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Top 15 Healthy and Modern Holi Recipes You Should Try

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The Indian festival of “HOLI” is all about eating good food and playing with bright colors. Holi is a spring festival. It is also known as the festival of LOVE, festival of Happiness! I am away from home, and it’s been almost 10 years since I last played Holi. 10 years are indeed a long span of time, but I always try to make this festival special for my family—not with the colors, but with the colorful food.

A Holi without the sweet stuff (called ‘Mithai’) is incomplete! All of those who know about Holi would agree with me here!

In the momentum of coming celebration, and keeping the spirit alive, I have compiled a list of 15 Healthy & Modern Holi Recipes, which should help you to decide on what to cook this Holi.

All of these are the healthier versions of traditional Indian Sweets. Try these simple Holi Recipes. They would definitely make a huge place in your loved ones’ hearts. These sweets are just perfect to make this auspicious occasion so memorable!!!

Hope you will love these recipes! 🙂

1.) Aamras Recipe - Sweet Mango Puree

Aamras is a traditional sweet made by pureeing mangoes with sugar, and a little milk/water. This sweet is served with hot puri (deep-fried Indian flatbread).

2.) Aloo Ka Halwa- Potato Halwa (Recipe Video)

Aloo Ka Halwa is a very tasty, easy and gluten-free dessert is cooked with boiled mashed potatoes, ghee, and sugar. You can serve it anytime as a dessert.

3.) Atta Biscuits - Whole Wheat Indian Cookies Recipe

These everyday Atta Biscuits aka Whole Wheat Indian Cookies are popular tea time cookies in India. Easy, eggless, crispy and scented with cardamom.

4.) Atte Ka Halwa Recipe - Wheat Flour Halwa

Learn How To Make Aate Ka Halwa | Atte Ka Halwa Recipe with a simple video tutorial. This insanely delicious aate ka halwa is roasted with a ghee.

5.) Besan Ladoo Recipe - Sweet Chickpea Flour Balls

Besan Ladoo is one of the most popular Indian desserts. These ladoos are so fragrant, delicious and have a melt-in-mouth texture. A must during festivals.

6.) Best Gulab Jamun Recipe

My Ginger Garlic Kitchen. Gulab Jamun Recipe | How to Make Gulaab Jamun With Khoya At Home. These gulab jamuns made from traditional mawa tastes the best.

7.) Best Malpua Recipe

Mawa Malpua is a delicious and popular Rajasthani dessert where fried pancakes dipped in flavoured warm sugar syrup and served warm along with kesar rabdi.

8.) Blueberry Mango Froyo Marble Bars

These Froyo Marble Bars made with blueberry and mango lassi are lighter, and healthier option when it comes to a frozen treat. This can cool you down.

9.) Bread Gulab Jamun Recipe - Instant Bread Gulaab Jamun

Learn how to make Bread Gulab Jamun with a video tutorial. Bread gulab jamun is an instant, and easy version of making a popular Indian dessert gulab jamun.

10.) Butter Cookies - Eggless Butter Biscuit - Piped Cookies

These tender, crumbly, and melt-in-your-mouth delicious butter cookies are perfect for any occasion. Serve them with evening coffee or simply as a snack.

11.) Carrot Halwa - How to Make Gajar Halwa

How to Make Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa. This is a chewy halwa which is bursting with awesome cardamom-y flavor and nutty texture.

12.) Chum Chum Recipe - Bengali Sweet Chomchom

Chum Chum is a popular authentic Sweet Dish which hails from the Eastern Indian state of West Bengal. This post shows how to make soft and spongy Cham Cham.

13.) Creamy Chocolate Vermicelli Pudding

If you are looking for chocolate, cardamom, nuts and vermicelli in one dish, this dessert is for you. It is super quick, easy and ready in 25 minutes.

14.) Fruit Cream Rice Kheer Recipe - Indian Kheer Pudding

Fruit Cream Rice Kheer is a fusion Indian dessert. These individual desserts are an enticing amalgamation of chilled rice kheer, fruit cream, and chocolate.

15.) Ghevar - How To Make Jaipuri Malai Ghevar

Learn to make Ghevar with a video. Ghewar is a disc-shaped Rajasthani Dessert made using thick metal molds. It is cooked during festivals like Holi and Teej.


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