Indian festivals are all about vibrancy , celebration, joy, and keeping the spirits high and getting indulged in the delicacies. Holi is perhaps one of the most loved festival celebrated all across India with it’s own uniqueness. It is all about the colours, happy faces,bhaang, having fun with our loved ones, joyous moments that binds us together and not to forget the scrumptious food that awakens the senses and keep us high on the spirits .
This Holi let’s eat our hearts out and binge on Unique Indian Holi delicacies from all across the India. So, here we bring you a list of Holi special recipes prepared in various parts in India filled with love and enthusiasm that will add taste to your celebrations .
Holi and Gujiya go hand in hand . Gujiya is the Star boy among all the sweets of Holi . Gujiyas are sweetened dumpling made with maida and filled with khoya and dry fruits. No matter in what part of the country you are Gujiyas are a must at Holi .
Thandai is often associated with Holi and Maha Shivratri . An origination from north India it is prepared with thickened milk, sugar, and dry fruits . Bhaang thandai is also common during Holi to give it a intoxicating effect .
Malpua is a sweet pancake dessert served mostly in Bihar, UP and Odisha . There are several variations to it and is a must have dish to make your Holi more yummilicious . It can make any sweet lover go weak on their taste buds .
4. Dahi Bhalla / Dahi Vada
Dahi Vada or Dahi Bhalla whatever you choose to call it is one of the popular snack item of every Indian Household and holds a special place in during the time of festivities , especially during Holi . Made with yellow and green lentils , soaked with yogurt and combined with spicy tangy sauce is to die far .
5. Dal Kachori
Stuffed with arhar daal, spices and crisply fried is our favourite dal kachori you can’t resist ; don’t trust us ?? Then take a bite and know why . One of the most popular snacks of North India, served with spicy green chutney and aalu bhaji ,Dal Kachori is exactly what you need to spice up your taste buds .
6. Bhaang K Pakore
Well this is for all bhaang lovers who wants to try bhaang with a difference and not just gulp it down through the throat . These are your regular pakoras but stuffed with bhaag and is a customary Holi dish . It is considered to be auspicious to consume a little bit of bhaang during Holi celebrations .
7. Gol Gappe / Pani Puri
The first thing that happens the moment you hear pani puri or gol gappe is mouth filling with water and saliva almost ready to drip out . That’s the impact of The King of the Indian snacks . Round crisp deep fried hollow puri filled with flavoured tangy water has been ruling the hearts of every Indian since time immemorial . This holi give some tanginess to your throat and gulp down the soul soothing gol gappas .
8. Namak Pare
Another favourite Holi snack best enjoyed with a cup of amazing hot tea Namak Pare is something we can never get enough of . We all love munching it and also loves serving it to every plate during our endless Holi sessions .
9. Puran Poli
Puran poli is a Maharashtrian dish served on many festive occasions . It’s a sweet flat bread prepared with split yellow grams, plain flour ,sugar or jaggery . This is one dish you must try out this Holi to make your celebrations more sweet .
10. Daliya Kheer
If your calorie conscious soul is making you feel guilty about all the over indulgence of sugary sweets that you have consumed then this is the perfect recipe for you to go far . Replace rice with daliya for extra nutrition and lower on calorie counts and sugar with jaggery for that different flavour which your taste buds have been craving for recently and enjoy your Holi with less or calorie guilt .
We hope the above dishes will add taste to your celebrations and wish you all a very happy and colourful Holi. Also visit FreeKaaMaal.com and grab amazing Holi discounts and offers .