Celebrating the Festival of Colors.

DIY Festival of Colors Party

It’s time for the main event! Tomorrow is the largest Festival of Colors celebration in the Western Hemisphere (at the Krishna Temple in Spanish Fork, Utah). So it’s time to put on an old white t-shirt, pull out the color powders, and herald in spring with an exhilarating color extravaganza.  

A fresh mango lassi surrounded by mangoes.

Mango Lassi

The Festival of Colors is also a time for enjoying street food and sweet treats. This mango lassi is sweet, creamy, and colorful. Lassi is a traditional yogurt-based drink that originates from the Punjab region of India and Pakistan. Traditional or salted lassi is made from yogurt blended with water, sugar or salt, and spices. Other variations of lassi include rosewater, fruit juices, saffron, and even butter. Lassi is a popular beverage during Holi, and this mango version is sure to satisfy any kid’s (or adult’s) sweet tooth.

A plate of potato and zucchini curry with rice and naan.

Potato and Zucchini Curry

This week is Holi, more commonly known as the the Festival of Colors. Holi is a Hindu festival that celebrates the victory of good over evil and the arrival of spring. It’s also a day of joy and fun meant to bring everyone together. The festival falls on a different day each year, usually the day after the full moon in March or February, depending on the Hindu calendar. This year it happens to fall on March 23rd. This week’s posts will help you gear up to celebrate this joyous festival. So to kick off the week of celebration, here is a […]