Janmashtami Recipes

Maharashtrian Gopalkala Recipe (Curd Poha With Fruits)

Maharashtrian Gopalkala Recipe (Curd Poha With Fruits)

Monday, 23 January 2017 00:17

Gopalkala is a beaten rice recipe mixed with curd, pomegranate and cucumber. Gopalkala is a prashad recipe that is specially made on Krishna Janmashtami. In Maharashtrian households, mothers make gopalkala with seasonal fruits to feed it to kids. This bean rice poha with fruits in curd, can be served for breakfast or as an afterschool snack. Here are other poha recipes to try Healthy Vegetable Poha Cutlet Recipe Aval Kesari Recipe Matar Poha Recipe (Flattened Rice Stir Fry with Green Peas) Khara Avalakki Recipe (Karnataka Style Poha)
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Atukula Ladoo | Sweetened Poha Energy Balls Recipe

Atukula Ladoo | Sweetened Poha Energy Balls Recipe

Wednesday, 07 December 2016 00:17

Atukula Laddu are the Sweetened Poha Energy Balls which is a healthy option for the Mithai lovers, made using poha (Flattened rice), ghee and jaggery. Atukula Laddu is an easy-to-make laddoo and is sure to delight your taste buds. Kids will love it too. It is made in South India during the festival of Janmashtmi. Serve Atukula Ladoo | Sweetened Poha Energy Balls Recipe along with masala chai during evenings. Here are a few more similar recipes to try Healthy Oatmeal Energy Bar With Dates & Nuts Recipe Millet Energy Bites With Almonds, Dates And Coconut Recipe Date Brownie Energy Bars Recipe Peanut Butter and Chocolate Oatmeal Bars Recipe
Tamil Nadu Style Milagu Thattai Recipe (Peppered Dal-Rice Fritters)

Tamil Nadu Style Milagu Thattai Recipe (Peppered Dal-Rice Fritters)

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:51

Tamil Nadu Style Milagu Thattai Recipe is the Peppered dal-rice fritter recipe. Milagu Thattai is a flat savoury fried traditional snack that is a part of the Krishna Janmashtami festival menu. This popular crispy snack can be made in different flavours. Adding soaked channa dal and sesame seeds brings extra crunch and texture to this savoury snack. This Milagu Thattai recipe keeps good in an airtight container for 4-5 days. Tamil Nadu Style Milagu Thattai Recipe (Peppered dal-rice fritters) is a gluten free snack and is a perfect accompaniment to filter coffee on a rainy day. If you like this recipe, here are more similar recipes Baked Masala Dal Vada Recipe Keerai Vadai Recipe (Spinach & Bengal Gram Fritters) Oats and Rajma Cutlet Recipe - A Delicious Tea Time Snack Moong Dal Vada Recipe
Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai Recipe

Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai Recipe

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:00

Seepu Seedai is a popular South Indian Snack that resembles pebbles and is very popularly prepared during the festive seasons. This gluten free fried snack just melts in the mouth, and is made widely during Janmashtami. There are so many different varieties of seedai and this recipe of Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai is a Chettinadu recipe where the seedai dough is made using freshly extracted coconut milk. Special Seepu Seedai press is used to shape the seedai. Seepu in Tamil language means comb. As the seedai have comb-like line impressions on them, it is called Seepu Seedai. If you do not have a Seepu Seedai press you can try shaping them using your finger and giving the line impressions on them using a fork.  Serve the Classic Chettinad Seepu Seedai during tea parties or as a snack during festivals. Other Tea time snacks that you can try are: Mint and Coriander Spicy Multigrain Cracker Recipe Ribbon Pakoda Recipe Oats and Rajma Cutlet Recipe  
Radhaballabhi Recipe (Bengali Stuffed Poori With Spiced Urad Dal)

Radhaballabhi Recipe (Bengali Stuffed Poori With Spiced Urad Dal)

Thursday, 11 August 2016 00:29

Radhaballabhi is a famous Bengali Recipe commonly prepared for Breakfast. Radhaballabhi is usually prepared with urad dal and spices for festive occasion like Krishna Janmashtami. It is a slightly sweeter poori in taste than kachoris. When I was searching for some crispy breakfast, I stumbled upon this stuffed puris. Prepare this Radhaballabhi and pair it with Aloo Dum for a fulfilling breakfast. Explore more festive recipes here Gopalkala Recipe (Janmashtami Special) Aval Payasam Recipe (Sweet Flattened Rice Pudding) Vellai Seedai or Cheedai (A Gokulashtami Recipe) Uppu Seedai or Salted Cheedai (A Gokulashtami Recipe)
Methi Corn Dal Vada Recipe

