India is basically known for its festivals and the fun of celebrating these festivals. Diwali is also one of the festivals of lights, fun, food, enjoyment, wearing new clothes, visiting places, and decorating the house. The celebration of festivals not completed without food. So here in this post, you will be able to find, Diwali food menu for 2020.

Diwali Food Menu for Diwali 2020

The first thing that comes to our mind considering Diwali is having sweets, serving sweets, and also gifting sweets but except them, there exists a diversity of snacks that are traditionally prepared during this festive time.

Basically relishing tons of food items makes Diwali more and more cheerful.

And nowhere is the bucket of the list into which people show interest in food on this festival of light. I have divided the Diwali food between sweets and snacks.

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Diwali Food- Sweets Menu

 For Diwali 2020, Some of the common sweets include

  • Balushahi:   It is a famous and traditional north Indian sweet. It is made from all-purpose flour, ghee, and sugar. It has a soft and flaky texture. I usually avoid buying this sweet and make them at home. It is very simple to be made and eaten.
  • Laddu: It is a very popular sweet made and eaten in north India. It can be made in many varieties (all-purpose flour, bundhi, besan) ghee and powdered sugar. All these types of laddus can be made at home very easily. And these are basically served on festivals and auspicious occasions.
  • Moong Dal Halwa: It is a classic dessert made with yellow moong, sugar, and a perfect amount of ghee which makes halwa tastier and tastier. The mouth-watering flavor of halwa makes this festival more special.
  • Gulab Jamun: It is the sweet eaten and loved by most of the Indians. It is basically made of khoya, refined, flour and sugar. These rose balls are dipped in sugar syrup and are served hot which doubled the taste of gulab jamun.
  • Kheer: It is a traditional sweet that can be made easily at home with rice, sugar, and milk. It is commonly eaten because the ingredients added in this can be commonly arranged at home and served. It can be garnished with lots of dry fruits which can double the enjoyment of the festival.
  • Kaju Barfi:  It is a very delicious sweet and basically served and made during festive season like Diwali etc. It is made up of powdered cashew, sugar, and ghee.

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Diwali Food- Snacks Menu

Here is the list of some Snacks as Diwali food.

  • Samosa: It is the tastiest snack one can make at home and can be served warm. Ingredients added in this are refined flour, potatoes, and oil. It can make the fun of the festival more and more cheerful to the guest and can be made easily.
  • Aloo Tikki: It is a simple and easy Indian street food but can be made freshly at home with boiled potatoes and spices. It can be beautifully garnished with curd and chutney on Diwali.
  • Pakore: It is a delicious fried and crisp snack. Pakore can be served in many varieties ( potato, gobhi, chilly, onion, etc) which can easily beloved at this festival.
  • Dahi Bhalla: It is a very soft food and is served with curd and chutneys. The celebration is incomplete with these soft and tasty balls dunked into curd. These are made up of urad dal.
  • Paneer Tikka: It is a very popular and tasty North Indian starter baked-on tandoor. In this paneer is marinated in spiced yogurt. It can be baked on a tawa or oven as well.

Disclaimer: The information contained in the above article are solely for informational purpose after exercising due care.

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