India is a promising place where ‘each day is some kind of celebration’. India is home to various religions where people speak different languages, follow different traditions and cultures, and wear different clothes, but what unites them is their love and respect for each other and sweets. India is not only a place for festivals but also a place for homemade sweets.
Ganesh Chaturthi is one of the auspicious 10-day festivals in India that celebrates the birth of Lord Ganesha, the god of wisdom and prosperity. Sweets are an integral part of Indian festivals, especially Ganesh Chaturthi.
But there is too much pain making any sweet dishes from scratch, we have an easy-pizy alternative to make your favorite desserts in just a few minutes.
Before diving right into the recipes, let us first discuss the importance and history of the two-main Indian sweets.
1. Mohan Thal
Mohan Thal is a festive Indian sweet dish, that technically got its name from lord Krishna. Mohan is one of lord Krishna’s many names, and Thal stands for Bhog or prasad.
This dessert is made in Gujarat and Rajasthan, but unlike the Rajasthani version which requires the addition of khoya, the Gujarat version has no khoya in it. This dessert is considered to be lord Krishna’s favorite sweet dish, thus serving as a traditional devotional offering to the god.
How to make Mohan thal
- Firstly, take a plain pan and turn on your gas stove.
- Pour 100 ml of milk into a pan and let it heat for 1-2 mins
- Then, add insta food Mohan thal ready to cook packet in the milk.
- After adding milk, constantly stir the particular mix on a Medium flame for 3-4 Minutes.
- Empty the mix into a clean bowl, and add your favorite nuts on top.
2. Rava Shira
Rava Shira is a classic Indian sweet dish made on every festival and special occasion. Apart from its tasty flavor Rava Shira is rich in energy-boosting carbohydrates.
Rava Shira has different names in different countries with different recipes. In some places, it is known as ‘Suji ka halwa’, while in others it is known as ‘Kesari bat’ or ‘Sajjige. Rava Shira was introduced to Indians by the Mughals around the 12th century but was particularly invented by Persians a long time ago, but despite its differences, It is one of the most loved sweet dishes all over the globe.
How To Make Rava Shira
- Pour 200 ml of water or milk into a non-stick pan and let the water boil for a minute.
- Mix Insta food easy-to-cook Rava Shira packet into the liquid.
- Stir the mixture for 5 mins on a medium flame for a fulfilling taste.
- Empty the mixture into a clean bowl and garnish it with your favorite nuts on top.
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