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People welcome their guests with a variety of desi sweets on the auspicious occasion of Navratri and dive into the festive celebrations with full fervor.
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Durga Puja 2022: Traditional Sweets You Must Try At Home Durga Puja
Durga Puja 2022: Traditional Sweets You Must Try At Home Durga Puja

Durga Puja, one of the most awaited celebrations of the year, has round the corner. Durga Puja is so much more than just wearing new costumes, hopping from one pandal to another, taking part in cultural events, and indulging.

Like all Indian festivals, including Durga Puja, food is the main critical component. Food stalls offering mouth-watering treats like fish cutlets, mutton chops, chicken momo, chow mien, and Kathi rolls are frequently lined up in front of puja pandals.

During Puja, people start craving traditional Indian desserts and sweets and prepare them at home. People welcome their guests with a variety of desi sweets on the auspicious occasion of Navratri and dive into the festive celebrations with full fervor.

Here are some traditional sweets in Durga Puja

Kheer Kadam

This two-layered dessert is as much pleasure to eat as it is lovely to look at. Tiny rasgullas are wrapped in a granular milky, and khoya-flavored coating.

This mouthwatering mash-up of flavors and textures is known as kheer kadam.

The juicy center contains a Rashogolla sweet, whereas the exterior is formed of fried kheer and powdered sugar. To develop a connection with the beauty of this dessert, nothing else is required.

This sweet rose to the top of the list of treats made for the Durga Puja celebration. Not to add that the host and guest are equally fascinated by this artistic cuisine.

Chom Chom

Chom Chom is a popular dessert. It comes in a variety of shades, primarily light pink, white, and yellow. As a garnish, coconut or mawa flakes are sprinkled on top. To make chum chum is easy but does take time. The method of making cham cham sweet is similar to that of making rasgulla. 

Chom Chom originally from Porabari in Tangail is called the king of sweets in Bangladesh. The sweet was created about 200 years ago by an artisan by the name of Jashorot Hal.

Sondesh of Nolen Molasses

Sweet and delicious, Sandesh is a popular sweet from Bengal and is prepared during festivals like Durga Puja. Being a milk-based sweet it is made with chenna or paneer and needs a handful of ingredients.

Pure Nolen juice is gathered from date palms throughout the winter. The juice is then used to make Nolen molasses.

The world-famous cuisine of Nolen molasses is prepared by the Hindu artisans in accordance with family traditions. Milk is the major component of this Sondesh. By the end of the year, this Sondesh is accessible for around six months during the winter and spring.

Following family traditions, the Hindu artisans make this world-famous dish of Nolen molasses. The main ingredient of this Sondesh is milk. This Sondesh is available for about six months throughout the winter and spring by the end of the year.

Rajbhog

These mouthwatering, large, spongy treats resemble rashogolla. The overwhelming sweetness of this delicacy is beloved by those who have a sweet appetite. Not to mention, this dish can add to the joy of the Puja celebration.

Another delectable dessert is rajbhog, which is made with chhana, saffron, dried fruits, and lots of sugar.

Moong Dal Halwa

Moong Dal Halwa is a traditional Indian dessert that is created with soaked moong lentil paste, roasted in ghee and sugar, and finished with a dry-fruit garnish. It is flavorful and aromatic, making it a mouthwatering way to end a meal. Preparing this halwa is a tricky affair since you cannot stir too much or you’ll have a moong dal muddle. 

Dates and Dry Fruits Laddoo

Any festival is incomplete without indulging in dates and dry fruit laddoo. Additionally, making nutritional, sugar-free laddoos is simple and quick, but they must be kept in airtight jars.

Use a blender to combine dates, desiccated coconut, dry fruits like almonds, cashews, walnuts, pistachios, raisins, and peanuts, as well as soaked and pitted dates, to make delectable laddoos. Quickly combine the ingredients, lubricate your hands, and make laddoos with dates and dry fruits.

Pista Kheer

The scrumptious pista kheer can be offered to visitors as a savory prasad. One of the finest delicacies to enjoy when celebrating a special occasion like Navratri is a rich, creamy kheer.

Boil the milk while stirring it to make pista kheer. When the kheer reaches a thick texture, add pitted dates, fresh dates, and toasted pistachios. Add some dry fruits as a garnish, then serve the kheer cooled.

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