The festival of the bonfire, dhol and scrumptious food is almost here and we know you can’t keep calm. Yes, we are talking about Lohri. One of the most awaited and enjoyed festivals in India, Lohri is celebrated to mark the end of the chilly winter days and welcome the spring. My fondest memory of Lohri is sitting around the bonfire at a park in Amar colony, relishing a plate full of popcorn, dry fruits and til ladoo and dancing with my Punjabi friends. And I think most of you can relate to this. The festival is one of the most joyous festivals and the Punjabi “josh” makes it a memorable one. Needless to say, the festival is celebrated with some classic Punjabi delicacies that are signature to the occasion. So, we have curated a list of some delicious snacks that you can munch on while warming yourself around the bonfire and having fun with your family and friends.

1. Palak Papdi Chaat

Who doesn’t love a tangy and flavourful chaat on a winter evening? So, bookmark the recipe below to add to your Lohri snacks platter. The chaat is filled with the goodness of spinach and is all things delicious and indulgent.

2. Til Ladoo

Needless to say, til ladoo is a Lohri classic. Quite easy, healthy and delicious, these ladoos are perfect to be included in your Lohri snacks platter.

3. Sesame Dates Cake

Whip up a healthy and delicious cake for your guests this Lohri with sesame and dates. Trust us when we say this, the cake will surely make your guests ask for more. So, what are you waiting for? Start prepping for it already.  

4. Broccoli And Peas Kebab

Broccoli and peas- both being the season’s bounties are extremely healthy and delicious. Incorporate both these ingredients to make some succulent and delicious kebabs to serve as snacks on Lohri. These kebabs can be served with any chutney of your preference on the side.

5. Chilli Sugared Popcorn

Indulge in a sweet and spicy snack on Lohri evening with this chilli sugared popcorn recipe. Being quite ubiquitous to Lohri, popcorn is one of the easiest and delicious snacks to prepare. The crispy delights are healthy, flavourful and are fun to munch on. Try the recipe below and let us know how you like the flavours.

Which of these five dishes are you planning to try this Lohri? Do let us know how you love them and have a delightful Lohri.