Rava Jaggery Laddu with Dry Fruits for Diabetics

My mom is diabetic and I don't like the idea of us all eating sweets during Diwali while shemanages with some snacks. Not that she loves sweets and will take any opportunity to indulge, she is very particular about not having sweets.


Moong Dal Samosa Recipe - Authentic Diwali Mini Samosa Recipe

Diwali is the occasion when we consume too many sweets. And then, we look out to munch some salty, spicy snacks. The snack that best complements laddoos and karanji is Moong Dal Samosa. Stuffed with moong dal filling, these samosas are amazingly delicious. Here is the recipe for moong dal mini samosa we have been preparing all these years.

Moong Dal Samosa Recipe Ingredients:
1 cup moong dal
2-3 cups refined flour (maida) for dough 1 tbsp of pure ghee


Besan Laddoo Authentic Recipe

As promised, here's the authentic besan laddoo (sweet made of gram flour) recipe on the occasion of Diwali.
Besan Laddu Recipe Ingredients:
4 Cups Besan (gram flour)
Few Cashewnuts and Almonds (if you prefer)
1 Cup Pure / Vansapati Ghee
Elaichi (cardamom) powder
2 Cups sugar powder


Diwali shopping list for kitchen to avoid last minute rush

Diwali is on 26th October in 2011 and if you are planning to prepare sweets and snacks for the festival, this is the time to stock up the ingredients for two reasons:

  1. You don't want to rush for ingredients at the last hour.
  2. You can peacefully shop at this time, supermarkets and shops will be pretty crowded as Diwali approaches. 
 So here's a handy list of things to buy for Diwali to make delightful sweets and snacks:
  1. Maida / refined flour
  2. Besan / gram flour
  3. Wheat flour
  4. Rava
  5. Raisins
  6. Kaju / Cashew nutsRead more


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