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Holi recipes


Last Updated : Nov 28,2020



होली की रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Holi recipes in Hindi)
હોળી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Holi recipes in Gujarati)

200 Holi Recipes, Holi Sweets, Holi snack, Holi Dhuleti, drink recipes

 Holi Recipes, Holi Sweets, Holi snack, Holi dhuleti, drink recipes. Holi is around the corner, and we all know that there is more to this vibrant festival than colours! From a change in season, to getting together with family, and preparing delectable sweets and snacks, this festival has many dimensions to it. As winter bids adieu and summer begins to make its presence felt, this festival does its bit by warming our hearts and energizing our souls in preparation for the fun that lies ahead.

Add more cheer to this feisty occasion by preparing a vast spread of sweets to enjoy with your family and share with your friends. This article gives you a set of holi recipes, both traditional and innovative, which not only match the festive spirit but also the weather at this time of the year. Whether you like to have your Thandai the traditional way or as an innovative mousse, whether you wish to relish a traditional Kulfi or a refreshing smoothie, take your pick from this collection of mouth-watering recipes, and make this Holi all the more special.

Holi drinks 

This fresh, homemade Thandai tastes absolutely heavenly, far superior to the readymade mixes available in the market. Milk, energised with almonds and spices, Thandai is the perfect drink to serve on special days and festive occasions like Holi and Diwali. The aroma of fennel, cardamom, pepper and saffron rise atop the dense flavour of fully boiled milk, to pamper the senses and rejuvenate the spirit. You can strain the mixture before serving if you want it smooth, but if you like the coarse mouth-feel of ground almonds and poppy seeds, you can enjoy the drink as it is without straining.

Holi desserts

 Cold though it is, kulfi has a way of warming your heart, perhaps due to the spicy overtones of saffron and cardamom or the intense richness of freshly condensed milk. Kesar Malai Kulfi is one of the perfect desserts to serve at any gathering because it is unconditionally loved across generations!

Hot Malpua are irresistible, whether had plain or with a topping of cold rabdi. Try making this delightful treat at home itself, this time with a slight twist. In this version, we have avoided deep-frying the malpuas and cooked them with minimal ghee in a frying pan. They turn out as soft as ever.

Thandai Smoothie: The Thandai Smoothie is a fruit-less smoothie with a rich and festive feel. It is made by combining ice-cream and curds with a dash of traditional Thandai syrup. This creamy smoothie has strong spicy notes, which makes it more popular amongst adults than kids.

 Here is a mousse with a desi dimension to it! Thandai Mousse would be appropriate for occasions like Holi and other Indian festivals or get-togethers. Rich ingredients like almonds, khus-khus and cardamom that are present in the Thandai syrup give a slightly spicy touch to this mousse. This recipe uses readymade Thandai syrup, but in Rajasthan, the spices are ground freshly using a mortar and pestle every time Thandai is made.

Malai Kulfi : Being a frozen dairy dessert, kulfi is technically an ice-cream, but with the rich flavour and unique texture of condensed milk, it is a class apart, a genre in its own right! Of the many varieties of kulfi, this traditional Malai Kulfi stands out with an extra rich and intense flavour and creaminess, all thanks to the slow but rewarding process of condensing full-fat milk till it gets an irresistible texture and aroma. A sprinkling of cardamom accentuates the appeal of this dessert.

Chenna Malpua : Delicate and lacy malpuas made using fresh paneer which will melt in your mouth. This recipe is somewhat comparable to the famous malai malpuas of Pushkar near Ajmer. Serve them warm topped with raabdi or just garnished with chopped almonds and pistachios. You will find chenna malpuas only at a few cities in Rajasthan. Just grab the opportunity to make them as they are simply divine! These malpuas are a little tricky to make, so be patient. Sometime, they can just disintegrate in the ghee while frying. If that happens, add some more cornflour to bind the dough.

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Happy Cooking!


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Recipe# 12028
30 Aug 11

 
 
by smithasrini
No reviews
Carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa is a north indian sweet dish prepared from grated gajar(or carrots) cooked with sugar, ghee and spices like cardamom. A delicious dessert dish which can be served as a snack or after meal sweet! carrot halwa or gajar ka halwa is a favorite dessert served in north india ....
Recipe# 12088
12 Apr 01

 
 by ektanshu
No reviews
Give full attention while stirring as khuskhus tends to stick fast.
this halwa stays 3-4 days in summer and 7-8 days in winter without refrigeration.
Recipe# 12093
01 Oct 11

 
 by Foodie #20143
No reviews
Makhane ki kheer is a sweet dish recipe with lotus stem seeds or makhana cooked in sweetened and nutmeg flavoured milk. Devour this creamy and unique kheer recipe as a delicious dessert.
Recipe# 12103
11 Oct 01

 
 by pghaghada
No reviews
This barfi is very easy and so a novice at cooking will also will be able to make it. I have measured the amount of milk which should be left to give an exact measurement for some who are not very good at making "chasni". it is very important to get the chasni right as the success of the recipe depe ....
Recipe# 12653
12 May 01

