Papri Recipe on Holi 2020 – A Crispy Treat of Festivals

As Indians love desi food, a variety of dishes is a must on each Indian festival. Snacks are a crucial part of Holi. The one famous snack recipe of Holi of all time is Papri. Let’s start the story of Papri on Holi 2020.

Papri Recipe on Holi 2020:

papri

It is a chat full of spices that Indians love to eat. People can add as many variations to Papri as they want. But the main ingredients remain the same. Let’s learn how to make Papri at home this Holi.

Ingredients of Papri:

To make a perfect Papri, use the following ingredients, and take care of the measurements.

ItemQuantity
Besan1/2 kg
Mustard oil1 teaspoon
Salt1 teaspoon
Red chili powder1 teaspoon
Water1 cup
Methi leaves (fine chopped)1 teaspoon
Maida1/4 kg

Preparing the Papri dough:

Mix salt and red chili into besan. Also, add oil so that the mixture kneads well into a soft dough. Knead for about 5 minutes then add leaves of methi. Again knead the dough for about 3 minutes. After that, make the dough a round shaped ball. Throw this ball on a plate and knead to soften it for about 7 minutes.

Frying the Papri:

Pre-heat oil in a deep frying pan. By the time oil heats up, roll the dough into one inch thick strips by rubbing with hands. While you do so, rub some oil onto your palms. By doing so, the dough doesn’t stick to the hands. When you achieve the desired thickness, cut the strips in one-inch length. Now you will get cubes of one inch. Lightly dust both sides with maida and roll it in the form of round chapatis. Turn the flame medium-low and fry the Papris. Make sure the color is golden yellow when ready. Drain the oil and store Papris in a dry and airtight container.

Try to make something sweet in the Holi menu too.

Now your Papris are ready to make the Holi crispy in 2020. Add other ingredients of chat to make it more spicy and delicious. Don’t forget to write back to us if you like this recipe.

Saankhein on Holi 2020 – Ingredients and Complete Recipe

Holi is incomplete without traditional food. There is a lot of running and chasing on the day of Holi when people throw colors on each other. So people demand snacks that are easy to make and which they can eat without the need to sit properly. A popular snack recipe that fulfills the purpose on Holi is Saankhein. Let’s learn about it.

Holi Saankhein Recipe in 2020:

saankhein

Saankhein is a traditional snack that is full of nutrition. With all healthy ingredients, it adds a perfect variety in the menu of vegetarian people on Holi. See how you can make it at home.

Saankhein Ingredients:

You will need the following ingredients to make Saankhein. Take care of the measurements.

ItemQuantity
Soaked chana dal1 cup
Soaked moong dhuli1/3 cup
Soaked urad dhuli1/3 cup
Soaked arhar dal1/3 cup
Asafoetida1/2 teaspoon
Chili powder1 teaspoon
Baking soda1/2 teaspoon
Ajwain2 teaspoon
OilFor deep frying
SaltTo taste

Making of Saankhein:

The first step is to soak all the lentils. Then grind them all till they get the shape of the dough. Remember, a little grainy dough shape is to be achieved without the need to add water. After that, mix other dry ingredients too. Then shape the dough is small flat circles. Preheat oil in a deep pan on a high flame. Add the dough balls into it and make sure no one touches another; otherwise, they will stick together. After about 10 seconds, turn the flame low. Cook until they become firm, but make sure they don’t turn brown.

Take them out from the oil and set aside for cooling. When they are cool, cut them into the shape of thick slices. Now turn the flame high and deep fry these slices to make them crispy. Make sure the color doesn’t darken much. Take them out of the oil. Place on paper so that the excess oil soaks out. Now you are ready to serve it with green chutney.

Try something refreshing along with it too.

Add Saankhein to your Holi menu of traditional snacks. Let your guests admire your cooking skills. Happy cooking this Holi 2020.

Puran Poli on Holi 2020 – Recipe of Maharashtrian Delight

Holi for south India is incomplete without the amazing recipe Puran Poli. It is among the most famous sweet dish of the southern part of India and among the whole country too. So plan to add it to your Holi menu this 2020. Let’s learn what it is and how to make it.

