India has many festivals and each festival has its own reason to be celebrated. Festivals mark the importance of cultures and traditions that are followed in India.
Basant Panchami marks the onset of ‘Spring’ season. ‘Basant’ means spring and ‘Panchmi’ which is the fifth day of ‘Maagh’ month in ten Hindu calendars.
Many communities also celebrate Basant Panchami as ‘Saraswati Puja’. Children are introduced to learning on this day as Goddess Saraswati is considered as an idol of Intelligence and Wisdom.
Every festival can be enjoyed even more with delicious food. Since Basant Panchami is all about wearing yellow, seeing yellow and eating yellow.
Here Are Some Special Yellow Dishes You Must Eat On Basant Panchami
1. Boondi Ke Ladoo
Admit it! we all have been/are a fan of boondi ladoos. Whether we get old or we were young this delicacy pleased all of us.
2. Rajbhog Rasgulla
Rasgulla is a Bengali sweet dish bu many communities make it in their own style. Rajbhog is a special rasgulla that has a yellow tint of kesar in it. Dipped in a sugary mixture, they are lip-smacking desert to gulp.
3. Kesar Peda
Peda can be made of different shape, sizes and colours. Since it is Basant Panchami try the kesar peda and enjoy the festival of spring.
Enough of sweet dishes now relish your taste buds with this simple yet a very tasty Indian dish Khichdi. Different communities prepare Khichdi in their own style. The tadka on the khichdi adds a twist in its taste.
Which one are you going to have?