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30 Diwali Snacks & Sweets Recipes // Diwali Faral – 2023

30 Diwali Snacks & Sweets Recipes // Diwali Faral – 2023

The festive season has already begun and Diwali is also around the corner. It is just a few days left for 12 November to celebrate this festival of lights. If you have been busy with work and did not get time to make Diwali sweets and snacks at home, then this collection of recipes will help you.

This collection includes some quick and easy homemade sweets, Indian snacks and chaat (mostly non-fried), and party snack recipes. You can make them for your family and friends and be ready to throw a wonderful Diwali party at home.

What is Diwali and when is it celebrated?

Diwali is one of the biggest Indian Hindu festivals which is celebrated across India. It is celebrated in the month of October or November. This year (2023), it will be celebrated on 12 November. To celebrate it, everybody decorates their home with candles, diyas, and lights. They even make Diwali special sweets and snacks (faral) at home and serve them to their guests.

Everybody celebrates it with full enthusiasm and excitement because it holds great significance in Indian culture. It signifies the triumph of light over darkness (basically good over evil). It is celebrated for 5 days and each day has its own significance. During this festival, you will see every street and corner adorned with colorful and beautiful lights. It looks breathtaking.

Diwali Special Recipes

Below are some of the recipes that you can prepare at home and celebrate this festival.

Diwali Special Sweets

1 – Nariyal ke Ladoo (Coconut Ladoo)

coconut ladoos

2 – Danedar Besan Ladoo

Besan Ladoo

3 – Non-Fried Gulab Jamun

Non Fried Gulab jamun

4 – Baked Mawa Gujiya


5 – Rice Kheer

vegan kheer

6 – Rasmalai from Haldiram’s Rasgulla

Rasmalai Recipe

7 – The Kind of Sweets – Ghevar


8 – Vegan Baklava


Diwali Special Snacks and Chaat

1 – Cheesy Pumpkin and Oats Cutlets

Pumpkin cutlets

2 – Palak Paneer Cutlets

Palak Paneer Cutlets
it contains spinach, cottage cheese, and cheddar cheese

3 – Sweet Potato and Oats Cutlets

Sweet Potato Cutlets

4 – Mix Veg Quinoa Patties

mix veg quinoa cutlets
It contains quinoa, broccoli, peas, flax seeds, and some seasoning.

5 – Non-Fried Instant Dahi Vada (Made with Gits pack)

Dahi Vada Chaat

6 – Murmura Namkeen

Murmura Namkeen (Puffed Rice Snack)

7 – Non-Fried Dahi Puri Chaat

Dahi Puri Chaat

8 – Indian Dahi Papdi Chaat

Papdi Chaat Photo

9 – Bombay Style Sukha Bhel

sukha bhel puri

10 – Non-Fried Cheese Chutney Bombs

Chutney Bomb

11 – Crispy Moong Dal Falafel (Shallow-Fried)

moong falafels

12 – Whole Wheat and Eggless Nankhatai

Nankhatai cookies

13 – Baked Pani Puri

pani puri

14 – Hara Bhara Kebab

hara bhara kebab

15 – Baked Cheese Balls

Baked cheese balls

Healthy Sweets Recipes

1 – Quinoa and Dates Ladoo

Quinoa and Dates Energy Balls
Quinoa and Dates Energy Balls

2 – Ragi (Finger Millet) Ladoo

Ragi ke ladoo

3 – Dates and Oats Ladoo

Granola and Dates balls or ladoos

4 – Makki (Corn Meal) Ladoo

Makki ke Ladoo

5 – Bajra (Pearl Millet) Ladoo

Bajre Ke ladoo - Photo

6 – Gond Ke Ladoo

Gond ke ladoo/Pinni

7 – Dates and Nuts Rolls (Khajur Barfi)

Khajur Barfi or ladoo - dates and nuts roll

Deepawali 2023 FAQs

1) When is Diwali in 2023?

In 2023, Diwali will be celebrated on 12 November because it is the day of Kartik Amavasya.

2) How to celebrate Diwali?

This is the festival of lights and that is why, people decorate their homes with lights and diyas. They make rangoli at home and devotees worship goddess Lakshmi and lord Ganesha. Devotees believe that Maa Lakshmi visits our home on Diwali and bless us with good health and wealth.

3) When is Govardhan Pooja?

This year, Govardhan Pooja is on 14 November.

4) When is Bhai Dooj?

Bhai Dooj comes on the Dwitiya Tithi and this year it is on 15 November.

5) When is Dhanteras and how is it celebrated?

Dhanteras is on 10 November and on this day everybody buys gold. Obviously, it is not feasible for everyone to buy gold and that is why these days people buy whatever they can afford or want like something metallic, home appliances, furniture, decorative items, etc.

And that’s all for Diwali 2023. Have fun and enjoy.

Happy Diwali!

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