Category Holi Recipes

Thandai Recipe – How to make Thandai

March 10, 2021 DrinksHoli RecipesShivaratri RecipesSummer Special  5 comments

Thandai – this was totally a new term to me until I started blogging. I had no clue what it was. But this recipe would be circulating in the food blogging world during Maha Sivaratri or during Holi. Out of curiosity I found out what it was. I should say it is a very interesting and flavourful drink not only for the festival but also as a perfect summer treat. After a lot of googling, finally adapted this recipe from Tarla Dalal’s recipe. Its my turn to post Thandai recipe during Sivaratri now. Post updated with video.

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7 Cup Burfi – 7 Cup Cake – Easy Diwali Sweet

November 10, 2020 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  15 comments

7 Cup Burfi is an easy sweet to make for Diwali or any other special occasion. This is the first sweet I successfully made without my mom’s help after marriage. The procedure is very simple too. No sugar consistency is needed. You just need to mix 7 cups of ingredients together and slowly cook it. I pretty much told the recipe here itself!! Now u know why it is called 7 Cup Burfi. So trust me this is a perfect sweet to make for beginners. Recipe updated with video.. Do try my Besan Laddu if interested.

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Horlicks Burfi – Bournvita Burfi – Boost Burfi

November 6, 2020 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  No comments

Horlicks Burfi! Yes You read it right! 🙂 This Burfi is a melt in the mouth burfi made with besan/chickpea flour as the base along with Horlicks. See tips section if you are not a fan of Horlicks. I had a pack of Horlicks lying in my pantry since a long time. Made good use of it here. All of us loved it. This is a simple sweet which even beginners can try. Do check out the quick video. Check Mysore Pak recipe if you are interested.

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Bread Bajji – Bread Pakora – Tea Time Snacks

June 12, 2020 Bachelor Friendly RecipesBread RecipesHoli RecipesKids BayPakoda RecipesSnacks / Starters  7 comments

Bread Bajji is an easy tea time snack that can be made in a jiffy. I mostly end up making this recipe when I have extra/leftover bread. With no fancy ingredients this can be made at anytime as it calls for some very basic ingredients that’s normally available in your pantry. If u are bored of eating the normal vegetable bajji’s (RECIPE HERE) try this bread bajji for a change. Am sure kids would grab this immediately!! Post updated with video..

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Gobi 65 – Cauliflower 65

May 2, 2020 Bachelor Friendly RecipesGobi/CauliflowerHoli RecipesKids BayPakoda RecipesSnacks / Starters  3 comments

Gobi 65 is Chotu’s favourite. Anytime we go to a restaurant he would ask for this. Have tried making this at home many times but could not convince him. He loved the restaurant style ones.. Then I realised that he was attracted by the red colour and here is the recipe – WITHOUT any artificial colors though. He loved it!!  Am sure your kids would like this too… This Onion Pakoda is always a hit at home too.

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Besan Ladoo – Besan Laddu – How to make Besan Ladoo

February 11, 2020 Diwali SweetsHoli RecipesSweets/Desserts  No comments

Besan Ladoo or Besan Ke Laddu has been in my to do list since a long time. Finally made it with video 🙂 Its so simple to make. Trust me all u need is just 30 mins and Tadaaa these melt in the mouth golden beauties would be ready! Ingredients are simple too. The key to the best Besan Ladoo is roasting the besan or chickpea flour perfectly else it would not taste good. Scroll down to see all the tips and tricks. Do check my favourite Coconut Laddu too.

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Paneer Kheer – Paneer Payasam – Kheer Recipes

November 26, 2019 Gokulashtami RecipesHoli RecipesPaneer DishesSweets/Desserts  No comments

Paneer Kheer or Paneer Payasam is a super easy dessert that can be made in like 30 mins. One of my favourites, it actually tastes more like Basundi. With simple ingredients and procedure, the end result is just yumm! It is made using milk & crumbled paneer + sugar or condensed milk to sweeten it. I have used sugar here. Try this heavenly dessert for sudden cravings, just dont wait for an ocasssion. Check out the video.. Carrot Payasam is yet another favourite of mine. Check the recipe HERE.

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Poha Chivda – Poha Mixture – Aval Mixture

October 22, 2019 Diwali SnacksHoli Recipes  No comments

Poha Chivda is nothing but Poha Mixture. In normal mixture Om Podi is the base, here Poha/Aval is the base. This is a super simple snack for Diwali. It can be made very quickly and it gets finished quickly too. hehehe.. All u need is to keep all the ingredients ready before u start deep frying. Then fry them one by one, add seasoning and give a good mix. Tadaaa!! Poha Mixture will be ready in no time. I think I told the recipe here itself. Have a look at the video.

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Apple Halwa – Easy Halwa Recipes

May 22, 2019 Diwali SweetsHalwa RecipesHoli Recipes  No comments

Apple Halwa – Yes! This was in my to do list since a long time. But did not get a chance to make it. Last week had a pooja at home. Was left over with a lot of apples. Was really wondering what to make and suddenly remembered this. So made this super-yummy Apple Halwa. Alright! A few tips to select apples for this halwa. Make sure the apples are juicy and sweet. Green Apples would definitely not work for this halwa. If at all u end up buying some sour/tart apples, try this Apple Thokku then 🙂 Hehe U have an option to pick between sweet or spicy!

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Mango Juice – Mango Juice Recipe

May 1, 2019 DrinksHoli RecipesSummer Special  No comments

Yes! Its the mango season again! I so so love mango. But sadly am the only mango lover amongst the three of us at home. Nevertheless I never miss it while it is in season. To begin the season, here is a simple and refreshing Mango Juice recipe. No fancy items needed. Just blend a few ingredients and enjoy this chilled drink for this scorching summer. Do try my Mango Ice Cream and Mango Milkshake.

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