The month of May brings with it sweltering heat, but it also ushers in some glorious Indian festivals such as Akshaya Tritiya. Celebrated at 3rd of May as the Jain festival of spring, this is also called Akti or Akha Teej. If you want to discover the best of these festivities, how about making a storm with some special Akha Teej recipes? So, on the third tenth of the month of Vaisakha, we bring your recipes to Doodhiya Kheech, Gur ki Galvani and more.
Rajasthani Khichda with Imli ka Amlana
A dish that is a staple for Akka Teej or Akshaya Tritiya, this is a healthy meal in its own right. The best part is that, unlike most festival foods, this doesn’t threaten to ruin your diet. It is low in calories and yet provides you with an abundance of protein. It is also rich in iron, fiber and enriched with folic acid. The khichda is combined with Imli ka Amlana, which is best enjoyed in hot weather, as it is a cooling and delicious drink. You will need tamarind pulp to make these.
Although this dish is widely prepared in several states, the Doodhiya Kheech first originated in Udaipur. If you’re curious about the name, the term Kheech refers to the mushy texture of this dish which is in fact similar to a kheer in other parts of India. You need basic ingredients like wheat, milk, nuts, ghee and a sweetener like cane sugar or sugar. Watch how to make this dish today-
This is another dish often made in Rajasthan on the occasion of Akshaya Tritiya. It’s an excellent dish that will help you beat the heat of the summers with the sweetness of gur or jaggery. Whether the kids have been busy flying kites or eagerly looking forward to lunch, jaggery galvani wants to make you happy!
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