe made of 'gajar' (carrots) cooked in ghee and milk. This North Indian dish is a festive star served with loads of nuts and coconut shavings.
It is a salty-sweet tea-time snack originated from Gujrat. It is like a party-poppers, single bite snack made of ground flour and stuffing is prepared with coconut, poppy and sesame seeds.
From the name of it, you know the main ingredient of this recipe is Kaju badam (cashew nuts). Kaju Katli or Kaju Barfi shaped as barfis is North Indian sweet that has always been in demand during the festivals profoundly.
It is a perfect chip to your drink, made of gram flour (besan) and urad dal (white lentil). This Gujrati snack is deep-fried and tossed in spices like chaat masala or mango powder, chilli powder making it unstoppable for you to much on.
Malpua is the Indian version of pancakes. This traditional sweet dish is prepared with all-purpose flour, semolina, fennel seeds, khoya and milk, dipped in sugar syrup flavoured with cardamom and saffron. It can be served with some nut shavings on the top or with Rabri.