10 delicious Deepavali sweet treats
Deepavali, the lively festival of lights, is just around the corner. We’ve lined up special sweet treats just for you!
Keep on clicking ‘next’ for some glorious recipes to make your Deepavali a ‘sweet’ celebration!
Although you can easily find Gulab Jamun in Indian restaurants, making these glossy, golden balls of sweetness yourself will make your Deepavali celebrations even more special.
Check out this lip-smacking recipe!
Rava Kesari is known as one of the easiest Indian sweets to make. So you have absolutely no excuse not to give this recipe a try!
Indian sweets, although amazingly delicious, contain lots of ghee and sugar.
You'll love this yummy Laddoo recipe that only has a fraction of the ghee used in a regular recipe. So go ahead and indulge in this (somewhat) guilt-free sweet!
Payasam is popular all-year round in India, so it never fails to make an appearance during Deepavali as well.
This velvety smooth rice pudding is decadently sweet and creamy and is mixed with raisins and cashews.
Here’s a delicious recipe for you to try.
Said to have come from the Punjab region, Halwa is a very popular Indian dessert made with a unique key ingredient – grated carrots.
Try it yourself with this recipe!
Burfi is a sweet treat plainly made with condensed milk and sugar. It has, however, fruit variations and other interesting flavours.
This recipe for almond Burfi, called Badam Katli, is so easy to put together it is begging to be included in your Deepavali sweets line-up!
Scented with cardamom powder, these beautiful mini-Rasgullas are a sure hit at any celebration. Don’t be turned off by the seemingly complicated preparation process though. These melt-in-your-mouth sweets are absolutely delicious and worth the trouble.
Decadently smooth and sweet, these cute little treats called Sandesh are made with cottage cheese, saffron, and cardamom.
This recipe is absolutely easy to make. It only has 3 steps – one of which is refrigerating the sweets!
Bread – check. Butter (ghee in this case) – check! Shahi Tukda is the Indian version of a bread and butter pudding with condensed milk. Promise us you’ll give this amazing recipe a try.
We saved the very best for last! Kulfi, with its delicate cardamom essence, is as delicious and as creamy as ice cream. However, its interesting flavours such as almond and mango set it apart from the classic Western treat.
Here’s a simple cardamom kulfi recipe that you absolutely must try.