Diwali to me means family, fun times and plenty of food. Five days of sheer celebrations and happiness; to be honest, the preparation and the waiting months leading to Diwali are packed full of adventure and activities too; the shopping rituals, the house re-decorating, the massive home cleaning projects undertaken and the food preparations, especially the ‘mithais’. It’s sort of like been given a license to over-indulge in sweets, samosas, ‘parathas’ and everything else that comes with a ‘moral sermon’, at other times of the year.
Sweets are important for the soul, essential for a home and play a very crucial role in festivities across the world. This post is dedicated to sweets, as it is almost unthinkable and a punishable crime to visit anyone without a box of sweets, especially in the festive season. So, to help you avoid getting into such situations, I present to you some extremely easy to make ‘mithai’, without compromising on the taste of course! So, here we go:
So, are you heading straight to your kitchen to get cooking or taking the easier alternative and walking to your local ‘mithaiwala‘. For me, it’s always a mix of both; some shop bought, some home-made, just like it was when I was growing up…memories, memories, memories…that’s what life is made of; we create memories every single day.
Go ahead and create some sweet memories this Diwali with your family!
Munch away and share the love, people!