Popular sweets that you can prepare for your loved ones on Diwali

Popular sweets that you can prepare for your loved ones

Diwali is around the corner. Hence, on this special occasion you can delight your loved ones by sending wonderful gifts. Since sending gifts online has become quite popular these days, you can send Diwali gifts online. GiftstoIndia24x7.com is a mega online store that has gained lots of popularity for its efficient service. You can send gifts to India on Diwali and delight your loved ones.

Along with sending gifts, you can make the festival memorable by preparing some special dishes. Diwali festival remains incomplete without having delicious sweets. Hence, you can prepare delectable sweets for your dear ones in Diwali.
Some of the popular sweets that you can prepare on Diwali eve are as follows:-

Motichoor Laddu

Ingredient Needed

1/3  cup of milk
1 tablespoon of pista
Few drops orange color
Ghee
1 tablespoon raisins
A pinch of baking powder
½  kg of sugar
½  kg of besan

Method

Mix the besan and the baking powder well with a sieve.
Add 2 tablespoons of ghee to the above mixture. Pour water and milk to the mixture and make a thick batter.
In a kadai, heat the ghee. You need a spoon with holes through which you can pour the thick batter to make boondi.

Rub the thick batter on the spoon and small drops of the batter known as boondis will drop in ghee or oil.
Fry the boondis until they become light brown. Remove them and keep them in a separate container.
Prepare the sugar syrup by adding sugar, milk and water.
In the sugar syrup, add orange color and put the fried boondis. Mix them well. You can even add raisins and pistas to the mixture.
When the boondi mixture gets cool, with hand you can pick small amount of boondi mixture and make laddus.
Motichoor Laddus are ready.

Jalebi

Popular sweets that you can prepare for your loved ones

Ingredient Needed

2 cups of flour
1 ½  tablespoon of rice flour
¼ th teaspoon of baking powder
2 tablespoons of plain yogurt
1 ¼ th cups of warm water
1 teaspoon of saffron powder
3 cups of sugar
2 2/3 rd cups of water
½ teaspoon of green cardamom seeds powder
1 ½ tablespoon of rose water
Vegetable oil or ghee 

Method

Mix the flour, rice flour, baking powder and curd. Pour water to the mixture and mix the ingredients properly.
Add saffron powder to the mixture and mix it well.
Prepare sugar syrup by adding sugar and water. Add cardamom and saffron powder just before the sugar syrup is ready. 
Place a kadai on the oven. Heat ghee or vegetable oil in the kadai.
Take a coconut shell with a hole at the center.
Pour the flour batter into the coconut shell and allow the batter to pass through the hole into the kadai. As the batter falls in the kadai, you can form coils by moving your hand.
Fry the coils until they turn light brown.
Keep the fried coils (also known as Jalebi) in the sugar syrup.
After few minutes, take them out and serve hot.

Badam Barfi

Popular sweets that you can prepare for your loved ones

Ingredient Needed

1 cup of almonds
½  cup of sugar
¼  teaspoon cardamom powder

Method

For about 30 minutes, soak the almonds in warm water.
With the help of mixy or grinder, peel the almonds and make its paste.
In a container, mix ¼ cup of sugar with ½ cup of water and prepare the sugar syrup.
Add the cardamom paste, almond paste to the sugar syrup. Cook in a low flame and stir the mixture slowly until it leaves the side of the container.
Pour the mixture in a plate and keep it cool.
Cut it (almond mixture) into small pieces.

Badam Barfi is ready.

These are three popular Diwali sweets that you can prepare for your loved ones. Your dear ones will surely enjoy having these tasty sweets on this grand festival. Thus, exchange Diwali gifts and sweets & spread happiness.

Pooja Published: Oct 31, 2012 | Last Updated: May 12, 2020
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