Janmashtami food is prepared to celebrate the birth of Lord Krishna, one of the most revered gods of the Hindus. Milk and its products are an integral part of the Janmashtami menu, especially because Lord Krishna is very fond of them. Rice flakes kheer (rice and milk pudding) is the traditional janmashtami food prepared in almost every Hindu household.
The traditional Janmashtami dishes are prepared from milk and milk products. Rice flakes kheer, shrikhand (a preparation of curd and sugar), Khichidi (a preparation of rice and chana dal), milk poli, besan ka laddu, kalakand (preparation of milk and sugar), Gopalkala (preparation of rice and coconut) are some of the most savored Janmashtami dishes.
Significance of Janmashtami Food
Serving Janmasthami Food