Diwali is the festival of full of Joy and happiness. Hindus celebrate this festival with full of enthusiasm. In this festival People buy new clothes, light up the Diya and lamps, decorate their homes by making Rangoli and flowers and moreover they make different types of sweets and snacks at home. Now, let’s have a look on these easy made food items.
1. Coconut Burfi
Coconut burfi is one of the easy to make homemade food item. Making it at home requires 3 basic ingredients fresh coconut, sugar and milk and along with this you can give it your personal touch according to your taste by adding either cardamon, saffron or pineapple essence. To give it a richer taste and texture you can either use condensed milk or khoya which also helps in binding the mixture.
2. Paneer Pulao
Rice is a primary and major food in many parts of India and there are many preparations that involve use of spices and other ingredients which brings richness in taste. Paneer Pulao is one of the most famous recipes that is very healthy. paneer Pulao is easy to make and easy to serve with various accompaniments and Indian curries. And if you want to enrich the taste then you can spice it up with paneer, peas and other optional veggies. This will definitely make your dish more tastier than before.
This is a kind of Gujrati dish that can be easily made at home. It tastes like papad or chips and you can typically enjoy this tasty chorafali on this great festival Diwali. Its sour and spicy seasoning of chilli powder and dry mango powder makes it one of the most irresistible snack. To make a perfect light and fluffy chorafali at home is sometimes challenging but this recipe you will learn the secret of making it perfectly fluffy every single time you try.
4. Nan Khatai
Nan Khatai is an Indian sweet famous among Indian people. It is a eggless cookie that can be easily prepared at home. Now have look to the ingredients you will need with whom, you can easily prepare the cookies with the help of ghee, maida, rava which is sooji, gram flour which is besan and sugar are used in this sweet but you can also make it by not using gram flour and rava in just under 20 minutes.
5. Gulab Jamun
Gulab Jamun can be prepared in many different ways. However, the easiest and quickest way to make soft, melt in the mouth, dry fruits and saffron stuffed Gulab Jamun at home that tastes as good as ones made from khoya is by using the ready mixes like ones from Gits, MTR, Ashirwaad etc.
Preparing Gulab Jamun with ready mix not only reduces the preparation time but also allows you to learn the delicate cooking skill of having the right sugar syrup thickness, dough consistency and deep frying jamuns over medium-low flame which are crucial cooking steps for making perfect Gulab Jamuns at home. The delectable filling of dry fruits and saffron gives Gulab Jamuns prepared with this recipe a royal flavor that you usually only get to see in the ones bought from sweet stores.
6. Almond cookies
These simple, quick and easy to make, melt in mouth eggless almond cookies are made from powered almond, whole wheat flour and butter. these melt in mouth Almond cookies can be prepared using either maida or whole wheat flour. In this recipe you can use whole wheat flour for two different reason- one, it makes cookie crisper and second, it has more nutritional value than maida. These homemade cookie can be stored for 15 to 20 days at room temperature, so its a perfect snack to make in advance for get-togethers on this Diwali.
7. Besan laddu
The besan laddu prepared with this recipe gets its unique and mouth watering flavor, taste and aroma from ghee, roasted gram flour and generous use of saffron abd cardamon. You can easily make besan laddu with simple steps and with easy recipe. After preparing besan laddu do not forget to garnish almond slice and pistachios and let them cool at room temperature and serve with snacks or store them in an airtight container.
8. Stuffed Bhindi
Its name itself gets juices in the mouth. Dry, shallow fried, spicy masala filled bhindi is a heavenly experience in every bite and its a choice food during special occasions and festivals like Diwali also. the rich and delicious stuffed bhindi can be made easily at home by planning its preparation in advance, prepare and store stuffing masala for bhindi and then using it as and when required.