Maha Shivaratri 2020: 5 Quick and Easy Desserts

Maha Shivratri 2020 will be celebrated on 21st February this year and if you're a Shiva devotee, you might be preparing to observe a day long fast in the honour of Lord Shiva. Here are some amazing recipe you must try.

NDTV Cooks  |  Updated: February 20, 2020 12:33 IST

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Maha Shivaratri 2020: 5 Quick and Easy Desserts

Mahashivratri is a popular Hindu festival.

Highlights
  • Maha Shivratri 2020 will be celebrated on Friday, 21st February.
  • Devotees observe a day long fast in the honour of Lord Shiva.
  • Sweet, sweet Indian desserts play a big role on this day.

Maha Shivratri 2020 will be celebrated on Friday, 21st February this year and if you're a Shiva devotee, you might be preparing to observe a day long fast in the honour of Lord Shiva. There can be different types of fasts - many choose to go through the whole day without eating anything at all and even forgo water, while others go on a falahaar diet that includes fruits, nuts and milk. Some prefer special 'fasting food' that includes flour made of kuttu and singadha, potatoes, sabudana, aloo ki sabzi and dumplings made of sabudana and potatoes. Generally, ghee, not oil is used and spices like cumin, pepper and green chillies are allowed. All preparations are devoid of the usual salt and it's place, sendha namak is used.

Sweet, sweet Indian desserts play a big role on this day as well. We bring you five fuss-free, spectacular desserts that anyone can make!

Gur Aur Atte Ka Halwa
Recipe by: Meraj Ul Haque

An easy recipe with just five steps! Made with atta, jaggery and semolina, this dessert hits the spot like no other.
 

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Sabudana Kheer
Recipe by: Niru Gupta

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So easy, you can make this blindfolded. The star ingredient of this Mahashivaratri 2020 recipe is sabudana (tapioca) and it's no wonder why! It gives this recipe an amazing depth and flavour.
 


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Malpua
Recipe by: Kishore d Reddy

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A popular Indian dessert, Malpua is a thin, pancake like dessert that's pan-fried in ghee and dipped in syrup.
 
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Kaju ki Barfee
Recipe by: Niru Gupta

This diamond-shaped barfi is an all time favourite! You just need three ingredients to create this dessert and the result will be a delicious, edible work of art.
 
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Angoor Rabri
Recipe by: Niru Gupta

CommentsRich, creamy, decadent and of course, a must try on Mahashivratri 2020. To take this heavenly recipe to another level altogether, a blend of nuts and grapes is mixed in.
 
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Happy Mahashivratri 2020!



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