18 Easy Indian Diwali Sweets

18 Easy Indian Diwali Sweets is a variety of easy, delicious and quick Indian sweets for your Diwali or parties. Each recipe is famous in its own way and gobbled as soon as you serve. They can be made in advance and stored in the fridge for 2-3 days. Diwali-Sweets-recipe

The festive season has already begun in India and Diwali is ‘The Festival of Sweets’. The more the merrier, you cannot just stop at one and they come in all shapes, color, and size. There is an old saying in India that ‘People will eat half of their food and keep space for desserts‘ cause as Indian’s we looooove our sweets! And why not, with so much diversity, every state or city is famous for their particular sweets or ‘Mithai’ as we popularly call it in India. Especially, in Diwali, most of the sweet shops, start preparing for almost double/triple the amount of sweets they normally make and trust me they all get sold. There are times when a couple of really famous shops literally have lines of people buying a particular sweet.

So, we bring for you, some of the famous Indian Sweets that you can easily make at home for Diwali and the best part about making your own sweet is that you can control the amount of sugar or any other ingredient that goes in it. Here’s our pick:

Gulkand-RabriGulkand Rabri (Rose flavored Milk Pudding)

chana-dal-burfiChana Dal Burfi (Split Pea Lentil Fudge)

malai-chum-chumMalai Chum-Chum (Spongy Milk Fudge)

microwave-besan-ladooMicrowave Besan Ladoo

Rava_LadduRava-Laddu (Semolina Fudge)

moong-dal-halwaMoong Dal Halwa (Lentil Pudding)

mango-kulfiMango Kulfi

Carrot-BurfiCarrot Burfi (Fudge)

Poha-Laddoo-with-CoconutPoha-Coconut Ladoo (Rice-Coconut Ladoo)

coconut-ladooCoconut Ladoo

Pumpkin-BurfiPumpkin Burfi (Fudge)

gulabi-kalakandGulabi Kalakand (Rose Flavored Ricotta Fudge)

healthy-quinoa-apple-kheerQuinoa – Apple Kheer (Pudding)

roasted-figsRoasted Figs with Cardamom Yogurt

Indian-sesame-peanut-brittleIndian Sesame Peanut Brittle

5-Minutes-Dessert-Bites5 Minutes Chickpea – Oats Dessert

gajar-ka-halwaGajar ka Halwa (Indian Carrot Pudding)


Indian Style Fig-Saffron Overnight Oats in Coconut MilkIndian Style Figs-Saffron Overnight Oats



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6 Replies to "18 Easy Indian Diwali Sweets"

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    Framed Recipes November 9, 2015 (5:51 pm)
    Thank you so much for including my recipe in your collection. Happy Diwali. - Sreelatha
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      Molly Kumar November 9, 2015 (10:14 pm)
      Thanks Sreelatha :) Happy Diwali
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    Sabrina Fox November 11, 2015 (6:45 pm)
    Oh my goodness! The Chana Dal Burfi looks and sounds like it would be so yummy!
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      Molly Kumar November 12, 2015 (6:50 am)
      Thanks Sabrina, they sure are delicious :)
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    Priya November 12, 2015 (5:42 am)
    Thank you so much Molly for including my recipes in this wonderful collection <3
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      Molly Kumar November 12, 2015 (6:48 am)
      You're most welcome Priya, the recipe is delicious!

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