Puran Poli Recipe on Holi 2020:

puran poli

The Maharashtrian delight Puran Poli is a world-famous Indian sweet dish. It is easy to make and feels exceptional to taste buds. Let’s learn to make it at home.

Ingredients of Puran Poli:

ItemQuantity
Chana dal (yellow gram)300 grams
jaggery (molasses) or sugar300 grams
Cardamom powder1 teaspoon
Pain flour150 grams
Ghee1 tablespoon
Warm waterAs required
GheeTo serve

Preparing the filling of Puran Poli:

Boil the dal carefully that it softens but is not broken. After that, place it on a colander for about 10 to 15 minutes so that the water drains away. Use an almond grater to grate the soft dal. Set it aside and mash the jaggery to make it a smooth powder. Mix dal and jaggery together. Put the mixture into a non-stick saucepan. Turn on the low flame and cook it. Keep on stirring the mixture continuously. Cook it until it becomes a soft lump.

Making the dough of Puran Poli:

Mix ghee in the flour and knead it to make a dough. Add as much water as required to make it a fine pliable dough. Make small balls of the dough. Roll the ball to make a roll round of about 4 inches.

Combining all together:

Place a small amount of the filling into the center of the round roll. Now turn the round roll onto the filling in a way that filling is wrapped up inside the dough. Make sure that the resulted shape is also like a round ball. Now roll it again to make a chapatti of almost 6 inches. Cook it on a warm griddle till it turns golden brown.

Take it on to the serving dish and apply one tablespoon of ghee all over it. You can also add ghee while you were cooking it on the griddle. But this will require more ghee and will also increase the calorie level of the dish.

Know about the traditional way of Holi celebrations in Maharashtra here

Now your Puran Poli is ready to be served hot. Present it with curry or dal. Make your guests love the food. Be ready to collect praise. Puran Poli will make your Holi 2020 super cool.

Holi Gujiya in 2020 – Recepie of the Ultimate Sweet Dish

Any festival without food is incomplete. And when it is Holi, traditional Indian food is a must and the most popular recipe is Gujiya. Let’s see how we can make it.

Holi Gujiya Recipe in 2020:

gujiya

It is a crispy, fried, and golden brown, stuffed sweet dish. Holi for Indians is not complete without Gujiya. So we can say colors and Gujiyas are two essential pillars of Holi celebrations.

Ingredients for Holi Gujiya:

To prepare Gujiya on Holi, you need the following ingredients. For best results, take care of the measurements of each ingredient.

ItemQuantity
Maida (flour)500 grams
Cooking Oil6 tablespoons
Water200 ml
Khoya (curd)1 kg
Sugar500 grams
Almonds (thin strips)200 grams
Kismis (raisins)3 tablespoons

Step 1 – Preparing the dough:

First, you need to prepare the dough. For this purpose, mix maida with cooking oil. Kneed it till the sticky mix takes the shape of bread crumbs. Now add some water and kneed it. Keep on adding water after a while till the mixture becomes a soft dough. When done, place it aside and cover it with a damp cloth.

Step 2 – Preparing the filling:

Put khoya in a deep pan and fry it on a low flame until it turns golden brown. Add sugar and mix it well. When khoya and sugar combine well, add almonds and kismis. Now fry the mixture for a few minutes till the taste of almonds and kismis gets in the mixture. After that, leave it to cool down.

Step 3 – Putting the filling into the dough:

By the time the filling is cooling, kneed the dough in the form of a chapatti. Make it a little thicker and smaller than a regular chapatti. Now the filling became cold. Now put the filling on to the chapatti and roll it to make a semi-circle. To seal the edges, twist the ending inwards to make a perfect Gujiya look. Make sure that the seal is not broken from anywhere.

Step 4 – Frying the Gujiyas:

For frying, use a deep pan. Turn the flame to low and deep fry Gujiyas for a few minutes till they turn golden brown. After frying, put them on a sieve so that the excess oil drains out. After that, put them on a white paper so that if any excess oil remains, it can be soaked up.

Try something crispy with it too.

Serve them to your guests, and they will surely love it. Don’t forget to write to us about your experience in preparing Gujiyas yourself.