Holi 2018: Popular Holi Recipes

New Delhi, Mar 1: Holi also Known as 'festival of colours' is a Hindu Spring festival, which signifies the victory of good over evil will be celebrated on the 2nd March this year. Preparation of the celebration has started already. Everyone is busy preparing Holi parties by making sweets, buying colours. There are some recipes which you can make this Holi:

1. Gujiyas:

This sweet is the star of Holi. This dish is made mainly in Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan. Gujiyas are sweet fried dumplings made of maida(flour) and filled with a delightful khoya and dry fruits mixture.


Malpua is a traditional sweet of North India. It is an Indian dessert made by mixture Maida, wheat flour and sooji and later fried in ghee and dipped in sugar syrup.

3. Dahi Vada: 

This dish is mainly popular in North India. The vade are made by urad dal paste by frying them into round shapes. Later soaked in curd water overnight. It is served with sweet curd and tamarind sauce. You can also garnish it with coriander leaves.

4. Almond Malai Kulfi:

We can say that this sweet dish is one of the important in this festival. This is a rich, creamy concoction made with condensed milk, cream, dry fruits, and saffron.

5. Thandai:

We can say that this drink is compulsory in this festival. It is a fennel-fragrant concoction that has a natural cooling effect on the body with a sweet aroma. It is mainly made with milk.

6.Bhaang ki Pakori:

Bhaang is a popular drink prepared during the festival of Holi. According to legend, bhaang is considered to be an auspicious drink which was consumed by Lord Shiva. It is mainly made with Besan and adding bhaang to it.