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.

Sweet Kachoris on Holi 2020 – Ingredients and Recipe

Festivals of colors Holi also has a vibrant color. And that is sweet snacks. Indian traditional delicious snacks are a must to eat if you are celebrating Holi and one of them is the Sweet Kachoris recipe. Let’s learn what it is and how we can make it at home.

Sweet Kachoris Recipe on Holi 2020:

sweet kachori

A fried sweet made of heavenly ingredients is known as Sweet Kachori. People love to have it on Holi. So you must also make it a part of your Holi menu. Let’s see how you can make it at home.

Ingredients of Sweet Kachoris:

Use all the ingredients listed below and take care of the measurements.

For dough:

ItemQuantity
Flour250 grams
Besan1 tablespoon
Ghee1 tablespoon
WaterFor kneading
OilFor deep frying

For filling:

ItemQuantity
Caster sugar100 grams
Khoya150 grams
Chopped dried fruits100 grams
Green cardamom seeds1/4 teaspoon

For saffron Syrup:

ItemQuantity
Sugar250 grams
Water250 ml
Saffron strands (soaked in 1 tbsp water)1/2 teaspoon

Preparing the dough:

First of all, sieve the flour and besan into a bowl. Put ghee of your fingertips and rub it onto the flour. Add water as per requirement and knead it well to make a smooth dough. Cover it and keep aside for almost 15 minutes.

Preparing the filling:

Simply mix all the ingredients.

Preparing the syrup:

Dissolve sugar into water and boil it for 15 minutes. Stir it continuously and add saffron.

Making the Sweet Kachoris:

Divide the dough into small balls. After that, roll it in a circle of 4-inch diameter. Put the filling in the center of the roll and wrap it with another dough circle on it. Use water to seal the edges. Preheat oil and fry Kachoris over a low flame. Cook until it turns golden brown. Take it out and place it on a stainer, so that excess water drains out. While you serve, break the Kachori from the top and add 1 tablespoon of saffron syrup on it.

Try some spicy snacks too.

This is how you can make Sweet Kachoris easily at home. This will add a sweet color to your Holi 2020 menu. So why not try it. Also, don’t forget to give feedback about your experience.

Malpura on Holi 2020 – Heavenly Sweet Discs Recipe

The festival of colors cannot end without traditional Indian sweets. Malpura is a favorite sweet snack recipe of the whole subcontinent, and when it is Holi, Indians love to have it no matter in which part of the world they are. So let the Malpura story begin.

Malpura Recipe on Holi 2020:

malpura

This delicious sweet treat is full of fat and nutrition. People love it when served fresh. This small, round, and sweet circle have a heavenly taste. Let’s learn how we can make it at home.

Ingredients of Malpura:

To make Malpura at home, use the following ingredients. This is an easy yet tricky dish, so take care of the measurements.

ItemQuantity
Fine wheat flour3 cups
Suji (fine semolina)1 cup
Gur (grated jaggery)2 cups
Ghee2 tablespoons
Peppercorns1 tablespoon
Milk2 cups
Lime1
Curd1 tablespoon
SaltA pinch
SodaA pinch

Preparing the Malpura mixture:

Put flour, gur, suji, milk, and pinch of salt into a saucepan. Beat the ingredients for almost 7 minutes until it becomes light and fluggy. Slightly grind the peppercorns and add them into the mixture. Also, heat ghee a bit and add it into the batter. Mix the ingredients well, cover the saucepan, and leave it for about 8 hours in a warm place.

Frying the Malpura:

The mixture will have risen after the said time. Stir it well. If it seems thick, add some milk or water and stir it. Keep on adding and stirring until the mixture until it gets the pouring consistency. Now add a pinch of soda and lime juice into it. Now the Malpura is ready to be fried.

Preheat ghee in a deep frying pan. Lower the flame when the ghee it heated. Now pour one tablespoon of the mixture into hot ghee. Fry until it gets golden brown from both sides. Also, splash to make Malpura crispy and porous. Take out and place on a strainer so that extra ghee drains out.

Make something spicy along with it too.

Now your hot, sweet, and crispy Malpuras are ready to add another color to your Holi. Make it a part of your Holi menu 2020, and everyone will love it for sure.

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.