Diwali Food

Diwali, also known as the Indian Festival of Light, is a five-day celebration that marks the triumph of good versus evil. Diwali is a time of togetherness and of enjoying festive foods. Homes are thoroughly cleaned before being decorated with vibrant lights, gifts are exchanged and festive Diwali food makes its way to every table.

Not-to-miss diwali recipes

Diwali is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and some Buddhists and Jains, and it is the perfect occasion to make some Diwali sweets and Diwali snacks at home.

Our guide to Diwali food will show you how to prepare spicy fingers foods beloved across India. Learn how to make everything from the best potato samosas and vegetable pakoras to delectable desserts to indulge your sweet tooth.

Diwali sweets to try

When it comes to Diwali sweets, we've got you covered with an article titled 10 Indian Sweets for Diwali Explained.  It breaks down the most popular Indian sweets so you can easily identify them on a serving platter and have knowledge of the ingredients they contain.

We also have plenty of recipes you'll enjoy, such as traditional kheer (Indian rice pudding) or mango kheer, gajar ka halwa (a carrot-based pudding), and jalebi (crispy fried sweets soaked in sugar syrup).

To satisfy your insatiable craving for Indian food we are also sharing our list of 10 Indian recipes you can easily master. You can't miss our guide to essential Indian spices. Discover the amazing uses of turmeric and how you can make your own golden milk at home. Be seduced by the fragrance of cardamom, which you can use in a creamy mango lassi.

Get ready to celebrate! Happy Diwali!

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