Diwali, the festival of lights, is a time for family get-togethers and delicious feasts. But what if you cannot spend this wonderful event with your loved ones? Don’t panic; you may still enjoy Diwali in all its splendour with a simple yet tasty feast that you can prepare at home.
This article will guide you through various simple dishes that will bring the warmth and flavour of the holiday season to your table.
Celebrate Diwali Your Way: Simple Homecooked Feasts For Desis Living Abroad
Diwali, the festival of lights and unity, may still shine brilliantly for individuals living in faraway nations far from family.
With these easy-to-make home-cooked feasts, you can embrace the spirit of Diwali and create a memorable celebration.
No matter where you are, this menu will lead you through a joyful Diwali experience.
Snacks You Must Make At Home This Diwali
Pakoras are deep-fried fritters prepared with a batter of chickpea flour (besan). You can use various items, including onions, potatoes, spinach, and eggplants.
Spice the batter and deep-fry it until golden brown.
2. Aloo Tikki
Aloo tikki is a popular street snack made of spiced mashed potatoes.
Form them into patties and shallow fried them until the outsides are crispy.
3. Mouthwatering Samosas
Samosas are triangular pastries stuffed with potatoes, peas, and spices.
You can use store-bought wrappers or prepare your dough.
Fill them, fold them, then deep-fry them.
4. Chana Chaat
Chana chaat is a nutritious snack with boiling chickpeas, chopped veggies, and sour tamarind chutney.
It’s a simple but tasty snack.
5. Dahi Puri
Dahi puri is a chaat produced by stuffing small puris with spicy yoghurt, potatoes, and tamarind chutney.
It’s a delectable blend of flavours and textures.
6. Bhel Puri
Bhel puri is a famous street meal comprised of puffed rice, onions, tomatoes, cilantro, and tamarind chutney.
It’s a sour and crunchy snack.
Lunch Or Dinner You Can Prepare For Diwali 2023
1. Chana Masala
A delicious chickpea curry served in a tomato-based sauce.
2. Paneer Makhani
It is a thick and creamy tomato-based sauce with paneer cubes.
3. Dal Makhani
This is a slow-cooked, creamy black lentil stew.
4. Jeera Rice
A fragrant cumin-flavored rice that goes well with curries.
5. Roti or Naan
To accompany the curries, serve fresh, hot rotis or naan.
Sweet Dishes For Some Sweet Memories
1. Gulab Jamun
Milk-solid dumplings that are sweet and syrupy.
It is a fragrant and creamy Indian rice pudding
Sugar-sweetened soft, spongy cheese balls.
4. Fruit Salad
A delicious combination of seasonal fruits drizzled with honey.
5. Dry Fruits
Serve a tray of mixed dry fruits such as almonds, cashews, and pistachios.
These meals offer a variety of flavours, textures, and a sweet and savoury balance for a filling Diwali meal.
Make changes to the meal based on your family’s preferences and dietary needs.
Have a wonderful Diwali celebration!
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