Makar Sankranti Sweet Recipes

Makar Sankranti is all about prayers, blessings from elders, good food and not to forget sweets. Check out our hand picked collection of Makar Sankranti sweet recipes. Read them and learn how to make Makar Sankranti sweet.
Sweet Pongal
A typical sweet served at festivals in the South of India, the pongal's richness and sweetness matches any festival. The addition of cashew and raisins makes this desert even more lovable.

• Veg.   • Average    Rating: 8.7 / 10 (10 votes)
Gokul Pithe
Another important aspect of the famous 'Durga Puja' festival is the mouth-watering desserts served at food stalls during this time. You might have tried Gulab Jamuns and Rasgullas, but your next priority should ideally be Gokul Pithe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Til Laddoo
Til Laddoo is mostly associated with Makar Sankranti which is also named as Til Sankranti by some communities, and on that day it is a ritual to have this laddoo. Sesame (black or white) is mixed with jaggery and made into small rounds. The flavor of jaggery and sesame blend together to give a mild yet lingering taste.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 6.5 / 10 (13 votes)
Payesh
Any festival or birthday or get together or a craving for sweets, payesh fits the bill perfectly. You must be familiar with this if you are a Bengali, but if you are not even then you can be sure that this dessert will satisfy your sweet tooth. All you need is rice, milk, cardamom, jaggery and your favorite dry fruits for garnishing.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 9.5 / 10 (10 votes)
Til Burfi
Til Burfi is a very popular recipe. Learn how to make Til Burfee by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy    Rating: 10.0 / 10 (3 votes)
Til Poli
Til poli is a delicacy made especially during the festivals of Makar Sankranti & Pongal. Learn how to make/prepare Til Poli by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Easy   
Mooger Puli
Mooger Puli is a popular Bengali sweet made of sweet potatoes and dal. Learn how to make/prepare Mooger Puli by following this easy recipe.

• Veg.   • Average   

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