Must try Lohri Recipes
Lohri is always been among the lively and fun festivals and people celebrate the same with full zeal and excitement. The key to this festival is the bonfire as people gather around that, sing songs, dance to their favourite tunes and enjoy delicious and good meals. Gifts are been exchanged and the first Lohri of a new bride or a newborn child is considered as very auspicious and promising. Whether you have any plans this year to celebrate this festival or not, there is definitely no reason needed to enjoy the scrumptious Lohri recipes and food meals and enjoy with full zeal, happiness, love and life.
- Saag – It is a delicious leafy based Indian curry that is normally eaten with Makki ki Roti. Being healthy and nutritious, it is made up from the right blend of mustard leafs, spinach, Rapini, garlic and ginger.
- Makki ki Roti – It is among the most famous foods especially eaten in Punjab during winter months in the Northern India. Traditionally eaten with Saag, this Indian style corn flour bread is healthy, soft and fresh.
- Peanut Chikki – A very famous Indian snack especially eaten during winters, it is made up from jaggery instead of sugar. Also known and popular from other names like Sing chikki, moongfali chikki, gachak, sengdana chikki or homemade peanut bar, it is made up from jaggery and groundnuts. Perfect to satisfy the sweet tooth, chikki is a great homemade food gift as well simply going to be loved by people.
- Til ladoo – It is another famous sweet that is made especially during Makar Sakranti and Lohri. Made up from Sesame seeds, the ladoos are good in taste, and helps to stay away from cold during winters by keeping body warm.
- Meethe Chawal – It is a famous Punjabi rice dish and includes saffron to make it even tastier and simply delicious. To add on the taste, you can put lots of ghee in it.
- Gajar Da Halwa – This carrot pudding is indeed very popular and simply loved by people to consume. Make this Lohri even more special by going for it and all you need is grated carrots, full cream milk, sugar, cardamom powder, dry fruits, and whipped cream.
- Masala Gobhi – Are you one of them who is not a big fan of sweets? Well, no issue and try out some deliciously prepared Masala Gobhi this time with fresh homemade chappatis. Quick and fast to make, the dish is flavourful and made in home on regular basis.
- Coconut Burfi – Try some homemade fresh coconut burfi made up from coconut, condensed milk and cardamom powder. A quick and delicious dessert to eat up, it is indeed very simple to prepare and loved by almost everyone.
- Mix Pakore – No festival is complete without eating few salty snacks and mix pakore are perfect for any of the occasion. Made up from different vegetables like potato, onion, cauliflower, brinjal, spinach and more, they are mouth watering and must to have this time.
Wishing everyone a wonderful and happy Lohri and a prosperous New Year 2018!