5 Delicious Basant Panchami Dishes to Celebrate the Festival of Spring

By Team LatestlyFebruary 05, 2022
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Kesar Sheera Poori

Sheera or sooji ka halwa is a common traditional Indian pudding made with semolina, ghee, sugar, cashews and raisins. For Basant Panchami, mix Kesar (saffron).

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Zarda Rice

An important dish of Basant Panchami is Zarda rice or 'meethe chawal.' It is prepared with basamati rice, nuts, saffron and sugar.

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Known as one of the healthiest and yummiest snacks, Dhokla is prepared with a fermented batter of rice and chana dal.

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Boondi Ladoo

Boondi Ladoo are the sweet spherical dessert dish made by combining (boondi)-- tiny bits of fried and sugar-soaked batter made with gram flour or besan.

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Kesar Kheer

Counted as one of the top mouth-watering milk items, Kheer is prepared by boiling milk, sugar or jaggery, rice, dry fruits and cardamom.

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