10 easy makar Sankranti recipes to try out this year

by Kiana Patel Food & Spices


With the new year just kicking in, it is already time to celebrate. With the festival of makar sankranti around the corner, preparations are in full-force from getting the coolest kites, cleaning the house and preparing delicious makar sankranti recipes.


No Indian festival is complete without its sweets and delicacies, and it is time to get the “sweet-tooth” mode on with the below mentioned recipes for makar sankranti.


The Delicacies to prepare this Makar Sankranti

Til ke Ladoo

Simple and easy to make, you need to first get your hands on the raw materials



sesame seeds – 1 cup

jaggery – 1 cup

butter – 2 tablespoons

powdered cardamom

water – ½ cup


How to Prepare:

Step 1 – Begin by dry roasting sesame seeds at medium heat until they turn golden

Step 2 – Add jaggery and water to form a thick syrup

Step 3 – Mix the roasted sesame seeds with the thick syrup

Step 4 – Add ghee and cardamom powder and stir well. Turn off the gas.

Step 5 – Take some ghee or white butter in your palms to gently make balls from the batter

Step 6 – Wait for them to cool down


Among the easy makar sankranti recipes to make, this one has a long storage life of at least 15 days.


Gur Paratha

A delicacy home to the state of Punjab, this dish is cherished on several occasions. With jaggery and wheat flour being the main ingredients, it is sweet and delicious and with a cooking time of approximately 30 minutes, it is among the sweet and easy indian recipes.


The things you need:

Wheat flour – 2 cups

Handful of almonds (around 25)

Green cardamoms – 4

Powdered jaggery – 3 tablespoon

Ghee – 3 tablespoon

Salt – ½ teaspoon


How to prepare:

Step 1 – Put flour in a big utensil and add salt and ghee. Create a soft dough with some lukewarm water and leave aside for about 20 minutes.


Step 2 – Preheat tawa. Mix jaggery with almond and cardamom powder. Take some dough (size of a small guava) and roll.


Step 3 – Using dry flour, roll into a 3-4 diameter parantha. Sprinkle ghee on top, place 1 tablespoon of stuffing on parantha and roll back into a ball.


Step 4 – Flatten the ball to even the stuffing, dust again with dry flour and roll into 5-6 diameter thick paratha. Place it on the tawa to heat.


Step 5 – While heating, continuously flip the sides until the sides turn brown and spread ghee on both sides.


Step 6 – Roast the parantha till brown spots are seen on both sides.



Given the aforementioned easy makar sankranti recipes, you can enjoy your festive delicacies in no time

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