Diwali 2019: Gujarati Desserts That Are Perfect For This Diwali


Diwali is just around the corner. For the occasion of Diwali here are a few Gujarati desserts that are easy to make and are very delicious. Read more to know.

Written By Hrishikesh Gawade | Mumbai | Updated On:
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Diwali is just around the corner. The advent of Diwali brings tremendous happiness along with a variety of sweets and spicy snacks. People take time out of their busy schedules to celebrate Diwali with their loved ones. The whole family indulges in the preparations of the Diwali faral. The festival of lights brings a new light to the everyday dullness of life. Here are some perfect Gujarati desserts on the occasion of Diwali.

Gujarati desserts that are perfect for Diwali

1. Mohanthal

Mohanthal is a barfi that is craved by Gujaratis and non-Gujaratis alike who have a sweet tooth. This delicacy is made from coarse gram flour which is commonly known as besan in India. This sweet is donned with loads of dry fruits. This dessert dish is easy to make and easily available everywhere in Diwali.

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2. Halvasan

Halvasan is a traditional Indian sweet originating from Khambhat, Gujarat. This delicious sweet is one of the most preferred sweet by Gujarati It is made from cracked wheat, sugar and spilt milk. Halvasan has the perfect level of calories which is needed in winter. This makes Halvasan delicious as well as healthy.

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3. Ghari

Ghari is a Gujarati dish originating from Surat. It is often called as Surati Ghari. It is one of the most preferred sweet dishes of Gujarat. Ghari is round shapes with sweet fillings. It comes in a variety of flavours. The origin of Ghari goes back to 1800s, it was made by Devshankar Shukla for Tatya Tope to provide him and his subordinates extra strength for their wars. The day this dish was first made is now celebrated as Chandi pawda.

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4. Puran Poli

Puran Poli is one of the most celebrated sweet dishes in Maharashtra, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu and Gujarat. It is the Indian version of flat bread. It is rumoured that the origin of Puran Poli dates back to the 14th century. It is made from chickpea, plain flour, jaggery, clarified butter, and cardamom powder. In Gujarat, toor dal is used instead of chickpeas. This sweet dish a perfect dessert for Diwali.

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