25 Amazing Diwali Dishes/Faral Light up with Flavours.

25 Amazing Diwali Dessert/ Faral

Diwali faral sweets
Maharashtrian Faral


The Festivals serve to unite  people of different backgrounds in celebration and understanding. In India, food is completely tempted with every festival celebrated in the country. Diwali, in particular, is a festival of fun, joy and feasts.

Diwali faral

The first thing that comes to mind when thinking about Diwali is dinner – sweets and lots of them. Mithai, as the Indian sweeteners are called, is a small part of the delicacy, similar to a cross between breakfast, sweets and confectionery. Popular ingredients such as condensed milk, lentils, semolina, chickpeas flour and vegetables like carrots and pumpkin are used to make popular sweets such as laddus, barfi and pudding, with mildly spicy and aromatic water. Many are also prepared with zarak or silver leaves for the festive occasion.

However, apart from some ubiquitous Indian sweets, most people are unaware with the festive feast that is traditionally eaten in different regions of the country. So, what does India make and eat during the festival of lights? The following article gives more answers to this!

there are some specialties here which are inextricably linked with the local traditions of India with Diwali and are eaten in different regions of India.

1.Kheel batasha:-

In Delhi, kheel Batasha is considered an essential part to celebrate Diwali. Apart from the traditional drop-shaped batasha, various toys are also made from sugar (sugar.animal-shaped sugar confection)

Kheel Batasha
Kheel Batasha

2.Mava kachori:-

dry fruit and khoya stuff golden fried kachoris that are coated in sugar , Rajasthan’s mawa kachoris can satisfying the sweetest tooth. The soft texture of the interior complement the crunchiness on the exterior nicely to make a sweet which is absolutely scrumptious.

Mawa Kachori
Mawa Kachori

3.Moti chor

chickpea flour khoya and testy sweet barfi moti pakh made from sugar syrup is a regional specialty of Rajasthan and Gujarat. Adorned with a delicate layering of zarq, is reminiscent of the more loved Motichoor laddu

Motichoor Ladoo


4.Chiraunji ki barfi:-

Chiraunji or Charoli are almond flavored seeds which are used as cooking spices in India. A unique dessert originating in the ocean of Madhya Pradesh, Chiraunji Barfi is consumed throughout the state on the occasion of Diwali.

Chiraunji ki barfi

5.Teepi gavvalu:-

In Telugu, tepi gavvelu literally means ‘sweet shells’. It is made by rolling out flour made from flour and jaggery into perfectly shell-shaped curls, which are then deep-fried and dipped in sweet sugar syrup. It is a popular festive snack in Andhra Pradesh.

Teepi gavvalu


Rice flour and jaggery fugitives with poppy seeds, anarsa is an important part of the Diwali feral (sweet and salty snacks) of Maharashtra. On the morning of the festival, families get up early, take a bath before sunrise and have a Deepawali festival for breakfast.



A typical Maharashtrian Diwali Fail in Inn is incomplete without panoramic crescent. This very traditional dessert has a sweet golden exterior with an aromatic edge and a delightful filling inside. The regional versions of Karnaji are Ghughra in Gujarat, Kusli in Madhya Pradesh, Gujjia in North India and Noori in Goa.




A festive snack in Maharashtra, Shankarpale are diamond-shaped sweet cookies that are washed with powdered sugar. Yum as a whole, it is a snack loved by children and adults alike!



Squishy sweet dumplings made from wheat flour, gulal are commonly eaten during Diwali in many states of North India. These pakoras taste absolutely delicious with kheer (rice pudding) or rabri (sweet condensed milk)



A dense smoothie drenched with saffron and dry fruits, Muhurta is an Indian dessert prepared on various auspicious occasions, including Diwali, as an offering to the deity. While preparing this sweetness is probably difficult, a perfectly made mohtal can make anyone with a sweet tooth on it!


11.Deepwali marundu/legiyam

In Tamil Nadu, Deepavali Marundu or Legium should be consumed, a cone made of ingredients such as carom seeds, poppy seeds, dry ginger, dry grapes, honey, jaggery, nuts, ghee and more. It is believed that this preparation strengthens digestion and ensures that food can be improved to the stomach on the day of Diwali!

