Traditional Diwali Dishes From different Parts Of India

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Diwali, also known as Deepavali, holds significant cultural and religious importance in India and among Hindu communities worldwide.

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Naricol Laddu, also known as Coconut Laddu or Nariyal Ladoo, is a popular Indian sweet made from fresh grated coconut and sugar. It's a delicious and simple dessert that's often prepared during festivals, including Diwali.

Naricol Laddu from Assam

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Anarsa is a traditional sweet dish popular in Maharashtra, India, especially during festivals like Diwali. It has a distinct flavor and a unique preparation method.


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Mava Kachori is a delicious and indulgent sweet dish that is popular in Indian cuisine, especially during festivals and special occasions. It features a crispy outer layer filled with a rich and sweet khoya (mava) filling.

Mava Kachori-Rajasthan

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Babroo, also known as Babru or Bakhru, is a traditional deep-fried sweet dish that hails from the North Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. It's often prepared during festivals and special occasions.

Babroo-Himachal Pradesh

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Malpua is a popular Indian sweet dish that is especially enjoyed during festivals like Holi and Diwali. It's a deep-fried pancake or fritter that is then soaked in sugar syrup, making it sweet and flavorful.