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Diwali 2021: When is Diwali? Date, Time and 5 Classic Recipes for Diwali Dinner

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The festive season is upon us and we are celebrating a series of back-to-back festivals. After marking Navratri, Dussehra and Karva Chauth, it is time to celebrate the festival of light – Diwali (or Deepawali). One of the most important festivals among Hindus, it is widely celebrated in every part of the country. This festival is widely associated with Goddess Lakshmi and many people worship Lakshmi on this day for wealth and prosperity. In some regions of the country, Diwali is marked as the day when Lord Rama, along with wife Sita and brother Lakshmana returned to Ayodhya after 14 years of exile. Diwali also coincides with Kali Puja, which is celebrated throughout Bengal. Diwali basically signifies the victory of “good over evil, light over darkness and knowledge over ignorance”. And people celebrate this day with a lot of fun and gaiety. Every year, according to the Hindu lunar calendar (which occurs between mid-October and mid-November), Diwali falls in the month of Kartika.

Diwali 2021: Date & Time:

This year, Diwali will be celebrated on November 4, 2021. However, the festival will be extended for 6 days and will culminate with Bhai Dooj on November 6, 2021.

  • Diwali Day 1: November 1, 2021- Govats Dwadashi
  • Diwali Day 2: November 2, 2021- Dhanteras
  • Diwali Day 3: November 3, 2021- Choti Diwali, Kali Puja
  • Diwali Day 4: November 4, 2021- Diwali
  • Diwali Day 5: 5th November, 2021- Govardhan Puja
  • Diwali Day 6: November 6, 2021- Bhaiya Dooj

(Source: https://www.drikpanchang.com)

Diwali 2021: How Diwali is celebrated:

During Diwali, people clean their homes, change old curtains, sheets, furniture, appliances etc and give it a new and fresh makeover. Then they decorate it with lights, candles, torans, rangolis and much more. In fact, if you look around you, you will find that every house is bright and sparkling during this time of the year. He is not everything.

Food plays an equally important role during Diwali. People prepare a variety of delicious dishes and organize family dinners, parties, etc.

If you too are planning to have Diwali dinner this year, then we are here to make your task easy. We have handpicked some classic Diwali recipes that will make your celebrations grand and grand. let’s take a look.

Diwali 2021 Recipes: Here are 5 Diwali-special recipes for you:

1. Samosa:

One of the most popular Indian snacks, samosas are a must have in every Diwali snack platter. Keeping this in mind, we have come up with a recipe for samosas that will remind you of your favorite confectionery in the city. Click here for the recipe.

2. Bedmi Poori- Rasil Aloo:

Crispy puri with spicy potato curry, this dish defines indulgence. So, we thought of sharing the recipe with you all. Presenting the recipe of Bedmi Poori and Relish Aloo which will never fail to satisfy the foodie’s soul. Click here for the recipe.

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3. Chole Bhature:

Chole Bhature needs no introduction. A Punjabi staple with aromatic, spicy and deep-coloured chole and pickle, the crunchy, fluffy bhature defines the love for every person in Punjab and Delhi. Here is the recipe for you.

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4. Gulab Jamun:

Doesn’t any festival feel complete without hot and soft Gulab Jamun? not at all! Hence, we come up with a recipe that will help you make halwai-style gulab jamun at home. Click here for the recipe.

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5. Cashew Barfi:

Another Indian classic sweet, Kaju Barfi is simple, straightforward and makes our taste buds swoon. And the best part is that now you can make it at home too. Click here for the recipe.

Try these recipes at home and make this Diwali grand. Happy Diwali 2021, everyone!

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