Thandai Recipe on Holi 2020

Holi is an outdoor celebration under direct sunlight. So it demands something refreshing to drink. Thandai is the traditional Indian drink recipe that everyone loves to drink on Holi. Let’s learn to make it at home this Holi 2020.

Thandai Recipe:

thandai

A nutritious drink made of milk, sugar, water, and dry fruits is known as Thandai. Its meaning is to refresh the body within a sip. It is considered to be a significant part of Holi celebrations in most of India. Let’s learn to make this simple drink at home.

Ingredients for Thandai:

To make a refreshing Thandai, you will need the following ingredients.

ItemQuantity
Water1.5 liter
Sugar1.5 cups
Milk1 cup
Almonds1 tablespoon
Kharbooj/ tarbooj skinned seeds1 tablespoon
Saunf (aniseed)1/2 tablespoon
Khuskhus (poppy seeds)1/2 tablespoon
Cardamom powder1/2 teaspoon
Rosewater1/2 teaspoon
Peppercorns whole1 teaspoon
Dried or fresh rose petals1/4 cup

Making Thandai:

Take ½ liter of water, soak sugar in it, and put it aside. By the time, wash all dry ingredients thoroughly except cardamom if you are using its powder. Add all of them in 2 cups of water and keep it aside too.

After about 2 hours, grind the second soaked mixture to a fine paste. When the paste looks very fine, add the remaining water to it. Now tie a heavy muslin cloth or strainer to the edges of a deep vessel. But the fine paste onto it and drain it by pressing with hands. Repeat the process by adding some water each time to it. Repeat until the mixture becomes as dry as a husk.

Now add sugar solution, rosewater, and cardamom powder to the extracted solution. Mix it well and chill Thandai for at least 2 hours before serving.

Thandai is a must-have to make the Holi cool. So you must give it a try.

Bread Dahi Vade Recipe on Holi 2020 – Refreshing Delight

Holi is a taste of traditional Indian food. You must add some easy to make dishes to the Holi menu. This way, you can expand the variety with minimal effort. One of the easy to make recipe this Holi 2020 is Bread Dahi Vade. Let’s know what it is.

Bread Dahi Vade Recipe on Holi 2020:

bread dahi vade

Vade when made of bread for Dahi Vade, the dish is called Bread Dahi Vade. It is easy to make dish and taste refreshingly amazing. Learn how you can make it at home here.

Ingredients of Bread Dahi Vade:

Must collect the ingredients written below in quantity prescribed before you start making Bread Dahi Vade this Holi 2020.

ItemQuantity
Bread slices10
Paneer50 grams
Curd250 grams
OilFor frying
SaltTo taste
Red chili powder1 teaspoon
Black pepper1 teaspoon

Making Bread Dahi Vade:

Cut the brown portion of bread slices first. Soak them into water and squeeze. Then mix mashed paneer into it. Also, add a pinch of salt and mix the ingredients well. Divide the batter into small balls. Preheat oil in a deep frying pan. Flatten the balls and deep fry them until they turn light brown.

When fried, put the balls into warm water for at least 10 minutes. After that, take each out. Squeeze them so that the excess water drains out. Place these balls aside and beat the curd in this time duration. While you do it, also mix salt and chili powder into the curd. Add the fried balls, vade, into it carefully. Decorate Bread Dahi Vade with mint and jeera powder.

Try making Bhang at home too this time.

So this is how you will make Bread Dahi Vade this Holi 2020. You must give it a try, and you will never regret our suggestion.

Bhang Ke Pakore on Holi 2020 – Rajhistani Snack Recipe

Pakora is a traditional Indian snack with a lot of varieties into it. Bhang Ke Pakore recipe is a Rajhistani addition to the Pakora family. Let’s know what it is in this article.

Bhang Ke Pakore Recipe on Holi 2020:

bhang ke pakore

To make Bhang Ke Pakore, various vegetables are chopped then dipped into a thick batter. Of course, deep-fried after that to cook into a Pakora. Let’s learn how you can make it at home on Holi 2020.

Ingredients for Bhang Ke Pakore:

Use the following ingredients to make Bhang Ke Pakore.

ItemQuantity
Cauliflower200 grams
Potatoes200 grams
Onions150 grams
Brinjal200 grams
Spinach100 grams
OilFor frying
Besan250 grams
Soda bicarb2 grams
SaltTo taste
Ajwain5 grams
Pomegranate seed powder5 grams
Bhang seed powder10 grams

Making of Bhang Ke Pakore:

Peel all vegetables and wash them properly. After that, chop all and mix together. Sieve gram flour, salt, and soda bicarb together in a bowl. Add red chili powder, bhang seed powder, pomegranate seed powder, and ajwain into it. Mix all of them together and add water to turn it into a thick batter.

Preheat oil into a deep frying pan and keep the flame on medium heat. Now dip the vegetables into the batter and put it into the oil. Deep fry until the Pakore becomes golden brown. Serve with chutney.

Know about the traditional way of Holi celebrations in Rajasthan here

This is an easy and simple recipe for delicious Pakoras from Rajasthan. Make it a part of your Holi menu in 2020, and everyone will surely love it.

Meetha Poora on Holi 2020 – The Sweet Gujrati Snack Recipe

Sweet snacks are popular for a perfect Holi menu, no matter in which part of the world you are. Gujarat adds the Meetha Poora recipe as a sweet color to the Holi. Let’s learn what it is.

Meetha Poora Recipe on Holi 2020:

meetha poora

It is a simple yet amazing Gujrati sweet dish which includes all the healthy and nutritious snacks. Making Meetha Poodas is also very easy. Let’s know how you can make it at home this Holi 2020.

Ingredients of Meetha Poora:

Use the following in the exact measurement written below to get the perfect Poodas this Holi.

ItemQuantity
Wheat flour4 cups
Sugar2 cups
Yogurt1/2 cup

Making of Meetha Poora:

Simply mix all the ingredients together and combine well. Add water if required to reach the consistency of a cake’s batter. Cover it and leave aside for at least 2 hours. By this time, the sugar will dissolve and will make the batter soft.

Preheat oil to medium-high into a deep frying pan. Make small balls of oval shape and put them into the oil. Fry the balls until they turn red. Put them on a strainer or a white paper so that the excess oil drains out. Serve the Pooras with yogurt.

Know about the traditional way of Holi celebrations in Gujarat here

This is the easiest sweet snack to be a part of the Holi 2020 menu. So why not give it a try. All the people will surely love it.

Khasta Kachori on Holi 2020 – The Crispy Snack Recipe

Khast Kachori is another recipe for the Holi menu. It adds a fried color to the festival of colors. Let’s know what it is.

Khasta Kachori Recipe on Holi 2020:

khasta kachori

Kachori can have various varieties. One of the famous Kachoris is the crispy one, known as Khasta Kachori. Let’s learn how we can make it at home.

Ingredients of Khasta Kachori:

To make a perfect Khasta Kachodi, use the following ingredients in the exact measurement.

ItemQuantity
Maida4 cups
Hot oil8 tablespoons
Oil (for frying)As required
SaltTo taste
Moong dal (half boiled)1 cup
Gram flour1 cup
Oil (for filling)1/2 cup
Garam masala3-4 teaspoons
Pomegranate seeds (crushed)2 tablespoons
Mango powder1 teaspoon

Preparing the filling:

Heat half cup of oil in a frying pan. Add moong dal and cook it for almost 10 minutes. Also, stir continuously. Then add gram flour and cook it for some time. After that, add pomegranate seeds, garam masala, and mango powder. Cook it for some time too, then set aside.

Preparing the dough:

Add salt and oil into the flour and knead it to make a hard dough. Cover it properly then keep it aside for about 15 minutes. Divide the dough into small equal portions.

Making the Kachoris:

Roll each dough ball in a round circle. Then put 1 teaspoon of filling onto it and seal it with dough. Remember to keep all the Kachodis under a wet muslin cloth.

Frying the Kachoris:

Preheat oil in a deep frying pan till it is smoking. Then remove it from fire and let it cool down. After that, put it again on fire on a low flame. This process is to make the Kachoris Khasta. Lift the Kachoris one by one and flatten each a bit with hands. Now put them into oil for frying. Fry till Kachoris are golden from both sides. Take Kachoris out and put on a strainer so that excess oil drains away.

Serve fresh so that the crisp doesn’t fade. Make Kachoris a part of your Holi 2020 menu to add crisp to the festival. We assure you that everyone will love this snack.