Saturday, April 6, 2013
DIY Mehndi Inspired Cookies
Are you an Indian Bride, Muslim Bride, or a New Age Yogini Bride?
Looking for a sweet favor for your wedding or bridal shower? how about Mehndi inspired cookies?
This can be a great treat for your guests whether if its for your bridal shower, wedding, Sangeet.
The symbol of the Mehndi is derived from the Sanskrit word Mendhika. This symbolic representation is from the Hindu Vedic ritual that represents the outer and inner sun, which is the idea of “awakening the inner light”. Mehndi also known as henna in the western world. Mehndi typically applied during special Hindu occasions like weddings, and Muslims adapted this to their festive celebrations.
You can bake these at home with your bridal party turn into a DIY day and have a day of Henna beauty. Here is a cool recipe from Sprinkle Bakes http://www.sprinklebakes.com/2010/02/mehndi-inspired-spice-cookies.html