20 Mouthwatering Sweets For Holi Festival

Holi sweets and snacks

March 20th, 2019   |   Updated on June 27th, 2022

It’s  Holi time, guys! Must be ready to be drenched in pool of colors with family and friends in the colorful party!

It’s gotta be mithai, mouth-watering sweets moments, apart from fun and frolic.

If Gujiya, chandrakalas and maalpuas are must-haves at Holi parties,  oodles of other homemade sweets are also offered to guests.

We’ve curated a variety of sweets and their recipes for the Holi festival. Let’s start the Party!!

1. Gujiyas

Gujiyas for Holi celebration

It is a traditional sweet dumpling. The outer layer is made from all-purpose flour. The stuffing is made from mawa, sugar and nuts. There are many different variations in stuffing recipes. Some are made with sooji or dried fruits and jiggery. Gujiya recipe

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2. Malpuas


Malpuas are rich, soft deep-fried pancakes that are soaked in saffron flavored syrup and eaten warm topped with rabdi or just chopped almonds and pistachios. Traditionally malai malpuas are made from thickened milk or rabdi but this recipe is of instant malpuas using cream. Malpuas recipe 

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3. Thandai


Thandai is a beautiful blend of mixed nuts and delicate spices. They all mixed up together with milk. Thandai is often made on the occasion of Holi or Shivratri.

How to make Thandai recipe at home.  Easy Thandai Recipe

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4. Gol Gappe / Paani Puri

Paani Puri

How to make puri for golgappa or pani puri. Paani Puri recipe 

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5. Dal Kachori

Dal Kachori

Absolutely delicious recipe of Dal Kachori ingredients and cooking method. How to make Dal Kachori

6. Paapri Chaat & Dahi Bhalla

Dahi Bhalla

The Dahi Bhalla Papdi (Puri) Chaat Recipe is a delicious recipe that is great when had as a tea time snack with friends and family. To make the Dahi Bhalla Papdi

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7. Masala Channa with Baked Kachori

Baked Kachori

Baked Kachori Recipe Ingredients for Kachori

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8. Apple Kheer

Apple Kheer

Learn how to make Apple Kheer,absolutely delicious recipe of Apple Kheer ingredients and cooking method. One of the most loved Indian Apple Kheer Recipe

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9. Almond Malai Kulfi

Almond Malai Kulfi

Recipe is one the form of indian ice cream and it is known as chopatti ice cream in some region of India. Almond Malai Kulfi Recipe

10. Mawa Coconut Jaggery Laddu

Mawa Coconut Jaggery Laddu

Step by Step Khoya Coconut Jaggery Laddu Recipe

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11. Doda Burfi

Doda Burfi

Punjabi Milk Fudge – Makar Sankranti Recipes – Lohri Special Recipes. If you are looking for more burfi recipes then do Dodha Burfi 

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12. Gulab Jamun

Gulab Jamun

Step by Step How to make Gulab Jamun with Khoya / Kova

13. Kova Kajjikayalu

Kova Kajjikayalu

A traditional andhra sweet. How to make Kobbari Kova Kajjikayalu 

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14. Mawa Til Ladoo

Mawa Til Ladoo

Roast khoya on a low heat till it turns light golden in colour. Til Mawa ke ladoo are often prepared on holi occasion. How to make  Mawa Til Ladoo

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15. Chocolate Mawa Burfi

Chocolate Mawa Burfi

chocolate-mawa-burfi is quite tasty and are easy to prepare as it is mostly milk based sweets.In this sweet thought the name states chocolate mava barfi we have used. How to make Chocolate Mawa Burfi

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16. 7 Cup Burfi

Cup Burfi

Seven cup cake is an easy sweet recipe and in most of the houses it is a compulsory one for Holi. This 7 cup burfi is a must try one.

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17. Phool Makane Kheer

Phool Makane Kheer

Delicious Phool Makhana Kheer Recipe. Made Phool Makhana Kheer on this Holi occasion.

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18. Sooji Ki Kheer

Sooji Ki Kheer

You would never have made a dessert so quick, simple and delicious. Suji ki kheer cooks in only 30 minutes

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19. Rabri Gulab Jamuns

Rabri Gulab Jamuns - Sweets For Holi Festival

Holi Festival Special Recipe How to Cook Rabri Gulab Jamuns

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20. Seviyan Kheer

Seviyan Kheer - Sweets For Holi Festival

Seviya Kheer or Khir is one of the easiest desserts and very popular. Simple, sweet and quick to make Seviyan Kheer