There is something about the festive season that makes us want to throw all our diet plans out of the window. Diwali is an excellent time to indulge in some desi sweets and snacks. Barfi, namak pare, dry fruits, chakli, the list goes on and on. Don’t know about you, but Shraddha Kapoor is at it. Her “ghar wali Diwali” will surely take you down memory lane. Shraddha Kapoor gave us a sneak peek into her kitchen preparations on Instagram Stories. Wondering what is cooking? Our all-time favourite namak pare. Take a look:
The first post features medium size balls of kneaded dough. Next, long diamond shapes were cut out from the dough and fried until golden brown. ‘Shankarapali,” wrote Shraddha Kapoor in the caption of the story. Shraddha also gave us a glimpse of the end product. And, it looked every bit yummy. Don’t you agree?
If Shraddha Kapoor’s Diwali preparations have triggered your cravings, we have handpicked a number of recipes to not only prepare namak pare but also other popular Diwali snacks.
Here Are Some Popular Diwali Snacks And Sweets You Can Make At Home:
1. Namak Pare
You would be surprised how easy it is to make namak pare at home. No, you do not need an army of ingredients. With basic, easily available household ingredients, you can prepare a delicious batch of namak pare at home.
Chakli is a crispy, deep-fried snack made of rice flour, gram, or ground lentils. These crunchy delights have a unique crunchy texture, crumbling in the mouth with every bite. You don’t want to miss this recipe.
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3. Besan Ki Barfi
Gram flour or besan when mixed with ghee and sugar makes a mouthwatering delicacy, called besan barfi. Save the recipe right away.
4. Mini Samosas
Chhota packet, bada dhamaka is what we like to call these super yummy mini samosas. They are indeed a perfect kick starter to your festive meals.
5. Masala Fries
One snack which cannot be ignored no matter how full you are has to be French fries. Crispy slices of potatoes fried till golden brown and sprinkled with your favourite seasoning is unbeatable.
Make your menu Diwali ready with these yummy snacks.