Recipes Cooked, Photographed and Written by Praveena
Prep Time: ½ hr Cooking Time:1 hr Cuisine:SouthIndian
Sri Krishna Janmashtami, also known simply as Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu.
Hindus celebrate this festival by fasting, singing, praying together, preparing and sharing special foods, visiting Krishna/ Vishnu temples. Dressing up babies / young children as Krishna or Gopikas on Janmashtami festival is a popular Hindu tradition across the world.
Being so fond of my Indian culture and traditions, I enjoy dressing up and grooming my 3 children. My kids feel very much fascinated for being adorned as such 🙂
Here, I’m sharing with you, only few of the nayivedyam (food offering) I prepared on this auspicious day.
You can see my other Festive platters (with recipes) here : Vindhu Bhojanam / Festive Lunch
I prepared the above platter/bhojanam as an offering to Lord Shri Krishna on the occasssion of this festival.
This thali / platter has :
STARTER: Butter from Cow’s Milk
MAIN: Pulagam / Vegetable-Lentil Rice
ACCOMPANIMENT: Spiced Curd / Yogurt (homemade)
DESSERT: 1) Atukula Payasam / Poha Kheer / Milk Pudding with Rice Flakes 2) Atukulu / Poha Laddoo / Energy Balls with Flattened Rice Flakes
FRUIT: Fresh Sugarcane, Sliced Apple
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