Nishtha Asrani, NDTV, Modified: March 26, 2013 16:00 IST
Planning to host a grand Holi party?
If yes, then have a look at these top 5 must haves on the menu for this festival.
How can anyone imagine a Holi bash without some sugar syrup dripping gujiyas.
Native to Rajasthan, gujiyas are sweet dumplings made of maida or flour and filled with a delightful khoya and dry fruits mixture. Deep fried in ghee and dipped in a sugary syrup.
Gujiyas can also be baked, if you are calorie conscious. Just brush them with some oil before putting them in the oven.
go hand in hand. Right? The smell of the kasoras
dipped in water. Ah! Bliss.
How do you like your phirni
With:RosesBerries and fruitsNutsPlain
3) Crisp snacksHoli
is one festival where everyone is hungry after every few minutes. So stack up the plates with these easy to make crisps and let the guests munch!Shakkar paareNamak paare
4) Bhaang and thandaiBhaang
is a popular intoxicating drink prepared during the festival of Holi
. Originally made with cannabis leaves but this recipe makes use of whole spices, poppy seeds, water melon seeds and rose petals.BhaangBhaang ki pakoriBhaang ki chutneyThandai
and thandai icecream
5) Chaat center
The crunchy golgappe
, the sizzling tikkis
and the cottony bhallas.
Who can resist it?Bhalla paapri chaatGolgappe
(For the vodka lovers, substitute the paani with your favorite brand!)
Garma garam aloo ki tikki
Your favorite Holi treat did not make it to the top 5? Leave us a message in the comment box below.