Festival Recipes



 Kesar Peda
Kesar Peda
Peda is a symbol of celebration, it could be a festival, birth, marriage, or just any piece of good news. The kesar version of peda is considered to be more exotic and rich compared to plain(white) peda.


 Walnut Halwa
Walnuts not only taste great but are a rich source of heart-healthy monounsaturated fats and an excellent source of omega-3 fatty acids. That's way Walnut halwa is special and different from other halwas.


 Kopra Pak
Kopra Pak is signature sweet of Diwali festival in Gujarat. This is another version of Coconut Burfi. Kopra Pak is very famous sweet in Gujarat and made during Diwali festival.


Wheat Laddoo is traditional Gujarati sweet often made on festivals and religious occasions. This is also called Gujarati Churma Laddoo. This mouth watering and delicious laddoo are very similar to Rajasthani Churma.


Besan Burfi
Magaj
Magaj is another form of besan ladoo. This sweet is very famous in India and especially in Diwali time. Its is made from chickpea flour and garnished with sliced almonds and pistachios.


 Apple Kheer
Apple Kheer
Apple Kheer is delicious, nutritious and healthy sweet dish. It is made using grated apple boiled with milk and cooked with sugar, cardamom and garnished with dry fruits.


 Boondi Ladoo
Boondi Ladoo
Boondi Laddoo is one of the most popular desserts in all time. Boondi laddoo doesn’t need any introduction. It is most common sweet in any occasions, whether it is a celebration or festival.


 Kansar
Kansar(Lapsi)
Kansar or Lapsi is a popular sweet dish made on special festivals and occasions. In Gujarat, lapsi is given as prasad (holy offering) in marriages and other religious occasions. 


 Fulwadi
Fulwadi
Fulwadi is a traditional Gujarati snack which is perfect blend of sour, sweet and spicy taste. In old days it is very common in Gujarati marriages and other occasions.


Fafda -Jalebi
Fafda
Fafda is famous Gujarati snack. It is made from chickpea flour mixed with spices. Generally, it goes well with kadhi chutney and raw papaya (sambharo).


Papaya Sambharo
Papaya Sambharo
Papaya Sambharo is famous Gujarati sambharo made from shredded raw papaya, green chili, and spices. It tastes mild spicy, crunchy and often served with fafda, gota and various other snacks.


Gajar Halwa
Carrot Halwa
Carrot halwa is a very popular dessert all over India and often served in most festivals. This is considered as healthy halwa. It is made from grated carrot, milk, ghee and sugar.


 Kaju Katli
Kaju Katli
Kaju katli/Kaju Katri/ Kaju barfi is an Indian dessert made from kaju(cashew) powder and sugar syrup. It is the most famous sweet in all over India.


 Kesar Mawa Burfi
Kesar burfi is very delicious saffron flavored burfi.   There are many ways to make burfi, but I found this recipe very simple and quick. Most important is all fresh and natural ingredients are used for this recipe.


 Poha Chivda
Poha Chivda
Poha chivda is a very common popular crispy snack. It is prepared using thin poha, roasted with oil and mixed with spices and curry leaves. It is very light and healthy snack often goes well with tea.


Peda are soft milk fudge which has a slightly grainy texture. The word peda is synonymous with traditional Indian milk fudge sweet. This peda made from home made fresh paneer, milk mawa powder, sugar, cardamom powder and fresh milk.





 Dates Khoya Roll
Dates Khoya Roll
This mouthwatering and healthy sweet is my other's recipes. Dates provide natural sweetness and Khoya(mawa) helps to form the texture of this delicious sweet.





 Mohanthal
Mohanthal
Mohanthal is traditional Gujarati sweet which is made from coarse chickpea flour, ghee, sugar and cardamom powder. Mohanthal is a favorite for auspicious occasions and festivals like Diwali. 





 Dudhi Halwa
Bottle Gourd(Dudhi) Halwa
Bottle gourd(Dudhi/Lauki) halwa is famous North Indian dessert. If you like sweet dishes, here is dessert which is healthy and delicious at the same time.


 Tikha Ganthia
Tikha Ganthia
Tikha ganthia is simply made from gram flour and Indian spices. It’s commonly known as jadi sev in Gujarat. Tikha ganthia are great Diwali snacks also taste great with a cup of tea.


 Pineapple Halwa
Pineapple Halwa
Pineapple halwa is a popular Maharashtrian dessert which is known as an Ananas sheera.  It is a unique sweet with a hint of tanginess and the heady aroma of saffron.


 Besan Ladoo
Besan Ladoo
Besan ladoo is very famous sweet in all over India. It is made during special occasions and festivals. This awesome sweet made from besan, ghee, sugar and cardamom powder.


 Farsi Puri
Farsi Puri
Farsi puri is extremely crispy and always delicious to eat. It is made from maida, black pepper, ajwain seeds, oil and other spices.


 Coconut Burfi
Coconut Burfi
Coconut burfi is a delicious sweet which is made from fresh coconut, sugar, and mawa (khoya).  In Gujarat, it’s called 'Topra pak'. Topra pak made from dry coconut powder instead of fresh grated coconut.



 Jilebi
Jalebi
Jalebi is most favorite sweet on any occasion or festival. It is made by deep-frying maida (all purpose flour) batter in circular shapes then soaked in sugar syrup. It tastes very delicious when served hot.


Mawa burfi is one of the popular sweet for all festival, celebration, and occasions. Mawa burfi is very easy to prepare and taste creamy, delicious.


 Chana Dal Halwa
Chana Dal Halwa
Chana dal halwa is a traditional Indian sweet.  Its very popular in the Northern part of India and is adored during festival seasons.


 Nan Khatai
Nan Khatai
Nan khatai is a fabulous cookie for a delicious tea time treat that please everyone. There are many variations of nan khatai in which this is the one. 


 Singhara Ladoo
Singhara Ladoo
Singhara ladoo a farali dessert item made from singhara/singhade/water chestnut flour, ghee and sugar. It is easy to make and taste great.


 Til Sankari
Til Sankari
Til sankari is sweet made for Makar Sankranti. This is originally from Maharashtra, and it is famous in all over India. This is known as tulpapdi or tul sukhadi in Gujarat.


 Moong Dal Halwa
Moong Dal Halwa
Moong dal halwa is popular Rajasthani sweet and specially made during festivals like Holi and Diwali. It is made from moong dal, ghee, milk, and sugar and requires a lot of patients to prepare it.


 Puran Poli
Puran Poli
Puran poli is a classical Marathi dish, served during auspicious occasions and festivals such as Holi, Padwa in Maharashtra.The stuffing is known as puran and the outer cover is known as poli.


Suji halwa is very famous sweet for all kind of auspicious occasion. It is made from suji, milk, ghee, sugar and garnished with dry fruits.


 Wheat Halwa
Wheat Halwa
Wheat halwa is a popular sweet made in all over India. Wheat halwa can be made for any occasion or any day. It could be a celebration, a festival or you just want to have something sweet.

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