Each one of us eagerly waits for Diwali parties every year, since it’s the perfect occasion to meet and celebrate with loved ones. Of course, over the festive season our taste buds get a dose of delicious, rich food that makes us worry about our waistlines after the festive season is over!
Parties start in the evening and go on till the wee hours of the night, and the food that accompanies card games, family celebrations and parties must keep flowing too. People love visiting each other before and after the puja too. If you have a late-night plan including the card party, you will need to make sure that there is ample food and no one leaves without eating anything.
What to Serve Your Loved Ones on Diwali
When you host a celebration or card party at home this Diwali, keep the menu simple yet appetizing. Include traditional favorites and decide when you will serve each item. Remember that some of your guests may not eat non-vegetarian food or consume alcoholic drinks on Diwali. If you have hired a caterer for large gatherings, discuss the list with them in advance.
Card parties could go on till late at night, so should the feasting!
Here are some ideas and tips for what to serve your friends, family and loved ones this Diwali:
Make this Diwali special by ensuring that every guest enjoys the food. Make the list of what your friends and loved ones like to eat and start with the preparations in advance. While deciding the menu, you need to keep all your guests in mind, so follow these tips:
Fresh salads, chutneys and other add-ons will round out the perfect meal
Dress Right for the Occasion!
Whether you’re a host or a guest, dressing for festival celebrations is always fun, since you get to show off colorful attire, accessories and jewelry that you may not be able to wear on a daily basis. Traditional festive outfits and party wear go hand in hand with Diwali foods, since they reflect your cultural heritage while allowing you to get all dressed up too. They also make a lovely gift idea for friends, family and loved ones over the festive season.