Chaas Dahi Vada Recipe - Dahi Vada in Refreshing Buttermilk

Chaas Dahi Vada Recipe - Dahi Vada in Refreshing Buttermilk

Sunday, 15 July 2018 10:00

The Chaas Dahi Vada is a delicious recipe and has a refreshing twist to the classic dahi vada recipe. In this recipe the the vada's are dunked in a spiced buttermilk which has pudina, jeera and cumin seeds. It makes a great summer snack or an...
Shakarkandi Malpua Recipe - Mishti Aloo Malpua Recipe

Shakarkandi Malpua Recipe - Mishti Aloo Malpua Recipe

Monday, 16 April 2018 09:09

Shakarkandi Malpua is a delicious Indian dessert that is made with sweet potatoes which is flavored with saunf and elaichi. Sweet Potato or Shakarkandi is a vegetable which can be eaten boiled, used in curries or in desserts. Here, we have a...
Chatpati Sattu Ki Kachori Recipe - Kachori Stuffed With Sattu And Pickle

Chatpati Sattu Ki Kachori Recipe - Kachori Stuffed With Sattu And Pickle

Thursday, 15 March 2018 09:00

Holi is incomplete in our house without these Chatpati Kachori. Tangy and spiced black chickpea powder is stuffed inside flaky pastry dough and deep fried. Kachori is a brilliant snack and is famously prepared during the festive season of Holi....
Mawa Gujiya With Badam and Pista Recipe

Mawa Gujiya With Badam and Pista Recipe

Monday, 26 February 2018 10:00

Gujiyas are delicious treats that are prepared during festive seasons of Holi or Diwali. They are usually semi circle shaped and are stuffed with different kinds of sweet and savoury fillings such as - coconut, moong dal etc.  But in this...

10 Best Gujiya/Karanji Recipes For Your Holi Parties

Saturday, 17 February 2018 10:00

Holi is almost here and don't know what to make during this Holi - don't fret, we at Archana's Kitchen have the best collection of Holi Recipes. One of the most popular snacks prepared during Holi is the Gujiya. Gujiyas are known by various names...
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15 Best Chaat Recipes You Have To Make This Holi

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 09:00

Is it 4 O clock and are you craving for something chatpata? Or Are you planning a Chaat Party for Holi this year? You have arrived at the destination to find the 15 Best recipes that you could ever need to prepare chaat items at home! People from...
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7 Mouth Watering Kulfi Recipes That You Must Try!

Wednesday, 14 February 2018 08:00

Summer is slowly approaching and Ice creams, being everyone's favourite, is usually prepared at home during this season to beat the scorching heat. There are many types of Ice-creams that you can make but we have one which is loved by almost...
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8 Scrumptious Holi Recipes That You Can Make This Festival

Thursday, 08 February 2018 09:00

Eating good food is like a good memory! When you eat scrumptious food, you remember it for long. And the best occasion to cook a variety of food is when there is a big festival in India. And when we talk about festival, one of the biggest Hindu...
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Baked Vermicelli Malpua Recipe

Baked Vermicelli Malpua Recipe

Saturday, 30 September 2017 11:17

Malpuas are always associated with festivities but you think twice before indulging in one, as these are deep fried and soaked in sugar making them an indulgent dessert. This Baked Vermicelli Malpua Recipe is a healthier dessert since there...
ठंडाई लड्डू - Thandai Ladoo (Recipe In Hindi)

ठंडाई लड्डू - Thandai Ladoo (Recipe In Hindi)

Wednesday, 13 September 2017 00:02

होली का त्यौहार है। मिठाई और ठंडाई के ग्लास से होली मनाई जाती है। आज मिठाई और ठंडाई एक ही हो जाएगी । ठंडाई लडडू । इस होली के मौके पर खास बनाए यह ठंडाई लड्डू जो ठंडाई के मसाले,केसर और दूध पाउडर से बनी है।  ठंडाई लड्डू को होली पर परोसे या फिर...
Badam Pottukadalai Ladoo Recipe - Almond Chana Dal Ladoo

Badam Pottukadalai Ladoo Recipe - Almond Chana Dal Ladoo

Friday, 01 September 2017 15:21

Badam Pottukadalai Ladoo Recipe is a super healthy, high protein recipe for sweetened balls that can be packed for the kids snack boxes or even had as a quick bite on the go when they are having a sugar craving or feeling low on...
Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe

Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe

Sunday, 02 July 2017 17:00

Jalapeno Mozzarella Gujiya Recipe is a savoury and oven baked version of the popular sweet gujiyas that are made and served on festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi, Holi and Diwali in India. Each region has its own version but in this recipe, we have a...
Orange Kulfi Recipe In Orange Shells

Orange Kulfi Recipe In Orange Shells

Wednesday, 03 May 2017 17:01

The Orange Kulfi Recipe is delicious twist to traditional kulfi which is packed with flavors from the Orange rind and set in the orange shells to be frozen. The first time I tasted this Kulfi was in the streets of Kolkata, where they serve the...
Oats and Green Moong Dal Dahi Vada Recipe

Oats and Green Moong Dal Dahi Vada Recipe

Thursday, 09 March 2017 00:00

Oats and Green Moong Dal Dahi Vada Recipe is one such recipe for people who craving to eat something healthy but yet nutritious. Dahi vada has very distinct taste unlike the normal dahi vada that we have with urad dal. Instead deep frying the...
Matar Karanji /Gujiya Recipe (Maharashtrian Deep Fried Savoury Pastry)

Matar Karanji /Gujiya Recipe (Maharashtrian Deep Fried Savoury Pastry)

Monday, 30 January 2017 00:15

Matar Karanji/ Gujiya is an indulgent Maharashtrian snack made using seasonal fresh green peas. Green peas and fresh coconut along with a few other spices are stuffed in a crisp flour pastry and then deep fried till golden brown. Matar Karanji is...
Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai Recipe

Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai Recipe

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:00

Seepu Seedai is a popular South Indian Snack that resembles pebbles and is very popularly prepared during the festive seasons. This gluten free fried snack just melts in the mouth, and is made widely during Janmashtami. There are so many different...
Spinach & Cheese Gujiya Recipe

Spinach & Cheese Gujiya Recipe

Thursday, 13 October 2016 00:00

Gujiya happens to be our very Indian desi sweet that is typically made during festivals like Holi and Deepawali. Most of us have made or tasted the sweet gujiya with a delicious filling of coconut, mawa, nuts etc. But today I bring you a very...
Kaju Pista Roll Recipe (Cashew Nut Pistachio Fudge)

Kaju Pista Roll Recipe (Cashew Nut Pistachio Fudge)

Wednesday, 12 October 2016 00:55

The Kaju Pista Roll Recipe is a delectable recipe that is packed with flavors from cashew Nut Pistachios and made into a fudge. The Kaju Pista Roll is most often made during festivals like diwali or on special occasions like weddings or as a...
Karigadabu – Karnataka Style Karanji/ Gujiya recipe

Karigadabu – Karnataka Style Karanji/ Gujiya recipe

Friday, 16 September 2016 00:09

Karigadabu is a traditional sweet from Karnataka also called Karanji which is stuffed pastry that has fried grams and desiccated coconut filling and are deep fried. Karigadabu is a traditional sweet during Ganesh Chaturthi. Karigadabu is a fried...
Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi Recipe

Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi Recipe

Sunday, 04 September 2016 00:57

The Stuffed Half Moon Shaped Kaju Burfi, is a delicious and wholesome recipe, that is made from cashew nuts. It's easy to prepare and can be made for special occasions like Raksha Bandhan or even Diwali.   Serve the Stuffed Half Moon...

Holi, the festival of colours is a festival celebrated in welcoming spring and the end of winter in some parts of India for 2 days and most parts of India celebrating it for just one day. The festival includes celebrations with the application of colours indicating the arrival of spring, by applying colours and coloured waters on your friends and neighbours. No festival goes without the consumption of  traditional foods specific to the region each person is from. 

Holi food traditions include preparing fresh and home made sweet and savoury snacks that include Gujiyas/Karanjis, Malpua, Samosa, Kachori, Pakoras, Dahi Vadas, Puran Poli, Barfi, Phirni etc. But one of the most important Holi drinks include Thandai and various forms of thandai including the Bhang Thandai and thandai in srikant, kheer or Barfis. Various forms of lassis are part of the Holi Menu. 

Another popular Holi snack is the Gujiya or Karanji that can be prepared and kept ready days ahead of the Holi festival. Holi lunch menu includes a whole range of sweets and snacks that is eaten in bits and pieces all through the day of celebration. Here are a few Holi food ideas that you can try at home!

Make These 21 Traditional & Fun Recipes For Your Holi Party  And Plan a Festive Holi Party with Fun Food & Drinks And 8 Scrumptious Holi Recipes That You Can Make This Festival

     
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