Why food puts the festival of holi into high spirits?

Traditional India Food Dishes

Holi – The festival of colors

The festival of colors – Holi, celebrated to mark the victory of good over evil, begins with a bonfire fire signifying Holika Dahan. The riot of colors, water guns, watery fun, endless dancing and so much fun; these are just some of the things that make Holi one of the most awaited festivals of the year. But, like any other Indian festival, the scrumptious food is an inseparable part of this celebration. We love Holi not only because of the colorful celebration but also for its colorful, mouth-watering Holi Cuisine exclusively prepared on this occasion. A variety of Holi drinks and traditional Holi dishes made from ground and blended spices are prepared in every house to welcome this festival of joy and happiness.

In India, Food in an integral way to celebrate any festival – Holi is one of them. Holi is not only celebrated in India but across the world. The people of India, all around the world, be it USA, UK, Canada, Australia or UAE, enjoy the celebration with colors and the delicious delights made from the spices exported from India. So this article features the most lip-smacking dishes and drinks from the holi menu that are mostly eaten during this festival.


Basundi is one of the most popular Indian dessert and usually made on festive occasions like Holi and other special occasions in Gujarat. Basundi is easy to prepare but requires a little patience so Satvam has got this problem solved by its Instant Basundi Mix.


Gujiya is the most ubiquitous sweet dish for all festivals, especially Holi as this fried dough-pocket delicacy, dipped in sugar syrup, is the most symbolic and appealing Holi recipe filled with khoya, jaggery and dry fruits. Native to the northern part of India, this filled-pastry like dumplings are prepared in millions of households and are popular across the country with different names.


A delicious concoction of milk, dry fruits, and spices, thandai is usually served to guests during Holi. Also known as Sardai, thandai is a special beverage made with the nutty goodness of almonds and cashews. The wholesome beverage also has fennel seeds, magaztari seeds, rose petals, pepper, cardamom, saffron, milk, and sugar. Welcome your guests to the aroma of this traditional blend. You can store it once prepared and serve whenever you want.

Dahi Vada

Holi and its love affair with chaat is known to all. Holi is the ultimate license to indulge in all your chaat temptations. The chaat tradition of Holi is more popular in the Ganga-Jamuna cult of Holi. Ganga-Jamuna is the term used for the culture of the central plains of Northern India. Dahi Vada and similar chaat items gained popularity during Holi preparations soon after its introduction to Awadh. The tradition travelled to various adjacent states in the Doab region and made its firm place in Holi celebrations over the years. To make Dahi Vada quickly, order Satvam Dahi Wada Instant Mix now.

Onion Bhajia

It’s one of the most customary & popular dishes during Holi. Cut onions are mixed with chickpeas flour and deep fried. The bhajias are drained on paper towels and served warm with mint chutney. Satvam’s Chilli powder can add more exotic flavors to your onion bhajias.

Satvam is the leading blended spices manufacturer having all the spices matching the colors of Holi and adding colors to your food. Amidst all the festivities, preparation of these delicacies can be a challenging job. And to simplify the procedures, Satvam Nutrifoods has come with wide range spices along with the instant mixes. Satvam stands to be a prominent blended spices manufacturer in India. Do try it out once to add spices to your festivals.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *