Diwali Sweet And Snacks Essentials.

Kritunga - Famous Diwali Sweet And Snacks

Indian sweets or ‘mithais’ are a crucial part of all festival celebrations. Diwali, the festival of lights, is the most important festival in India. Our culture abides by the unity and sense of togetherness with our family and neighbours. During Diwali, we make delicious sweets and snacks to share with our family and neighbours. This tradition is called “chakhni”. It’s said that you share a piece of your love when you share a plate full of sweets and snacks with your loved ones. More than anything Diwali is a celebration of love, homecoming and togetherness with your family. Let’s also discuss what they serve alongside with Diwali Sweet and snacks. We can add in a cup of masala chai, as snacks but first let’s talk about famous Diwali sweets.

Famous Diwali Sweets:


is the most common sweet dish made in desi households during Diwali. Gajar (carrot) halwa or pumpkin halwa are typically made with a grated vegetable cooked in pure ghee, sugar, and milk/condensed milk so that it becomes soft, sweet, and thick, then garnished with cardamom powder and roasted nuts like almonds and cashews.These halwas are good for health and keep you fit during the cold nights of october.


 refers to the little balls made with flour, ghee or oil, and sugar combined with ghee roasted nuts. The flour is preferably of chickpea,  which is a common variation. The chickpea flour laddus are commonly known as besan ke laddu. A masterpiece of sweets for Diwali.


is a kind of fudge made with condensed milk and a smooth paste of dry fruits, mostly kaju (cashews). Kaju barfi is the OG must have Diwali sweet of all times. There is hardly anybody who wouldn’t like kaju barfi.

Gulab jamun 

is the one among the world famous Diwali sweets. Nobody will deny the heavenly taste of gulab jamun that melts in your mouth and tastes like the epitome of sweet delight. Heaven on earth for sure. 

Here is the list of famous Diwali sweets that you must try this festive season. But for those of you who do not have a sweet tooth or like eating Diwali mithai with yummy snacks then here is a list of delicious Diwali snacks.


Delicious Diwali Snacks: 

Sweets bring in a sense of togetherness but savory maintains the balance in life. Diwali snacks are served at various points over the festivities along with curries and rich dishes such as fried foods or those using ghee. Snacks include chivda, a mix like Bombay mix, combining nuts and chickpea/lentil/rice-based crunchy salted snacks. Vegetarians during Diwali combine vegetables, paneer to make mouth watering flavours of samosa, aloo bonda, murukulu, pakora, chiwda are all the favorite dishes that you must try. 



 (the South Indian name) or pakoda (the North Indian name, though there can be some variations in how they make them as well). They are made from various vegetables like onion, spinach and cabbage mixed with chickpea flour and spice-based dough and fried.


little parcels of pastry filled with vegetables like potato and peas, as well as spices.


is a favorite South Indian tiffin that makes a good, healthy snack for diwali.


is a kind of flatbread fried in ghee. A crispy flavoursome puri is just what you need with a delicious Diwali mithai to make your festival better. 

This were the a small Diwali is around the corner and so is the excitement to eat food and celebrate with your loved ones. Kritunga has delicious food that will make festivals better with your family. This festive season, enjoy delicious delights at jagavis Kritunga restaurant and celebrate the festival of lights. 

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