Diwali, or Deepavali, is the Hindu festival of lights celebrated annually and one of the most popular festivals of Hinduism.
Diwali the festival of light is a five-day Hindu celebration that is held annually globally welcoming light over darkness. This year, Hindus will be observing Diwali on 14 November 2020, this special Hindu festival is not a public holiday in South Africa. The south Indian Deepavali festival is also celebrated on this day in 2020.
The festival of lights is observed on the day of ‘Amavasya’ or new moon, the 15th day of Kartik, according to the Hindu calendar. Starting at the end of the cropping season, it is often associated with wealth and happiness.
Diwali, one of the most prominent festivals celebrated in India, indicates the triumph of light over darkness, of good over evil.
Desserts are the highlight of every Indian festival. They add much more enthusiasm to the festive spirit.
With a series of festivals around the corner, festivities have finally stepped in. Just like the multicolored rangolis that adorn the entrances of our homes, there is nothing quite like a dessert table decked with a variety of sweets.
This festival season, light up your homes with our festive recipes. Ditch the elaborate presentation and fancy ingredients, here are super-easy solutions to soothe your aching sweet tooth.
Most of these can be prepared in advance for those unannounced guests and untimely cravings. Everyday ingredients and a couple of minutes are all you need to spread bright smiles and sparkle with satisfaction. We bring you, the simplest sweets from across the country. There’s something for everyone!
This Diwali, light up your homes with our festive recipes. Ditch the elaborate presentation and fancy ingredients, here are super-easy solutions to soothe your aching sweet tooth, tap here