Holi is one of those popular festivals of India that we tend to celebrate as a time of happiness. It is that time, where people tend to come out and start new crop season in life. Holi is also seen as a time when evil has been burnt and good won. Hence, it is important on Holi to eat some traditional sweets and special delicacies.
Kathal ki Sabji
During Holi, it’s a custom to make Kathal ki Sabji in Jharkhand and Bihar along with rice. This is because there are several people who crave for Mutton Curry, and this is the perfect vegetarian substitute for the natives of these places. Jackfruit is often called the vegetarian meat and is made in the same way one would prepare Mutton Curry. This is why one of the major reasons one must have this delicacy on Holi.
Thandai is a must have drink for Holi. People drink Thandai for its medicinal values and cooling property. During the Holi time, some try to mix cannabis but the traditional Thandai doesn’t have Bhang. It is very healthy to drink and helps digestive system.
Gujiya is an important sweet for Holi time. It has Turkish origin and is known to be 500 years old. Actually, Radha-Krishna story is also associated with this delicacy. People of Vridhavan, believe it to be the most favorite of Radha Rani and Krishna during Holi time.
As Holi arrives during the start of Peak Summers, many eat Dahi Vada. This delicacy balances heat in the body generated after eating other delicacies. It is seen as best medicine for Indigestion. Dahi Vada hails from South India and became a tradition for Holi time.
Malpua is a famous sweet in North Indians during Holi. It is the most delicious sweet and during Holi, you cannot miss it. The sweet during Holi time, balances all the other foods as a must-have dessert.
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