Janmashtami Special: 5 Irresistible Sweets You Can Make For Krishna Ji
Updated : August 25, 2021 14:08 IST
Janmashtami 2021: Try these desserts and enjoy this festivity with your family.
Krishnashtami or Janmashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu. To honour Lord Krishna's birth, people observe fast and stay awake till midnight, singing devotional songs and eating Krishna Ji's favourite mithais. So we bring here some recipes to celebrate the religious swing.
Aval Puttu is one of the simplest sweets you can make at home to offer Lord Krishna. It is made using jaggery, grated coconut, and seasoned with chopped cashews. You can also use jaggery syrup (instead of jaggery) as it increases the taste and shelf life of the puttu. You can consume puttu for up to 2-3 days.
Basundi is a special recipe that is similar to the kheer and rabri. Do you know that this dessert hails from the state of Maharashtra? It is made with soaked rice, cooked with condensed milk and chopped nuts for the crunchy flavour. This delicious recipe is served chilled and is relished by all dessert lovers.
This meethi mathri is prepared with maida (refined flour), sugar syrup, ghee and garnished with silver varak for richness. It is not so sweet but gets melted in your mouth tenderly. So, if you haven’t tried meethi mathri yet, let's make it at this Janmashtami.
This sweet is prepared with grated coconut, condensed milk, sugar, ghee, nuts and flavoured with cardamom. It is a simple and lip-smacking dessert recipe prepared quickly, easily, and loved by everyone. You can either make them in a laddu or barfi form with fresh or dried coconut. Check out how to make this at home.
This version of rice is made with sugar, jaggery, saffron, cardamom powder, and kewra essence. In addition, it is filled with chopped nuts giving a pleasing aroma and mouth-watering taste.
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Here are a few common prasad's that you may make at home and serve to Krishna during the midnight puja ceremonies, which involve bathing Krishna's idol in honey, milk, and water and clothing him in new poshak.