Diwali 2021: Try These 4 Easy Almond Dishes This Festive Season

This year, Diwali will be celebrated on November 4. Check out the delicious recipes.

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The festival of light Diwali is the most awaited festival in India, it is celebrated with much pomp and show. Deepawali is celebrated across India and the world. The festival symbolizes the victory of light over darkness, good over evil, knowledge over ignorance and hope over despair. The festival of light is observed on the 15th day of the holiest Kartika month.

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Festive seasons mean the onset of good and delicious food. We have brought to you some easy and lip-smacking almond-based dishes for this Diwali.

Check out the Recipes Here:

Almond and Amaranth Ladoos

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Ingredients:

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  1. Popped amaranth seeds - 50 g
  2. Jaggery melted - 50 ml
  3. Almond slivers (unpeeled) - 30 g

Method:

Add popped amaranth seeds, almond slivers and melted jaggery in a bowl. Mix well. Make small firm balls from the mixture.

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Grilled Almond Burfee (Sugar Free)

Ingredients:

  1. Khoya (pindi) - 500 g
  2. Sugar free - 40 g
  3. Almonds roasted and crushed 1 cup

Method:

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Gongura Tarka Almond

Ingredients:

  1. Almond with skin cup
  2. Gongura pickle 1 tbsp
  3. Guntur chilli dry whole 2 pieces
  4. Olive oil 1 tbsp.
  5. Sea salt to taste
  6. Grated fresh coconut cup
  7. Chopped fresh curry leaf 1 tbsp.
  8. Lemon juice 2 tsp
  9. Chopped root ginger 1 tbsp.
  10. Chopped green chilli 1 tsp
  11. Black mustard seed tsp
  12. Dal urad without skin 1 tsp

Method:

  1. Roast the almonds with skin in preheated oven at 180 degree celsius for 4 minutes and cut into slivers once cooled.
  2. Heat olive oil in pan, add dry guntur chilli, black mustard seed, urad dal and cook till dal is golden in colour. Add chopped curry leaf, chopped ginger, chopped green chili. Saut it for 15 seconds.
  3. Now add fresh grated coconut, gongura pickle. Mix it well.
  4. Add roasted almonds and mix it thoroughly. Finish this with lemon juice.
  5. Serve

Almond Pesto and Paneer Tikka

Ingredients:

For paneer

For marination

Method

  1. Roast the almond flakes in preheated oven at 180 degree Celsius for 4 minutes and crush it to powder form once cooled.
  2. Blend fresh basil, coriander leaves, chopped ginger, chopped green chilli, chaat masala and salt to coarse paste.
  3. In a bowl; take out blended mix and add grated parmesan cheese, crushed almonds and mix it well.
  4. In a bowl, mix fresh cream, chopped fresh coriander roots, green cardamom powder and a pinch of turmeric powder to get a pale yellow colour marinate. Adjust the seasoning with salt.
  5. Cut the paneer in 2'x2' size with 1' of thickness. Slit paneer pieces from centre to fill it with pesto.
  6. Fill in pesto mix inside the slit. Coat the paneer with yellow marinate.
  7. Heat refined oil in pan, sear marinated paneer evenly on both sides to get golden brown colour.
  8. Once done, take off paneer from pan and serve hot with chutney.

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Published Date:November 2, 2021 4:52 PM IST

Updated Date:November 2, 2021 4:41 PM IST

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