Diwali Recipes: The festival of lights is here and we just can't keep our excitement on hold. The thought of buying new clothes, getting dressed up, decorating the house and gorging on scrumptious food, just fills up our hearts with joy. Diwali is essentially a five-day extravaganza that begins with Dhanteras and ends with Bhai Dooj. This year, Diwali is being celebrated on October 24, 2022. Diwali is all about getting together with your loved ones, praying for each other's prosperity and gorging on delicious home-cooked food! All of it requires one to prepare some mouth-watering dishes that your loved ones would love to indulge in. And, is there anything better than a popular chef's recipe to try at home and impress your guests?
We've got your favourite chefs to prepare some of the most amazing festive special dishes that now you can prepare right in your own kitchen. From some sugar-free desserts to cheesy kebabs, we've got it all covered.
(Also Read: Diwali 2022: Date, City-Wise Puja Time, Significance And 5 Must-Have Foods)
Chef Special Diwali Recipes To Try At Home:
1. Sugar-Free Pal Khova
A popular south-Indian dessert made with few ingredients in less than 30 minutes, and absolutely sugar-free! Milk, yogurt, cream and cardamom are stirred and cooked together, and served when cool. Pal Khova can be your go-to dessert this festive season.
2. Sugar-Free Gajar Ka Halwa
You would be lying if you said you simply don't like gajar ka halwa. With the winter season just around the corner, isn't this the perfect time to indulge in this warm Indian dessert that has been ruling the line-up of winter delights since ages. Here is a sugar-free gajar ka halwa recipe that is easy, quick and perfect for the festive season. It is presented by none other than the ace chef Sanjeev Kapoor.
3. Baked Almond Kofta
Packed with the deliciousness of mashed potatoes, goodness of almonds, milk and eggs, here is a recipe that is perfect to prepare for appetisers at your Diwali party. Or, you can just dunk these baked kebabs in a curry and you'll have a main course ready for a dinner party!
4. Turmeric Kulfi
Is any festive party complete without a dessert at the end? And when there's homemade kulfi to be relished, no one is leaving without having one! Here is a haldi-based kulfi recipe by chef Kunal Kapur, made with just three ingredients. It is an easy, hassle-free and simply delicious Indian dessert to prepare at home this Diwali.
Kebabs are the best snacks to start a party with. They are succulent, delicious and packed with flavourful spices. Here is a melt-in-the-mouth kebab recipe by chef Saransh Goila that is packed with creamy yogurt, cottage cheese, cream cheese, cranberries, chillies, dry fruits, saffron and spices. Served on a piping hot warqi paratha, this is just the right appetiser to serve at your Diwali dinner party.
Try these decadent Diwali dishes this festive season at home and let us know how you liked them in the comments section below.