Healthy Recipes For Holi

Holi Recipes

Healthy Recipes For Holi

#1. Paneer Pickups

Paneer Pickups


For Marination

  • 1/4 cup Coriander
  • 1 Table_Sp Peanuts
  • 1/4 Table_Sp Lemon juice
  • 1 Piece Green chillies
  • 1/2 Table_Sp Low fat curd
  • Sugar As per taste
  • Salt As per taste

Other Ingredients

  • 100 grams Low fat paneer
  • 1/8 Cup Boiled Corns
  • 1 Table_Sp Onions
  • 1/2 Table_Sp Coriander
  • 1/2 Table_Sp Milk
  • 1 Tea_Sp Oil
  • Sugar As per taste
  • Salt As per taste


For the Marination

  • Blender all the ingredients except curds.
  • Remove the blended mixture in a bowl and add curds to it and mix well.

Paneer Pickups

  • Cut the Paneer into 4 Equal pieces.
  • Marinate the paneer pieces in the above prepared coating mixture for 30 mins (Remove 1 tbspn of coating mixture aside).
  • Blend together, corn, sugar, salt and 1 tbspn coating mixture.
  • In a pan, add very little oil, saute onion, add corn mixture, milk and coriander leaves let it cook well for 2 mins, remove from flame and let it cool.
  • Divide it into 2 equal parts.
  • One one paneer piece, evenly spread the filling, place another piece of Paneer above it. Do the same for other paneer pieces.
  • In the pan, saute paneer pieces using the remaining oil, until golden brown on both the sides.
  • Your Paneer pickups are ready to serve.

Serve Immediately

Nutritive Value:
Calories    Carbs    Proteins   Fats
    108               6              8               6

#2. Steamed Dalia and Oats Pinwheels

Rice & Oats Pinwheels


  • 1/4 Cup Broken wheat
  • 1/8 Cup Oats
  • 1/8 Cup Whole wheat flour (Laddoo aata)
  • 1/8 Tea_Sp Green chillies
  • 1/8 Tea_Sp Ginger paste
  • 1/8 Tea_Sp Garlic paste
  • 2 Table_Sp Bottle gourd
  • 1 Table_Sp Sesame seeds
  • 1/2 Tea_Sp Mustard Seeds
  • 4-6 Curry leaves
  • 1 Tea_Sp Coriander leaves
  • 1 Tea_Sp Oil
  • As per taste Salt
  • A Pinch Turmeric powder


  • Pressure cook daliya up to 3 whistle and then let it cool.
  • Dry roast oats and Powder it.
  • In a bowl mix dalia , oats , wheat flour , ginger paste , garlic paste , green chilly paste , turmeric, salt, 1 teaspoon sesame seeds, bottle gourd.
  • Prepare the dough with by adding water slowly and let it rest for 5-10 mins.
  • Divide the mixture into 3 parts. Now apply oil on your palm and taking each part in between palm and roll them in cylindrical shape.
  • Now boil water in a boiler. Once the water starts boiling place the rolls into a plate and placing the plate into the boiler let it steam for 15 mins.
  • The best way to check if its steamed well is prick it with a toothpick and if it comes out clean then you can proceed to next step. Let it cool for sometime.
  • Cut the rolls into equal pinwheel shapes and keep them aside.
  • Take oil in a pan, put sesame seeds, mustard seeds and let it crackle, add chopped curry leaves.
  • Now add all the pinwheels in the pan and mix it properly.
  • Garnish it with coriander leaves and serve hot.

** Holi tip : Steam the balls and keep. Can cook it 10 mins before serving so that it saves cooking time and you can enjoy hot meal after playing Holi.

Nutritive Value:
Calories   Carbs   Proteins    Fats

1 72           27              4                   6

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