Makar Sankranti and Its Traditional Recipes

Makar Sankranti and Its Traditional Recipes
Photo Courtesy: happymakarsankranti
Photo Courtesy: happymakarsankranti

Makar Sankranti is the first festival of New Year in the Indian Continent. It is also known as Pongal or Uttarayan in other parts of India. We see the first cold wind rushes of the New Year on this day. People celebrate Makar Sankranti by flying kites and enjoying traditional recipes.

Makar Sankranti is the beginning of the zodiac sign Makara(Capicorn). The new Zodiac calendar begins this day. This day also marks the arrival of Vasantaritu. The new season of harvesting of crops is marked by this day. On this day some special sweets are prepared.

In this article, we have collected some special Makar Sankranti recipes.

  1. Til Ke Laddoo

Til Laddoo

Sesame seeds are very much available in this season. Laddoos and other sweets prepared with Sesame are favorite during Makar Sankranti.

Til Laddoo Recipe

 

  1. Paatishaapta

Paatishaapta

Paatishaapta is a Bengali delicacy. It’s a sweet crepe or pancake filled with khoya, date palm jaggery, and coconut. It is a delicious treat of Makar Sankranti.

Paatishaapta Recipe

 

  1. Chikki

Chikki

Chikki is something that you must try once in your life and once you will have it, you will be addicted to its taste. Chikki is a typical dessert made of jaggery or caramelized sugar and dry fruits like cashews, peanuts, and almonds.

Chikki Recipe

 

  1. Sweet Pongal

Sweet Pongal

The best sweets for Sankranti are Rice and Jaggery. We can add cashews, raisins, cardamom and green gram dal to give you a great dessert. Sweet Pongal is a great sweet for Makar Sankranti.

Sweet Pongal Recipe

 

  1. Sooji Halwa

Suji Ka Halwa

Sooji Halwa is a Semolina thickened pudding that is made of milk, cream, and dry fruits. It is served as Prashad for friends and family.

Sooji Halwa Recipe

 

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