What is any Indian festival even without delicious sweets! Look for the tastiest Holi sweets here and have a yummy Holi!
Food is an integral part of any Indian festival, and each festival has its own food specialities. Indian festivals are about going all-out on the sweet quotient, and Holi is no different. The festival of colours brings with it a vibrant energy that makes us want to play, eat and spend time with our loved ones. So, this Holi, share these mouth-watering sweets with your family and friends to celebrate this festival in its true essence.
The real king of Holi sweets, gujiyas are a must-have. With a khoya, dry fruits and powdered sugar stuffing and a covering of suji or plain flour, this is undoubtedly one of the most finger-licking Holi sweets you’ll ever have. The dish hails from North Indian states like Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
This is a royal sweet that has its roots in the Mughal era, and since then has become one of the country’s favourite sweet dishes. A deep-fried, melt-in-the-mouth dessert, this is just what you need after a hard day of playing Holi. Add a dash of dry fruits to it to better the look and taste.
Holi is synonymous with Thandai, and why not, for this heavenly sweet drink is readily available during the festival. A stellar combination of milk, dry fruits and spices, thandai can cool you down from the harsh effects of the sun.
4. Coconut Ladoos
The coconut ladoo has to be one of the most popular Holi sweets. Remember the times when, as kids, we’d help our grandma prepare these delicious ladoos right before the festival for the Holi puja? These delicious sweets are a definite must-have on your Holi sweets list.
A rich sweet dish made for special occasions, kheer is especially popular around Holi. There are different kinds of kheers you can try this Holi, including rice kheer, moong dal kheer, and carrot kheer. This delicious dish is essentially milk cooked with rice and sugar, and is a delicious addition to any menu.
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