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121 Diwali special recipes

Diwali or Deepavali is the most celebrated festival of India and it carries a message which is applicable to everyone despite of their background, culture, religion or belief.

diwali special recipes

Diwali signifies the triumph of good over evil, light over darkness and truth over falsities. I hope this festival of lights brings wisdom, truth, prosperity and peace in your life.

This year Diwali is on 14th November, 2020. With this post, I wish all my readers a happy and joyous Diwali festival.  i also wish abundance in health, wealth and happiness to all of you. Play and be safe this Diwali.

I have made a list of the Diwali recipes which are a favorite with the readers of veg recipes of India and will be a hit in your homes for the Diwali festival.

There are no set recipes for Diwali except for the sweets and snacks that are usually made or brought ready made. So I am giving a list of recipes that are usually made during festivals or celebrations like Diwali, Christmas, Id and other festivals.

Have classified them into the Typical Diwali sweets and snacks which we make and some lunch/dinner menu recipes.

I will be posting some more recipes that are not your typical Diwali snacks and sweets, but recipes that are made during the celebration and festive occasions.

By the way, this year Diwali is 14th November, 2020. and I have already shared a compiled list of:

Some of these Diwali recipes can be easily made vegan by substituting with soy milk, cashew milk, Almond milk or Cashew yogurt or peanut yogurt.

Diwali faral and snacks recipes

Namak paare
namak pare
mathri recipe
Besan sev
besan sev recipe
gujiya - Diwali recipes
Ribbon pakoda
ribbon pakoda recipe
murukku recipe
Shakkar pare
shakkarpara Diwali recipes
 Paneer tikka
paneer tikka
Kara boondi
kara boondi recipe
 Cornflakes chivda
cornflakes chivda
 Koraishutir kachoriBengali-peas-kachori
Dhokla recipe
dhokla recipe
Aloo tikki
aloo tikki - Diwali recipes
omapodi recipe
Potato sev
potato sev recipe
Veg spring rolls
veg spring rolls recipe
chakli recipe
shankarpali recipe
Rava dhokla
rava dhokla
khandvi recipe
Pani puri
pani puri recipe
Bread pakora
bread pakora
Khatta dhokla
khatta dhokla
Medu vada
medu vada
Matar kachori
matar kachori
 Hara bhara kabab
hara bhara kabab

karanji recipe
Aloo tikki chole
aloo tikki chole
Butter murruku
butter murruku recipe
Vada pav
vada pav
Dabeli recipe
dabeli recipe
Bhel puri
bhel puri
Sev puri
Dahi vada
dahi vada recipe
South Indian mixture
South Indian mixture recipe
Instant sweet appam
instant sweet appam recipe

Snacks for Diwali party – baked and grilled

Veg pizza
veg pizza
nankhatai recipe
Achari paneer tikka
achari paneer tikka
Paneer tikka
paneer tikka recipe
Butter cookies
butter cookies recipe
Mushroom tikka
mushroom tikka
Chocolate chip cookies
chocolate chip cookies
Bread pizza
bread pizza
Coconut cookies
eggless coconut cookies recipe
Cheese sandwich
cheese sandwich
Grilled sandwichgrilled sandwich
Baked samosa
baked samosa recipe

Do check more Diwali snacks, check this compiled list of 115 Diwali snacks recipes.

Popular Diwali sweets recipes

Coconut ladoo
coconut ladoo
Gulab jamun
gulab jamun
Besan ladoo
 Milk pedha
Moong dal halwa
moong dal halwa
Mysore Pak
mysore pak
Kaju katli
kaju katli
Shahi tukda
shahi tukda
Phirni recipe
Quick kalakand
quick kalakand recipe
Kala jamun
kala jamun recipe
Rice kheer
Boondi ladoo
boondi ladoo - Diwali recipes
Coconut burfi
coconut burfi
 Seviyan kheer
vermicelli kheer
Paal payasam
paal payasam recipe
Chana dal payasam
chana dal payasam recipe
Carrot halwa
carrot halwa recipe
Sandesh recipe
rasgulla - Diwali recipes
jalebi - Diwali recipes
 Rava kesari
 Cham cham
cham cham sweet
Rava ladoo
rava ladoo recipe
Atta ladoo
atta ladoo - Diwali recipes
 Sooji halwa
sooji halwa
7 cup burfi
7 cup burfi

Diwali sweets
Motichoor ladoo
motichoor ladoo
Sheer khurma
sheer khurma - Diwali recipes
Badam halwa
badam halwa recipe
basundi recipe
To check more Diwali sweets recipes check this compiled list of 125 Diwali sweets recipes.
You can also refer these sweets collections:

Diwali special recipes – main course recipes

Veg biryani
Hyderabadi veg biryani recipe
Mushroom biryani
Chettinad mushroom biryani recipe
Paneer pasanda
paneer pasanda - Diwali recipes
Ven Pongal
khara Pongal recipe
Navratan korma
navratan korma Diwali recipes
 Veg korma
veg korma
Curd rice
curd rice recipe
Ghee rice
ghee rice recipe
 Tamarind rice
tamarind rice
Paneer korma
paneer korma
Punjabi kadhi pakora
Punjabi kadhi recipe
Kadai mushroom
kadai mushroom
Kadai paneer
kadai paneer recipe
Chana masala
chana masala
Kala chana
kala chana gravy
Methi matar malai
methi matar malai recipe
Dal tadka
dal tadka
Veg handi
veg handi
Pav bhaji
pav bhaji
Veg fried rice
Schezwan fried rice
schezwan fried rice
Paneer butter masala
paneer butter masala
Malai kofta
malai kofta
Paneer lababdar
paneer lababdar
Paneer tikka masala
paneer tikka masala
Shahi paneer
shahi paneer
 Chilli paneer

Quick and easy Diwali recipes

Easy rajma recipe
Instant Pot
Dal Makhani

instant pot dal makhani
 Easy chole masala
chole masala
Easy bhatura recipe
Dry fruits ladoo
dry fruits ladoo
 Paneer bhurji
paneer bhurji
Tawa paneer masala
 tawa paneer masala
Bhindi masala
bhindi masala
Khaman dhokla
khaman dhokla
Palak paneer
Matar paneer
Paneer khurchan
paneer khurchan
Cake in pressure cooker
cake recipe in pressure cooker
Veg biryani in cooker
veg biryani in cooker
Veg pulao in cooker
vegetable pulao
Pav bhaji in cooker
pav bhaji recipe
Paneer biryani in cooker
paneer biryani recipe
Instant idli
instant idli recipe

Wishing happy Diwali to all the readers and friends.

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  1. Hi Dassana,

    I have gone through your recepies and tried bindi masala is awesome.Every one giving good commands on my home.

    Thanks & Regards

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