Keep your Foodie Spirits High along with the Festivities!
No festival is complete without good food. And when it’s the biggest festival of the year, it’s definitely the time to gorge on delicacies to your heart’s content. It’s the time when people come over to wish and exchange gifts on the festival. In such a situation, you need to stock up on snacks and other food items so that you don’t have to worry about what to make and what to offer in an instant. It is recommended to make some food items which can be kept for quite some time. We all generally keep biscuits and namkeens at home. Since its Diwali, something special must be there. Let’s check out some of the food items that you can make on Diwali.
An absolute delight for every foodie, Dahi Papdi is one of the most popular dishes of Northern India. For this, you need crisp papdi which you can easily make at home or buy from the market. To make this, you need to top the papdi with finely chopped boiled potatoes, moong sprouts, sweetened chilled yoghurt, tamarind chutney, coriander chutney which you can make in a mixer grinder, salt, chili powder, cumin powder and chaat masala, topped with coriander, ginger and pomegranate.
Chakli is a crispy snack which can be made from flours of rice, Bengal gram and black gram. Also known as Murukku, Chakli is an all-time favorite snack especially in central and Southern India. It is a spiral shaped snack with a spiked surface. Chakli can be made differently, depending on the type and proportion of flours used. It can be enjoyed with tea or coffee.
Phirni is a delicious pudding made by boiling milk with rice, and sugar. It can also be made of broken wheat, tapioca, vermicelli, or even sweet corn. To enhance its flavour, it can be topped with cardamom, raisins, saffron, cashews, pistachios, almonds or other dry fruits and nuts. Phirni is one of the healthiest and yummiest sweet delicacies loved by one and all.
Moong Dal Barfi
There is no dearth of sweets in India. You name it and you get it. Moong Dal Barfi is another popular sweet that is loved by everyone. It is prepared using moong dal, mawa, dry fruits and of course, sugar. You can make this barfi super fast by using an induction cooktop. This barfi tastes awesome. It would be a great delight to your festive buffet.
Soya Hara Bhara Kebab
When it’s about kebabs, vegetarians are not behind. They can put all sorts of vegetables to relish those vegetarians’ kebabs. Soya Hara Bhara Kebabs are made using spinach, soya granules, potatoes and assorted spices. As they contain veggies, they are healthier as well as tastier. You can easily make these kebabs with a little or no oil using an Oven Toaster Griller (OTG).
Crispy Honey Chilli Potato
There must be something for everyone. If elders love spicy food, kids mostly love salted or bland. So, try your hand on something that strikes a balance. All the kids abide by finger chips and you can offer them plain salted fries while making this recipe. To make it lovable for adults, you can top it with finely chopped spring onions, carrots, spices and honey. If you’re calorie conscious, then you can use an air-fryer to air fry the fries.
Celebrations are incomplete without yummy food. However, it takes hell lot of time and patience to cook those delights. So, to make your food preparation task easier, Havells offers a wide range of kitchen appliances which are made to perform excellently. This Diwali, don’t spend too much time in the kitchen. Gift yourself an appliance that eases your task, while you eat, enjoy and spend time with your loved ones. On a happy note, wish you all a very happy and prosperous Diwali!