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Feed Little Krishna With These Recipes On Janmashtami

By: Sowmya Shekar
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Its time to celebrate Shri Krishna Janmashtami tomorrow i.e the 5th of September. Krishna Janmashtami falls in the month of shravana , krishna paksha and on ashtami i.e is the eight day after the full moon day. This is the important festival for the Hindus and also to the people who love lord krishna.

On this auspicious festival, there are certain rituals that needs to be performed. People undergo fasting the whole day and break the fast in the night after performing the puja.

Rituals Of Janmashtami

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Today, we shall tell you the recipes or the food items that are offered to the little Krishna.

Apart form these food items fruits, coconut is also kept as an offering to the little Krishna.

So, lets take a look at the foods items that little Krishna loves to eat.

Best Snacks To Break Your Fast On Janmashtam


Poha :

One recipe that you can never miss is Poha as this food is loved by the little krishna. There are different ways you can prepare poha. One can deep fry poha or you can soak it in water for some time and then cook it with chilli and coconut.



Yummy murukulu is prepared using butter, gram flour, chilli powder. This is one of the recipes that little Krishna would love to eat on his birthday.



Kodubale is a typical south Indian recipe. Kodubale is prepared using rice flour, chilli powder, om powder. Kodubale tastes yummy and spicy and is generally prepared for janmasthami. It is believed that the little Krishna loves to eat this dish.


Rava Laddo:

This the easy recipe and the important food item that one should prepare for Janmastami. The main ingredients for rava laddo is rava, cashews, ghee and sugar.



Panakam is a lime juice that is surely served as an offering to the lord Krishna.



Kosambari is a very simpel recipe that is prepared using moong dal. Panakam and kosambari are a must offering during any hindu festivals.


Kadabu :

The best sweet recipes for Krishna is kadabu. Kadabu is prepared used rice flour, grated coconut, sugar and ghee. Also kadabu is made as an offering for little Krishna.



The next sweet recipe that is offered to lord Krishna is the payasam.The seviya payasam tastes more yummy when seviya is cooked with milk and milk cream.


Jamoon :

You can surely prepare jamoon and offer it to lord Krishna as a neivdya on Krishna Janmashtami. This is one of the best loved food of little Krishna.



The next snack that one can prepare for krishna janmashtami would be chakli. Easy to make and awesome to taste. Do make this recipe for Krishna Janmashtami.


Fruit Salad:

While you are fasting , fruit salad is the best food you can eat. Fruit salad can also be served as an offering for the little Krishna.


Curd Rice:

It is believed that one should not eat rice on Krishna Janmashtami. Use poha instead of rice. You can mix it with curd and offer it to the lord.



Shankarpali is a sweet that you can try for this Janmashtami.


Besan ladoo:

Besan ladoo is prepared using besan flour, sugar and ghee. It is easy to prepare and less time cosmuning and one of the recipes that you can try for Krishna Janmashtami.


Coconut burfi:

Coconut barfi is prepared using grated coconut and ghee. It tastes yummy and a must try for this Krishna Janmashtami.

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Story first published: Friday, September 4, 2015, 12:57 [IST]
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