By Bindiya Sharma
It’s colorful, messy and absolutely fun. It’s a festival we wait for with bated breath every year. Celebrating the victory of good over evil, Holi that lends itself to merrymaking.
Like in every festival, food plays a pivotal role in this too. Savouries, sweets, drinks, you name it, are all a big part of Holi. Imagine missing out on those bhang laced thandai and pakoras, when you know you’ll have to wait for an entire year before you can satisfy those cravings. So why wait, start making those goodies right now.
Traditionally we stuff ourselves t with sweet, stuffed mawa Gujiyas but we have even gone the extra mile and invented an Apple pie gujiya. And just when we are done with sweet, we like to delve our gulal stained selves into something spicy and sour.
So here are 5 deliciously spicy “Puris” for you to try out at home this Holi:
Pani Puri – or Gol gappas, fresh flavoursome and tangy. You will never hit the street stalls again once you make these at home.
Bhel Puri -Toasted puffed rice take on an iconic status,it is easily the freshest snack out there.Raise the bar at your Holiparty.. stuff Bhel puri into gol gappas and serve!
Masala Puri – Fresh off the streets of Bangalore, tuck into these delightful little stuffed puris that are crisp, spicy, tangy all rolled into one.
Sev Puri – The most sought after snack off the beaches of Mumbai.
Baked moong dal masala puri – For all of us who want to go the skinny way, this baked version is a terrific replacement to its deep fried counterpart.
Do dig into our delicious Holi recipes collection to feel inspired this festive season.