Diwali means a number of things to different people. For some, it means visiting friends and relatives to exchange gifts and greetings; for others, it's all about bingeing on their favourite Indian sweets. There are a variety of sweets which are associated with the festival, including the likes of Rasmalai, Besan Laddoo, Gulab Jamun and Kaju Katli. One running discussion among desi Twitter is how 'Soan Papdi' is regularly gifted every festive season by multiple friends and relatives.
Soan Papdi, also known as Patisa, is a popular gifting item during Diwali. Photo: iStock
Twitterati couldn't help but make memes on this unique and interesting phenomenon of Soan Papdi as a Diwali gift. Some questioned if it's even Diwali if it isn't for a box of Soan Papdi, while others wondered how it always makes it way back to our homes in spite of several attempts of getting rid of it. Take a look at the best memes here: