A quick, easy and delicious halwa often cooked in Indian homes. Sooji Halwa is often made for an auspicious occasion or a pooja. It could also be a festive occasion like Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi or ...
27 years, living in North India I thought I had eaten, tasted and smelled all versions of dishes made with gram flour (besan). But I came across a not-so-common yet delightful Besan Prasad, the recipe ...
A Punjabi sweet offering served in Gurdwaras. Kadha prashad is also served during the ceremony of Amrit Sanchar. It is a traditional halwa made with whole wheat flour.
Janmashtmi will be celebrated by Hindus across India on 14th August to commemorate the birthday of Lord Krishna. On the holy occasion, prasad or Naivedyam plays a significant role in the prayers during Janmashtami puja.
The Golden Temple, as Amritsars Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib is popularly known, is the holiest of Gurudwaras of the Sikhs.
Ravi Shankar Prasad, the Minister for Communication and Information Technology said at a recent event in Delhi that India needs to have a good network of hospitals which are affordable to the common man."One of ...
Prepared by 600-700 cooks and relished by about 50,000 pilgrims, the lavish 'Mahaprasad' served at the Jagannath Temple has retained its appeal amongst devotees for ages.
Here are the nine manifestations of Goddess Durga that are worshiped on each day of Navratri and the bhog or prasad that is specially prepared for them to seek their blessings..
The third manifestation of Durga is Goddess Chandraghanta. She is depicted as a fierce 10-armed Goddess and is worshiped on the third day of Navratri,
The main ingredient of Puliyogare is tamarind, a rice dish which is a hot favourite in South India. Puliyogare is also a popular temple food that is offered at 'Temple prasad'.
As long as mithai remains synonymous with nutrition (pinnis), devotion (prasad) and festivity (gujiya and motichur laddoo), this is one sweet tradition that is in no immediate danger of being supplanted by imports from overseas.
The second day of Navratra is dedicated to Goddess Brahmacharini.According to Hindu scriptures, she is depicted as a simple ascetic goddess who is far from the material pleasures of the world.
Ashtami is dedicated to the eight manifestation of Goddess Durga - Maa Mahagauri.