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Diwali Recipes

Any joyous festival is celebrated with loads of delicious dishes. So why should Diwali be an exception? For Indians, Diwali is the time to feast on some mouth-watering dishes. So here we bring for you all a fantastic collection of recipes for Diwali. Go over our mouth-watering Diwali recipes and prepare them at your home this festive season. If you like our tasty recipes for Diwali, please click here to serve up this page to all your friends. Include all in your flavorful celebrations. Have a happy Diwali!

Frozen Bananas covered with Chocolate

Frozen Bananas covered with chocolate

6 ripe bananas
1 cup chocolate chips (or drinking chocolate powder)Some clean wooden sticks. (On non availability, use fruit forks)

Peel bananas; cut in half crosswise. Take adult's help in cutting the bananas.

You can also consider cutting bananas into four parts, once crisswise and once crosswise.

Insert a wooden stick (or fruit forks) into flat end of each banana half.

Lay bananas on a shallow pan and leave it in the deep freezer. Freeze for about 3 hours.

Melt chocolate chops over hot water, take adult's help.

With a spatula or large spoon, quickly spread melted chocolate over each banana, coating well.

Chocolate will become firm right away, coming in contact with cold bananas. Make thick coats.

Wrap each banana in foil; store in freezer, serve chilled.

Cheese Cherry Pineapple

Buy cheese cubes, and tinned pineapple and tinned cherry. Buy a box of toothpics as well. Take adult's help and cut small cubes of cheese, small pieces of pineapple, and cherries into half. Put a cube of cheese at the bottom and half cherry at top. Put a pineapple piece in between. Pierce the full row with a toothpick. Make 30 to 40 pieces of such sticks, and your cheese cherry pineapple snack is ready.

Serve this dip with slices of fresh fruit.

1 cup vanilla yogurt, or mix some drops of vanilla essence with normal yogart.
1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon
sliced fresh fruits, like apple, pineapple, guava, etc.

Combine vanilla yogart and cinnamon. Mix well; chill for at least 1 hour. Serve with fresh fruit slices.

Chicken and Rice Salad for about 6

Chicken and Rice Salad

You will need:
1.5 cups rice, and then boil it. (Take adult's help)
1 teaspoon salt
1 cup mayonnaise
1.5 tablespoons of red capsicum, diced
1/4 teaspoon pepper
1.5 cups boiled peas
1.5 cups celery or coriander leaves, diced
1.5 cups cooked chicken, diced
salad greens
If you please, you can also add kasundi, for garnishing.

Combine mayonnaise, red capsicum, pepper, and salt. Add celery or coriander leaves, peas, chicken and cooled rice. Chill for at least 1 hour.Serve on salad greens; garnish with kasundi.

Easy to make Cookie

1/2 cup milk
1/2 cup butter
2 cups white sugar (or sugar free, to taste)
6 tablespoons cocoa
1 cup coconut (granules)
3 cups rolled oats (cornflakes can be used on non availability of rolled oats)
1 tsp. vanilla

In saucepan over medium-high heat put milk, butter, sugar and cocoa.

Adult Help required.

Bring to a rolling boil. Remove from heat.

Add vanilla, oats and coconut. Mix.

Drop by teaspoon onto waxpaper lined baking sheets. Take Adult help.

Allow to set.

You can decorate by placing slices of cherries, cashew nuts etc on top.

These are nearly non cooking recipes that kids can cook, have fun and enjoy the festival.
If you are looking for traditional Diwali recipes, please visit Diwali Recipes, which has commendable recipe collection.