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Lohri RecipesGanee Ki Kheer Ingredients:
Sugarcane juice: 1 litre
Basmati rice : 100g

Method:
Put the sugarcane juice in a pan and heat. Wash and add the rice to it and allow it to cook in the juice on a slow fire. Continue cooking till the rice and sugarcane juice form a smooth mixture of thick consistency. Take it off the fire. Allow it to cool. Refrigerate and serve cold.

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Lohri Recipes Atta Ladoo
Ingredients:
250 gms atta (flour)
200 gms. Jaggery
30 gms vanaspati or ghee.

Method:
Roast atta on a tava.
Add grated jaggery.
Mix in fat.
Form into lime-sized balls.
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Lohri Recipes Coconut Chikki
Ingredients:
400 grams Dry grated coconut
150 grams Brown sugar
150 grams Sugar
2-3 tbsp. Ghee

Method:
Roast grated coconut in 1 tbsp. ghee.
In a frying pan take brown sugar and mix sugar. Add a little water and boil the mixture.
When it attains chikki like consistency, put a drop of consistency in water and check, if it is hard. Mix coconut.
Mix well and pour in a greased thali.
Cut into pieces and serve
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Dry Fruit Chikki
Ingredients:
Badam 1 cup (chopped)
pista 1 cup (chopped)
cashew 1 cup (chopped)
jaggery ¼ cup (grated)
kesar-few soaked in milk
ghee 2 big spoons.

Method:
Grate jaggery.
Heat 2 big spoons of ghee in a kadai.
Put grated jaggery, mix well and melt nicely to a fine paste.
To this add kesar, badam, pista and cashew nuts & mix well until the mixture leaves the sides of the kadai.
Spread little ghee in a tray and pour the dry fruit mixture and spread evenly, cool it and cut it into pieces.

The festival of Lohri offer a great opportunity for people of Punjab to enjoy the traditional delicacies that are cooked using the traditional recipes. These traditional recipes have been passed on from generations to generations. These special recipes provide a great opportunity to discover and taste the delicacies of Indians. Everybody is allowed to forget about their health related problem and enjoy the food and sweets to the fullest.

Sweets are added attractions to the festive mood of Lohri and is well known for offering sweets that are a must eat during this period. A must eat because as one goes from home to home wishing people on this festival as it is considered a omen to offer sweets to the well wisher. This section of Lohri recipes are easy to cook and equally delicious to eat.



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