Happy Janmashtami: List of sweet dishes to celebrate Lord Krishna’s birthday
Janmashtami is said to be celebrated on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksha. Lord Krishna is known to be a massive fan of sweets. Here are the sweet dishes to celebrate Janmashtami today (August 11) and tomorrow
Rasamalai is a dessert made using milk, dry fruits and paneer. You can garnish the dish with a few strands of kesar.
Meva ka laddoo is made of ghee, wheat flour, dry fruits and jaggery. It is believed that Meva ka laddoo is offered to Lord Krishna’s mother to give energy post pregnancy.
Shrikhand is a special sweet dish. It is made of yogurt, sugar and cardamom powder. This dish is mostly prepared in Maharashtra and Gujarat during the Janmashtami day
Kheer is another sweet dish made on Janmashtami. It is prepared using Jaggery, milk, sugar, dry fruits. The other three options you can use in kheer are rice, lauki and vermicelli.
Kalakand is made with full cream milk, sugar and dry fruits. In this recipe, milk is heated and thickened. Then sugar and dry fruits are added to it. Later it will be cut into small square pieces.
Panchamrit is made of milk, curd, honey, ghee and sugar. It is considered as an important part of any puja or offering made to the Gods.