Akshaya Tritiya is seen as an important religious day to spend in life or to launch a new venture. Also known as Akha Teej, this comes on Vaisakha’s third day of the month. To conduct various ceremonies and offer prayers, there is also feasting in mouth-watering delicacies at the event. While worshippers traditionally observe the day by adoring Lord Vishnu, food is also a classic part of the religious festivals. Here are a few of that day’s traditional foods prepared.
These chaklis are something that you need to satiate your hunger in the evenings.
- 2 Cups of rice flour
- 1 cup of Besan flour
- 1 1⁄4 cup of water
- One spoon of Ajwain seeds
- One spoon of cumin
- One spoon of red chili powder
- One spoon of turmeric
- One spoon of coriander powder
- Three spoonfuls of Nutrilite
- Two spoons of sesame seeds
- In the mixer, smash the cumin and ajwain seeds simultaneously.
- Heat 3 spoons Nutrilite. Take the rice flour, besan, add the ground cumin and ajwain, the coriander powder, the red chili powder, the turmeric powder, the sesame seeds, salt, and blend.
- Pour over Nutralite and blend well; apply water now and knead the dough.
- When the dough is at a certain consistency, let sit for 30 mins.
- Using a Chakli maker to mold the dough into a chakli.
- Fry the Chaklis, until both sides turn light brown.
- Drain the excess oil onto a sheet that is absorbent and serves once cooled.
Delicious and quick to cook, the lauki halwa will make a big hit after your meal for a dessert.
- 3 to 3.5 Cups Dudhi
- 3 Cups Milk 3-4 Nutrilite
- 1⁄4 Cup Nutrilite
- 1⁄2 Tablespoon Green Cardamom Powder
- 10 Sliced Almond and Cashew Nuts
- Heat the milk until boiling.
- Heat Nutralite in a deep oven, add the rubbed dudhi, and saute for 5 to 7 minutes.
- Apply milk and cook.
- Add sugar, cardamom powder, almonds, and cashew nuts and mix continuously until all the fluid content in the pan has evaporated.
- Continue to cook until the mixture is semi-dry, and the sugar has dissolved totally.
- Serve hot or cold, as desired.
Malpuas are popular during this festival as much as they are during Holi.
- 1⁄2 cup of wheat flour
- 1⁄2 cup of crushed oats
- 1⁄2 cup of palm jaggery
- Nutrilite powder
- In a bowl, add the wheat flour, the ground oats, and salt.
- To get the paste to a smooth texture, add half a cup of water, only enough to spill into the pan.
- Now put in the mixture in the pan, then add jaggery, cardamom powder, and half a cup of water.
- Warm the mixture to form a syrup. The syrup does not have consistency too thick or too thin.
- Then, heat a few drops of Classic Nutralite on a grill. Put over a little batter and cook. Turn again, and cook.
- Cover the pan with a lid and cook well for about a minute.
Dip it in the syrup once it has cooked. Delicious fresh and wholesome malpuas are prepared to eat.