Holi 2024: Holi Special Food, Homemade Recipe

Holi 2024: Holi Special Food, Homemade Recipe

The preparations for the celebration of Holi 2024 are already in full swing as the major festival of color is about to arrive. In 2024, Holi will be celebrated on March 25 and 26, and people are already in the mood to celebrate this festival with great vigor and enthusiasm. Holi in India is more than just a festival. It celebrates life, love, new bonds, and a way to say goodbye to winter and welcome summer with open hearts.

Satvic Foods is delighted and excited at the same time to bring you this amazing guide about the festival of colors. In this article, we will explore everything about the magnificent festival Holi, from how is it celebrated to what delicacies are popular during Holi, also taking you through the significance and the story behind the festival.

When Will Holi 2024 In India Be Celebrated?

India is a land of diverse cultures and mass celebrations. As such Holi is a festival that besides having mythological importance also holds immense fun and laughter. It is the time to get along with close ones and strengthen family bonds and ties.

Like every year, Holi 2024 will begin on the evening of Purnima, the full moon day in the month of Falgun. As per the Drik Panchang, the first day of Holi, which is also known as Chhoti Holi, will be celebrated on March 24th following the ritual of ‘Holika Dahan.’ On the next day, Holi is usually celebrated with colors, snacks, and drinks like thandai among friends and family.

Why is Holi Celebrated?

The festival of Holi has multiple significance for people of different communities. The most famous story that revolves around the festival is the story of Holika, the aunt of Prahalada. Prahalada was an ardent devotee of Vishnu which made his father Hiranyakashyap furious.

He, along with his sister Holika, conspired to kill Prahalada by setting him on fire. Holika, who was immune to fire, made Prahalada sit on her lap and and entered the fire. Surprisingly, Holika burned alive while Prahalada remained unaffected. Therefore, Holika Dahan is celebrated across India during this festival.

Holi Celebration In India

Besides being a festival of color, Holi also involves relishing good food and drinks. In India, people are seen indulging in guilt-free eating, especially tons of sweets like Gujjiya, Laddoos, and Jalebis, and don’t be surprised if someone hands you a glass of thandai or bhang because these are the common and most popular delicacies of this festival.

Satvic Foods is a common and favorite option of many while talking about thandai, feel elated to bring you our 100% natural and authentic Kesari Thandai Mix which is blessed with the goodness of dry fruits and is free of sugar and other preservatives.

Besides attracting adults, Holi is a celebration that attracts kids as well. They immerse in the splash of color and water and enjoy the festival with all love. From throwing water-filled balloons to smearing faces and bodies with vibrant hues, Holi undoubtedly is one of the most awaited Indian festivals.

As the preparation for Holi 2024 is about to kickstart, people are already on a spree to get colors, clothes, and a wide variety of snacks and food. Be it Holi or any other festival, getting along with near and dear ones and trying new food is a common trend in India. As such it is also important to keep track of what exactly you’re putting inside your mouth.

To explore some amazing recipes to light your Holi party, do not miss out on Satvic Foods' exclusive article on 9 healthy recipes to try out this Holi.

Holi Celebration in India is a massive affair. Every state and city gets wrapped in multiple hues of colors at the onset of the festival. As Holi marks the beginning of the summer season, people get drenched in sweat and water as they immerse themselves in diverse colors. Having said that it is also important to keep oneself hydrated throughout.

We know there can never be a substitute to water but when it’s Holi, indulging in flavored drinks is all that we want. Satvic Foods Jeera Buttermilk Masala is another jar of magic that can serve the purpose of keeping you hydrated along with adding a pinch of flavor. It also has the benefits of Cardamon in it which supports in stronger bones and muscles.

Talking about snacks and not mentioning samosas and kachoris during Holi will be an unfair job. They are prominent Indian snacks and are common during festivals and celebrations. Having said that, they are also deeply dried and consume a lot of oil. Therefore to make your samosa and kachori filling healthier and tastier, try out Satvic Foods’ Samosa Kachori Mix which has the perfect blend of dry ginger, turmeric, pomegranate seeds, and many more to help you make the perfect healthy snack in minutes.

Best Places To Celebrate Holi In India

Holi is a festival that equally emphasizes fun and vigor on one hand while following tradition and rituals on the other. It is celebrated in unique ways across the country and this article by Satvic Foods will take you on a virtual ride exploring the diverse celebration of Holi distinctively across India.


Holi and Vrindaban are closely associated with each other and one word to define this celebration is ‘surreal’. Vrindaban witnesses the best Holi celebration in India as this celebration dates back to the time of Lord Krishna. People across the globe visit Vrindaban during Holi to witness this beautiful festival which is observed in two different ways here. 


People use colors and water to splash on each other on one hand, while on the other flower petals are used in temples to celebrate Holi. Satvic (or Sattvik) food with drinks like thandai are served in temples and is distributed among a huge mass of people here.


Mathura is second on the list to observe the festival of Holi magnificently. Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna and therefore the celebration of Holi here includes all-day processions, Ras-Leelas, and a guilt-free trap of diverse food and snacks to call it a day.

To match the unbeatable temperature of UP and also experience the royal celebrations of Holi without falling short of energy, Satvic Food’s Jeera Buttermilk Masala can be your handy drink to help you beat the heat on a sunny day.


Shantiniketan, a university set up by Rabindranath Tagore in West Bengal observes the festival of Holi in a very unique and celestial way. Here Holi is called the ‘Dol Festival’ and the most unique thing about the celebration is that women drape themselves in red and yellow sarees and carry out processions in unison.

Consumption of different varieties of sweets is a common phenomenon here. Drinks like falooda and thandai are also common here.


The celebration of Holi in Pushkar is an eye-captivating view. From rituals being carried out in temples to splashing color by the ghats, Pushkar is a true example of a wholesome Holi celebration. Drinking of Bhaang and thandai competitions are held among large masses while music and trance festivals attract tourists from across the globe.

If you are in Pushkar this Holi, you’ll surely forget to keep track of time amidst the vast celebration mood. As such do not forget to keep your munchies ready. Hence Satvic Foods’ Protein Dry Fruits Ball is an excellent option to keep you full win between the celebrations.

These Protein Dry Fruits Balls are a storehouse of energy and protein and keep your nutrition requirements in place irrespective of all odds.


If you are looking forward to celebrating the festival of colors with a royal touch, you need to experience it in Udaipur. On the first day, Chhoti Holi, the Maharaja of Mewar, addresses the residents and guests and welcomes them to the city of palaces. He dresses up in his traditional ethnic wear and lights a bonfire, hence celebrating triumph over evil.

The night ends with folk dances and a wide range of dishes and savories.

Celebrate Holi 2024 With Satvic Foods

As Holi 2024 is around the corner, let us immerse ourselves in the vibrant moods of celebrations. Satvic Foods' comprehensive guide to Holi celebrations not only brings you the historical importance of the festival but also gives you a sneak peek into how diversely the festival is celebrated across the country.

Holi marks the beginning of summer and with summer our body tends to lose more water in the form of sweat. Having said that, we must keep ourselves hydrated all the time to ensure a healthy system.

With that Satvic Foods and team extend our wishes to you and your family hoping that may this Holi bring joy, prosperity, and vibrant hues to your life.  Wishing everyone a Happy Holi 2024!

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