Wednesday, March 7th, 2012
Holi, the Hindu Festival of Colors, is the celebration of spring awakening. It begins on the last full moon day of the lunar month Phalguna (February/March). Typical rituals include throwing colored and scented powder and perfume on participants. The two-day festival allows people to drop societal norms imposed by class, age, gender and caste, thus it’s a time for united celebration. These fragrant no-bake cookies are a perfect (and gluten-free) way to enjoy the festivities.
3/4 cup ghee or clarified butter
1 1/2 cups besan (also known as chickpea or garbanzo bean flour)
1/3 cup shredded coconut
1/4 cup sliced almonds (not roasted)
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