One of the favourite festival of Indians Diwali. This blog will tell you what are the famous and popular sweets and namkeens that you can cook easily this Diwali

Let us start with India, India is the only country in the world where the number of festivals is more than the days in the year. India has a distinct culture, traditions and regions. And, every festival is celebrated differently and we relish each event with joy and happiness. All the family members unite and celebrate the festivals.

Diwali Festival Out of these many festivals, Diwali is largely celebrated. As per belief, Diwali is being celebrated because Lord Ram came back home after 14 years of exile and brought Goddess Sita back into his kingdom. In happiness, people light up the entire village using diya and share sweets with each other. The same tradition has been followed till the date, where everyone starts cleaning their houses at least a month before. Decorate their houses, make varieties of sweets and namkeens for the festival, wear new clothes. People make sweets like laddu, barfi, Gujia etc. and namkeens like mathri, chivda etc. Especially, they make laddus like coconut laddu or nariyal ke laddu.

Sweets Varieties of sweets and namkeens are being made in every house in India. The popular sweets for Diwali festival are-: 1)Gujia: This is the kind of dish whose outer part is made using plain flour, and a sweet filling which is made using khoya, sugar, dry fruits is stuffed inside, then it is deep fried in ghee. 2)Coconut Laddu / Nariyal Laddu: A round shaped sweet Laddu which is too delicious in taste and is made with khoya, grated coconut and sugar. A perfect dish for any festival. Namkeens 1)Mathri:- This spicy namkeen is popular in India. It is made using plain flour and is deep fried in Oil. It is crunchy and crispy. 2)Chivda:- A kind of namkeen which is made after mixing roasted poha, peanuts, dry fruits, dry coconut, curry leaves and various spices. A dish with ultimate aroma and can be preserved for a longer period of time.

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