Friday, 27 March 2009

Holi Hai ~ Round Up

Holi is not only festival of colours, but also of merry making and forgetting all your troubles and rivalry. This time Daawat (Invitation) was not only from my end, but from all my friends. Let's indulge in authentic and traditional recipes prepared for the colourful festival. Thank you all for such lovely and enthusiastic participation as always.

Let's start the Daawat from my place. This was my first Holi after marriage in India. I had wonderful time playing holi, dancing and treating my family with delicious food. My Daawat includes cool, refreshing Fruit Salad, Spicy and yummy Lilva Kachori and rich and unique Mixed Dal Kofta Curry

Kamala of Kamala's Corner celebrated the colourful festival of Holi by preparing Sweet Samosa and Curd Vadai

Viki of Viki's Kitchen shares her sweet train journey experience by preparing sweet parathas known as
Paruppu Boli for the festive occasion.

Shama of Easy 2 Cook Recipes had prepared this unique Kadhi Basanti for the colourful Basant Ritu / Basant Pachmi (Spring season). She also comes up with traditional Puran Poli

Preeti of Khaugiri comes up with authentic Maharashtrain Curry, Katachi Amti, prepared during the festive season of Holi. This curry is like a leftover miracle of Puran poli. So next time when you plan to make Puran Poli you are actually planning to prepare two dishes.

Sanika of
Spicy & Tangy.....Sweet & Yummy !!!! also showcases whole lot of authentic Maharashtrian dishes which includes, Katachi Amti, Karanji and Puran Poli for the Holi. The Platter is full of Spicy, Tangy,, Sweet and Yummy dishes just like the name of her Blog.

My dear friend Priti of Indian Khana celebrates her first Holi after her marriage by cooking Vada, Dahi Vada, Palak Paneer with Parathas for the entire family.

Ankita of A Veggie's Cookbook also treats us with Katachi Amti and Puran Poli.
My sweet Friend Padma Rekha of Rekha's Kitchen celebrates Holi with this unique Meetha Chawal for her Bal Gopal.

Priyanka of Asankhana, celebrates all festival in true spirit, She Conveys Holi ki Mubarakbat by preparing delicious North Indian pakwaans like
Mathri, Nimki, Thekua, Gujhia,Lal Mirch Achar,Thandai, Kathal curry,Malpua, Urad Kachodi,Dahi wada and Salad for the vasant panchami.

Jaishree of Ruchi celebrates Holi by preparing this Culinary specialty which is prepared by generations in her family called Sweet Rice Puttu.

Trupti of Recipe Center celebrates this fun filled and carefree festival by making Thanda thanda cool cool - Thandai.

Divz of Yumworld treats us with yummy dishes prepared for Holi. She enjoys the festive spirits to the fullest, but she truly enjoys treating her blogger friends by posting delicious
Gujia, Dahi vada, Poori, and Kaala Chana before she goes to play her dry holi.

Sukanya of Sukanya's Musings shares some fond memories with these dishes, she prepares delicious Puffed Rice Uppuma (Pori Upuma), this dish has unique name called Sushila in Maharashtra. She had also Sweet Banana Fritters with lovely colourful Rainbow for this colourful festival.And the list of other exotic dishes prepared by her our Katachi Amti and Puran Pori.

Poornima Nair of Tasty treats, treats us with tasty Elaichi Shrikhand and rich Puran Pori.
Gopi Shah presents Healthy N Tasty Ghughra / Gujjia with a twist. To know the twist check out her blog.

Aquadaze had Served with Love, rich and delicious Kheer/ Payasam

EC of SimpleIndianFood, has authentic Malpua served for Holi.

Asha of Foodie's Hope, has cooked Dil Se unique Dill Dabeli Masala Paratha

Khane Ke Shaukeen, Sonal contributes lovely Dahi Wada and mouth watering Bhargav Kachori.

Bhawna, From Her Palate, serves us with rich Gujia and Crunchy Chivda.

Queen of her Kitchen, Supriya prepares this colourful Puran Poli for the festival.

Swapna of Cooking with Swapna had prepared this crunchy and tasty Thattai for the event.

Smitha of Saffron Appron comes up with simple, yet colourful and tasty Vegetable Pulao for the event.
Uma of Essence of Andhra presents this pretty and pink colourful Coconut ladoos, for the colourful festival.

Malini shares with us from her Khazana of her Khana, Misti Singhara (Sweet Samosa), which happens to be her favourite dish.

Ekta Gupta of My Recipes Flavours, had prepared rich and delicious Gujiya.

Priya shares Easy N Tasty recipes of Rava ladoos to celebrate the festive occasion.

Lakshmi of Kitchen Chronicles comes up with these gorgeous Kesari and Boondi Ladoo

Ashima of Tummy Times presents rich Rabdi for the festival

Once again thank you friends for your wonderful participation and delicious entries. I hope I have covered all the entries. If I have missed any entries, kindly intimate me about the same by leaving a comment in this post.


Sonal 30 March 2009 at 12:42  

Lovely Roundup Purva!

Indian Khana 30 March 2009 at 12:44  

What's a colourful roundup with so many yummy yummy...gr8 work dear

Asha 30 March 2009 at 12:47  

Very colorful and great round up, looks good Purva. good job! :)

Vikis Kitchen 30 March 2009 at 13:14  

This is really a wonderful event with so many colorful dishes. Nice job done dear. Congrats on making the Holi more bright:)

Malini Basu 30 March 2009 at 13:28  

Great roundup Purva...

Trupti 30 March 2009 at 13:30  

Lovely Roundup Purva

Khaugiri 30 March 2009 at 13:35  

Colorful Roundup Purva!!!!

EC 30 March 2009 at 13:41  

Nice roundup..liked the new look of ur blog as well

Suparna 30 March 2009 at 14:03  

hi purva,
superb round up there...ur blog is so vibrant it's a pleasure to visit here :) good work gurl!
God bless!

Unknown 30 March 2009 at 14:22  

oohh wow what ayummy and colorful roundup dear great job purva

Unknown 30 March 2009 at 14:59  

Wonderful roundup , good job Purva:-) 30 March 2009 at 16:23  

Great round up and great job hosting.

Shama Nagarajan 30 March 2009 at 17:02  

great event..lovely round up.......yummy recipes

Cham 30 March 2009 at 20:40  

Lovely round-up, I will definetly send something next time for u :)

Priya Suresh 30 March 2009 at 21:07  

Colorful roundup Purva, with lovely bunches of mouthwatering dishes..

Varsha Vipins 31 March 2009 at 00:30  

Great round up Purva..:)..Hope you had a great time hosting all these yum recipes..:)
Have a great week ahead..:)

Uma 31 March 2009 at 07:30  

Nice round up Purva! Glad to be a part of it!

Bhawna 31 March 2009 at 17:10  

great round-up, Thanks Purva

Chandani 31 March 2009 at 22:16  

lovely roundup Purva...great job!!

TNL 31 March 2009 at 22:22  


the spice who loved me

notyet100 1 April 2009 at 18:17  

just like the festival,..colourful roundup purva,...


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