Happy Dussehra 2023: Top 10+ Sweets You Can Make and Distribute This Year!

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Delicious sweets to eat on Dussehra

The festive season is here! Dussehra also known as Vijayadashmi is around the corner and its preparations have begun this is the perfect time to to stock up on some Dussehra sweets that you can serve your guests as well as enjoy with your family to celebrate the festival. The nine days of Navratri that culminate with Dussehra are carried out with lots of rituals, traditions and of course, sweets. Dussehra is a festival of togetherness when relatives, friends and family come together to celebrate.

List of Top 10 Sweets You Can Make and Distribute This Dussehra Festival 2023

Speaking of the festive season, here are the top 10 sweets that you can make or serve in your homes during Dussehra.

Besan Ladoo

Besan Laddoo is one of the most popular dishes which are prepared during the festival of Dussehra. This sweet can be offered as a prasad or dessert after the meal, or even given as a gift to family and friends.

Badam Halwa

It is rich and nutty sweet and is made with lots of khoya, almonds, poppy seeds, and milk to infuse a warm flavour. It is a simple dessert recipe which can be made for any festival and can be offered to the god as prasad.

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Kheer is loved by all and each and every Indian festival is incomplete without this. One can try making rice-flavoured kheer with rose and water.

Shahi Tukda

This is a royal dessert which is fit for any grand celebration. This sweet is made with basic ingredients like bread, milk and nuts but it is unique in the way it is prepared and tastes just too good. 

Motichoor Ladoo

One of the best ways to serve Motichoor Laddoo is to heat them up and put them in a bowl. As always, one can never go wrong with this sweet. It can be offered to God.


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Rasgulla can be easily prepared at home. This sweet is perfect for festivals where the family can sit together and eat.

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Gulab Jamun

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No festival is complete without the famous sweet- Gulab Jamun. It is one of the most popular sweets which is enjoyed most during the festive season.

Gajar Ka Halwa

Cooking From Heart

Another popular sweet which is commonly prepared during the winter is served. Although people still prepare it during the festive season, garnish it with dry fruits and consume it.


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Jalebi is one of the artistic sweets which is consumed during the Dussehra festival.  It is believed that Lord Rama loved a sweet like Jalebi, and Lord Hanuman used to make it for him. Moreover, it is believed that he used to make fafdas to go with the jalebis. 


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Sandesh is considered one of the most delectable sweets which can be conveniently prepared at home.

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What food is eaten on Dussehra?

Fafda and jalebi are served together because, in Hindu tradition, one must break their fast by consuming a dish made with gramme flour (besan).

What to buy on Dussehra?

One can buy flowers, dry fruits, sweets, new clothes and other things which will be prosperous.

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