List by: itisclaudio, created: 28 Mar 2018, updated: 09 Sep 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

Holi also know as "festival of spring", "festival of colours", or "festival of love" is a popular ancient Hindu festival that signifies the victory of good over evil. It originated and is predominantly celebrated in India, but has also spread to other regions of Asia and parts of the Western world through the diaspora from the Indian subcontinent.

This is a list of dishes and food served during the festival.

1. Gujiya

Perukiya (Bangladeshi) (Indian) (Nepalese)

Gujiya is a sweet dumpling made with suji or Maida flour wheat flour and stuffed with khoya. It is common in southern regions of Asia Nepal, Bangladesh and India.

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2. Kulfi

Qulfi, Khulfi (Bangladeshi) (Burmese) (Indian) (...)

Kulfi is a popular frozen dairy dessert from the Indian subcontinent. It is often described as "traditional Indian ice cream. It comes in various flavors. The more traditional ones are cream (malai), rose, mango, cardamom (elaichi), saffron (kesar or zafran), and pistachio.

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3. Thandai

Sardai (Indian)

It is an Indian cold drink prepared with a mixture of almonds, fennel seeds, magaztari seeds (watermelon kernel), rose petals, pepper, vetiver seeds, cardamom, saffron, milk and sugar. It is native to India and is often associated with the Maha Shivaratri and Holi festival.

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4. Papri Chaat

Paapri Chaat, Papdi Chaat (Bangladeshi) (Indian) (Pakistani)

Fried flour crisps with diced potatoes, chickpeas, topped with yogurt, cilantro and tamarind chutney

Popular traditional north Indian, Bangladeshi and Pakistani fast food and street food. Many various additional dishes throughout India are also referred to as papri chaat. Some restaurants in the United States serve the traditional version of the dish. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/P…

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5. Firni

phirni (Afghan)

Afghan milk pudding dessert

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6. Churma Ladoo


Churma Ladoos are an Indian traditional sweet from the States of Rajasthani and Gujarati. They are prepared by rolling churma made of whole wheat flour and ghee, into the shape of ladoos. Churma is a sweet dish made by coarsely grinding deep-fried whole wheat flour dumplings along with sugar. Churma can be enjoyed in its original powdered form, or it can be shaped into ladoos.

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7. Mawa Samosa


Mawa samosa is a delicious Indian sweet with a crispy outer crust, stuffed with a sweet mawa filling. Mawa samosa is a festive sweet traditionally made on occasions like Diwali, Holi etc.

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