Holi Recipes with step by step pictures. Holi is around the corner and it is a festival of colours. Families are gathered around and celebrate this festival. Colours are applied on each other to show their love towards each other. It is a fun festival.
Holi is around the corner and it is a festival of colours. Families are gathered around and celebrate this festival. Colours are applied on each other to show their love towards each other. It is a fun festival.
As per wiki
What is Holi?
Holi is a popular ancient Indian festival, also known as the "Festival of Love", the "Festival of Colours" and the "Festival of Spring".The festival celebrates the eternal and divine love of Radha Krishna.It also signifies the triumph of good over the evil, as it celebrates the victory of Vishnu as Narasimha Narayana over Hiranyakashipu. It originated and is predominantly celebrated in India and Nepal but has also spread to other regions of Asia and parts of the Western world through the diaspora from the Indian subcontinent.
Holi celebrates the arrival of spring, the end of winter, the blossoming of love and for many, it is a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships. The festival also celebrates the beginning of a good spring harvest season. It lasts for a night and a day, starting on the evening of the Purnima (Full Moon Day) falling in the Hindu calendar month of Phalguna, which falls around the middle of March in the Gregorian calendar. The first evening is known as Holika Dahan (burning of Demon Holika) or Chhoti Holi and the following day as Holi, Rangwali Holi, Dol Purnima, Dhuleti, Dhulandi, Ukuli, Manjal Kuli, Yaosang, Shigmo or Phagwah, Jajiri.
Why is Holi Celebrated?
Holi is an ancient Indian religious festival that has also become popular outside of India. In addition to India and Nepal, the festival is celebrated by Indian subcontinent diaspora in countries such as Suriname, Guyana, Trinidad and Tobago, Jamaica, South Africa, Mauritius, Fiji, Malaysia, Singapore, the United Kingdom, the United States, the Netherlands, Canada, Australia, and New Zealand. In recent years, the festival has spread to parts of Europe and North America as a spring celebration of love, frolic, and colours.
How is Holi Celebrated?
Holi celebrations start on the night before Holi with a Holika Dahan where people gather, perform religious rituals in front of the bonfire, and pray that their internal evil be destroyed the way Holika, the sister of the demon king Hiranyakashipu, was killed in the fire. The next morning is celebrated as Rangwali Holi (Dhuleti) – a free-for-all festival of colours, where people smear each other with colours and drench each other. Water guns and water-filled balloons are also used to play and colour each other. Anyone and everyone is fair game, friend or stranger, rich or poor, man or woman, children, and elders. The frolic and fight with colours occurs in the open streets, parks, outside temples and buildings. Groups carry drums and other musical instruments, go from place to place, sing and dance. People visit family, friends and foes come together to throw coloured powders on each other, laugh and gossip, then share Holi delicacies, food and drinks. In the evening, people dress up and visit friends and family.
Holi Sweets Recipes
1)Khoya Coconut Ladoos
6)Moong Dal Halwa
10)Sweet Rava Appam
11)Sweet Kara Sev
12)Mathura Ka Peda
14)Beetroot Coconut Burfi
18)Besan Khoya Burfi
22)Khoya Besan Ladoo
29)Sweet Potato Jamun
31) Milkpowder jamun
34)Custard Powder Halwa
42)Chenna for Sweets
43)Microwave Besan Ladoo
44)Microwave Rava Ladoo
47)Vanilla Chocolate Burfi
48)Dates and Nuts ladoo
51)Kaju Pista Roll
64)Milk Powder Burfi
Holi Snacks Recipes
Complete Holi Recipes (Pictures)
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- Malai Ladoo Recipe| Paneer Ladoo Recipe
- Carrot Halwa Recipe - How to Make Healthy Gajar Ka Halwa
- No Cook Rose Gulkand Kheer
- Ashoka Halwa Recipe - Asoka Halwa Recipe - Diwali Recipes
- Maida Thattai Recipe - Maida Kara Thattai Recipe
- Easy Milk Powder Burfi Recipe - Milk Powder Barfi Recipe
- Khoya Coconut Ladoos Recipe
- Sweet Somas Recipe - Somasi Recipe - Karanji Recipe
- Chum Chum Recipe - Bengali Cham Cham Recipe
- Mohanthal Recipe - Gram Flour Fudge Recipe
- Masala Mathri Recipe - Masala Stuffed Mathri Recipe
- Moong Dal Ka Halwa Recipe - Moong Dal Halwa Recipe
- Pineapple Sago Payasam Recipe