About Ashwini Pratapwar

Ashwini Pratapwar

Ashwini Pratapwar

Ashwini Pratapwar lives in Clarence, NY with her husband and daughter. She is a Software Engineer at Excellus BlueCross BlueShield. She loves cooking, internationally traveling while trying new foods, and spending time with her family.

Posts by Ashwini Pratapwar

What You Might Not Know about the Festival of Holi

It’s almost spring! For me, that means it’s almost time to celebrate Holi, the Hindu celebration marked by a festival of colors. Different parts of India have different traditions to celebrate Holi, a festival that falls this year on March 20. Holi marks the arrival of spring and the victory of good over evil. A…Read More »

Puran Poli Recipe

Puran poli is a sweet dessert that is part of the traditional Hindu celebration of Holi. The dessert recipe is a flatbread filled with lentils, cardamom and nutmeg, served with ghee. Print Recipe Puran Poli Prep Time 2 hours Servings Ingredients 1 cup whole wheat flour for dough1 tablespoon vegetable oil for dough1 pinch salt…Read More »