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
  7. Almonds
  8. Pistachios
  9. Saffron
  10. Jaggery
  11. Sugar
  12. Sugarfree
  13. Grated coconut
  14. Moong dal
  15. Condensed milk
  16. Cooking oil
  17. Pure ghee
  18. Poha for chivda
  19. Peanuts
  20. Khus khus
  21. Sesame seeds
  22. Mawa / Khoa (buy on the day of preparing the dish)
  23. Garam masala
  24. Salt
  25. Jeera powder
  26. Red chilli powder
  27. Chakli presser
  28. Karanji / gujiya mould
  29. Dates
  30. Vermicelli
Feel free to add to the list. Happy Diwali Shopping for yummy sweets and snacks!


Rani 17 October 2011 at 12:43  

Too good... I am a great fan of Indian food and cooking....looking frwd to learn new recipes for Diwali and share mine:-)

Rani 19 October 2011 at 15:55  

Hey, I was waiting to some new recipes and learn..never mind..sharing mine favorite recipes, I am going to make them for Diwali dinner.

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