5 Must-Try Food Items for This Holi 2021

Holi festival Foods

Holi this year 2021 will be a great daily treat for all the foodies out there. We have selected some food items for this Holi you must try to make your Holi 2021 a memorable day in your life.

Bura na mano Holi hai !

Holi is one of the favorite festivals of India celebrated in the celebration of good over evil. Like holi every festival in India has its own importance, festivals are the times where whole families get together to celebrate their time. That’s the reason why festivals are so important in India as it brings unity among the people.

Every festival in India has some of the other famous food which is cooked at ate by every Indian all across the globe. Foods also play an important role in the connection among all the Indians.

So here we bring some of the food items for this holi 2021 which you should try out. The list contains foods which you can easily cook or just simply buy from your nearby stores.

Food Items to try this holi 2021


Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Who doesn’t like to eat barfi? In a survey, it is seen that 95% of the Indians love to have barfi on any occasion. Barfi doesn’t require any special occasions to eat, but barfi is the only sweet which is famous in every festival of India starting from Deepawali to holi.

Barfi needs no introduction but still for who doesn’t know barfi ? Barfi is usually loved by all the Indians during holi .

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The word ‘barf’ means ‘ice’ or ‘snow’ in Persian. Barfi is a solid dessert made of condensed milk. There are many flavors to choose from—Pista (pistachio), rose, saffron, chocolate, and almond.

 2.Moong Dal Dahi Vada

Rating: 5 out of 5.

If you are some one who loves to eat healthy in this festival seasons then , Moong dal dahi vada is a perfect combo for you all , its taste so awesome and overeating will also not affect on your health .

Moong Dal or Urad Dal can be used for making Vada but keep in mind don’t deep fry it , a shallow frying will make a perfect vada which will taste awesome with dahi and some chilli powder and some masala from the top.

Moong Dal Dahi Vada
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Moong dal is also loaded with high proteins and essential vitamins which will keep you healthy in this festive seasons of holi.

3.Thandai (Low Calorie)

Rating: 4 out of 5.

Whenever we heard about the word holi one thing will surely come into our mind that is “Thandai”. Without a Thandai Holi seems to be impossible! Thandai is a cold refreshing drink made with milk and mandatory for all get to gather and parties.

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However, in thandai Sugar plays an important role in giving a sweet taste to it but if you are health conscious then you can use Jaggery instead of Sugar in it.Thandai should be one of the first food items for this holi.

What food is eaten on Holi?

Gujiya , Thandai, Moong dal Dahi vada, barfi, Tikki Chole,Malpua , Kachori, and many more things are eaten in Holi

What do People drink in holi?

Generally people drink Lassi and Thandai which is a refreshing drink made up of milk in holi , while in some parties Bhang Lassi or Bhang thandai is preferred among the grown up people.

Can we eat chicken in Holi

It’s Up to you. Generally, Hindus Avoid eating non-veg in any festivals as it symbolizes wrong in their culture.

4.Ras Malai

Rating: 5 out of 5.

Ras Malai is one of the famous sweet of Westbengal which is loved by everyone all across the globe.

Ras Malai is stuffed with creamed rice, saffron and pistachio nuts, and then served with a sweet cardamom cream.

4.Ras Malai
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Without sweets any festival in india is incomplete. So Rasmalai plays huge role as dessert in any festival like Holi.


Rating: 4.5 out of 5.

Gujiya Is one of those traditional food that has to be there in Holi . Gujiya is specailly eaten in the month of March to April generally when the Holi comes every year.

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Gujiya is a popular North Indian sweet of a crisp, flaky pastry filled with a sweet khoya and dry fruits stuffing.

Gujiya do resemble empanadas and very much popular in north India, especially during Holi festival. Its not they are made only during Holi. They are also made during Diwali.

So these where the top 5 food items for this holi 2021 , definitely more food items are there which is loved by everyone but those above mentioned foods are most loved my majority of indians.



Hello! Beautiful People!
I am Kavish Sharma, An IT Engineer By profession and blogger by Passion. I am a big foodie and love to write about restaurant reviews and food recipes. I just love Indian foods and love to share the legacy of it.

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