The Hindu festival of Holi signifies joy, love, happiness, and friendship. Many celebrate the holiday by throwing colored powders and water into the air—a messy but beautiful affair where everyone ends up covered with every color of the rainbow.
There are Indian sweets galore during the Holi season, and we’ve listed a few recipes you simply must try at home!
Carrot halwa is a classic aromatic Indian sweet pudding made with grated carrots and plant-based milk.
— Bijoux & Bits (@bijouxandbits) February 15, 2016
The word burfi is a derivative of the Persian word for snow, and traditionally, the burfi sweet is a creamy color. The recipe for these fruity mango fudge bars give the dessert a tropical look and taste.
These delectable balls contain no added sugar, making them a healthy treat.
Kheer is more commonly made with rice and tastes very much like a rice pudding. However, this tasty recipe uses vermicelli, a thin pasta noodle.
Lassi is an Indian yogurt-based drink, which comes in savory or sweet varieties. Mango lassi is like a creamy mango smoothie and is best served with chopped pistachio nuts sprinkled on top.
The name “kaju pista” refers to cashews and pistachios, which are the two main ingredients for this impressive-looking roll.
— Priti (@priti2) October 18, 2014
Have a happy Holi, everyone! If you try any of these recipes, tell us about it on Facebook.