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Sunday, October 16, 2011

Recipes for the festive season - Diwali Recipes

With Diwali right around the corner, I thought it would be a good idea to list out all the recipes that I have posted so far that you can make for the festive season. Many of these are ones that you make ahead and some of them can be made the day of. Here is a listing of sweet and savory recipes for the festive season. I also realized that I haven't posted a lot of savory recipes, so will be posting some through this week.

Sweets that can be made about a week in advance and which will stay for a couple of weeks.
Note: Make sure to keep anything made from milk in the fridge.
Gajar Halwa/ Carrot Pudding (keep refrigerated)
Modak-Sweet Baked Dumpling (do not refrigerate)
Dudhi/Doodhi Halwa- Squash Pudding (keep refrigerated)
Chirote/ Chiroti (do not refrigerate)
Shrikhand, Sweet Yogurt (keep refrigerated)
Nariyal Barfi - Coconut Burfi/Coconut Fudge (keep refrigerated)
Shakkar Pare/Shankar Pali/Sweet Fries (do not refrigerate)
Besan Laddoo/Laadoo - A Sweet made from Chickpea Flour (do not refrigerate)
Dharwadi Pedha/ Kandi Pedha - A Delicacy made from Milk (keep refrigerated)
Sweet Puffed Rice Balls - Kurmura/Murmura Ladoo (do not refrigerate)
Rasgulla/Rosogulla - A Cottage Cheese/Paneer Dessert (keep refrigerated)
Kaju Katli/Kaju Barfi/Cashew Mithai/Cashew Marzipan
Gujia/Karanji/Nevri/KarjiKayi - Indian Empanadas

Sweets that taste best when eaten fresh
Note: These will last a few days in the fridge
Modak, Sweet Steamed Dumpling (store in fridge)
Puran Poli (store in fridge)
Puran - Sweet Yellow Lentils (store in fridge)

Savory Recipes

Chiwda - Savory Dish made with Pressed Rice

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