Famous snacks to be tried this Deepavali

What comes in mind when you hear the word Deepavali? Definitely crackers, snacks and sweets will strike in our minds. Here is a small collection of food recipes that makes your Deepavali more special. Hence, here are the famous snacks to be tried this Deepavali that would glam up your festival day.

Recipes for Diwali snacks


Murukku is a crunchy snack originating from India, popular in southern India. The name murukku derives from the Tamil word for “twisted”, which refers to its shape. Hence, Murukku is especially popular in many cities of Tamil Nadu.

Muruku – famous Tamil Nadu snack for Deepavali

Key Ingredients : raw rice, urad dal, asafoetida, salt, sesame seed, oil, muruku utensil, little butter

How to make Muruku ?

Also: For easy Ulundu murukku recipe click here


A traditional sweet made in-home for the Deepavali celebration.

Suzhiyam – Traditional sweet dish

Key Ingredients: All-purpose flour (Maida), gram dal, jaggery, cardamom, coconut, oil, a pinch of salt.

How to make Suzhiyam? 

Also: Click here to know the famous recipe of Suzhiyam


Somas are commonly known as somasi. It is one of the most popular sweets in Deepavali. 


Key Ingredients: All-purpose flour (Maida), gram dal, coconut, sugar, a pinch of baking soda, rava.

How to make Somasi?

Also: Click here for easy somasi recipe


Adhirasam is a type of Indian sweet from Tamil cuisine. Athirasam is a doughnut-like pastry, famous in Tamilnadu and they are similar in shape to vadai.

Athirasam – Tamil Nadu pastry

Key Ingredients: raw rice flour, jaggery, cardamom, pinch salt, oil

How to make Athirasam?

Also: Click here for quick Athirasam recipe


Thattu vadai commonly known as Thattai. Hence, thattai remains as the famous snack made in the time of Deepavali. 

Key Ingredients: raw rice flour, gram flour, gram flour, chilly, oil, sesame seed, asafoetida

How to make thattai?

Also: Follow the steps given below for a perfect thattai

Finally, here are some famous snacks which will make your Deepavali more special.

  • Ribbon pakkoda, 
  • Rava laddu ,
  • Mysore Pak,
  • Bhadusha 
  • Mixture 
  • Karasev

Hence, above are the recipes for Diwali snacks to be tried this Deepavali. Let this delicious collection of snack recipes light up your Deepavali. Finally, we wish you all a happy and safe Deepavali.