Janmashtami Recipes

Our Janmashtami Recipes section contains a variety of traditional Janmashtami recipes. Janmashtami is celebrated to mark the birth of Lord Krishna. Celebrate Janmashtami along with some delicious food. Try our easy recipes for Janmashtami.
Kaju Burfi
These diamond shaped pieces, decorated by silver foils isn't just interesting to look at but are also irresistible. Rich in cashew nuts, these sweets are in great demand during special occasions such as Diwali.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.7 / 10 (70 votes)
Aloo Chaat
Aloo Chaat is probably the easiest dish to make but it will be a grave mistake on your part to undermine its finger-lickingly good taste. The potatoes mixed with chaat masala and and tangy tamarind and mint chutney is an absolute treat for your taste buds.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.1 / 10 (56 votes)
Coconut Burfi
No matter you have a sweet tooth or not, you cannot say no to coconut burfi. Shredded coconut gives that crunchiness to the burfi while milk provides it with the smoothness. Any day, any occasion, this sweet will undoubtedly rank among the top desserts.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.5 / 10 (53 votes)
Sweet Lassi
For the typical Indian sweet tooth, there is no other beverage incommensurable to Sweet Lassi on a hot, sultry day or after a spicy meal. Fashioned in less than a minute, this icy, viscous drink is almost every Indian's answer to a parched throat.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.1 / 10 (57 votes)
Jeera Aloo
Who does not like aloo? Our heartiest thanks to the one who first discovered this veggie. this is the best known vegetable around the globe and it is definitely a comfort food. Out of the gazillion recipes of potato, jeera aloo is one of the most liked one. This dish couples well with rice as well as roti, and we can even gulp it down as a snack.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.0 / 10 (26 votes)
Khoya Burfi
Usually prepared using festivals like 'Bhai Dooj' and 'Janmashtami', making this sweet doesn't require much effort. Instead of soaking in a basket of chocolates, why don't you try these?

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.7 / 10 (17 votes)
Chena Murki
Chena Murki is a sugar-coated Bengali sweet in the shape of cubes made piquant by the drizzle of rose essence. A loved and popular sweet, this is a must try.

• Veg.    Rating: 6.1 / 10 (24 votes)
Sabudana Kheer
This Indian pudding is mostly made during festive seasons especially the Navratri celebrations when people keep fast. Soak tapioca pearls and add milk and cook. Adding cardamom powder will fill your kitchen with a mild delectable aroma. You can also add condensed milk to enrich the taste. Garnish with cashew nut and raisin.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.3 / 10 (15 votes)
Sabudana Khichdi
Sabudana khichdi is a dish that is associated with religious festivities in the country. It is quite popular during the Navratris and Janmashtami and can be made easily using simple ingredients.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 7.4 / 10 (16 votes)
Pista Burfi
Kaju burfis have been winning tummies and hearts for ages now. But sometimes, it isn't really a bad idea to slightly take a traditional recipe into your own hands and twist it around a little bit and make something equally delicious. So here's how you can make the same delectable burfi using pistas instead of cashews.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.7 / 10 (32 votes)
Paneer Pudina Pulao
Paneer Pudina Pulao is a delicious vegetarian rice recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Paneer Pudina Pulao by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   
Kuttu Paratha
This paratha/parotta belongs to the southernmost part of Indian and it has got many variants. The parathas we make or that are available in the market are cut into small pieces and this along with the other ingredients are mixed in a pan and fried. This is a famous street food in South India and if you want to make it at home, even then it is very easy to make.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (14 votes)
Makhaane Ki Kheer
Makhaane Ki Kheer is a tasty sweet dish that is made with lots of cream. Generally made during special occasions, this dish is a a trip to heaven for all those who have a sweet tooth. Garnished with lots of dry fruits and saffron strands this is a must-try delicacy.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Apple And Almond Halwa
Apple And Almond Halwa is a delightful mixture of apple and almonds to give out a different taste. Learn how to make/prepare Apple And Almond Halwa by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 5.6 / 10 (5 votes)
Kuttu Ki Puri
Unlike the conventional Poori, which is a great breakfast option, the Kuttu ki Puri is made of Buckwheat flour. The Kuttu ki Puri is popular during festivals like Janmashtami and Navratri.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Kanjeevaram Idli
Kanjeevaram Idli is a delicious Tamil Nadu idly recipe . Learn how to make/prepare Kanjeevaram Idli by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.6 / 10 (8 votes)
Vrat Ke Chawal
Usually consumed during the period of fasting, this Vrat Ke Chawal has all the nutrition necessary as well as the fact that it's delicious and filling on an empty stomach.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 8.1 / 10 (7 votes)
Vermicelli Kheer
vermicelli kheer is a very popular and delicious South Indian recipe. Learn how to make/prepare vermicelli kheer by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Kuttu Rajgiri Parathas
Kuttu Rajgiri Parathas is a very popular recipe. Learn How To Make Kuttu Rajgiri Parathas by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Banana Yogurt Shake
Banana Yogurt Shake is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Banana Yogurt Shake by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Singhar Ji Mithai
Singhar Ji Mithai is a delicious and yummy sweet for every occasion. Learn how to make/prepare Singhar Ji Mithai by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (1 vote)
Gopalkala is a delicacy that is especially prepared on the occasion of Janmashtami. Made with coconut and beaten rice, this dish is put inside the dahi handi. The tempering made with jeera, ginger and chillies imparts a distinct flavor to the dish

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 7.0 / 10 (2 votes)
Cashew Cake
Cashew Cake is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make/prepare Cashew Cake by following this simple & easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Salt Cheedai
Salt Cheedai is usually prepared on Janmashtami. Learn how to make/prepare Salt Cheedai by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.3 / 10 (3 votes)
Kesari Halwa
Kesari Halwa is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make Kesari Halwa by following this simple & easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.0 / 10 (1 vote)

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