Diwali Sweet Recipes

This Diwali gift your people homemade sweets which will surely bring a healthy smile on their faces. Spread love and happiness and check out the following recipes.




  • 250 gm besan
  • 50 gm khoya
  • 200 gm sugar
  • 1/2 tsp cardamom powder
  • 1 tsp ghee
  • 3 tsp milk
  • 150 gm ghee
  • Almonds
  • Pistachios


  1. In a pan add sugar and half a cup of water over low heat and stir till sugar dissolves.
  2. Let it boil and cook till hard ball consistency.
  3. Drop a drop into cold water and it should form into a hard lump.
  4. While sugar is cooking, cook khoya over low heat, stirring all the time, till crumbly.
  5. In a pan add ghee and add the gram flour mixture and saute till a light brown.
  6. Add cardamom, mix well and remove from heat.
  7. Add syrup and stir gently to mix well.
  8. Transfer to greased thali, garnish with almonds and pistachios.
  9. When it cool and cut into squares.

    date-nut-ladooDate Nut Ladoo


  • 12 dates
  • 1 tsp of butter
  • 1/2 cup of desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup of mixed nuts


  1. Remove seeds and grind the dates to a coarse paste.
  2. Dry roast the nuts until they start to brown in patches.
  3. Add this in a mixie until you have a coarse mixture.
  4. Heat the butter in a non-stick pan.
  5. Add the dates, cook on low flame until it turns.
  6. Add the chopped nuts and blend in. Turn off heat.
  7. When it’s cool, make ladoos of your desired size and roll in the desiccated coconut.




  • 1 cup of chenna
  • 4 tbsp of sugar
  • A few strands of saffron
  • 1 tbsp of warm milk
  • A tiny pinch of salt
  • A small pinch of cardamom powder


  1. Soak the saffron strands in the warm milk.
  2. Add the sugar, salt and cardamom powder in chenna.
  3. Transfer it to a pan and cook on low heat to remove the rawness of the chenna.
  4. Keep stirring until it starts to leave the sides of the pan.
  5. Transfer to a bowl and add the saffron milk.
  6. When the mixture is warm, shape into small balls.


Kaju Barfi


  • Cashewnut powder1/2 kilogram
  • Sugar 1 cup
  • Saffron (kesar) 5 – 6 strands
  • Ghee 2 tablespoons
  • Silver warq 6 – 8 leaves


  1. Dissolve sugar in three fourth cup of water and bring it to boil.
  2. Add saffron and cook till it forms a syrup of three thread consistency.
  3. Melt ghee and add to this syrup.
  4. Add cashewnut powder and mix thoroughly. Set aside to cool slightly.
  5. Knead it well and roll into half centimeter thick rectangle.
  6. Spread silver varq over it and cut into diamond shape of approximately one and half inch a side

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