Top Sweets and Savoury for Diwali
Written by Jayashree
Spread the love

Diwali is the time to enjoy with good sweets and savoury snacks. Here is a collection of top sweets and savoury from the blog.

Diwali, festival of lights is most awaited by all as it calls for enormous celebrations. It begins with cleaning and preparation of various sweets and savoury snacks. Good food, meeting of friends and relatives, exchange of sweets usually take place.

Diwali is the time to replenish and be happy. Whatever you decide to do, let it make you happy and contented. Immerse yourself for sometime in devotion to God, it gives peace and joy.

May the festive season bring joy and immense happiness. May all dreams come true and let success knock at your door. Wishing you a very Happy Deepawali.

Have you started your Diwali preparation? What are the variety of snacks you plan to make? Here are a few ideas from the blog, do check them out. Click on the title or the picture for the recipe.

Ellu Holige / Til Poli

Ellu Holige is a sweet stuffed flat bread. A filling of sesame and jaggery is stuffed and rolled into a pancake. It is tasty and ideal during any festivities.

ellu holige / til poli
ellu holige

Chaler Payesh / Bengali Rice Kheer

Chaler Payesh is similar to the kheer that is made in South India with a subtle change. It is tasty and loved by all at home.

chaler payesh /bengali rice kheer
chaler payesh / bengali rice kheer

Papaya Halwa

Papaya is one of the healthiest fruit but disliked by many. This sweet dish is tasty and hardly noticeable.

papaya halwa
papaya halwa

Coconut Ladoo

Coconut ladoo is one of the easiest sweets that you can make, it is tasty and ideal for any festival.

coconut ladoo/ nariyal ladoo
coconut ladoo /nariyal ladoo

Oats Ladoo

Oats Ladoo is a healthy twist to the usual sweet that you make.

oats ladoo
oats ladoo

Rawa Kesari with Jaggery

Rawa Kesari is one of the sweets that we cherish, here is a healthy twist to it. Jaggery is added to it, it tastes divine.

bellada sheera

Ragi Halbai / Finger Millet Fudge

Ragi Halbai is a sweet made using finger millet. It is also a twist to the usual rice halbai that is made.

Ragi Halbai / Fingermillet fudge
Ragi Halbai / Fingermillet fudge

Kul Kul Goan Sweet

Kul kul are crispy, crunchy snacks that can be had any time of the day. It is one of the favourites of children, so I chose to add it here.

kul kul
kul kul

Peanut Ladoo / Shenga Undi

Peanut ladoo is easy to make and can be stored for a long time.

peanut ladoo/shenga undi
peanut ladoo / shenga undi

Hayagreeva Maddi

Hayagreeva Maddi is made using bengal gram, it is cooked well, simmered with jaggery and other ingredients. Tastes exotic if well cooked.

hayagreeva maddi
hayagreeva maddi

Ash gourd Halwa / Dum root halwa

Ash gourd halwa is a delectable sweet, commonly made in South India. It is usually made during marriages and ceremonies.

dum root halwa
dum root halwa

Khaja / Kaja

Khaja, crispy and flaky, makes a festive treat.

Khaja, Tapeshwaram Khaja
Khaja, Tapeshwaram Khaja

Carrot Halwa

Carrot halwa, another delectable sweet, made in a quicker version here.

Carrot Halwa
Carrot Halwa

Basundi

Basundi and Puri is an all time favourite.

basundi
basundi

Karchikayi / Kajjikayalu

Diwali seems incomplete without Karchikayi.

karchikayi
karchikayi

Palak Sev/ Spinach Crispies

After all the delectable sweets, we do need these savoury. The usual sev has palak flavour in it, sounds tasty, isn’t it?

palak sev
palak sev

Butter Murukku

Murukku and Chakli are two siblings which bring cheer to any festive ocassion.

butter murukku

Split gram Murukku

Another variety of murukku, I love making these dry snacks as they are loved by all at home.

murukku
murukku

Methi Mathri

The freshness of fenugreek leaves gives a good flavour

Methi Mathri
Methi Mathri

Salted Cashewnut in Microwave

Salted cashewnuts give a lavish look to any ocassion, do give a try to it.

salted cashewnuts

Chiwda

Chiwda is one of the essentials during Diwali, but ideal for any season.

chiwda
chiwda

Namak Pare

Crispy, crunchy snacks are kids favourite.

namak pare
namak pare

If you have liked the collection, do share it further. Pin it for later:

Diwali Collection 2019

I have recently started my YouTube Channel. Please do like and subscribe to it.