 
 by Yamini Ramesh
No reviews
Sooji halwa is a North Indian sweet dish prepared from sooji ( rawa or semolina) sugar, ghee and spices like cardamom. A delicious dessert dish which can be served as a snack or after meal sweet!
Recipe# 12844
29 Jun 01

 
 by mani36
No reviews
Quick and easy orange burfi recipe at tarladalal.com. The burfi is cooked with orange segments which is cooked with khoya, sugar and cardamom powder. Serve the orange burfi cut into appealing diamond shapes garnished with crushed nuts.. A special dessert for festivals and parties.
Recipe# 13063
19 May 01

 
 by lekhasanath
No reviews
Cucumber halwa is an innovative sweet dish prepared from grated cucumber or kaakri cooked with sugar, ghee and spices like cardamom. A delicious dessert dish which can be served as a snack or after meal sweet!
Recipe# 13317
15 Mar 01

 
 by mals
No reviews
An interesting burfi or Indian mithai recipe with sprouted moong, Sprouted burfi is as unique as it sounds. The boiled sprouted beans are cooked with ghee and jaggery and then mixed with desiccated coconut.
Recipe# 13401
26 Nov 00

 
 by ranjana
No reviews
Quick and easy kaju burfi recipe at tarladalal.com. The burfi is cooked with condensed milk, sugar and crushed Cashewnuts or kaju. A special dessert for festivals and parties.
Recipe# 13446
28 Dec 00

 
 by willnajijo
No reviews
The mouthwatering fruit flavoured banana halwa is a simple and quick sweet dish prepared from mashed ripe bananas, and crushed dried fruits cooked with sugar and spices like cardamom. A delicious dessert dish which can be also served as a sweet snack.
Recipe# 13448
18 Oct 00

 
 by meenal72
No reviews
An authentic recipe to prepare the dessert queen rice kheer in an easy and quick way. The rice is cooked with milk and sugar and served chilled with chopped nuts as garnishing.
Recipe# 13548
14 Apr 01

 
 by Suks
No reviews
Discover how to prepare traditional Indian mithai or sweet meat, burfi with this easy recipe. The burfi is prepared from milk, sugar and served cut into diamond shpes, garnished with crushed pistachio.
Recipe# 13657
10 Jun 11

 
 by deepukittu
No reviews
An easy sweet dish recipe, caramel halwa is rich in taste and looks. The caramel halwa recipe is sure to make everyone drool over and ask for more.
Recipe# 13991
02 Aug 11

 
 by madhavishah
No reviews
Paneer burfi is a traditional indian mithai or sweet dish recipe prepared from freshly made paneer or cottage cheese. The paneer is crumbled and cooked with sugar and nuts and then spread on a greased thali. Cut the paneer burfi in any desired shape and serve garnished with pista shavings.
Recipe# 14102
07 Nov 02

 
 by paulachand
No reviews
The traditional way of preparing the halwa puri with this easy and delicious recipe. The fried Indian puffed beads or puris are served with sweet halwa oozing with ghee and topped with chopped nuts. Though not a low cal breakfast option, halwa puri combo should feature in your diet to simply celebra ....
Recipe# 14173
13 Oct 01

 
 by MCGRAFF
No reviews
Pamper your sweet taste buds with the Coconut burfi prepared in a traditional and authentic way. The freshly grated coconut is cooked with milk, sugar and flavoured with elaichi powder before placing on a greased tray. Cut the coconut burfi in any desired shape and size and enjoy as snack or dessert ....
Recipe# 14175
08 Oct 11

 
 by mcgraff
No reviews
Get set to tempt your sweet tooth with this mouthwatering indian dessert recipe, moong daal halwa. The moong dal and ghee blend together perfectly with the sugar and chopped nuts in the moong dal halwa and is typically relished in the months of winter.
Recipe# 14364
13 Aug 11

 
 by ritukishore
No reviews
Here is an easy to prepare and delicious dessert recipe, american halwa which is quite unique from the traditional halwas. The pistachios are sliced and roasted with butter and then blended with milkmaid or condensed milk along with dates and powdered sugar.
Recipe# 14436
24 Oct 01

 
 by kirti_aries
No reviews
A farali dessert item, the Singhaade flour halwa is prepared from roasted singhara or water chestnut flour which is cooked with sugar and ghee. Relish the halwa with chopped nuts as garnish.
Recipe# 14484
25 Oct 01

 
 by pikiu
No reviews
Quick and easy singhara ki burfi recipe at tarladalal.com. The burfi is cooked with roasted water chestnut flour or singhare ka atta, condensed milk, sugar and crushed dry fruits. A special dessert for festivals and parties.
Recipe# 14511
08 Nov 01

 
 
by kamalan
No reviews
Sweet potato halwa or a sweet dish prepared from sweet potatoes or shakarkand. The skinned and grated shakarkand are cooked with ghee and sugar and then served with chopped nuts and elaichi powder as garnish. A tasty and healthy energy rich farali recipe.
Recipe# 8760
24 Nov 00

 
 by davepb
No reviews
An authentic and very easy to prepare wheat methi pakoda recipe using wheat flour, methi and green chilies. Also known as methi na gota in Gujarat, this snack tastes superb with coriander and tomato chutney. Go Relish!
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