Hello there Justhaat Family,
Holi is just around the corner and along with celebrations; this festival of colour brings happiness, bonding, love and immense joy with itself. We understand how important it is to celebrate festivals happily with your family and friends without any hustle. We want you to enjoy the festival of colours and for a hassle-free festival, we have curated a shopping list for you.
The Justhaat team is back with a checklist of items that will be required by you during Holi. We believe in making sure that our customers enjoy the festivals and need not worry about the preparations. So all your Holi requisites are mentioned below and are just a click away from your shopping cart.
First things first. Holi celebrations are absolutely incomplete without this aromatic and refreshing Holi special drink which is a mixture of dry fruits and fragrant spices. It comes different flavours such as Badam Thandai and Kesariya Thandai and is full of exotic dry fruits such as almonds and pistachios. The hint of saffron makes this drink very desirable. Serve your family and friends with this amazing Indian drink.
Oh yes! There has to be loads and tons of colours as Holi is also known as the festival of colours. Using traditional colours such as Gulaal is considered very auspicious during the festival. These days’ organic Holi colours are gaining a lot of love and have become the customer favourites as they are very gentle on the skin.
Incense sticks are the basic requirements for any Indian festival. During the Holi Pujan and Holika Dahan, incense sticks are used. These are available in a variety of fragrances. Sandal incense sticks which are made out of sandalwood oil are the most widely used incense sticks for the Holi Pujan.
Dates are eaten in combination with popcorn during this festival. Dates are extremely nutritious and healthy. They are sweet and gooey. Dates are also used in making a lot of chutneys that are eaten with chats and other delicacies during the festival. The dates chutney can be teamed with a lot of Holi food items such as Dahi Vada, samosas and even kachoris.
Popcorn is offered as Prasada in this festival and has both traditional and religious significance in the celebration of this festival. They are also very easy to make and quick to serve. Make sure to stock a lot of packets of these beforehand for an easy and smooth going celebration.
Kachori especially Moong daal kachori is a very popular fried snack that is relished during Holi. It is crispy on the outside and stuffed with a spicy mixture of lentils and spices. It is best eaten with chutney and can also be clubbed with aloo curry or even Matar curry. Kachoris are children's favourite too. They can simply grab a piece or two while they go off to play with colours.
Talking of Indian snack items, we cannot forget the samosas as they are the most famous Indian fried snack. The samosas are triangular in shape made out of refined flour and stuffed with a mixture of potato, peas, lentils and lots of spices. It is a perfect snack to serve to your guests during the Holi festival.
Dry fruits samosas are yet another type of samosas which are stuffed with savoury and goodness of dry fruits. These are an excellent snack item for the Holi parties and get-togethers that you will be hosting during Holi. It is ready to eat a snack and can be also used as starters at the Holi dinners.
Dal Vada is prepared by fermenting lentils and is zingy and tangy in flavour. These vadas are a staple food item during the Holi celebrations and are capable of not only adding an item to your Holi meal spread but also something that you can serve to your guests. Trust us, you will be hearing a lot of appreciations.
Holi isn't happening without Dahi Vada. Indians are absolutely obsessed with this exciting delicacy which is a perfect combination of sweet and salty flavours. These are are an Indian snack prepared with lentils and top to wear with yoghurt along with spices green chutney and tamarind chutney. It is a perfect go-to food item for the celebrations and we are sure you're going to love it to bits.
To make sure you have a hassle-free shopping experience, here are the direct links of all the items that will be needed during the celebrations. You can just simply click on the links below and at the products to your shopping cart.
- Kesariya Thandai
- Badam Tandai
- Gulaal (Holi colours)
- Incense sticks
- Punjabi Samosa
- Dry fruits Samosa
- Dal vada
- Dahi vada
The entire Justhaat Team Wishes you and your family a very Safe, colorful and Happy Holi.