June 23, 2024


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15 Simple Dip Recipes that are Diwali Delicious

15 Simple Dip Recipes that are Diwali Delicious

Diwali is incomplete without dip and here are 15 simple dip recipes that will add so much colour and deliciousness to your Diwali celebrations

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Egyptian Beetroot Dip

Egyptian Beetroot Dip in a white speckled bowl.

This quick and easy Egyptian beetroot dip is healthy and looks beautiful on the table, which makes it perfect to serve at holidays, parties and family get togethers. Nobody will be able to resist that vibrant color. Serve it with crackers for a crunchy, creamy combination.

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Lebanese Pecan Red Pepper Dip | Muhammara

The dip garnished with pumpkin seeds

A Middle Eastern red pepper dip – Muhammara is made vegan and gluten free with pecans. This delicious sweet spicy dip is a great party appetizer.

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Garlicky Yogurt Party Dip

A close up of A picture of Garlicky yogurt party dip served in a blue bowl with chips

A light, refreshing and super addictive garlicky yogurt party dip to go with chips, wings, cutlets, fries and other finger food. Low calorie and healthy too.

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Tamarind Chutney

A spoonful of tamarind chutney being taken out of a bowl

Tamarind Chutney is an Indian condiment or sauce that’s sweet, sour, spicy and savoury. Its generally used as an accompaniment to various Indian chaats but also works really well as a dipping sauce or a marinade. A jar will last you over a year in the fridge!

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Green Coriander Chutney

Green Cilanatro Chutney served with pakoras or fritters on the side.

This green coriander chutney recipe is the best chutney you will ever try! Its fresh, tart, sweet and spicy and goes so well with pakoras, kebabs, samosas, cutlets, fritters or even as a spread on sandwiches. This is a recipe that’s pretty different from most other recipes out there, and you’ll believe me when you taste it!

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Basil Walnut Pesto (Super Easy, Vegan, Made in an Immersion Blender)

Creamy pesto in a white and blue bowl.

Basil Walnut Pesto is a super easy, homemade vegan pesto recipe that is perfect with pasta dishes, salads, on chicken and salmon as a sauce or even as a dip! The walnuts give it a creamy base which helps avoid the parmesan altogether, and are a great substitute to pine nuts.

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How to make Hummus at home

Hummus served on a plate with fried pita, olive oil and chickpeas

Learn how to make smooth, creamy hummus easily at home in a blender. This lebanese and middle eastern dip is healthy and is perfect with pita, in a wrap or as part of a mezze platter.

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Spicy Nacho Cheese Sauce in just 5 Minutes!

Nacho dipped in spicy nacho cheese sauce

Spicy Nacho Cheese Sauce is really easy to make at home. It just needs seven ingredients and ten minutes and in the end you’ll have a silky, smooth, cheesy sauce that you can jar and store for a couple of days or eat immediately.

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Thai Sweet Chili Sauce

Thai sweet chili sauce served in a bowl with a spoon in it

Make Thai sweet chili sauce at home easily with this recipe. Just 9 ingredients and 20 minutes. Stores well for up to a month. Called nam chim kai, use this dipping sauce for appetizers, snacks, finger food or stir fries and barbecues.

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Homemade Tomato Ketchup

A bowl of ketchup placed on a plate with french fries

This easy homemade tomato ketchup recipe has 7 real ingredients, isn’t sugar-heavy and very kid friendly. As compared to store-bought ketchup which has a lot of sugar, stabilizers and preservatives, this recipe is healthy.

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How To Make Schezwan Sauce (Step by Step Video)

Schezwan sauce in a jar.

Learn how to make this simple indo-chinese schezwan sauce/condiment which goes really well with chicken lollipops, schezwan rice, noodles and manchurian. Makes 1.5 cups. Each serving size is estimated at 1 tbsp.

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Caramel Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip

The cheesecake dip served with crackers.

This Caramel Pumpkin Pie Cheesecake Dip is a breeze to make and the perfect fall holiday appetizer or dessert. We use whipped cream instead of Cool Whip for more volume and flavor.

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Blender Mango Mustard Dipping Sauce

The Blender Mango Mustard Dipping Sauce in a white bowl.

This easy tropical mango mustard dipping sauce is ready in 5 minutes and gets made in the blender. Goes really well with chicken tenders, wings, crackers, fries and chips!

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Mango Bell Pepper Rice Paper Rolls + Mango Cilantro Dipping Sauce

Mango Bell Pepper Rice Paper Rolls with Mango Cilantro Dipping Sauce served on a wooden board.

These mango bell pepper rice paper rolls are the perfect summer food – stuffed with lots of fresh veggies and served with an insanely delicious mango cilantro dipping sauce! Naturally gluten free, vegan and low carb!

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Peanut Sauce Salad Dressing

Thai Peanut sauce in a jar with a spoon being taken out

Thai style Peanut Sauce Salad Dressing is creamy with a ton of umami. This doubles up as a dip and you’ll want to use it on everything!

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