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Holi, the festival of colors is right around the corner. Here you will find delicious food and sweets recipes, along with a lunch menu for hosting a Holi party. These delicious recipes add to the festive spirit of the occasion, making it a joyous and memorable Holi celebration!
Holi a popular Hindu festival celebrated in India. It is also known as “festival of colors” and is celebrated in Hindu month of Phalguna, which typically falls in early March.
Holi is celebrated in different ways in different parts of India. In North India, Holika Dahan or Chhoti Holi is celebrated the previous night of the Holi. The celebration signifies the victory of good over evil. People light bonfires, and sing and dance.
As a kid, I was always excited about holi. My favorite was playing with colors with my friends and cousins, water guns, and water balloons to splash and smear colored powder on each other.
No celebration would be complete without yummy food. I remember my mom used to prepare snacks, and mithai to feast on. Friends and family used to get together and celebrate Holi, play with colors, and enjoy delicious food.
It is such a wonderful day and brings back memories of good times with family and friends. Check out this wonderful list of sweets and snacks you can make this Holi, along with a vegetarian lunch menu for your Holi party!
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Here are some more desserts to try this Holi!
A creamy-rich, sweet delicacy Mango Phirni, Basundi, a classic Indian dessert Sooji Halwa, a very popular Indian dessert made with carrots Gajar Ka Halwa, Kheer, rich, flavorful and delicious Shakarkhandi Ka Halwa, and a perfect balance of sweetness and creaminess Lauki Ka Halwa
Here are some more Holi snacks menu! From traditional holi food to improvised holi food using modern gadgets like Air fryer for a healthier twist without compromising on flavor.
A healthier twist on classic Punjabi mathri Baked Methi Mathri, low-fat, guilt-free No Fry Buff Vada, zero oil Air Fryer Pani Puri, healthier Air Fryer Chakli [Murruku], yummy, melt-in-mouth, vegetarian Kale Chane Ke Kebab
Delicious Holi Party Menu
Planning a Holi party can be fun and exciting to celebrate the festival with friends and family. Here are some delicious recipes to help you plan a memorable Holi party:
Welcome your guests with a traditional Holi drink Thandai. Followed by an Indian-inspired charcuterie board with Holi sweets and snacks.
For the main course, try my popular North Indian dish Mathura Ke Dubki Wale Aloo with Khasta Kachori to your menu.
You can make some Dal Makhani or Chana Masala. If you like methi, try my Methi Chole, one of my family favorites. These will go great with my homemade Naan or Basmati Rice.
Aloo Gobi, Aloo Gobi Matar, or Gobi Matar Masala make a great side dish. It’s a quick and easy recipe and pairs well with naan, puri, or paratha.
Paneer is always a hit among all ages. Try my viral recipe Paneer In Veggie Sauce, or Paneer Butter Masala. Looking for a no-onion, no-garlic paneer recipe? Try my easy Kashmiri Paneer Masala recipe that you can make in under 20 minutes.
Indian Chutney Recipes
No Indian menu would be complete without these lip-smacking Indian Chutneys! They are versatile and you can use them in a variety of ways to enhance the flavor of a dish. Typically, chutneys are served alongside main dishes or snacks. You can use chutney as a spread or dip.
Spread the colors of love and joy on this happy occasion of Holi! Wishing you all a very Happy Holi 2023!
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