11 Best Holi Recipes: Holi Sweets, Snacks, Food & Drinks Recipes - watsupptoday.com
11 Best Holi Recipes: Holi Sweets, Snacks, Food & Drinks Recipes
Posted 07 Mar 2020 11:44 AM

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Best Holi Recipes- Pink hands, green cheeks, red forehead, yellow nose, if it weren't for this particular day, the sight of this human may have roused doubts of him belonging to this at all! But, Holi is one such day. We love this festival. Not only for the bevy of colours, we love to be immersed with but also for the mouth-watering delicacies unique to this occasion. Sling bags filled with frisky colors, water guns loaded with mischief, vibrant spirits, old-new songs, plates piled with festive goodies and the blossoming spring breeze - Ah, we love Holi! This is how we have been celebrating the festival of colours all this while, yet every year, there is a ballooned enthusiasm to get drenched in coloured water and devour some of the most mouth-watering delicacies.


Look what we have here - the star sweet of Holi! Native to Rajasthan, gujiyas are sweet dumplings made of maida or flour and filled with a delightful khoya and dry fruits mixture. The festive favourite in three different avatars -

Baked Gujiya
The casing is made with whole wheat and semolina(suji) instead of refined flour (maida). It is then stuffed with nuts, baked perfect and dipped in honey. This recipe is a dream come true for all the health fanatics.

2. Malpuas

Malpua is a traditional Indian sweet, it is a pancake like Indian dessert, fried in ghee and dipped in sugar syrup. Popularly made on various festivals like Diwali and Holi, Malpua has delicate flavours, made easy with simple ingredients. From the traditional recipe to one with healthy ingredients, we have it all!

3.Bhaang ki Pakori

Bhaang is a popular intoxicating drink prepared during the festival of Holi. According to legend, bhaang is considered to be an auspicious drink which was consumed by Lord Shiva. Give your Holi soiree an extra kick with these high spirited treats. Serve them with a home-made bhaang ki chutney to give an extra kick.

4. Thandai

A popular Holi staple - thandai! It is a fennel-fragrant concoction that has a natural cooling effect on the body. Welcome your guests to aroma of this traditional blend. You can make it before, store and serve whenever.

5. Gol Gappe / Paani Puri

Paani Poori is an Indian street food snack that nobody can resist! Why hit the street food stalls when you make these at home? Small, round shaped crispy puris, filled with various spices and chatpata water, aren't you already feel the tantalizing taste? From freshly made gol gappe to paani to crisp pooris, we give you all the recipes that you need.

6.Dal Kachori

One of the most popular snacks in North India. One bite and you'll know why! Stuffed with arhar dal, spices and fried crisp, this is one snack that you can't resist. Kachoris have a number of varieties, most popular ones being Khasta kachori and Dal kachori.

7. Paapri Chaat & Dahi Bhalla

Enjoy crisp paapris and soft, spongy bhallas in the comfort of your homes. This is a mouth-watering gem of a recipe from the streets of Old Delhi. Indulge in a melange of curd, crisp paapdi and a host of spices.

8. Masala Channa with Baked Kachori

A plateful of spicy and tempting channas served with baked kachoris. Kachoris being a delicious spicy snack when piared with chatpate dry chole, creates a mouth-watering dish that is sure to make your heart and mouth full and happy. Also, healthy baked kachoris, so no one gets to complain!

9. Apple Kheer

Your favourite Indian dessert gets a fruity makeover! With red grapes, apples and cinnamon - it's time to deviate from the obvious. Apple kheer is a refreshing change from the traditional Indian dessert with the goodness of apples and aromatic cinnamon. A healthy, delicious kheer recipe.

10. Almond Malai Kulfi

A rich, creamy concoction made with condensed milk, cream, dry fruits and saffron. Kulfi is a delicious summer treat that is loved by one and all. With this easy recipe you can make these chilled almond flavoured delights at home!

11. Baked Namak Para

Namak Pare are one of the most famous tea-time snack in India. Every Indian home would have a jar full of these savoury strips to munch on. These are usually made of maida along with suji and deep fried till crisp, but here is a healthier namak para recipe that you'll love to indulge in and not regret later.

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