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Holi recipes

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Discover a range of delicious sweet and savoury recipes to celebrate the festival of Holi. Make a batch of elegant pistachio barfi or stuffed pakoras.

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  • A selection of spiced Indian crackers (mathri)

    Spiced Indian crackers (mathri)

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    Make a batch of these crisp Indian snacks seasoned with cumin, then enjoy with a spoonful of your favourite Indian pickle and a cup of masala chai

  • Lentil dumplings in yogurt (dahi bhalle) served on a plate

    Lentil dumplings in yogurt (dahi bhalla)

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    Make these soft lentil dumplings as a snack or side dish. They’re coated with yogurt and served with coriander relish, plus our tamarind & date sauce

  • A selection of deep-fried pastries on a board

    Coconut pastries (gujiya)

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    Make this version of a popular Indian sweet filled with gently spiced coconut, almonds and raisins. They're usually made to celebrate the festival of Holi

  • A selection of stuffed baby pepper pakoras

    Stuffed baby pepper pakoras

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    Use sweet peppers to make these flavourful pakoras. They're traditionally made for the Indian festival, Holi, stuffed with spiced potatoes

  • Three glasses serving spiced saffron and rosewater milk (thandai)

    Spiced saffron & rosewater milk (thandai)

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    Enriched with nuts and infused with spices and rosewater, this chilled milk drink is traditionally served during Holi, India’s festival of colour

  • Jalebi served on a plate

    Jalebi

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    Make these sweet Indian treats by frying batter into crispy swirls, then dipping them in a sugary syrup made with cardamom and saffron

  • Pistachio barfi served into diamond-shaped slices

    Pistachio barfi

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    Enjoy this traditional Indian sweet treat at special occasions such as Diwali. With the texture of soft marzipan, it's richly indulgent and beautifully spiced

  • Gulab Jamun in syrup in bowl

    Gulab jamun

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    Make one of India’s most cherished festival desserts, gulab jamun. These fried dumplings are scented with cardamom and steeped in rose and saffron syrup

  • Spiced gram flour ladoo (besan ladoo) served on a cake stand

    Besan ladoo

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    Try this classic Indian sweet at Diwali. Besan ladoo is made with nutty fried gram flour enriched with fragrant saffron, chopped cashews and homemade ghee

  • Kalakand served on two decorative plates

    Kalakand

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    Make this aromatic Indian sweetmeat for a treat. It has a soft and grainy texture and is infused with cardamom and rosewater

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