Talk about Holi celebrations and we can think of sweet gujiyas, crisp papads, masala kachoris and a lot more. Food is integral to every festival in India. It is the perfect time to throw yourself to the festive zeal with playful moments and adoring meals. This Holi, eat to your heart’s content! Whether it’s an intimate affair or an elaborate gala, we’ve got you covered. Lay out an impressive spread with our favourite Holi recipes.


1. Gujiyas: 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.

Chocolate Gujiya: Fusion is the flavour of the season! Make this gujiyas stuffed with mava and chocolate chips. Garnish with cream and chocolate sauce.

Coconut Gujiya: Pockets made with all purpose flour are stuffed with khoya, nuts and tender coconut flakes. These are fried and dipped in sugar syrup.



2.Malpuas :Malpua is a traditional sweet of north India, it is a pancake like Indian dessert, fried in ghee and dipped in sugar syrup. From the traditional recipe to one with a healthy ingredients, we have it all!

Paneer Malpua: This version is made with cottage cheese and khoya. Add some kesar (saffron) for the lovely aroma and flavour.

Ragi Malpua: This one is made with ragi flour, whole wheat and oats. All the big flavours, minus the guilt.

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.

Bhaang ki Chutney: 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: Why hit the street food stalls when you make these at home? 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.

7. Dahi Bhalla: Marut Sikka learns the art of cooking street food from Anil Kudamal from Old Delhi. Enjoy crisp paapris and soft, spongy bhallas in the comfort of your homes.

8. Masala Channa with Baked Kachori: A plateful of spicy and tempting channas served with baked kachoris. 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

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