Traditional Indian Recipes

MAKARA SANKRANTHI RECIPES

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Makara Sankranthi is one of the auspicious Hindus festival celebrated in almost every part of India. It is a harvest festival celebrated differently in many cultural forms.

Makara Sankranthi is celebrated to mark the transition of Sun into the zodiac sign Capricorn of Makara rashi on its celestial path. This day also marks the arrival of spring in India which is celebrated traditionally.

Makara Sankranthi is observed throughout India by all communities but with sight variations in the festivities. Some of the special events during Sankranthi are kite – flying, making recipes using til, having holy bath at the Sangam (confluence of Ganga, Yamuna and Saraswati) in Allahabad. In Kerala, Sankranthi celebrated at Sabrimala where the Makara Jyothi is visible also known as Makaravilakku celebration. Sankranthi in Punjab is known as Lohri/Maghi which is celebrated with great enthusiasm, singing, dancing etc and eating sumptuous food.

It is believed that sharing sweets on this auspicious day will fill this life with sweetness in the years to come. It is a festival of new beginning, new resolution and new commitment.

Some of the MAKARA SANKRANTHI recipes are as follows:

  1. TIL KA LADDOO
  2. POORNAM BOORELU
  3. CHAKKARA PONGAL
  4. RAVA LADOO
  5. GARELU
  6. RIBBON PAKODA
  7. PUTUNAL MURUKULU
  8. SAGO MURUKULU
  9. MAIDA MURUKU
  10. BESAN KA LADOO
  11. MAIDA NAMKEEN
  12. CASHEW NUT BURFI
  13. BADAM BURFI
  14. MAIDA BURFI
  15. SWEET DIAMOND MAIDA CUT BISCUITS
  16. SAGO VERMICILLI PAYASAM
  17. ATUKULA PAYASAM
  18. PARAMANNAM RECIPE
  19. PALA MUNJALU
  20. KAJJIKAYALU
  21. NUVVULA PULAGAM

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