Telugu People traditionally are known for their sweet-touch. The kind of sweets that we home-make during festivals have become world famous for their taste and now, slowly, we stopped making them, rather we are buying them. Yes, cooking is a huge process, no doubt. But when it is Diwali, it feels fun to stay together and participate in making some traditional and easy to make sweets. Let’s just list out some of them and we promise you that none of these sweets are too tasking and even if they feel like, trust us, the taste buds will enjoy them so much that it all feels worthy. Here you go:
Kajjikayalu is a traditional Andhra special sweet, a deep-fried pastry that is stuffed with simple coconut based stuffing. Kobbari kajjikayalu are made for Deepavali and any celebrations. Although it is very similar to Somas recipe made in Tamilnadu or Gujiya made in the North India, the stuffing used inside the flaky pastry is very unique. It is a mixture of dry or fresh coconut, powdered sugar, cardamoms which is stuffed into thin pastry sheets made from scratch for kobbari kajjikayalu.
2.Bandar Laddu or Thokkudu Laddoo
Bandar Laddu or Thokkudu Laddo is popular in Machilipatnam of Krishna district. This sweet is prepared during the Ganesh Festival.Be it any festival,Occassion,any pooja at home,happy moment in an Indian family is incomplete without a ladoo.We make ladoo on the occassion of Diwali and many other varities of laddos are being prepared like the’Motichoor Ka Ladoo’,Aate ka Ladoo,’Til Ka Laddo”,the most loved ladoo of them is ‘Besan ka Laddo’.
Halwa are rich Indian sweets which have dessert like texture. Sooji Halwa is a sweet which is made during festivals or any other special occassion. Sooji Halwa is one of the best fulfilling sweets all the time.Sooji halwa is known as Kesari bath in South region and Sheera in the northern area of India.It is the simplest sweet dish which can be prepared when guests pay suprise visit at your home. Try to make for this Diwali and enjoy this super easy sweet dish.
This sweet, crunchy peanut chikki recipe is a popular sweet snack in India. Peanuts are good for health. This sweet snack can be eaten in the evening. They are easy to make where you required only 2 ingredients just some jaggery and peanuts are required. You make this sweet in less than 30 mins.Its easy and quick to make. This recipe is made during Diwali, Sankranti and various other festivals also. Chikkis are available in supermarkets. But homemade chikki doesn’t have any preservatives.
Bobbatlu are quick and easy south Indian sweets. Bobbatlu is a flat sweeet bread which is made with Jaggery and dal in Maharastra,Andhra Pradesh,Tamilnadu,Karnataka,Gujarat. Puran Poli or Puranchi in Maharastra, Obbattu or Bobbatlu in Andhra pradesh. It is made during many festivals like Ugadi, Vinaya Chaturthi and Diwali. This taste good when added with lots of ghee in it.
Poornalu or borelu is a traditional Indian sweet in Telugu festivals. It is made out of rice flour stuffed with jaggery and mixed dal paste. It is served hot with lots of ghee added. These are deep fried snacks Since Diwali is around the corner make this yummy sweet and enjoy.
Well, make any of these tasty sweets for this Diwali and fill your homes with happiness, satisfaction.
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