Makar Sankranti is the festival to celebrate the winter harvest and relish warm meals. With the festival right around the corner, here are 7 delicious recipes to devour-
Halwa is a classic winter dish to satiate your sugar cravings. Whether it’s made of carrot or flour, Halwa is the quintessential feel-good meal in every Indian household. Halwa can easily be prepared in a span of 30 minutes. Top it off with some dry fruits to amp up the dish and make it more nutritious.
2. Til Ladoo
Made with sesame seeds, jaggery and other key ingredients, til ladoos are a classic sweet item to enjoy and bring in the festival of Makar Sankranti. Til ladoos are packed with nutrients and are an ideal vegan dish to prepare.
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3. Murmura Ladoo
Ladoos come in all shapes, forms, and sizes. From besan ladoos to motichoor, ladoos are a staple during every festival. Murmura ladoos are flavourful bits of puffed rice, enjoyed best as a sweet surprise with Makar Sankranti gifts.
4. Peanut Chikki
A popular sweet dish enjoyed during Lohri, Pongal and Makar Sankranti, peanut chikki is the ultimate winter delicacy to chomp on. The dish is packed with the ample benefits of peanuts.
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5. Til Chikki
If you’re a fan of chikkis, this sesame seed variant of the sweet dish is perfect to enjoy as a quick sugary snack during work hours.
6. Puran Poli
Puran Poli comes right from the state of Maharashtra, packed with flatbread and moong dal, or lentil. The poli is topped with a drizzle of ghee and served hot, making it an ideal savoury dish to commemorate the festival.
7. Dalia Pongal
A must-have in the southern parts of the country, this dish is often prepared during the winter festive season. Dalia Pongal is enjoyed by all, be it kids or adults.