Diwali Drinks Recipes: 6 Unique Cocktail Ideas To Serve and Wow Guests!

That time of the year is here again when festivities are in the air! Card parties, snacks, endless supply of mithaais and a feeling of joyousness are to be found everywhere. But while the world is partying, the pressure is heavy on every host worth their salt to make their get-together the talk of the town. Needless to say food and drinks make a great impact on how your guests perceive your hospitality! And who are we kidding? Card parties are UNTHINKABLE without good booze to fuel the night!
So here’s 6 unique drinks recipes that will set the tongues wagging till the next year to come. Serve and watch your guests clamor for more and more and more…


  1. Vodka Badaam Milk


A simple tweak to the classic badaam milk makes this beauty!

200gms coarsely powdered Almonds
3 ltrs of Full Cream Milk
A few drops of Rose Essence
2 cups Sugar
Vodka as per need


  1. Boil milk, coarsely powdered almonds and sugar till it reduces a little.
  2. Add the rose essence and cool.
  3. Add vodka and chill in the freezer
  4. Garnish with candied rose petals and slivered almonds.
  5. Serve and wow!



  1. Motichoor-Rum Milk Punch


This is what you get when you combine two classics – Awesomeness!
Motichoor laddoos and Milk Punch (traditionally made with brandy)

2 ltrs of Full Cream Milk
2-3 Motichoor Laddoos
½ cup Sugar
40 ml White Rum


  1. Boil milk and sugar till the sugar dissolves. Cool.
  2. Add Rum to the mix and chill in the fridge.
  3. Coarsely crush a few motichoor ladoos and swirl them into the milk punch
  4. Serve and wow!


  1. Watermelon Margaritas

The best thing about cocktails like Margarita is that they’re highly customizable. So don’t fret if you don’t have watermelons in this season. Kiwi or passion fruit would do just as well.

This refreshing concoction is of much delight after grueling poker games or Tambola shouting!


Make. Drink. Enjoy. Repeat!
Find recipe here.


  1. Pina Colada

The earliest known story goes back to the 19th century, Puerto Rican pirate Roberto Cofresí, to boost his crew’s morale, gave them a beverage made of coconut, pineapple and rum.  And that’s why pina coladas instantly lift our spirits! Aye Aye captain!
Find the recipe here.


  1. Chocolate Guiness Beer Mousse Cups

This is an absolute stunner. Why serve plain beer when this marvelous creation can become the choice du jour of both the yin and the yang?
Follow the recipe here




  1. All-Season Sangria

This seems to be one of the recurring favorites of ze ladies! You can earmark this one for those girl-gang house parties too. Super simple and super delish! Make this Diwali a Sangria affaire!
Find the recipe here.


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