Holi 2020: Top five recipes you should tryLast updated on Mar 05, 2020, 07:07 pm
The festival of colors is just around the corner!
A favorite among all Indians, Holi is filled with singing and dancing, splashing of vibrant colors, and of course, some lip-smacking food.
Talking of food, Holi is a great opportunity to gratify your taste buds.
In case you are short on ideas, we have listed down five delicious recipes you can prepare this Holi.
Drain 1/cup yellow lentils and grind.
Heat oil, add 1 teaspoon cumin seeds, ginger, asafoetida (heeng), green chillies, lentils, one teaspoon chilli powder, and saute. Add 1/4 cup water. Cook well.
Meanwhile, mix 1/4 teaspoon baking powder and salt into 1 cup refined flour. Knead into a dough.
Prepare small rounds of both mixtures. Place the fillings into the dough rounds.
Deep-fry the kachoris.
To prepare kanji, take a jar, and mix 4 tablespoons mustard powder, 3 tablespoons salt, two teaspoons red chilli powder, and a pinch of asafoetida. Then, add two liters of water in it. Blend all the ingredients well.
Add ready-made or home-made vadas to the mix.
Cover the mouth of the jar and keep aside for 3-4 days.
Once it is ready, serve chilled.
To prepare healthy and delicious namakpaare, take a bowl, mix together whole wheat flour, all-purpose flour, salt and carom seeds. Add oil and mix it with the flour.
Slowly add water and knead until the dough becomes slightly soft.
Slice the dough into the desired shapes.
Finally, arrange them on a baking sheet and bake in a pre-heated oven at 180°C for 12-15 minutes.
In a large bowl, blend 1 cup blanched almonds, 1 and 1/2 cups condensed milk and 5-6 tablespoons of cream.
Meanwhile, infuse 1/4 cup milk with a pinch of saffron and add the mix to it.
Then, add chopped pistachios into it and blend them well.
Set the mixture in a container and cover with butter paper. Refrigerate it.
Once it's ready, serve cold.
No Holi celebration can be completed without a glassful of refreshing thandai.
Combine dry nuts, rose petal paste, black peppercorn, fennel seeds, mixed melon seeds, and some spices. Grind the combination to form a paste.
Add the mixture to boiled milk. Allow the mix to sit in milk for a while to let flavors spread.
Sieve it through a strainer. Serve cold.