Methi Corn Dal Vada Recipe

Saturday, 06 August 2016 00:59

Methi Corn Dal Vada recipe is a beautiful twist to the regular vada recipe. Vada is a traditional Indian recipe and is commonly prepared for a festive brunch, lunch or as a tea time snack. They differ in their way of preparation according to each region. The addition of methi and corn with dal for vada makes it more nutritious and protein rich. Prepare this vada for breakfast and pair it with Pongal. Else, prepare them as a tea time snack and enjoy it over a cup of Masala chai. Serve Methi Corn Dal Vada recipe warm with Mysore chutney or any chutney of your choice. If you like this recipe, dig into more of our vada recipes here Medu Vada Recipe (Traditional Fried Urad Vada Using Vada Maker) Cabbage Onion Vada Recipe Aloo Vada Recipe - Batata Vada / Deep Fried Potato Patties Multigrain Paneer Dahi Vada Recipe
Milk Peda Recipe

Milk Peda Recipe

Sunday, 31 July 2016 00:21

Milk Peda is a traditional Indian sweet that is loved by all since ages. In today's world where many fancy sweets have captured the sweet shops, peda has it's own traditional significance, as they say whenever there's a good news in family, peda is the first thing that is served to all in terms of celebration. Serve Milk Peda to your friends and family during festivals and special occasions. If you like this recipe, you can also try other dessert recipes such as Instant Kalakand Aval Payasam Easy Coconut Ladoo Stuffed With Pistachios  
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Thengai Poli Recipe (Coconut Filled Sweet Flatbread)

Thengai Poli Recipe (Coconut Filled Sweet Flatbread)

Tuesday, 10 November 2015 00:58

Thengai Poli Recipe is a classic sweet Indian flatbread stuffed with a filling of coconut and jaggery. Also known as Obbattu in Karnataka, this recipe makes it a little more wholesome and healthy by replacing some of the maida with whole wheat. While this lends it a slightly coarse or grainy texture, it is still delicious and has the deeply satisfying flavours of palm jaggery soaked coconut, flattened between layers of flatbread. It can be made for festivals such as Diwali, Navratri or even Janmashtami. Browse through the section on Indian Sweets And Mithais to find other festive recipes for Indian desserts like Rava Ladoo, Rich & Delicious Shahi Tukda and a Ragi & Whole Wheat Halwa.
Instant Kalakand Recipe (Indian Festive Sweet Recipe)

Instant Kalakand Recipe (Indian Festive Sweet Recipe)

Friday, 18 September 2015 00:51

Kalakand is a delicious milk fudge cake that is very popularly made in India during the festival season. Kalakand is an popular Indian sweet made out of solidified, sweetened milk and cottage cheese. It is a rich sweet made from concentrated milk called Khoya and homemade Paneer called Chhena. This is a quick and instant recipe of Kalakand that you can make for the festivities or any other special occation in the family.
Easy Coconut Ladoo Stuffed With Pistachios Recipe

Easy Coconut Ladoo Stuffed With Pistachios Recipe

Wednesday, 16 September 2015 10:08

Easy Coconut Ladoo Stuffed With Pistachios Recipe is a quick and easy recipe for preparing coconut ladoos which are a universal favourite during the festive season. The basic recipe for coconut ladoos used here is so simple, it can be prepared in no time add all. The addition of a few drops of rose syrup pistachio stuffing gives it an added texture and flavour. Make these small, bite-sized to serve as a delicate sweet when guests visit for festivals, or make them larger for a truly indulgent Indian sweet dish.

South Indian Thali Meal - Janmashtami Special (#SaturdayLunch)

Friday, 04 September 2015 12:30

Saturday, this week, we mark the auspicious day of Janmashtami with a delicious South Indian Thali spread. This week, we don’t have the usual 3-course dinner, but a lavish range of some of the most festive South Indian meals fit to be in your thali. Have you also checked out our special picks of sweet meats and snacks for the festival?
Published in Weekend Specials
Gopalkala Recipe (Janmashtami Special)

Gopalkala Recipe (Janmashtami Special)

Friday, 04 September 2015 00:45

The Gopalkala Recipe is a popular offering to Lord Krishna on Janmashtami. Gopalkala is a savory dish made of beaten rice, cucumbers, green chilies, coconut and the tempering is done using ghee. The Gopalkala Recipe is just like curd rice, the only difference is beaten rice is used. Gopalakala not just a scrumptious dish but is also very nutritive, this can be prepared in 5 minutes
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Janmashtami Special- 3 Course North Indian Thali with Recipes (#Janmashtami)

Wednesday, 02 September 2015 00:49

Krishna Janmashtami marks the birth of the Hindu deity Krishna, who's considered to be the eighth avatar of Vishnu. Janmashtami is celebrated on the eighth day of the Krishna Paksha in the month of Bhadrapad according to the Hindu calendar. The way this festival is celebrated differs from region to region. Dramatic potrayal of the life of Krishna, happen in the regions of Mathura and Vrindavan. While the Rasa lila depicts the flirtatious aspects of Krishna; Dahi Handi depicts his playful and mischievous side and is followed in the regions around Maharashtra.
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9 Indian Recipes To Make This Krishna Janmashtami (Gokulashtami)

