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Diwali Sweet Recipe


Diwali Sweet Recipe


No celebration in India is complete without a touch of sweet. Desserts are the highlight of every Indian festival.

They add much more enthusiasm to the festive spirit. Festivities have stepped in and everyone is gearing up for Diwali celebrations. Just like the multicolored rangolis that adorn the entrances of our homes, there is nothing quite like a dessert table decked with a variety of Diwali sweets. We bring you, our simplest Diwali recipes from across the country. Each region of India has its own traditional variety of sweets and cuisines made specifically for this festival. Diwali is a time for celebration with family and friends, find some easy and delicious sweet recipes for your guest. Most of these Diwali recipes have been handed down over generation

Traditionally, desserts made with rice like Kheer and also Besan Ladoos made with gram flour are prepared and served. We've got you a mix of old, new and regional sweets that everyone will love.

This Diwali, light up your homes with our festive dessert recipes. Ditch the elaborate presentation and fancy ingredients, here are super-easy solutions to soothe your aching sweet tooth. Most of these can be prepared in advance for those unannounced guests and untimely cravings. Everyday ingredients and a couple of minutes are all you need to spread bright smiles and sparkle with satisfaction. Check out the following recipes-:

1. Badam Halwa 



Ingredients


  • Almonds- 1 cup ( soaked and peeled)
  • Sugar – 2 cups
  • Milk-1 cup
  • Ghee- 1/2 cup
  • Saffron – a pinch (soaked in 2 tbsp milk)

Method-

  1. Grind the almonds and make a smooth paste.
  2. Take a pan and add 2 cups water and let a boil appear.
  3. Now, add sugar and let the sugar dissolve.
  4. Take another pan (kadhai) and add ghee to it.
  5. Pour the prepared badam paste into the pan and stir on medium flame.
  6. After little stirring add milk to it.
  7. Add saffron too and stir on low flame.
  8. Once the ghee gets completely absorbed and is visible at the sides of pan, switch the flame off.
  9. Add 2 3 more tablespoons of ghee and stir continuously.
  10. Serve once it gets thickened.

2. Kaju Katli


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Ingredient

  • 1 tsp saffron
  • 100 gm cashew nuts, broken
  • 6 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 tsp green cardamom powder
  • 2 sheets silver varq

Method-


  1. Grind cashew nuts into a fine powder.
  2. Heat sufficient water in a non-stick pan.
  3. Add sugar and saffron, mix and cook till syrup thickens.
  4. Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  5. Add cashew nut powder and mix well, cook for about 3 minutes.
  6. Spread the mixture onto a thali and let it cool to room temperature.
  7. Transfer mixture onto a worktop and knead a little.
  8. Spread the mixture into a burfi tray, garnish with silver varq and let it set.
  9. Cut into squares and serve.

3. Maava Gujiya



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Ingredient


  • Refined flour (Maida) – 2 cups
  • Butter – 1 cup
  • Water- as per requirement
  • Maava – 2 cups
  • Sugar- 2 cups
  • Cardamom powder – 1 tbsp
  • Nuts – finely chopped
  • Ghee – for frying

Method-

To make dough-
  • Mix 4 tbsp ghee in flour and knead a stiff dough and keep it aside for an hour.
To prepare filling-
  1. Take a pan and sauté maava till it appears golden brown.
  2. Turn the flame off and add nuts and sugar once the maava gets cooled.
To prepare gujiya - 
  1. Make small rotis of the dough.
  2. Keep the roti over the gujiya shaper and fill 1 tbsp filling into it.
  3. Fold the other half and press the edges together.
  4. Cut out the extra dough and make sure both the parts are properly sticked.
  5. Make all gujiyas this way.
  6. On other hand pour ghee into the pan and heat it.
  7. Fry the gujiyas till they become golden brown.
  8. Keep them aside.
  9. Prepare sugar syrup by boiling water and sugar and obtaining one thread consistency.
  10. Dip gujiyas into it when cooled.
  11. Store in a container at room temperature.

4. Coconut Paneer Laddoo 


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Ingredient

  • 200 gm paneer
  • 5 tablespoon powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon powdered green cardamom
  • 2 tablespoon coconut flake
  • 1 pinch saffron
  • 4 chopped almond
  • 4 chopped pistachio

Method-


  1. To prepare this dessert recipe, add paneer in a large bowl and crumble using your hands. Knead it until the paneer comes together like dough and start to release some fat. Now, place a pan or kadhai on low flame and add the paneer dough in it.
  2. Let the paneer roast in it to remove the raw taste. Once done, take it off the flame and let the paneer cool at room temperature. Transfer it in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Now, add powdered sugar, green cardamom powder in it and mix well. Take small portions from this mixture and roll them in the shape of a laddoo.
  4. Roll the ladoos in coconut flakes and place them on a plate. Once done, garnish them using pistachios, almonds and saffron strands. Put the plate in refrigerator for 30-60 minutes and let them set. Once chilled, you can serve them anytime. Enjoy!



5. Khubani ka Meetha 

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Ingredient

  • 12 soaked overnight apricot
  • 3 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 pinches salt
  • 12 strand soaked saffron
  • 1 teaspoon rose water
  • chopped almonds as required
  • pistachios as require

Method-




  1. Start by deseeding the soaked apricots and then transfer apricots along with water in a heavy bottom vessel. Sprinkle salt, cover with a lid and cook over low flame.
  2. Stir occasionally till apricots are fully cooked and become mushy. Ensure that it doesn't stick to the bottom of the pan. Mash it with a ladle and add sugar and saffron water.
  3. Simmer it for 4-5 minutes or till you get the desired consistency. Switch off the flame and let it cool down a little, then add rose water and mix well.
  4. Serve in individual bowls and garnish with chopped almonds and pistachios. Either serve warm or chilled.


6. Bread Rasmalai Recipe


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Ingredient


  • Bread slices – 5
  • Condensed milk – 2 tbsp
  • Milk – 2 cups
  • Sugar – 2 tbsp
  • Ghee- 2 tbsp
  • Saffron- few strands
  • Cardamom powder – 1/4 tbsp

Method


  1. Take a pan and grease it with ghee.
  2. Add condensed milk and milk and wait for them to boil.
  3. Keep stirring on low flame.
  4. Add cardamom powder to the milk.
  5. Wait till the milk reduces to half.
  6. Now, add saffron and sugar to the milk.
  7. You can add dry fruits to the milk if needed.
  8. Refrigerate it till it gets cooled.
  9. Take bread slices and cut them into round shape.
  10. Pour the milk over them and serve instantly.


7. Date Nut Ladoo


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Ingredient
  • 12 dates
  • 1 tsp of butter
  • 1/2 cup of desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup of mixed nuts
Method
  1. Remove seeds and grind the dates to a coarse paste.
  2. Dry roast the nuts until they start to brown in patches.
  3. Add this in a mixie until you have a coarse mixture.
  4. Heat the butter in a non-stick pan.
  5. Add the dates, cook on low flame until it turns.
  6. Add the chopped nuts and blend in. Turn off heat.
  7. When it's cool, make ladoos of your desired size and roll in the desiccated coconut.



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