10 yummy classic Diwali desserts in Goa

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The Yellow Chilli, Porvorim

Gulab E Gulkand – The famous gulab jamun with a core of gulkand which is a rose petal compote, its devine.

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The Yellow Chilli, Porvorim

Shahi Tukda – Hydrabadi inspired desert, made like a bread pudding, with desiccated coconut.

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Eden, Candolim

Apple in a night dress – A first for me.. Poached apple stuffed with a dollop of raspberry jam, topped with custard & dusted with cinnamon.

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Eden, Candolim

Seradura – The Goan favorite. Also known as a saw dust puddingin other parts of the world, a smooth creamy custard, served with slices of apple!! Great combo.

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Chill Maard, Calangute

Gulab Jamun – My favorite Indian desert of all time, the Gulab jamun. Basically a fried nugget, dunked into chachni or sugar syrup, & served warm.

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Izgara, By Acacia, Candolim

Baklava – Made from the delicate filo pastry sheets, and brushed with butter.. and to complete it, dry fruits sprinkled around and baked. Finally drizzled with sugar syrup before serving warm.

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The Canteen, at Café Inn, Palolem

Basbusa – A mild flavored rich & sweet semolina cake all the way from Tripoli!!

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Palms N Sands, Candolim

Palms & Sands special Crepe – Classic crepe, stuffed with fresh fruits, topped with dry fruits & chocolate sauce.

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Soi, Candolim

Alle Belle – Traditional Goan desert, made from a thin crepe stuffed with grated coconut & palm jaggery. Tip: Have this with a side of vanilla ice-cream!!!

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Magic Italy, Palolem

Tiramisu – Made from specially imported mascarpone cheese, dark chocolate & topped with cacao powder specially imported, all the way from Italy.

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La Brise, Candolim beach

Belgian waffles – Make your own waffle!! With a range of toppings to sauces, to compotés and even cotton candy!! This section will surely bring the child out in you.. Go see for your self!!

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Arthur’s Theme, Candolim

Pineapple Crêpe – Warm, fruity, delicious and oh so comforting with the aroma of cinnamon filling the air as soon as it arrives at the table…yum!

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