10 Best Indian Sweets for Diwali: A Taste of India in Every Bite
Saturday, October 14, 2023

10 Best Indian Sweets for Diwali: A Taste of India in Every Bite

Diwali is that time of the year when families come together, friends gather around to celebrate the festival of lights. And what’s the celebration without sweets?

So here’s a list of all the mouth-watering and best sweets for Diwali that you can try or gift your near and dear ones.

Gulab Jamun is probably one of the most popular Diwali sweets in India that people from every state adore. These spherical-shaped sweets are slowly deep-fried in clarified butter or oil and then soaked into flavoured sugar syrup. No matter in which part of India you live, gulab jamun will always have a special place in your heart.

Kaju Katli is another choice for many when it comes to Diwali. This sweet has a nutty flavor which is popular in different parts of India. The main ingredient of Kaju Katli is cashew nut paste along with their dry fruits and clarified butter. If you are someone who loves cashew, try kaju katli and make your Diwali special.

Besan Ladoo is arguably the most famous sweets for Diwali time. It is a rich aromatic Indian sweet that can be easily prepared at home or you can buy it from sweet shops near you. Besan Ladoo is made with gram flour, ghee, cardamom, and powdered sugar. Gift a box of besan ladoo and enjoy a memorable Diwali.

If you have Bengali friends, treat them with Sandesh, also known as ''Shondesh'' in Bengali.
It is 
an authentic Indian sweet from Bengal. Sandesh comes in various shapes and sizes with amazing toppings and flavors. Apart from the traditional Sandesh, you can also find different modern flavors like chocolate, butterscotch, and others.

Peda is a common sweet that is loved by children and adults alike. They come spherical and are a great Indian sweet dish to try this Diwali.

Mathura Penda This exquisite treat captures the essence of tradition with its rich flavor and melt-in-your-mouth texture. Crafted with precision, our Mathura Penda promises a sweet experience that resonates with the cultural heritage of this classic Indian delight. 

The name
Rasmalai is enough to make you crave sweets. Originating in Bengal this sweet dish is rich and flavourful, yet not overly sweet. Made of sweet cottage cheese balls soaked in thickened milk that is scented with saffron (kesar) and cardamom, this sweet has that unique taste that lingers in your mouth for long.

If you love royal sweets this Diwali, you must try Kaju Panch Ratna Roll. This sweet is quite popular these days. Although it is a royal Mughal dessert, the dish is an absolute favourite during festivals and special occasions.

Jalebi may be the simplest sweet ever. But it is hard to find someone who doesn't like jalebi. This sweet has a crunchy exterior and a soft interior which make it even more delicious. Just serve your friends with hot jalebi this Diwali and you may not need to serve any other dishes.

So if you are looking for the best Indian sweets for Diwali, you know the list and what to choose. Go ahead and shop today.