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HOLI A FESTIVAL OF COLORS, FOOD & DRINKS

10 Mar 2017
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The spring festival of India, Holi-is a festival of colors also known as Rang Panchmi celebrated on the full moon in the month of March or April according to the Hindu calendar, it was meant to welcome the spring and say good bye to the winter. It also means asking blessings of god for good harvest and for the fertility of the land. Holi is played in India, Nepal, and other regions of the world with significant populations. Holi celebrations start on the night before Holi with a holika bonfire where people gather. The next morning is a day where all participants play, chase and color each other with dry powder and colored water.

On this day, there are many traditional foods to be eaten. Good food is as it looks. You first eat with your eyes and wait to dig into the holi special food displayed out there. On this day, there are many traditional foods to be eaten, but if you don't want to gain any more weight, follow our holi food menu.

BEWARE OF THE PARTY BINGE THIS HOLI

Going out to play Holi? - A healthy and heavy breakfast is compulsory so that you should not end up overeating as it will just add more calories.

A healthy breakfast should consist of food items like -

 


DRINK HEALTHY

Dehydration is linked to headaches, muscle fatigue, obesity, poor gut health, and lethargy. Thus, HYDRATE yourself well this Holi with enough water over sodas and other artificially flavored drinks

Here are some refreshments drinks which can grab this Holi

 

 

MUNCH IN HEALTHY WAY:

AVOID THESE CALORIES/ SERVING CHOOSE THIS CALORIES/SERVING
1 Gujiya 270 1Khakhra 90
1 Puran Poli 220 1 katori oats apple phirni/ 2 dry fruits laddu 175/150
1 Malpua 340 1 Rasgulla 186
1 glass whole milk Thandai (without bhang) 245 1 glass skimmed milk Thandai (without bhang) 110

 

HOLI NIGHT:

After consuming heavy meal during the day. Choose light dinner:

  • 1 bowl of Soup(veg/non-veg)

  • 1 bowl Salad or Stir-fried veggies

  • 1 bowl of Khichdi with curds

  • Vegetable / paneer / chicken sandwiches

  • Green moong dal / Oats chillas/ Dhokla / Muthiya/ Idli/ Dosa with mint coriander chutney

 

 

HAPPY HOLI SAFE HOLI!


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