Diwali, the most awaited festival, is around the corner. People enthusiastically decorate their premises using lights, Diyas, flowers, artificial decoration pieces, etc. The entire region looks so mesmerizing during the Diwali season. However, festivals, parties, or celebrations are incomplete without delicious and mouthwatering snacks. So, here you will get the list of classic, mouth-watering, yet easy to cook Diwali snacks.

Most of the Deepavali snack recipes are vegan. However, you can find some vegetation recipes that you can easily convert to vegan by substituting vegetarian content with coconut, soy, or cashew milk.

So, here is the list of Diwali snacks that will assist you in planning your Diwali menu.

Indian Punjabi samosa

On this Diwali, make these tasty, delicious, and crispy samosas at home. All you need is love and patience while preparing them. Make a dough of Maida and then fill your samosas with the versatile Aalo and many other veggies. Next, fry the samosas till they get golden brown. Finally, serve them with green Chutney.

Soya Hara Bhara Kebab

Make your restaurant favorite Soya Hara Bhara Kebab at home. This Diwali snack is super Chatpata and perfect for serving with mint Chutney. Trust me; it is insanely easy to cook. You just need to prepare them in the manner as you make TIkkis. Prepare this round looking Deepavali snack using soya and potato.

Tandoori Paneer Tikka

Are you a paneer lover? Then, do try Tandoori paneer tikka during the Diwali season. Moreover, these are light, soft, and each piece of Tikka is flavored. Furthermore, the smokiness look is the best part of this Deepavali Nasta. All you need to do is:

  • Marinate the paneer
  • Skewer it
  • Place the paneer tikka on the baking sheet.
  • Finally, roast your TIkka in a restaurant-style.

Kachhe Kele Ke kebab

Do you love fruits, especially Bananas? If yes, then try this fantastic Diwali Nasta, which is all vegan. Moreover, it is gluten-free. Additionally, you do not need potatoes, garlic, ginger, or onion. Serve it with coriander chutney. All your vegan friends and relatives will surely love this Soya Hara Bhara Kebab.

Chinese Potli samosa

Eat something unique this Diwali. So, do try this mouthwatering blend of traditional samosa with Chinese spices and snacks. All it takes is 45 minutes of your precious time. It needs to be wrapped in the shape of a pouch with Aalo with stuffings. Moreover, serve this unique and new Diwali snack with Schezwan sauce. The recipe to prepare this snack is similar to the traditional samosas recipe. This snack looks like momos, so it is perfect for the momo lovers.

Crunchy Chana (roasted masala chickpeas)

We Indians love crunchy snacks over others. So, enjoy your Diwali with totally crunchy and healthy masala chickpeas. It is perfect for your teen-Patti ritual. Apart from this, it acts as a fantastic serial evening snack.

All you need to do is:

  • Heat olive oil
  • Then, add Chanas to the oil.
  • Roast them properly at low flame.
  • Finally, add your favorite spices to flavor it.

And it is ready to be served in front of guests and family members.

Garlicky yogurt party dips 

This Diwali Nasta is a light, refreshing, and super addictive dip. Veggies, chips, wings, cutlets, fries, and other finger food are perfect for adding in it. Moreover, it contains fewer calories and is a super healthy snack. Bonus tip, do make an extra bowl of this super tasty dish.

How to prepare?

  • Spoon yogurt into a sieve. Then, place it in the refrigerator for an hour.
  • Add capsicum, onions, salt, garlic, and mixed them properly.
  • Then again, place it in the refrigerator. 
  • Finally, sprinkle some Chili flakes or olive oil whatsoever you love.
  • Now, it’s ready to be served.

Loaded nachos platter

This Diwali snack is super cheesy, crunchy, and loaded with toppings. Moreover, you can prepare this tasty snack just in 30 minutes.

  • Get all the sauces from the market for quick preparation. 
  • Then, start with the making of fried beans.
  • Next, add garlic or other species as per your taste.
  • Now, mix it with the white, red chili, green chili sauce, and tomato salsa.
  • Finally, use some chopped coriander to make your dish look attractive.

Baked onion Pakodas

Pakoda is a must snack for north Indians. So, how can we forget it on the grand occasion of Diwali? Prepare this sizzling Deepavali snack in less than an hour and get rid of conventional Aalo Pakodas. Even instead of frying, you can bake them in an oven at 200C. Lastly, serve them with Imli chutney or mint chutney.

Crispy honey chili potatoes

Here is one more new snack using the all-rounded Aalos. To prepare it:

  • Cut the potatoes as you cut them for fries.
  • Wash them properly.
  • And make half cooked fries.
  • Next, add all the species such as chili powder, Chilli paste, and salt.
  • Make sure that potato fingers don’t stick with each other.
  • Now, dip the fries in the batter of flour and cornflour. Add black pepper and other regular species.
  • Also, prepare veggies mixture in a separate pan and finally add fries to the former.
  • Mix them well
  • Your snack is ready to be served
  • You can eat it with tomato sauce to add more taste.

Egyptian beetroot dip

It is the ideal Diwali savory platter. Moreover, it looks beautiful on your dinner table and adds vibrant colors to your food.

To prepare this fantastic Deepavali snack, follow the given steps:

  • Preheat your oven to 220C
  • Scrub the beetroot and wrap them in aluminum foil.
  • Bake them for about an hour.
  •  Now, place the garlic pods in the oven for about 40 minutes.
  • Cool the beets and pill both the pits and the garlic.
  • Chop them roughly.
  • Finally, make a creamy and smooth mixture of beets, garlic, yogurt, lemon, olive oil, coriander, etc.
  • Now, chill it.
  • And lastly, serve it after adding crusty bread or crackers.


Add new and super unique snacks in your Diwali menu. And serve your guests with mouth-watering Diwali snacks, which will make them crave for more. So, make sure you spend less time in the kitchen and more with your family and loved ones on this Diwali.

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