Last updated on August 19th, 2018
Diwali sweets recipes collection with step by step photos and videos. This post is a collection of diwali sweets that you can easily make at home for festival of lights. Homemade diwali sweets are best for gifting as well as serving to the guests who are visiting. Take your pick from the recipes listed below and enjoy!
Diwali or deepavali is known as festival of lights and it is celebrated all over India with great zeal. People make so many varieties of sweet recipes during diwali.
Celebrating diwali means distributing sweets among family and friends, colorful fireworks and loads of new dress 🙂
In India,one never runs short of sweets and savories,thanks to the diverse culture and cuisines, each and every state has its own way of celebrating diwali and so are the goodies prepared.
Yes as with any Indian festivals there are sweets, sweets and more sweets 🙂 We share these snacks and sweets with neighbors on diwali eve mostly. Then on diwali day we serve homemade sweets to the guests visiting us.
Though these days people often buy sweets for diwali we prefer to make it at home. Sometimes we make just 2 or 3 types of sweet but we don’t like to buy from shops.
Making sweets for diwali can be time consuming but it is real fun when you make it an activity that involves everyone in the family. Especially you can involve kids in some tasks like mixing up this mixture, shaping nankhatai and also packing gifts.
So this diwali let us make homemade sweets and snacks for our family, friends and relatives 🙂
Here I am presenting before you 20 easy diwali sweets recipes,all tried and tested many times and sure is a breeze to make. Go methodically,just add a pinch of love and you will have downright tasty sweets to that will have your near and dears rave about you 🙂 🙂
For the ease of reading I have divided the sweets into different categories. Take your pick and enjoy!
Diwali Special Sweets Suitable For Gifting:
Kaju katli: Pure cashew goodness, the ever famous Indian mithai, this vegan cashew fudge with just 4 ingredients will be a gorgeous treat for your family. Also you can pack kaju katlis in a beautiful box for gifting.
Also check kesar kaju katli recipe
Gulab Jamun Recipe: Easy tried and tested recipe for making gulab jamun using milk powder. This recipe is very simple and less tricky, so much suited for beginners.
Khoya gulab jamun recipe:
Wanna make a blasting sweet but no much time,try this coconut pista ladoo,a quick fix sweet with condensed milk with subtle a pistachio flavor and
Kesar peda with homemade khova,for all those who have the itch of DIY,try making your won khova here,else store bought khova works fine too.
Try making this quick chocolate burfi for kids,it gets ready in less than 15 minutes and chocolate lover’s heaven it is
These healthy little cute balls will be a perfect gift amongst all those high cal sweets,it will show you care for near and dears 🙂
A lip smacking treat with beaten rice and sugar.Nice sweet with very few ingredients
Here is a fool proof quick recipe for traditional dhoodh (milk) peda,with condensed milk and milk powder in hand you
can pull this sweet together in less than 15 minutes.
The most sought after Indian sweets,though it is pretty much easy to cut open an instant mix and make gulab jamuns,nothing can beat those made from scratch at home,this is an easy recipe with milk powder.Here is the traditional method for making gulab jamun with khova
An addictive Indian mithai,so rich and tasty with its unique grainy texture,the pistachio topping makes this sweet even more good.
Paneer pistachio peda:
A rich and tasty peda with paneer and pistachio concoction. Quite easy to make and takes very less time when made with ready made paneer.
An all time favorite Bengali sweet,try this recipe for soft and fluffy rasgullas,pure goodness of milk.,my all time favorite.
This is a fudge recipe similar to kaju katli,but kind of rustic as I have used almonds with skin here.
Sweets to prepare and serve at home
An interesting twist to rava kesari,this semiya kesari is so rich and tasty and comes together in minute
Traditional south Indian payasam recipe with almonds added along with co
This pretty rose colored milk with delicate flavors will be a excellent fit in your diwali feast as a welcome dr
A pretty and tasty way to adorn rasgulla,chilled rasmalai after a spicy feast is what you will absolutely wan
Fine sooji cooked in whole milk,mixed with sugar and ghee,garnished with tutti frutii. A traditional Tamil festival special recipe
Badam halwa is again a traditional Indian sweet often prepared during diwali.In this recipe I have used almonds with skin,the way w
Almond flavored milk that tastes great both hot and cold.A great welcome drink
An authentic Tamil dessert with rice and milk. No festival is complete without payasam