Diwali Specialties


Kulfi Recipe

Explore this easy, quick and no cook kulfi recipe ready to freeze in minutes. And the great thing about this kulfi recipe is that there is no need to cook and reduce the milk. As a result, this saves up a lot of time. We are also taking a shortcut by using cool whip instead

Easy Rasmalai Recipe

Rasmalai is the perfect dessert to make ahead of time. This rasmalai will melt in your mouth and you cannot have just one. It is made with homemade cheese or paneer as we call it in India. But don’t use store bought paneer because it won’t turn out to be as soft as home made

Besan Ladoo Recipe

Easy and Delicious Besan Ladoo Recipe or besan laddus recipe just in time for Diwali this year! Besan ladoos are one of 5 essential Diwali sweets and those are shankarpali, chakli, ladoo, chivda and karanji in Maharashtrian and other Indian households. Over the years, I have tried many different besan laddus. One thing common in

Chakli Recipe

Chakli is a special fried dry-snack made during the Indian Diwali festival. You can use this delicious Chakli Recipe and make Chaklis a few days in advance. Best part is that you can store these chaklis well for up to 15 days in an airtight container. Chakli is also called Murukku and is one of

Baked Mango Yogurt Recipe

You won’t believe how easy and decadent this mango dessert is until you try it. It uses only 3 ingredients. No oven? no problem! Use a pot to create a steamer on the stove top. After you chill the pudding, it sets to a firm consistency. Use whole milk yogurt for a rich taste. I

Shankarpali Recipe

Shankarpali is a traditional Diwali recipe in Maharashtra, Goa and all over India. Shankarpali is also known as shakkar para. These crisp diamond-shaped cookies are a favorite among kids. I can’t think of a word other than the Marathi word “Khuskhushit” to aptly describe these. These are a paramount part of the traditional Diwali faral.

Paan Laadu Recipe

Paan Laadu Recipe is an easy desert with betel leaves, coconut and condensed milk. It’s my go-to desert recipe when I have no time for elaborate cooking. It is easy, quick and yet delicious recipe. The preparation time is just 10 minutes. Further, the laadus are ready to eat and serve in less than just