Diwali sweets recipes – Special deepavali traditional desserts recipes

Preparing sweets for the diwali or deepavali is tradition from ancient days. Without sweets any festival or celebration is incomplete or can’t even imagine. How to make helps you to prepare easy sweets recipes for diwali or deepavali at home. This year diwali is on 23rd October 2014. Deepavali is the most celebrated festival of India. Starting from children to elders everyone will participate in the festival and celebrates with lot of joy.

On diwali day everyone sits before goddess lakshmi devi and pray for good things to happen. At that time goddess lakshmi devi is offered with nice sweet items. In some areas people will distribute sweets to their neighbors and friends and wish them for better future. By the evening everyone gather in the streets and bursts crackers. After fireworks everyone sit and starts tasting the sweets.

Here are the recipes of top sweets which are mostly prepared on deevali or deepavali or diwali  vermicelli kheer / vermicelli payasam or semiya payasam, Rava kesari / semolina kesari, Rava laddu / Sooji ladoo, Sesame seeds laddu / Nuvvula unda or nuvvula laddu. All these recipes are easy to prepare. Light up your diwali with tasty sweets.

Vermicelli Payasam / Bellam Semiya payasam

Vermicelli payasam or bellam semiya payasam is famous sweet for any festival. Offer this sweet to goddess laksmi devi on diwali and get blessing from her. Using of jaggery for preparing this kheer so that even diabetics can eat. Since it is prepared with milk even children likes to eat. Vermicelli payasam is the traditional dish for any festivals like diwali.

Vermicelli Payasam / Bellam Semiya payasam

Bellam Semiya payasam

Ingredients

Bellam Semiya payasam ingredients

  • Vermicelli / semiya – 1 big cup
  • Milk – 3 cups
  • Jaggery – 1 ½ cup
  • Ghee – 2tbsp
  • Cashewnuts – 25grms
  • Cardamom – 3

How to Make

Preparation process

Step 1: Take a pan on stove add 1 tbsp of ghee. Give a light flame.

Step 2: After ghee getting hot put the cashewnuts into the ghee and fry it for 2 mins.

cashewnuts into the ghee

Step 3: Collect the fried cashews into a bowl.

fried cashews into a bowl

Step 4: In the same pan add one more tbsp of ghee and fry the vermicelli in it.

same pan add one more tbsp

same pan add one more tbsp1

Step 5: Fry it for 2 mins. Collect it into a bowl. Turn off the flame.

Step 6: Take another vessel on stove. Give a light flame.

Step 7: Add milk to the vessel. Boil the milk. Keep this a side.

milk to the vessel

Step 8: Peel the skin of cardamoms and collect the seeds. Keep this a side.

cardamoms and collect the seeds

Step 9: Take grater and grate the jaggery. Keep this a side.

Cooking process

Step 10: Take a pan on stove give medium flame. Add 1 ½ glass of water into the pan.

pan on stove give medium flame

Step 11: Boil the water. Now add fried vermicelli into the boiling water.

add fried vermicelli

Step 12: Cook it for 5 mins and add grated jaggery into it.

add grated jaggery

Step 13: Cook it for 2 mins. Put the cardamom seeds into it.

cardamom seeds

Step 14: Leave it for 5 mins. Turn off the flame.

Step 15: After 2 mins pour the boiled milk into this vermicelli mixture.

vermicelli mixture

Step 16: Mix it well and garnish with cashew nuts.

garnish with cashew nuts.

Diwali or deepavali sweet kesari recipe / vermicelli kesari

Ravva kesari or semiya kesari or vermicelli kesari or kesari is one of the popular Indian sweet made with semolina or bombai ravva / rawa. This can be prepared with a mix of fruits and even vegetables. But as I have prepared for diwali day to goddess I did not add any of the vegetable, used only semolina and vermicelli for preparing this sweet kesari for diwali. Here is the recipe prepare on diwali day and fill the festival with more sweetness.

sweet kesari recipe / vermicelli kesari

Diwali or deepavali sweet kesari recipe
Ingredients

Diwali or deepavali sweet kesari recipe ingredients

  • Bombai rawa / ravva or semolina – 2 cups
  • Vermicelli – 1 cup
  • Sugar – 1 ½ cup
  • Cashew nuts – 25grms
  • Cardamom – 4
  • Ghee – ½ cup
  • Salt – 1 pinch
  • Milk – 2tbsp
  • Food color (yellow or orange)

How to Make

Preparation process

Preparation process1

Step 1: Take a small jar add sugar and cardamom into it.

Step 2: Grind it into a fine powder. Keep this a side.

Step 3: Take a pan on stove give a light flame.

Step 4: Add semolina or bombai ravva / rawa to the pan.

Step 5: Heat it for 3mins so that the raw smell goes out.

Step 6: Collect it into a bowl.

