Holi Special Recipes from Maharashtra's Kitchen

Holi Special Recipes from Maharashtra's Kitchen
Paan Ice Cream by Madhura Bachal,

Holi is round the corner and while we may not be able to celebrate it like always, thanks to the pandemic, we can always celebrate with some tempting festive food. Here are two recipes that you can savour

OT Staff
March 26 , 2021
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Rose, Pista and Coconut Ladoo by Pooja Dhingra


  • Condensed milk 3/4 cup (220 grams )
  • Dedicated coconut 2 cups (175 grams )
  • Crushed cardamom 2 pods 
  • Roasted crushed pistachios 50 grams 
  • 2 tbs of rose syrup 
  • 1 pinch of sea salt 


  • Mix well and cook on low flame for 4-5 minutes 
  • Gradually add the rose syrup to the mixture. 
  • Add the crushed pistachios, cardamom powder and mix well. 
  • Once mixture cools, make round balls and roll in dried coconut.
  • Garnish with crushed pistachios and a pinch of sea salt on the top.

Paan Ice Cream by Madhura Bachal


  • 250 ml Fresh cream
  • 2 tbsp Milk
  • 2 tbsp Powdered sugar
  • 1/2 cup Milk powder
  • 2 tbsp Gulkand
  • Tutti Frutti
  • 2 tsp Sauf / Fennel seeds
  • 1/4 tsp Cardamom powder
  • 4~5 Betel leaf


  • Transfer the fresh cream into the freezer for about 2-3 hours to cool.
  • Transfer sauf, gulkand, cardamom powder into a blender jar.
  • Wash the betel leaves well. Roll and cut them into the blender jar.
  • Close the lid and blend everything into a paste.
  • Blend the ingredients dry first then add milk and again blend into a fine paste.
  • Pan masala is already.
  • Take out the fresh cream into a bowl.
  • Add milk powder, powdered sugar, and mix well for about 4-5 minutes until milk powder is smoothly mixed with fresh cream.
  • Add pan masala and mix well again.
  • Take a glass or plastic container and transfer the ice cream mixture into it.
  • Garnish with tuffi frutti.
  • Close the lid and transfer the contents into the deep freeze for about 6-8 hours to set.
  • Paan ice cream is ready.

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