Whether you call it Diwali, Deepavali, or the Festival of Lights, there’s no denying that the holiday is one of the key celebrations for Singapore’s Indian community. Everyone has a little something to take away from the festivities, especially since a vital part of the holiday is in its decorations: think vibrant, multi-coloured lights draped over Serangoon Road, or the plethora of lamps and tea candles scattered around homes on this special day.
Like most of our Singaporean festivities, food also plays a large part in making Deepavali, well, Deepavali. That includes plenty of home-baked sweet treats and of course, some new menus that draw from India’s massive of cuisines and cooking styles. Here’s our pick of some mouth-watering Indian cuisine to celebrate the Festival of Lights with aplomb.