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diwali nasta



Diwali Nasta is a mixed snacks platter, traditionally prepared during the Diwali festival in India. This platter usually includes a variety of sweet and savory items. Diwali, the festival of lights, is marked by grandeur, celebrations, and food. The dishes are prepared with love and are full of flavors and richness, symbolizing prosperity and happiness.

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besan (gram flour)

4 cups

maida (all purpose flour)

1 cup


2 cups

ghee (clarified butter)

1 cup


2 cups

tbsp cardamom powder


Dry fruits for garnish

Salt to taste



Step 1:

Mix besan, maida, semolina and salt in a large bowl.

Step 2:

Heated the ghee and pour it into the dry ingredients. Mix well.

Step 3:

Add water as needed and knead into firm dough.

Step 4:

Make small balls from the dough and flatten them into discs.

Step 5:

Deep-fry these discs on medium heat until golden brown.

Step 6:

For sweet item, dissolve sugar in water and add cardamom powder to make syrup. Dip the fried discs in this syrup and garnish with dry fruits.

Step 7:

Allow them to cool and serve in a platter for Diwali Nasta.

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