Each spring brings with it the festival of Holi, also known as, the “Festival of Colors.” Widely celebrated in India and Nepal, this festival that honors the triumph of good over evil. During the festival there are bonfires, dancing and roughhousing with colorful powders. During the festival, fried sweet and savory snacks are enjoyed. Indulge in these traditional dishes enjoyed during Holi.
Masala Channa is a savory curry, that is traditionally served during the festival of Holi. Features both chickpeas and a complex array of Indian spices, that can be easily found at your local Indian grocery store or online. To reduce the bite of the curry, serve with a healthy dollop of yogurt or raita.
Chocolate Gujiya Recipe
Gujiya is a traditional sweet, often served during the festival of Holi. In our version we pair the fried treat with glazing of both a simple syrup and chocolate ganache.
Crispy Vegetable Pakoras
These crispy, crunchy and spicy vegetable pakoras are traditionally served during festive Indian holidays. This recipe is an ideal appetizer for an Indian buffet since these recipes come together in under 30 minutes.
Homemade Punjabi Green Chutney
This Punjabi green chutney is a savory complex mixture of fresh mint, cilantro and pomegranate seeds. It is best served with deep fried appetizers, or as a topping on stewed lentils. The best thing about this simple chutney is that it requires no cooking only a food processor.
About Chef Robert
My food philosophy is simple; food should be a feast of all five senses. Meals should be based on simple, tasty and smart recipes that are easy to follow. Instead of serving processed junk, I prefer to use fresh & seasonal ingredients. I gravitate towards all cuisines that are BIG on flavor. By cooking at home, we can all eat healthier and save money.