No Bengali festival or celebration is complete without Rasgulla. Most of the time this mouthful of sweetness marks the beginning as well as the end of any occasion. Some even term it as the full-stop to a meal as it is customary to serve Rasgulla at the end of all the grandeur of food.
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Feel like savoring something deliciously sweet? Try making the jalebi. With ingredients that are readily available at the local grocery store, you can easily rustle up India's favorite sweet dish.
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Gulab Jamun is one of those sweet dishes which has a huge fan following and the number is always on the rise. These scarlet colored balls tastes best when prepared at home and the recipe is not at all complicated. All-purpose flour, soda powder, ghee, milk, sugar and rose water if you like the flavor. That's it!
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Got an insatiable sweet tooth? Try making this quick and easy carrot halwa, using carrots of course, condensed milk, ghee and loads of nuts.
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These diamond shaped pieces, decorated by silver foils isn't just interesting to look at but are also irresistible. Rich in cashew nuts, these sweets are in great demand during special occasions such as Diwali.
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A typical sight during festival seasons, the richness of the ladoo matches the vibrance of any festival to the fullest. A mouth full of sweetness with every bite, no festival is complete without one gorging on these delights.
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No matter you have a sweet tooth or not, you cannot say no to coconut burfi. Shredded coconut gives that crunchiness to the burfi while milk provides it with the smoothness. Any day, any occasion, this sweet will undoubtedly rank among the top desserts.
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This is a typical Indian dish that is made during any occasion worth celebrating. The way the Besan melts in your mouth leaving the crunchy nuts behind to chew, you experience heaven right away.
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Moong Dal Halwa is a typical delicacy that is made in all North-Indian households during festivals. It is rich with tons of dry fruits which is the USP of the dish!
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The absence of rice Kheer at any Indian wedding reception would result in the presence of numerous dumbfounded expressions. Custom made to suit the delight of that special day, this kheer holds basmati rice as its main ingredient and only made grand by the garnish of saffron and raisins that surfaces the pleasurable amalgamation of ghee, milk and sugar.
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Almond is a store house of healthy elements and when it comes to taste, this kernel establishes itself as one of the most liked nuts. Badam halwa has almond as its key ingredient, and the addition of ghee and saffron is enough to tickle the nose. This makes for a great dessert during festive seasons especially Diwali, Mahashivaratri and Durga Puja.
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A celebratory drink, the off-white creamy texture of the drink garnished with almonds is one welcome drink that will match the divinity of every day. A must on the drinks menu for every special occasion or on a sultry day, badam kheer soothes with every gulp and the sensation only gets better as the glass is tilted higher.
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If you are a chocolate lover then this is one dish that is tailor made for you. The blend of chocolates and cashew are totally to die for. I bet you can't eat 'just one'!
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With every mouthful filled with the presence of pistachio and almonds, and pampered by the thick-creamy consistency of the rabdi, none could pass this, as the very aroma of it lures one an all to indulge in this mouthgasmic treat.
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Yet another sweet that gives us another reason for people to look forward to festivals is Khaja. Layered after the mixture of flour and ghee, the sweet is then lightly fried to give it that perfect delicious crunch.
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Simple ingredients such as all-purpose flour, milk, sugar and baking powder combine to make this all-time favorite dessert malpua. This is made during Paush Sankranti which celebrates the harvest season, as well as decorates the platter during Bhai Dooj, Diwali and the like. If you have not tried it yet, do not wait! And believe, you do not need an occasion to make malpuas.
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Beetroot Halwa is dish that is generally made during all Indian Festivals. Once it is decorated with Cashews and lots of other dry fruits, there is absolutely no way you can stop yourself from digging into it.
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Kaju burfis have been winning tummies and hearts for ages now. But sometimes, it isn't really a bad idea to slightly take a traditional recipe into your own hands and twist it around a little bit and make something equally delicious. So here's how you can make the same delectable burfi using pistas instead of cashews.
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This delicacy is an all time favourite among all Bengalies out there. The best part is that it can be made in a matter of few minutes, with Cheena and milk. The after effect this dish leaves in your mouth is absolute heaven.
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Here's a richer variant of the halwa that we make at home every other. Having special guests over? Or is it an occasion to remember? Whatever be the festivity, the almond seera is the best dessert to prepare when you want to impress.
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Raj bhog as the name symbolizes gives you a royal feeling. This plump dessert is made with cottage cheese which says that it is a healthy too. The golden coloured spheres are a must during festivals and it has such an easy recipe that you can make it at home without any hassle.
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The festival of Diwali is incomplete without crackers, guests and sweets. The Badam Katli is a popular sweet filled with goodness of almonds and milk prepared during the festive occasions of Diwali and Rakhi or weddings.
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Special occasions in India such as weddings and birthday celebrations are incomplete without sweets such as Laddoos. The Churma laddoo made out of wheat flour gives you a break from the ones usually served and also pampers your taste buds.
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Most Indians would agree that the famous Indian festivals 'Diwali' and 'Dussehra' are incomplete without savories like Mathi. The snack is quite easy to prepare and is a delight to the taste buds.
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Made with cashews, Kaju Katri is any sweet-lovers dream come true. You can never have just one of this mouth-watering sweet.
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|Diwali Dinner ||Diwali Laddus |
|Diwali Lunch ||Diwali Namkeen |
|Diwali Snack ||Diwali Sweet |