January 7, 2024Republic Lifestyle Desk

Makar Sankranti 2023: Prasad to offer to Sun God

Jaggery Gur or jaggery is known to be a Surya Dev's favourite food. Therefor, many dishes in the Makar Sankranti spread have profuse use of jaggery.

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Dark red kidney beans Dark red kidney beans, type of legume that are kidney-shaped and dark-reddish brown in colour. They are a member of the legume family and are known for their nutrient density.

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Red fruits The red is Sun's fondest hue. Thus, there is an inclination towards red fruits. So, think of fresh red fruits such as apples, pomegranates, red bananas, red berries and so on.

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Light red kidney bean The Light red kidney bean, vibrant-colored member of the legume family, offering nutrient density, mild flavor and a creamy texture that performs well.

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Saffron Resonating with the colour of the Sun God, saffron or kesar is another food he likes a lot. So, one may prepare the decadent traditional Indian dishes such as kesari kheer, basundi, kesari.

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Red pulses The sun represents fire, and red is his choicest hue. So many suggest to offer him red pulses or food made with them.

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Wheat Wheat is another choice food of the Sun God. Thus, in many parts of India, the celebrators of Makar Sankranti prepare many atta or wheat-based sweet and savoury dishes.

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