Akshaya Tritiya falls on the third day of the month of Vaisakha and is considered as an auspicious day to invest or start a new venture. This year, Akshaya Tritiya, also known as Akha Teej, is being celebrated on April 18. The day of Akshaya Tritiya holds great significance for the Hindus and Jains. In addition to performing various rituals praying for blessings, the devotees also take part in the festivities by feasting on traditional delicacies. While traditionally, the day is observed by fasting and worshipping Lord Vishnu by offering him rice grains, no Indian festival is complete without a family get-together over lip-smacking delicacies.
Here are some recipes of healthy, traditional snacks that you can make for your loved ones, this Akshaya Tritiya.
A deep fried snack made of rice flour, gram flour, wheat flour or a mixture of lentil flours, it is just what you need in the evening to satiate your hunger!
Lauki Halwa or Dudhi is a sweet Indian dessert made of bottle gourd. While many are not fond of the vegetable, the dish is said to be really delicious. Scrumptious and simple, you will enjoy making it with this recipe!
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Gujia is a sweet dumpling mainly made on Holi, but it is also quite popular on Akshay Tritya. Made with all purpose flour covering, it is stuffed with mawa and dry fruits which adds a delicious tangy twist to it.
A mouth watering and popular Indian dessert, Malpua is a pancake prepared with refined flour and milk, deep fried in oil, dunked in sugar syrup and garnished with dry fruits. It is very easy and quick to make. Malpua is a classic sweet dish made on festive or celebratory occasions.
What are your thoughts on the recipes, and which delicious dish would you like to prepare this time around? Tell us in the comments below.