On this day the devotees pour milk, water on the Shiva linga in different prahars and it is believed that fasting on this day pleases Lord Shiva. Right from decorating the place of worship to offering delicious prasad to singing hymns and bhajans, Shiva Ratri is celebrated with a lot of enthusiasm throughout the country. On this day Lord Shiva is offered several sweet delicacies as a bhog, which is later distributed and enjoyed as a prasad. Here are some simple sweet recipes that can be prepared at home and offered as a bhog.
is an inseparable part of every Indian festival. Made with rice cooked milk, cream, sugar/ jaggery along with dry fruits and nuts. This recipe is believed to be God’s own food and is considered pious. To make this easy recipe, just wash and soak the rice. In the meantime, boil milk, add the rice, and keep stirring. Then add in malai(cream), sugar, cardamom powder and nuts and dry fruits.
Made with the grated coconut, condensed milk, dried rose petal, dry fruits and nuts. This simple yet delicious ladoo makes for a perfect sweet dish to offer as a bhog. The addition of rose petals adds an aromatic touch to the ladoo recipe.
A sattvik meal is incomplete without a kheer made with sabudana. To make this kheer, wash and soak sabudana overnight. Next, boil milk and keep stirring. Once the milk starts reducing, add in sugar, dry fruits and nuts. This will add on to the taste of your kheer.
i is a classic sweet treat prepared by cooking milk with sugar, dry fruits, spices like cardamom and saffron. This aromatic and creamy milk sweet is served with homemade Malpua or jalebi.
To make this classic halwa recipe, just grate the lauki(bottle gourd) and cook with some milk and sugar till it turns thick, add some khoya or condensed milk and add dry fruits and nuts. Made with grated bottle gourd, this sweet recipe is healthy and tasty.
This sweet recipe is perfect for any festival, it can be offered as a prasad. To make it at home just grind kaju into a smooth fine powder. In the meantime, make a sugar syrup and add the kaju powder to it, mix it well and add in cardamom powder, saffron. Pour this in a tray and cut out small pieces.