Holi, Festival of colours is celebrated with exuberant, zeal and enthusiasm. People light a bonfire in the evening and perform ritual Pooja with prayers. This day is also known as “Holika Dahan”. Women gather and perform elegant dance and sing folk songs. The following day people play with Gulal (Abeer) and vivid colours, water balloons, water gun also known as pichkari. Be it children or grown-up everyone is drenched and swamped with the festival of colours.
Over the years, this festival has gained popularity in other parts of Asian countries as well.
Holi festival comes with lots of fun and many mouth-watering delicacies.
Gujiyas are one of the famous sweets which you get in the northern part of India. It is made from all-purpose flour/maida and khoya. Chocolate gujiyas, dry fruit gujiyas, coconut gujiyas, suji mawa gujiyas are few of the delicious gujiyas people love to have.
Jalebis is one of the sweet desserts also popularly known as Imarti or Jangiri. It is made of maida, which is fried and then immerse in sugar syrup.
Rabri yet another sweet dish known as Basundi. It is prepared with milk, khoya and lots of dry fruit and is one of the healthiest and wholesome treat one can offer.
Malpua is an Indian pancake made from maida batter. It is fried until crisp brown and soaked in sugar syrup. It is generally served with rabri which add-on lot more sweetness to this dessert.
Thandai It is kind of chilled milk drink loaded with almonds, cashews, raisin, saffron strands, cardamom powder, rose petals. This cool drink is good for health, especially to beat the heat during summer.
Puran Poli is a sweet stuffed kind of paratha made with chana dal and jaggery. It is generally served with ghee and milk. For Maharashtrian people, Holi is incomplete without Puran Poli.
Laddus, Gulab Jamun, Pani Puri, Kachori, Dahi Bhalle, Pakora, various types of Chats, and a lot more can be included during this festival and is everyone’s all-time favourite cuisines.
If you are planning to invite your friends, have a family get together or organize a formal party, it’s imperative to plan this festive with a variety of toothsome dishes so that you can delight your guests. You can never go wrong with mocktail and DJ party. Everyone loves to imbibe, tune up on Bollywood music and heat up the dance floor.
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So what are you waiting for; it’s time to relive and reminisce your childhood memories as “Age is just a number.”