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Traditional dishes perfect for celebrating Basant Panchami

Published on Feb 12, 2024 12:52 PM IST
  • Basant Panchami is a time to celebrate the beauty of spring and enjoy the delicious flavours of traditional Indian cuisine.
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Basant Panchami, also known as Vasant Panchami, is not just a celebration of the arrival of spring but also a time to indulge in delicious traditional food. Whether you're indulging in a hearty meal of Sarson ka Saag and Makki ki Roti or savouring a sweet treat like Malpua, the food associated with Basant Panchami is sure to delight your taste buds and uplift your spirits.  expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 12, 2024 12:52 PM IST

Basant Panchami, also known as Vasant Panchami, is not just a celebration of the arrival of spring but also a time to indulge in delicious traditional food. Whether you're indulging in a hearty meal of Sarson ka Saag and Makki ki Roti or savouring a sweet treat like Malpua, the food associated with Basant Panchami is sure to delight your taste buds and uplift your spirits. 

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Yellow Moong Dal Halwa: A rich and indulgent dessert made with yellow moong dal, ghee, and sugar, and flavoured with cardamom, perfect for celebrating the arrival of spring. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 12, 2024 12:52 PM IST

Yellow Moong Dal Halwa: A rich and indulgent dessert made with yellow moong dal, ghee, and sugar, and flavoured with cardamom, perfect for celebrating the arrival of spring. (Shutterstock)

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Coconut Ladoo: Sweet balls made with grated coconut, condensed milk, and cardamom, a delicious treat to mark the auspicious occasion.(Pinterest) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Coconut Ladoo: Sweet balls made with grated coconut, condensed milk, and cardamom, a delicious treat to mark the auspicious occasion.(Pinterest)

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Saffron Rice (Kesari Bhaat): A fragrant and colourful rice dish made with saffron, cashews, and raisins, symbolizing the vibrancy of spring. (Sanjeev Kapoor (File Photo)) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 12, 2024 12:52 PM IST

Saffron Rice (Kesari Bhaat): A fragrant and colourful rice dish made with saffron, cashews, and raisins, symbolizing the vibrancy of spring. (Sanjeev Kapoor (File Photo))

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Malpua: A sweet and syrupy pancake made with flour, milk, and sugar, often enjoyed as a dessert during Basant Panchami celebrations. (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Malpua: A sweet and syrupy pancake made with flour, milk, and sugar, often enjoyed as a dessert during Basant Panchami celebrations. (File Photo)

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Puran Poli: A sweet flatbread made with lentils, jaggery, and cardamom, often prepared during Basant Panchami as a symbol of new beginnings. (File Photo) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
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Puran Poli: A sweet flatbread made with lentils, jaggery, and cardamom, often prepared during Basant Panchami as a symbol of new beginnings. (File Photo)

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Sarson Ka Saag with Makki Ki Roti: A classic Punjabi dish made with mustard greens and served with maize flour bread, a hearty and nutritious meal to enjoy during the festival. (Shutterstock) expand-icon View Photos in a new improved layout
Published on Feb 12, 2024 12:52 PM IST

Sarson Ka Saag with Makki Ki Roti: A classic Punjabi dish made with mustard greens and served with maize flour bread, a hearty and nutritious meal to enjoy during the festival. (Shutterstock)

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