Holi - festival of colors is here and I am listing sweets, savories collection that you can try for Holi which falls on 6th March 2015 this year. Holi is time to have fun, laughter and play with colors to make our life joyous as these beautiful colors too. Holi fun is different from any other festival it bring joy, happiness, color and good food as any other festival in India does. If you are hosting Holi party or pre-post holi bash or just a warm get-together for your family-friends then here is selected recipes you can try for this holi. Hope this list of sweets and snacks helps you to plan your menu better.
Prawn Fry, Prawn Fry Andhra Style or Royyalu (royalla) Vepudu is easy and quick prawn fry with minimal ingredients and it taste yum. I have already posted Nadan Chemmeen Varuthathu (Kerala Style Prawn Fry) which is almost similar but in that we make paste of everything and then cook it and this recipe is very straight forward just we need some onion, spices and we are done with the yummy prawn fry.
Paneer Bread Dahi Vada or paneer stuffed bread dahi vada or dahi bhallas are easy and quick snack option. It's very easy and can be done in jiffy plus it's guilt free as we didn't deep fry the vada. If you look for something easy yet filling specially as after school snack then this is really good recipe and as Holi is approaching I wanted to share this easy bread dahi vada recipe now since dahi bhalla in Holi is must :)
Dry Khoya Sooji Jamun, Dry Khoya Jamuns are delicious yet very easy to prepare and makes great sweet for any occasions or celebration. Dry jamun we can make with so many things and this khoya and sooji is one of the great combination. This is one of the sweet which makes every one happy mildly sweet, delicate and delicious this yummy mithai makes a great diwali sweet or Holi Sweet or jazzup any festival.
Murunga Dal or Murungakkai Paruppu, Drumstick Dal is easy dal made with drumstick. This dal recipe is very good specially for people whom doesn't like tamarind so doesn't eat sambar. This sahjan dhal recipe is from my in-laws, there they make dal with drumstick and of course not sambar. When I posted drumstick sambar in that post I did talk about this dal and how I want to share the recipe which is finally happening now.
Falahari Sama Dahi Chawal, Samvat Dahi chawal or Swang Dahi Chawal, Kuthiravali Curd Rice, Kuthiraivali Thayir Sadam, falahari dahi rice is made from sama chawal also known in English as Barnyard Millets, Kuthiravali in Tamil, Udalu in Telugu, Shyama in Bengali, Khira in Oriya, Swank in Punjabi, Kavadapullu in Malayalam, Oodalu in Kannada plus other names for Samwat chawal are bhagar, varai chawal, vari chawal,saanwa, saunfiya, samkiye, swang, samvat.
Chicken Potato Curry, chicken aloo curry is easy, delicious chicken curry which makes great side dish rice or even paratha. This recipe is from my sister-in-law, she mostly add potato with chicken while making it which makes that curry delicious and also few of us focus more on potato than the chicken ;) For the people whom doesn't eat chicken but doesn't mind the potato looked with chicken this recipes works best as you don't have to make two separate dishes.
Apple Halwa, seb halwa or seb sheera is easy, delicious halwa made with minimal ingredients and this halwa taste so yum and guess what it's made from only 1/2 tsp ghee and less than 2 tbsp of sugar, of course sugar quantity depends on how sweet you like. Not only during normal days but we can also make this apple halwa for fasting or vrat too or if you look for quick dessert then this apple halwa fits the bill perfectly.
Marble Cake, eggless, butterless marble cake makes excellent tea cake or a quick breakfast cake or even dessert. Since Valentine day is just a day away I am sharing this very easy and delicious cake recipe which is eggless and also without any butter plus I have used yogurt this time which bring good flavor and taste to the cake so if you look for easy yogurt base cake recipes then you going to cake this.
Broccoli Beetroot Cutlet or broccoli beetroot tikki, beetroot broccoli patties is easy, delicious, healthy and vegan snack for tea time or for kids lunch/snack box. We can also serve this as starter or finger food during party or get-together. This is one of the most easy and delicious cutlet plus very healthy as I have just pan-fried here. We can do this cutlet with many variations to try something new every time. I lost the step by step pictures so there's no for this time, shall try to update some time that.
Kodi Kura, or Andhra Style chicken curry flavorful chicken curry but it's very simple and taste is more like natu kodi kura ie village style chicken curry. To keep the Sunday Non-Vegetarian series today special is this very popular chicken curry in Andhra style which gets pair long steamed rice very well and makes excellent comfort meal. If you like village style chicken curry then you must try this.