Holi is a festival of colors. People visit family, friends and foe. Just like any other Indian festival it has it's own set of traditional dishes which is commonly cooked in almost every Indian kitchen on this festive occasion. Here we bring to you the recipes which will make your Holi a special one this year.
Dal Moth or Dal Namkeen is the favorite and traditional, dry munching snack served with hot evening tea. The spicy and crispy flavours of dal namkeen goes well with sweet tea and coffee. Chana Dal Moth or Chana Dal Namkeen is one of the dishes that my mother used to make for Holi.
Make everyone fall in love with sprouts and fruits by serving them together in crispy fried chaat katoris, with a dressing of sweet and spicy chuntney and curd.
With the onset of the festive season we present to you an authentic recipe of an ancient and traditional sweet dish of India, the maal pua with rabri. The combination of milky pancakes soaked in chashini and coated with rabri is just mouth-watering.
Aloo tikki katori chaat is an amazingly delicious and palatable street food of India. Hot crispy aloo tikki served in crispy fried chaat katoris leave you craving for more.
Sprouted green gram are rich source of protein and fibre. They may not seem tasty to be eaten alone but when eaten along with stir fried aloo tikki in the form of spiced aup chaat they make a great fulfilling snack.
Kalakand is an authentic sweet dish of India that is made during festivals like Holi, Diwali, Eid etc. and other celebrations. It an exquisitely beautiful and milky sweet dish that can be served as a dessert or can be made during fasting as well.
Balushahi is a traditional and famous dessert of the Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi and Nepali cuisines. It is a sweet, flaky and doughnut like classic dessert that can be found in every sweet shop.
Gulab Jamun is one of the favorite Indian delicacies since ancient times. They are soft and spongy, and when eaten hot they melt in the mouth leaving behind a creamy sweet taste.
Maal Pua is an Indian sweet dish, which is maida pancake soaked in sugar syrup served in combination with rabri or fresh cream.
Dahi Bhalla or Dahi Bara, is a North Indian delicacy is one of the relished street foods. Fried bhalla served with smooth and cold curd, coriander and tamarind chutneys, this dish a necessary part of festive cuisines in West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.
An easy to make fresh, creamy and beautiful sweet dish to celebrate all occasions. Easy and tasty khoya ke pede or mawa pede can be made and stored to be eaten whenever you have a craving for something sweet and delicious.
Special Sattu Ki Khasta Kachoris to celebrate special festivals or any celebrations among family and friends. They are so tasty that 1-2 Sattu Ki Khasta Kachori aren't just enough to satisfy your taste buds.
Moong Dal Halwa is one of the most relished desserts of Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Moong Dal Halwa is prepared during auspicious occasions like Holi, Diwali and other celebrations.
Parwal ki Mithai is a famous and beautiful looking dessert commonly made in East India. Sweet and juicy parwals stuffed with creamy mawa together make a palatable dish for special and festivals. It is easy to make and looks beautiful when garnished with saffron and dry-fruits.