Tuesday, 01 September 2015 11:22

Celebrated on the eighth day or Ashtami of the month of Krishna Paksha, Krishna Janmashtami or Gokulashtami is the celebration of the birth of Krishna. It is usually celebrated by fasting until midnight, which is believed to be the birth time of Krishna. In Maharashtra Dahi-Handi or the communal breaking of the pot of curd is a popular way to celebrate, bringing friends and family together in a competitive spirit. A similar activity called Uriadi is practices in Tamil Nadu. All over South India, people worship images of the infant Krishna, visit temples and offer prayer and devotional music at midnight.
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Vellai Seedai or Cheedai (A Gokulashtami Recipe)

Vellai Seedai or Cheedai (A Gokulashtami Recipe)

Thursday, 22 August 2013 10:01

Vellai Seedai or Cheedai is a traditional recipe made during the festival of Krishna Jayanthi also known as Gokulashtami, or Janmashtami. This festival is the most popular festivals amongst the Hindus. The Uppu Seedai (Salted Crisp Rice Marbles) and the Vellai Seedai (Sweet Rice Marbles) are made on this special festival for the Lord Krishna. Here are more festival recipes to try Radhaballabhi Recipe  Mullu Murukku (Chakkali Recipe ) Gopalkala Recipe (Janmashtami Special) Easy Coconut Ladoo Stuffed With Pistachios Recipe  
Semiya Payasam/Kheer Recipe (Sweet Vermicelli Pudding)

Semiya Payasam/Kheer Recipe (Sweet Vermicelli Pudding)

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 14:47

Semiya Payasam is a simple, yet delicious and festive pudding made of vermicelli and flavored with cardamom and/or saffron. Usually a staple on occasions like Tamizh/Tamil new year and Onam where a feast is cooked, and this payasam is served as dessert. It is yet another simple and quick recipe that has surprisingly wonderful results. Make if for the next festival you celebrate or even for your family and friends after a festive meal together. Serve the Semiya Payasam as a party dessert for any festive occasion.  You can also try some of these other payasam recipes the next time you cook for family and friends: Badam/Almond Kheer, Goan Manganem  Pheni Kheer.  
Uppu Seedai or Salted Cheedai (A Gokulashtami Recipe)

Uppu Seedai or Salted Cheedai (A Gokulashtami Recipe)

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 14:21

Uppu Seedai or Cheedai is a traditional recipe made during the festival of Krishna Jayanthi also known as Gokulashtami, or Janmashtami. This festival is the most popular festivals amongst the Hindus. The Uppu Seedai (Salted Crisp Rice Marbles) and the Vellai Seedai (Sweet Rice Marbles) are made on this special festival for the Lord Krishna. Here are more recipes for the festivals Maharashtrian Gopalkala Recipe (Curd Poha With Fruits) Aval Payasam Recipe  Instant Kalakand Recipe (Indian Festive Sweet Recipe) Semiya Payasam
Aval Payasam Recipe (Sweet Flattened Rice Pudding)

Aval Payasam Recipe (Sweet Flattened Rice Pudding)

Wednesday, 21 August 2013 14:20

Aval Payasam is a traditional kheer or pudding made of flattened rice especially on the occasion of Gokulashtami or Janmashtami Krishna Jayanthi. Poha or flattened rice is the main ingredient and it comes together in no time at all, making it a good option for dessert in instances when you have unexpected guests or are pinched for time the day before a festival. SOme other popular Gokulashtami favourites include Bobbatu/Obbatu, Coconut Burfi and Vellai Seedai.
Thattai Recipe (Crispy South Indian Savory Crackers)

Thattai Recipe (Crispy South Indian Savory Crackers)

Tuesday, 26 February 2013 12:26

Thattai Recipe is a delicious and easy to make crispy South Indian Savory Crackers. They are an irresistible south Indian savory snack that are an integral part of most south indian festivals especially Gokulashtami. You can even make these and serve then as tea time snack when you have friends over or just for yourself too. Here are more snack recipes to try Bengali Beetroot And Raw Banana Chop Recipe (Spiced Cutlet Recipe) Chettinad Podalangai Vadai Recipe  Nucchinunde / Nucchina Unde Recipe  Vazhaipoo Vadai Recipe (Banana Flower Fried Savoury Snack)
Kerala Style Nei-Appam/Unniyappam Recipe (Coconut Banana Fritters Recipe )

Kerala Style Nei-Appam/Unniyappam Recipe (Coconut Banana Fritters Recipe )

Tuesday, 05 February 2013 15:09

Kerala Style Nei-Appam/Unniyappam Recipe (Coconut Banana Fritters Recipe ) is a delicious dish prepared during the festival in Kerala. This crispy appam or fritter is a famous Palakkad sweet made with bananas and rice flour batter, that is a favorite among children. Serve the Kerala Style Nei-Appam/Unniyappam Recipe (Coconut Banana Fritters Recipe ) as a Tea time snack or even as a school snack box for kids. If you are looking for more Kerala Recipes here are some :  Kerala Avial Recipe (Mixed Vegetables in Coconut) Kerala Style Pazham Pori Recipe (Banana Fry) Kerala Style Appam Recipe (Fermented Rice Pancakes With Coconut)

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