Diwali is here and all of us are just excited AF! Now, what’s the best part about Diwali?!! Crackers, Lanterns, Lights, snacks and sweets to gorge on, and of course the fun, frolic and laughter! So, among all these, I choose my favorite, i.e. the succulent platter of sweets.
Indians are indeed lucky and blessed to get such a wide variety of choice while talking of sweets. Indian sweets bear little resemblance to traditional Western desserts and not having a point of reference can make it hard to decipher what’s the your plate and how to eat it. Also, talking of Diwali or the ‘Indian festival of lights’, it is that time of the year when everyone distributes sweets and some other homemade dishes to the neighbors, relatives and vice versa.
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So, the list below states 5 most important sweets you just can’t do without this festive season! Read on:
Initially discovered in medieval India, and often referred to ‘Indian Donuts’, gulab jamuns are deep-fried dumplings soaked in a sugar syrup laced with rose water. Intensely sweet, where having just one small dumpling would fail to satisfy the craving, especially for the people with a major sweet tooth (Count me in!). The quintessential Indian sweet, which is made mainly from milk solids, traditionally from freshly curdled milk and often garnished with dried nuts like almonds to enhance the flavor.