Gujiya, Thandai and more: 10 heavenly sweets that make Holi a mouth-watering festival
The festival of colours is here and it’s time for uncontrollable fun and bhaang-fuelled frenzy.
However, the Holi experience is incomplete without the variety of delectable sweets that we enjoy throughout the festival.
Experience the sweetness of these 10 Indian sweets this Holi and make it a memorable celebration.
1. Gujiya: This traditional favourite fried pastry with delicious filling is rolled up in a unique style and is enough to spark your Holi celebrations.
2. Thandai: Add more joy to your Holi celebrations with this chilled and flavoursome beverage. When the temperatures are soaring, here’s something that will cool you down.
3. Kesar Rice Kheer: Filled with the flavours of saffron and cardamon, you can never go wrong with a traditional Kesari Kheer.
4. Puran Poli: Maharastra’s gift to the world of Indian sweets, this soft and flaky sweet melts in your mouth in no time. Let’s not forget, the oodles of pure ghee that comes along with it.
5. Sweet Kachori: On Holi the regular spicy filling is replaced with khoya and other sweet goodies.
6. Mathura Peda: Nothing can match the moment when a rich and tasty sweet melts in your mouth. Mathura Peda is a treat and just adds more sweetness to a festive Holi season.
7. Shakkar Pare: Another sweet originating from Maharashtra, this dish is prepared across the state both on Holi and Diwali. Double dhamaka, I say.
8. Coconut Barfi: The beauty of this dish is that it’s not only delicious, but is easy to prepare also. So make the most of your time and go play Holi!
9. Dry Fruit Kulfi: Wrap up your Holi celebrations with a chilled and cool Kulfi.
10. Meetha Pan: Oh! wait. Don’t forget this traditional meetha paan. After all, what is Holi without that Banarasi touch to it!
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