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What are the dishes usually prepared for the celebration of Hariyali Teej?


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Authentic Indian dishes are the ingredient part of all our festivities. Like sweets are inevitable on Diwali, Sewiyaan on Eid, and Gujiyaan on Holi, many mouth-watering delicacies are associated with the festival of Hariyali Teej.

Hariyali Teej where Hara, or Green is the main color of the festivities, is primarily the festival for women, celebrated with a great rigor in Northern parts of India. Women adorn themselves in the best of clothes, apply mehandi or Henna on palms and feet, wear attractive jewelry and emerge in their full beauty just like some goddess. Apart from adorning and dressing up themselves, women also spend a great amount of time in preparing some dishes for their families.
You must be familiar with the usual sweet dishes that make up the festival of Teej. They are Ghevar, Gujiyaan, Kheer, Maalpuaa, and Laddus. What you may not be knowing are the dishes other than desserts that are made on the occasion of Hariyali Teej. Some of them are given below:
Samosa: Samosas are the constant in rainy season, or in the language of Hindus, Saawan ka Mahinaa. Rains are incomplete without hot and crisp samosas and so is the festival of Hariyali Teej.
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Dal Baati: If you are planning to throw a lunch or dinner party on Teej, Dal Baati should be an inevitable of your main course.
 Dal Baati
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Gatte ki Sabzi: This is the dumplings made up of gram flour. This spicy delicacy would steal everyone’s heart when served hot with tortillas.
Gatte ki Sabzi
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Mirchi Pakoda: Pakodas made up of green chili and stuffed with potato are a perfect way to balance all the sweet dishes you are obliged to have on the occasion of Hariyali Teej.
Mirchi Pakoda
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Mathri: This light snack, which is often taken with tea is also an important Teej dish as woman who fast breaks their fast with this.
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