Karva Chauth is a one-day festival celebrated by women in Northern India, in which married women fast from sunrise to moonrise for the safety and longevity of their husbands. Women begin preparing for Karva Chauth a few days in advance, by buying cosmetics (shringar), traditional adornments or jewelry, and puja items, such as the Karva lamps, matthi, henna and the decorated puja thali. This Karwa Chauth prepare Karwa Chauth special recipes with Lakshmi Recipes.
With the onset of the festive season we present to you an authentic recipe of an ancient and traditional sweet dish of India, the maal pua with rabri. The combination of milky pancakes soaked in chashini and coated with rabri is just mouth-watering.
Phirni is a milk and rice desert having it's origin in Punjab. Usually served in earthen clay bowls phirni is among the must have deserts of the Punjabi cuisine.
Besan ka laddu is an easy and delicious festive delight. These laddus are loved by people of all ages.
Mathri are an all time favorite snack item with evening tea. Accompanied with hari and meethi chutney they are a tasty snack for satisfying sudden hunger pangs.
Pitha is a spicy dish made from rice flour and spice bengal gram, eaten generally for breakfast or snack with tea. This dish has its origin in Bangladesh and is a favorite cuisine in the North-eastern region of India.
A wholesome kadhi that is made up from soaked and grinded bengal gram or chana dal. It tastes entirely different from the known besan ki kadhi. It is famous across Bihar, Jharkhand and Uttar Pradesh.
Besan ki Kadhi is a special dish of India prepared from gram flour. Crispy besan pakoras soaked in slightly tangy besan gravy make up a mouth watering dish that goes well with both steamed rice and chapatis.
Maal Pua is an Indian sweet dish, which is maida pancake soaked in sugar syrup served in combination with rabri or fresh cream.
Ata and Dry Fruits are ball shaped sweets famous across the Indian sub-continent since ages. Prepared on festivals they are served as prasad and form a healthy and nutritious sweet snack. They can be preserved for long and can be carried along on long tours.
Mathris are an all time favorite snack item with evening tea. These Ata Ki Mathris are more relished with spicy and tangy aam ka achaar. They are a tasty snack for satisfying sudden hunger pangs and for carrying along on long tours.
Kesar Badaam Burfi or Kesar Almonds Burfi or Almonds Katli or Badaam Katli is a traditional, tasty, rich in taste, healthy and sweet Indian Delicacy that can be prepared easily and quickly for vrats, fastings, pooja, festivals aor any spacial occasion.
A special, rich and creamy dessert that is loaded with nutrition from milk, various nuts and dry fruits is Dry Fruits Pudding or Mewa Pudding or Mewe Ki Kheer or Dry Fruits Ki Kheer or Kaju Badaam Ki Kheer. This special pudding or kheer can be prepared for vrats or fastings, festivals or any special occasion.
Be it any festival, vrat or fast or some special occasion, the Peanuts Halwa or Mungfali Ka Halwa or Ground Nut Halwa or Badaam Ka Halwa is an all time favorite dish for such celebrations.
A sweet delicacy that can be made easily from freshly made paneer or chhena and milk is Paneer Ki Kheer or Chhena Ki Kheer or Chhena Payas or Paneer Pudding. The mild flavor of crushed cardamom enhances its taste to the next level.
A favorite and filling dish famous to be served as breakfast of snack dish along with aloo dum curry, chutney or achaar is Ata Ka Pitha. It is extremely healthy because of its high protein, carbohydrate and fibre content and is prepared without the use of any oil.