Step 7: In the same pan add 1tbsp of ghee and add cashew nuts to it.

Step 8: Fry the cashews and collect it into a bowl.

Step 9: In the same pan add vermicelli and fry it for 2 mins. Keep this a side.

Step 10: Take the milk in small bowl and add 1 pinch of food color. Mix the milk well. Keep this a side.

Cooking process

Step 11: In a pan add 4 cups of water to it.

add 4 cups of water to it

Step 12: Put 1 pinch of salt for taste.

pinch of salt for taste

Step 13: Let the water get boil in medium flame.

Step 14: While water boiling add semolina or bombai ravva into the boiling water.

water boiling add semolina

Step 15: Cook it for 2 mins. Now add fried vermicelli into it.

add fried vermicelli into it

Step 16: Mix both well. After 2 mins pour the food color and mix well.

pour the food color and mix well

Step 17: Now add sugar and mix the mixture nicely.

add sugar and mix the mixture nicely

Step 18: Add the cardamom powder which we made in preparation process. Mix it.

cardamom powder

Step 19: After 2 mins add ghee to the kesari. Mix it well and garnish with cashew nuts. Serve it hot.

add ghee to the kesari

add ghee to the kesari1

Ravva laddu / Rawa Ladoo or Sooji ladoo

Rava ladoo is a famous ladoo that is prepared in almost every household for every festival. Ravva ladoo is a wonderful diwali recipe. Dry coconut is used for preparing these ladoos. One interesting thing in preparing ravva ladoo is boiled milk is used for making ladoos. These can be stored for 1 week in room temperature. Enjoy this bright diwali with rava laddoo sweet.

Ravva laddu / Rawa Ladoo

Ravva laddu
Ingredients

Ravva laddu ingredients

  • Bombai ravva / rawa or semolina – 4cups
  • Dry coconut – 1 big piece
  • Sugar – 2cups
  • Almonds – 25grms
  • Milk – 1 cup
  • Cashew nuts – 25grms

How to Make

Step 1: Grate the dry coconut and keep a side.

Grate the dry coconut

Step 2: Cut the almonds and cashew nuts into small pieces. Keep this a side.

almonds and cashew nuts

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Step 3: Boil the milk.

Boil the milk

Step 4: Take a pan on stove give a medium flame.

Step 5: Add the semolina or bombai ravva into the pan.

semolina or bombai ravva

Step 6: Fry it for 5 mins so that the raw smell goes out.

Step 7: Put the chopped almonds and cashews to the pan containing bombai ravva.

chopped almonds

Step 8: Fry it for 2 mins. Add coconut grate also and fry it nicely.

Add coconut grate

Step 9: After 5 minutes add sugar. Mix it well along with remaining ingredients. Turn off the flame.

Mix it well along with remaining

Step 10: Now pour boiled milk into it.

pour boiled milk into it.

Step 11: The mixture becomes thicker. Now slowly start making laddus or balls with the mixture.

start making laddus

start making laddus1

Step 12: Do it for remaining mixture also.

Tasty ravva laddus are ready for diwali. Enjoy eating this mouth watering sweet rawa ladoo.

Sesame sweet balls / Nuvvula vunda

Nuvvula unda or nuvvula vundalu or sesame seeds laddu or nuvvula laddu sweet for diwali. Nuvvula vunda is the famous healthy dessert that can easily prepare on diwali day. Only two main ingredients can make this sweet traditional nuvvula laddu recipe. The taste lies in quality of jaggery and sesame seeds. Proper usage of these two ingredients gives an awesome taste. Enjoy tasting this healthy dessert on diwali day.

Sesame sweet balls / Nuvvula vunda

Nuvvula vunda

Ingredients

Nuvvula vunda ingredients

  • Sesame seeds or nuvvulu – 1 cup
  • Jaggery – ½ cup
  • Cardamom seeds – 4
  • Sugar – 2tbsp

How to Make

Step 1: Take a dry pan on stove add sesame seeds into it.

Step 2: Fry the sesame seeds in low flame till sizzling. Turn off the flame. Collect it into bowl.

sesame seeds in low flame

Step 3: Grate the jaggery and keep a side.

Grate the jaggery

Step 4: Take a small jar add cardamom and sugar to it. Grind it into a fine powder.

small jar add cardamom and sugar

small jar add cardamom and sugar1

Step 5: Take another jar add fried sesame seeds and 3tbsp of jaggery grate. Grind it into a thick powder.

jar add fried sesame seeds

Step 6: Collect the obtained powder into a bowl.

Step 7: Add cardamom and sugar powder to it.

Step 8: Mix it well.

Step 9: Add remaining jaggery grate to it. Mix it well.

remaining jaggery grate

Step 10: Start making balls or vundalu or laddus with the mixture.

making balls or vundalu or laddus

Step 11: Tasty sesame vundalu or nuvvula ladoos ready.