Diwali Legiyam


A very simple yet delicious traditional dish, UKKE is a popular Diwali dessert of Chettinad cuisine. Made from chickpea lentils, jaggery and roasted nuts, this unique preparation is an incredibly tasty experience for a creation in simple form.



Every eater will confirm the fact that Diwali is incomplete without crispy crispy dishes. This is why Diwali in Tamil Nadu is an important snack in the menu. Few people know that the then word tujkhal literally means ‘honey pipe’!
Singal:Singal is a spiral of fried semolina. It is part of Deepawali in Kumaon region of Uttarakhand. It is a spongy flavorful cold. It is a healthy food made with semolina banana curd, milk sugar and cardamom.



Pinni is a Punjabi favorite Diwali dish, a winter sweet treat filled with dry fruits. Whole wheat flour is prepared with ghee along with dried fruits khoya and sugar, until it turns a golden brown color. It is then made into the shape of delicious laddus.



lapsi Rava Sheera is one of the most humble sweet dishes of Diwali.
it is deliciously earthy and very healthy with no fancy frills.It is an important part of the festive cuisines of Rajasthan Gujarat.



it is a melt in mouth Gujarati snack which is greatly enjoyed in Diwali season. light and fluffy its sour and spicy seasoning of chili powder and dried mango powder this fritter is definitely an attractive cuisine.



it is a deep fried golden brown cottage balls that is deliciously soaked in thickened milk. Rasabali is an authentic dessert of Oriya which can send you to foodie heaven. And yes it is as tempting as it is delicious!


18.poha or flattened rice:

is the star of a traditional Diwali festival in Goa. Known locally as fau, it is prepared on Diwali in five different ways – butat faw (with piquant potato), kalaye faw (with jaggery and spices), dudhatlye fau (with milk)), rosathi pho (with cardamom-infused coconut) and a simple sweet poha prepared with yogurt or buttermilk.



A flowing carrot pudding filled with almonds, Gajrela is a Diwali dessert kheer mainly eaten in North India. It is a cousin of the traditional gajar ka halwa, which is more interesting only in terms of taste, texture and appeal. This rich, warm and nutritious dish is sure to melt your heart, just like that!


20.Dumwale suran:

A mild and spicy dish made with elephant’s foot yam or ‘suran’, as it is called in central India, Dumwale Suran is a dish that is associated with Diwali dinners. Yam eating on the night of Diwali is a long-standing tradition in the central states of the country.

Dumwale Suran

21.Choddo Shaak:-

It is a long-standing Bengali tradition to eat chudo shaak prepared with 14 different leafy greens a day before Kali Puja or Diwali. Diwali in Bengal coincides with Kali Puja and it is believed that the hearty food of fourteen greens keeps evil spirits away

Choddo Shaak


chakali is a fragrant snack often made during the Diwali festival in India. Also known as Chakri, these spiral shaped crispy snacks are made using the right mix of lentils and spices. Deep fried to the perfection of a golden brown color, the chakli is lightly spiced with a packing of turmeric and chilli in a blast of every bite flavor.


23.Besan Ladu:

Besan Laddu is one of the most popular Indian dessert.
This dessert made of gram flour, sugar and ghee requires only a handful of ingredients, but in Maharashtra Diwali festival is incomplete without laddus.

Besan Ladu


Chivda is made for Diwali festival! It is moderately spicy with a sweet and tangy balanced flavor. In short, it has a ‘peppery’ taste. It is one of the popular Diwali Namkeen dishes where all the ingredients are deep fried and tossed with a mixture of spices.



Sew is a popular Indian snack food consisting of small pieces of crispy noodles made from chickpea flour paste, which are cooked with turmeric, cayenne and ajwain before being deep-fried in oil.It is apparently made during Diwali in Maharashtra.


3 thoughts on “25 Amazing Diwali Dishes/Faral Light up with Flavours.”

  1. Mrs. Dipti Dilip Dange

    True Indian culture and Indian traditional dishes, Very creative and love to know this all things…keep it up…Good work…

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