Holi is a day away! Colours flashing all around and brightening up our lives! Who doesn’t love holi? Those vibrant colours lighten up our boring lives! Holi isn’t just the festival of colours, it’s the festival of joy, fun and enjoyment!
In India, any festival is incomplete without food. Food is as important to us as the colours on Holi or diyas on Diwali. The typical cuisine of Holi just makes it complete and even more enjoyable. Which are your favourite Holi dishes? Have you tried these ones?
Gujjiya: Our Fried Friend!
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These super sweet, fried to perfection and crunchy little gujjiyas just make Holi extra memorable. Made by wrapping some maida around khoya and dry fruits, and frying these little dumplings, the gujjiya is a staple on Holi in northern India, and is loved by all. Nowadays, this popular snack comes in so many flavours- paan, chocolate, coconut, jiggery, name it and you have it! So this Holi, savour your dear gujjiya in your favourite flavor. I’m sure you’ll fall in love with it!
Bhang: The Bollywood Favourite!
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We all remember seeing bhang in some or the other Bollywood song, be it Balam Pichkari or Rang Barse, bhang makes an appearance in so many popular Bollywood songs! Bhang is a preparation of cannabis or marijuana. It is usually added to lassis or thandai on Holi. It is said to cure fever, dysentery, sunstroke, speech imperfections, etc if had in proper quantity. It is a hot favourite in North India, and especially in Uttar Pradesh. So, ready to indulge in some bhang lassi and dance like Ranbir Kapoor this Holi?
Malpua: Sugary Goodness
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Fried in desi ghee, dipped in chashni, malpua is the Indian take on pancake. Malpua can be eaten as it is, with the typical sugar syrup, or you can add some extra deliciousness by eating it with some rabri. It is absolutely yummy, and once you start, you can really stop having it. This sweetness overdose will blow your mind!
These aren’t all! Make sure you indulge in some paan, thandai, kulfi,kachori to make your Holi super special, colourful and delicious!