Janmashtami Recipes (2022 edition)

// Here you will get some delicious and easy-to-make Janmashtami recipes which are vrat-friendly and so easy to put together.

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Krishna Janmashtami 2022: Here you will get some delicious and easy-to-make recipes which are vrat-friendly and so easy to put together. Add them to your fasting thali and they would shine your dinner table.

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What is Krishna Janmashtami?

Krishna Janmashtami (aka Janmashtami) or Gokulashtami is an Indian festival which celebrates the birth of Lord Krishna. On this auspicious occasion Hindu devotees keep fast and celebrate the festival by singing bhajans, chanting mantras, praying, preparing special meals, and visiting Krishna temples.

People also decorate their home temples with flowers, garlands and lights.

This year Janmashtami falls on 18th and 19th August. So here I bring a list of Krishna Janmashtami recipes which includes sides, sweets and snacks that can be consumed on this festival. Try them this year to share with your family and friends.

So are you ready to make these delicious and inviting Janmashtami recipes?

Here is the list of 17 Janmashtami Recipes:

1.) 3 Ingredient Almond Flour Cookies

These 3-ingredient almond flour cookies are healthy and delicious cookies that are gluten-free, grain-free, and refined sugar-free. Vegan and keto options too.

2.) Apple Shaped Milk Peda - Doodh Peda

Easy Apple Shaped Milk Peda recipe in 20 minutes. This super cute and delicious Apple Shaped Milk Peda is a quick and instant classic Doodh Peda.

3.) Badam Ladoo

Badam Ladoo or almonds Ladoo are rich, flavorful & delicious Indian sweet balls prepared with almonds, sweetener, ghee, & nuts.

4.) Dry Fruits Laddu

Dry fruits laddu is delicious, healthy, nutritious, and quick to make energy balls that are sweetened with dates and raisins

5.) Gulkand Shrikhand Recipe - Rose Flavoured Greek Yogurt

Gulkand (Rose) Shrikhand is an Indian dessert made by using strained yogurt and flavored with Gulkand, rose water and cardamom. Serve with Poori or as it is.

6.) Instant Badam Halwa - Almond Halwa (Instant Pot + Pan)

Quick and delicious Badam Halwa (Almond pudding) made with almond flour, and cooked in Instant Pot. Perfect dessert for any occasion.

7.) Instant Mango Shrikhand - Mango Greek Yogurt Dessert

Learn to make Instant Mango Shrikhand with a video tutorial. Mango shrikhand is an Indian creamy, rich tropical flavorsome yogurt based dessert.

8.) Instant Strawberry Shrikhand - Strawberry Yogurt Dessert

Instant Strawberry Shrikhand Recipe | Strawberry Yogurt Dessert is a sweet dish made with strained yogurt and pureed strawberries and has an amazing taste.

9.) Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand - Greek Yosgurt Saffron Dessert

Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand (केसर इलाइची श्रीखंड) is a sweet dish which is prepared by using strained yogurt and flavored with cardamom and saffron.

10.) Makhana Kheer | Makhane Ki Kheer

Makhana Kheer or Makhane ki Kheer is a traditional and delicious, creamy Indian pudding made with fox nuts, milk, sugar, dry fruits, and flavorings like saffron.

11.) Makhana Namkeen

Roasted Makhana Namkeen or Makhana Chivda is a healthy, crunchy and delightful snack made with makhana (fox nuts), nuts, and spices.

12.) Malai Ladoo

Malai Ladoo or Paneer Ladoo is a creamy, delicious, and melt-in-mouth sweet made with just a few basic ingredients. Great for Diwali, Holi.

13.) Mango Sago Recipe

Mango Sago is a refreshing, delicious summer dessert made with mangoes, coconut milk and sago pearls. Plus, it is vegan, and gluten-free.

14.) Mathura Peda

Mathura Peda is a very delightful, rich and classic mithai (sweet dish) prepared with mawa (milk solids), milk, sugar, ghee and cardamom.

15.) Peanut Date Roll

This healthy and delicious Peanut Date Roll recipe makes a show-stopper dessert for any festive celebration like Makar Sankranti, or Holi.

16.) Pineapple Ladoo

Pineapple Ladoo is a quick, easy, delicious Indian dessert made with pineapple, semolina, coconut and sugar. Ideal after-meal dessert.

17.) Roasted Makhana

Roasted Makhana is a healthy and divine snack made with fox nuts or lotus seeds, a little bit of ghee/oil, and some aromatic spices.

18.) Sabudana Khichdi - Tapioca Pearl Stir-Fry

This popular Sabudana Khichdi is made with sago pearls, potatoes, peanuts and some seasonings. It is prepared during Indian fasting seasons like Navratri.

19.) Sabudana Vada (Fried, Baked & Air Fryer Version)

Sabudana vada is a popular, crunchy, and crispy deep-fried Maharashtrian snack made with tapioca pearls, peanuts, potatoes, and coriander.

20.) Sago Fruit Custard (Sabudana Fruit Custard)

Sago Fruit Custard or Sabudana Fruit Custard is a delightful and refreshing dessert, prepared with milk, sago pearls, custard powder, and assorted fruits.

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