If you ever recreate any dish, do take a picture and tag me @foodiejayashree on Instagram or @evergreendishes on Facebook.

If you have not yet subscribed, sign up to get an e-book of handy hints for free and be informed of new posts.

13 Comments
  1. mayurisjikoni

    Such a wonderful collection of Diwali recipes both sweet and savory. Finger Millet fudge sounds like an interesting recipe. Would love to try it.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Mayuri. It does taste well.

      Reply
  2. Pavani

    What an amazing collection of sweet & savory Diwali recipes. Bookmarking this page to try some of the recipes out soon.

    Reply
    • jayashree

      Thankyou Pavani

      Reply
  3. Lata Lala

    This is a fabulous post about collection of sweet & savoury recipes. This is such a handy collection and so very well explained too.
    Lovely share.

    Reply
  4. Padma Veeranki

    What an amazing collection of Diwali recipes both sweet and savoury!! Can’t really pick one from many of my favourites….Will check out next time when I’m running out of ideas…Lovely share Jaya!!

    Reply
  5. Malini

    You have got a wonderful collection, It’s hard to pick one from here. Sometimes, when we need to decide on one particular sweet or savory, this post will come really handy. Amazing work!

    Reply
  6. Sandhya Ramakrishnan

    What a beautiful collection of recipe this is for not just Diwali but any festival. I am bookmarking this to use in future.

    Reply
  7. usha

    That is a wonderful collection of sweets and snacks for Diwali, and also for any occasion.

    Reply
  8. Anshu

    What an exotic collection of savories and sweet for Diwali Jayashree, simply mindblowing!!

    Reply
  9. Priya Srinivasan

    that is a wonderful collection of diwali recipes dear! Such collections come handy for any celebrations! hope you and your family had a lovely diwali!

    Reply
  10. Jagruti's Cooking Odyssey

    What a delightful Diwali recipes collection, so hard to choose one recipe as all of them are so good and unique in their own terms.

    Reply
  11. sasmita

    All these are so wonderful collection of sweets and snacks for Diwali Jaya ūüôā And even any other festive time one can try these, lovely share !

    Reply

Appreciate all your comments.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

FIND US EVERYWHERE

About

Hello and Welcome to my blog! I am Jayashree from India. An enthusiastic blogger, with a zest for life.  I believe in living life to the fullest.

Cooking has been my passion. I have always loved to try new recipes.  Writing has been a feel good factor and extremely  loving it. With these two passions of mine, my culinary blog was born. Read More…

ALSO FIND US ON

Popular categories

Related Post

veg manchurian | dry veg manchurian recipe

veg manchurian | dry veg manchurian recipe

Veg Manchurian is a popular Indo-Chinese snack. It is delicious, bursting with many flavours of hot, sweet and spicy making it simply irresistible.  Vegetable balls are deep fried and cooked in a medley of sauces, it makes a good appetizer. This is the recipe of dry...

Mambazha Pulissery | Kerala Mango Curry

Mambazha Pulissery | Kerala Mango Curry

It's raining mangoes, the best thing about summer is this fruit. Days would be dreadful thinking only about the heat. Coming to the recipe, I have another mango dish from Kerala cuisine, Mambazha Pulissery, such a delicious curry, we did really relish this one....

Blogger Recognition Award 2017 and nominees

Blogger Recognition Award 2017 and nominees

I am excited to announce that I have been nominated for the Blogger Recognition Award by Possess The World. This blog has been the best to happen to show my creativity. It is really a good feeling to be nominated. Thankyou for nominating me, Possess The World   What...

Get your Free Copy Today

Cooking is a wonderful job if you love it. It helps you to make tasty dishes for your loved ones. But it can be a chore, if one has many errands at hand. Thus, one needs to cook efficiently. It can be done by using the handy hints which make cooking easier, by saving the time or making better dish by using an ingredient instead of other. Here are a hundred handy hints which I have put them in two different categories. One is store wise and the other is cook wise.

%d bloggers like this: