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Diwali 2017: 10 Best Barfi Recipes

   |  Updated: October 10, 2017 10:30 IST

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Diwali 2017: 10 Best Barfi Recipes
Diwali 2017 is right round the corner, and preparations have already started for the 'festival of lights'. Diwali is also the time when delicious Indian traditional delicacies are prepared in every household, particularly sweets or mithai. And a favourite among the vast repertoire of Indian sweets is none other than barfi. Cut into neat cubes, triangles or diamonds, there are all sorts of flavours, colours, shapes and textures that one can choose from and make the sweet indulgence a memorable affair.

When talks of barfi spring up, the first thought to come to mind is often Kaju Barfi, made of cashew nuts. But try to explore and you will be surprised with the wide range of ingredients than can be transformed into delightful barfis, each unique in taste. From moong dal barfi, besan barfi and lauki barfi to coconut, sesame, chocolate, almonds, gulkand and more - you will be spoilt for choice! And if you have plans of making Diwali sweets at home, then there's nothing better than trying your hands at making barfi. Here are our 10 best barfi recipes for the festive season -

1. Zafrani Kaju Katli

Recipe by Chef Ajay Chopra



Recreate the sweet sensation of Kaju Katli right in the comfort of your kitchen. Quick, easy and an absolute favourite of all.

kaju katli

Image credit: Istock

2. Besan Ki Barfi

Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta



Make this favorite sweet at home with three simple ingredients gram flour (besan), ghee and sugar syrup.

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Besan barfi; Image credit: Istock

3. Moong Dal Ki Barfi

Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta



A sweet treat made with moong dal, khoya and almonds. So delicious that you are sure to go for seconds.

besan barfi

Image credit: Istock

4. Papaya Badam Barfi

Recipe by Chef Farrukh Aziz Ansari



This traditional Badam Barfi comes with a fruity punch of papayas. An inventive treat!

5. Nachni Barfi

Recipe by Chef Harpal Singh Sokhi



This festive season make this chocolaty barfi for all your guests at home!

nachni barfi

Image credit: Istock

6. Nariyal ki Barfi

Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta



A sweet temptation made with fine coconuts, khoya, ghee and sugar. Make this traditional sweet at home with just five simple ingredients.

nariyal barfi

Image credit: Istock

7. Lauki Gulkand Barfi

Recipe by Chef Amit Dash



The distinct flavours of bottle gourd and gulkand come together to make this unique dessert that will surprise everyone.

8. Til ki Barfi

Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta



A quick Indian sweet made with sesame seeds, khoya and sugar. Nutritious and delicious!

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9. Badaam ki Barfi

Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta



A popular Indian sweet made with the goodness of almonds. Perfect for the festive season.

badaam barfi

Image credit: Istock

10. Singhare Atte ki Barfi

Recipe by Chef Niru Gupta



A festive special sweet made with singhare ka atta (water chestnut flour), khoya and green cardamoms.



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