makar sankranti recipes | pongal recipes | makar sankranti festival recipes

wishing happy and prosperous makar sankranti and pongal to all the readers. this year makar sankranti is falling on 14th jan 2017. makar sankranti is one of those hindu festivals which falls on the same day i.e 14th jan (sometimes 15th) every year. reason being the festival date is based upon solar calendar unlike most hindu festivals whose date is decided according to lunar calendar.

makar sankranti festival is dedicated to lord sun. it is also a time for religious practices. for farmers its a time of harvesting. it also signals end of winter and the beginning of spring. one festival and many significance’s. no wonder, makar sankranti is a multi- cultural festival which is celebrated with lot of festivity and joy all over india.

here in this post, i am sharing a collection of 31 recipes which you can make for makar sankranti and pongal festival. if you don’t eat onion and garlic during this auspicious time, then skip adding them in the recipes mentioned below.

31 makar sankranti and pongal recipes:

rice and pongal recipes:

1. ven pongal recipe – popular south indian breakfast made with rice and yellow moong lentils.


2. sweet pongal recipe – sweet porridge like dish made with rice and mung lentils, flavored with cardamoms and dry fruits. sweet pongal is also known as sakkarai pongal in tamil language is a sweet dish made during festive occasions in south india.

This post was last modified on January 14, 2017, 1:06 pm

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