Finding the prefect presents for your loved ones isn’t always easy. We all have that one auntie who is impossible to shop for, right?
That’s why I wanted to share some of my favorite Desi brands and businesses to support. I hope it helps you check off all the special people on your list this Diwali season!
For your uncle with a sweet tooth:
Diwali Collection from Tagmo Treats - from $32.99
Diwali Ice Cream Celebration Pack from Malai Ice Cream - $99.95
Beautifully crafted mithai (bite sized Indian sweets) handmade in small batches and delicious ice cream that highlights the nuances of South Asian cuisine.
For your cousin who could use a little spice:
Build Your Own Pack from Diaspora Co. - starting at $67
An array of sustainability sourced spices cultivated by Indian farmers. I love the smoky, nutty Guntur Sannam Chilies!
For the nieces and nephews:
Rangoli Mandala Puzzle from Kulture Khazana - $29.99
Perfect for the kiddos in your life! Plus, you're supporting a small business with this cute, cultural gift!
For your practical paati:
Groceries from Patel Brothers
With over 50 stores across the nation, this is your one-stop-shop for a plethora of South Asian ingredients, spices, etc.
To adorn your adoring sister:
Gemma Collection from Hyperbole Accessories - starting at $15
Hoops and Bangles from Shri Krishna Jewelers
I never leave home with two things: my glasses and my gold hoops. I got my gold hoops that you see on Taste the Nation from Shri Krishna Jewelers!
For someone who has it all:
Donate to Shanti Bhavan
Shanti Bhavan is a school have been supporting in Tamil Nadu for years. I can think of no better way to celebrate Diwali than to give the kids there a chance to learn and thrive.