Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Makar Sankranti Special Recipes


Today is an auspicious day as 'Makar Sankranti' is celebrated today in different parts of India. It is a harvest festival which marks the harvest season and is celebrated as Lohri and Maghi in Punjab, Pongal in Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh and Bihu in Assam.

Makar sankranti is celebrated in the last day of bengali month 'poush'so called as 'poush sankranti.On this special day mothers and grandmothers usually prepare home-made sweets like Patishapta Pithe, Puli pithe, doodh puli and so many other varieties of pithe and puli.The specialites of this sweets are, these are made of rice flour and with inner filling made of coconut.I still remember those days of my childhood when my mother used to make all kinds of pithe and puli for us.I miss them here in Banglore. Today I have tried to make some which I learnt from maa.It came out nice but obviously not like her ones. Here I want to share those with all of you.

3 comments:

Siddhartha Ghosh said...

Chotobelar katha mone porlo. Keep it up.

Arundhuti said...

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Priti said...

The spread is very nice dear....looks wonderful

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