Sweets for Makar Sankranti

Makar Sankranti Dry fruit gajak

Makar Sankranti, one of the most auspicious festivals, is celebrated all over the India on January 14 of every year. This moment is celebrated to signify the welcome of the new beginning, leaving all the grudges behind. People greet each other by exchanging sweets. Let’s take a look at different sweets to make your Makar Sankranti sweeter.


Makar Sankranti Chikki

In Marathi religion, sweets are exchanged that are made from sesame seed (til) and jaggery. Sesame is considered healthy as they provide warmth to the body. Chikki can be made of different flavors such as coconut, dry fruits, peanut, and much more. But you can make “til” chikkis for this special occasion of Makar Sankranti.

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Makar Sankranti Fini

Basically originated in Bikaner, Fini is a Rajasthani dessert adding its different sweetness to Makar Sankranti. Fini is a sweet blend of pure ghee and flour, which gives a true flavor of the desert state. Apart from making sweets, all married women have to follow the custom of gifting each other household items.

Dry fruit gajak

Makar Sankranti Dry fruit gajak

Dry fruit gajak, specialty of Indore, is a delicious sweet made up of jaggery, sesame seed, and dry fruits during Makar Sankranti.

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Gud chana

The sweet blend of jaggery and Bengal gram is another way of celebrating Makar Sankranti. Gud chana is good for health as it has high iron content and almost negative calorie content.

Til patti

This is another Rajasthani dessert that is made up of jaggery and sesame seeds. The thin layered and transparent sweet is loved by all.

So, are you all set with this year’s Makar Sankranti sweet? Wish you all a Happy Makar Sankranti.

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