Holi


Cocktail Green Peas Samosa

Appetizers, Diwali, Holi, Party Recipes, Snacks, Vegan, ,

Cocktail green peas samosas are tasty treat. These bite-sized crispy samosas are filled with spicy green peas. This was my mother’s go-to appetizer for special occasions, and she received many compliments. My cooking style is greatly influenced by my mother, a true inspiration! Of course they taste out of this word when served hot. Serve with tamarind chutney.

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Nimki (Salted Fried Crackers)

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Nimki (Namak Para) is a popular classic savory snack. You can serve nimkies with pickle at tea time, or enjoy as is! For all those upcoming holidays nimkies make a good snack to have around. They also make good homemade holiday gift.

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Meethi Matri (Indian Sweet Cracker)

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Meethi matries are delightful crispy and sweet snack made during festivals like Holi and Diwali. You can also serve them as biscuit or cookie. Fennel and cardamom gives very nice and sweet flavor to them.

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Masala Mathri – Spicy Crackers

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Mathris are all time favorite crispy Indian crackers. This recipe goes back to two generation to my grand mother. This recipe is a delicious twist to traditional mathri filled with spicy besan.

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Besan Paare (Spicy Crackers)

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These besan paares are crunchy and spicy. Paares makes a great snack. Serve anytime.

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Thandai

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Thandai is a very refreshing spicy cold drink with aromatic flavors; main ingredients are almond, milk, sugar and some spices. Traditionally thandai is served during the Indian holiday “Holi”. Holi is a celebration of the harvest season.

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Gujia

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Gujia is a fried pastry filled with an aromatic nuts mixture. In India, Gujia is traditionally made for the holidays like Diwali and Holi and is a must have treat.

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Besen Ladoo

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Besan ladoos are a rich, sweet dessert-snack made from gently roasted besan. Ladoos can be served any time of the day. Traditionally in Indian households ladoos and burfis are served as cookies and chocolate candies are served elsewhere.

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