Diwali celebrations are about to begin and a variety of sweets and snacks are prepared for the occasion. Today i am sharing some delicious sweet recipes that you can make for Diwali and enthrall your family.


Mysore pak is one of the most popular sweets in India. Originally from Mysore in Karnataka, this delicacy is made using besan, ghee (clarified butter) and sugar and is available in almost all parts of the country. This authentic soft melt in the mouth ghee Mysore pak can be easily prepared at home in less than 10 minutes.

This is the simplest and easiest recipe of Coconut barfi using just 4 ingredients. The whole process of making this sweet takes less than 20 minutes.


Basundi is a very popular sweet made using milk, rice, sugar and condensed milk along with plenty of dry fruits and nuts. It is commonly served during festivals, weddings, and other celebrations. This is one of the most favoured sweets at my home.


Semolina or Rava ladoo is a very simple and easy to prepare sweet that gets done in less than 20 minutes. It is prepared by mixing roasted sooji with sugar, nuts and ghee and shaping the mix to form balls. The ladoos can be prepared and stored in an air tight container for later use.


Gulab jamun is commonly made using khoya, flour and sugar and flavoured with rose water or cardamom powder. On special occasions we usually prepare gulab jamuns using gulab jamun mixes as they are easily available and save time and effort. The gulab jamuns are ready in less than an hour and taste delicious.


Bread halwa can be prepared in a jiffy and tastes delicious. You can serve it hot or refrigerate for a few hours and serve it as a dessert after dinner.

Ras Malai is a delicious sweet made using milk powder and milk. The recipe may look difficult, but it is easy to prepare and would surely find a place in your recipe diary.

Carrot halwa is delicious and easy to prepare and can also be served as a barfi. This recipe requires just 5 ingredients.

Paneer or cottage cheese is often used in Indian cooking to prepare a variety of sweets. The peda can be made using homemade or store bought paneer.


  1. Thanks a lot for posting so many Diwali Special recipes. Each one of them look wonderful.

  2. Great sweets. My fav is ras malai n coconut burfu. Will be making them this diwali


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