Makar Sankranti, the festival of kites, til gud and more…

makar sankaranti special

makar sankaranti special

Makar Sankranti or Sankranti is the harvest festival celebrated across India as well as Nepal. In India, it has special significance as this is celebrated in different form in different regions of the country. It also signifies summer and the northward journey of Sun which is called ‘Uttarayan’.

Though celebrated throughout the country, in Maharashtra, it is celebrated for 3 consecutive i.e. ‘Bhogi’, ‘Sankrant’ and ‘Kinkrant’ respectively. This is done in honour of ‘Goddess Sankranti’ who killed the Demon on this day. Men often celebrate this festival by flying kites and participating in kite flying competition. Whereas women exchange Haldi Kumkum while also sharing til gud.

Why this festival is even more embraced is the reason that on this day, people exachange til gud and say the popular term – “tilgul kha god god bola”. Which translates to eat the Til Gud & speak sweet i.e. leave behind all the hatred/anger and be good to everyone. Thus, this festival emphasis the gesture of forgiveness and love, making this one of the most celebrated festival in India.

Along with the til gud, there are various other recipes made in Maharashtra during Makar Sankranti, Below we have listed some of these, do try them this Makar Sankranti.

 

Bhogichi Bhaji

 

Bhogichi Bhaji

Bhogichi Bhaji

 

Bajrichi Bhakri

 

Bajrichi Bhakri

Bajrichi Bhakri

 

Vangyache Bharit 

 

Vangyach Bharit

Vangyach Bharit

Tandlachi Bhakri

 

Tandalachi bhakri

Tandalachi bhakri

 

Masala Special Vangyache Bharit | Baingan Bharta

 

vangyache bharit

Vaangyache Bharit

 

Thecha | Thecha Recipe

 

Thecha

Thecha

Moong Dal Khichdi

 

Moong Dal Khichdi

Moong Dal Khichdi

 

Gol Papdi | How to Make Gol Papdi

 

Gul papdi

Gol papdi

 

Til Papdi | Til Patti Recipe

 

Til Papdi

Til papdi

Khaparpoli recipe

 

Khaparpoli Recipe

Khaparpoli Recipe

 

Til Kajuchya Satorya

 

Til kajuchya satorya

Til kajuchya satorya

 

Carrot Burfi

 

Carrot burfi

Carrot burfi

Carrot Halwa | Gajar Halwa

 

carrot halwa

Carrot halwa

 

 

Til Ladoo

 

Til Ladoo

Til Ladoo

 

Tilachi Vadi 

 

Tilachi Vadi

Tilachi Vadi

 

Tilache Ladoo

 

Tilache Ladoo

Tilache Ladoo

 

Puran Poli 

 

Puran Poli Recipe

Puran Poli Recipe

 





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