Any party is incomplete without a vibrant menu. Holi is the next festival on our list that is about to arrive. We know that many of you might have even planned to throw a holi party at your home this year. In case you are also one of them then it is the right time that you need to begin planning your menu too. In your menu you need to add dishes that are traditional yet always in demand and looked forward by the guests. To help you out we have selected some dishes that are actually a must have on holi party. In this article we are going to discuss the top 10 must have dishes at holi party.
One thing that you must have in your holi party menu is gujiya or in other words stuffed dumplings. This is one thing that is very popular in northern parts of India. Make this a part of your holi food and see the smile that it gets on the face of your guests.
Rasmalai traces its origin to West Bengal but is popular all across the nation. These are basically the dough balls that are stuffed with cream in addition to saffron and pistachio nuts. It is ideally served with fresh cardamom cream.
Malpua or you can call them the sweet crepe is a must have at a holi party. It is prepared with the batter of coconut and crushed banana in addition to flour, milk and cardamom being some of the important ingredients. This is served with the sugar syrup.
We bet that all the guests will surely be finding the Kesari Malai Peda at your holi party. These are the little balls that are made with cream (malai) or say the thickened milk. The flavor of saffron as well as cardamom renders it the delicious taste.
Puran Poli one of the most favorite holi sweets is a buttery flatbread. It resembles the ‘roti’ and is usually prepared with the help of stuffing (Puran) that is served with ghee (clarified butter) or with milk. Having this as an important part of your holi menu will leave your guests surprised.
Bhaang laddoos are an important attraction at a holi party as it sets the mood to relax as well as rejoice. Bhaang is one of the important ingredients of this festival and a part of the Indian traditions since ancient times. Eating it is considered to be lucky on this festival.
One of the most exotic holi dishes is Mattar Kheer. The magical taste of green peas as well as rice pudding will leave all your guests surprised and they will want more of it.
Papri Chaat remains to be the centre of attraction in all the events. It is prepared using the crispy dough wafers. These are then served with the chickpeas as well as boiled potatoes with tamarind chutney and yogurt.
The perfect blend of creamy lentils that is topped with the exotically spiced onions as well as chilies plus cilantro is one dish that you must have in your holi party.
You ought to cook the chickpeas dry with vibrant spices in addition to dried mango powder. Next you ought to flavour this with crushed pomegranate seeds.
All in all, these are the top 10 must have dishes at holi party. These are all easy to prepare and at the same time pocket friendly. In case you have some more dishes in mind, you can feel free to let us know the same via comment section below.