Though sitting thousands of miles away from India, we still try to celebrate all the festivals to make our son accustomed with our traditions and culture....!!!
These cold snowy winters make me so homesick.....!
Greatest thing I'm missing is the winter special food and preparations going on for "Festival of Lohri" back home.
I've decided that I'm gonna get my Nostalgia get better of me & thru' this post I am going to share the traditional food relished on the Festival of Lohri, 13th January.
The standard menu of the party is sizzling hot veggie pakoras, (all time favorite starters), lavish mustard curry (sarson saag) and cornflour flatbread (makki roti), Peanut or Sesame Brittle (Gud ki Gajjak), Til Bhugga Pinni (sesame balls in mlk) , last but not the lear Carrot Pudding (or Gajjar ka Halwa) .
I cook most of the the dinner and sweets at home and add to it the customary (Act II) popcorns in microwave and here we are - all geared up for Lohri celebrations with my family.
|Curried Mustard Greens !!!|
So go green - eat green and think green as green is synonymous with positivity.
Desi Ghee: 2 tsp (add more to taste)
Salt, Chilli, Turmeric: 1 tsp each
Garam Masala: 1 tsp
Paneer Cheese : 200 gms (optional)
Dry Red Chilli: 2 for garnishing
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