Celebrate Holi With These Indian Dessert Recipes
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!
Vegan Carrot Halwa
Carrot halwa is a classic aromatic Indian sweet pudding made with grated carrots and plant-based milk.
Vegan carrot halwa, a classic Indian dessert #recipehttps://t.co/vBxQFPXy1F #indianfood #vegan pic.twitter.com/5n8HsXq93E
— Bijoux & Bits (@bijouxandbits) February 15, 2016
Vegan Mango Burfi
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.
Vegan Date & Nut Indian Sweets
These delectable balls contain no added sugar, making them a healthy treat.
Vermicelli Pudding—Seviyan Kheer
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.
Vegan Mango Lassi
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.
Kaju Pista Roll
The name “kaju pista” refers to cashews and pistachios, which are the two main ingredients for this impressive-looking roll.
Kaju Pista Roll easy #Diwali sweet, i’s #vegan and delicious #diwali2014 #recipe – http://t.co/2UWoInShGT pic.twitter.com/pl5nZitiIc
— Priti (@priti2) October 18, 2014
Have a happy Holi, everyone! If you try any of these recipes, tell us about it on Facebook.