janamasthami collection
Krishna Janamasthami Collection
Written by Jayashree
Published on August 14, 2017

Krishna Janamasthami is one of the most important festivals celebrated in India and all over the world. It marks the birth of Lord Krishna and is celebrated on the eight day  of the dark fortnight in the month of Shravan.  Lord Krishna is believed to be the eigth incarnation of Vishnu and  is worshipped with utmost devotion. Fasting, pooja, rituals, songs and bhajans, sweets and savoury offerings  are all observed during this festival with utmost enthusiasm and devotion.

Usually aval payasa or aval ( rice flakes) mixed with coconut is offered to the Lord as Krishna was fond of poha.

Here is a collection of recipes from my archives that are ideal for Krishna Janamasthami. Click the title or the picture for the recipe.

Krishna Janamashtmi Collection
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Janamasthami Collection

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  Puffed rice balls 

Puffed rice balls are not only tasty but can be easily prepared.

 Kodbole

Kodbole is a popular savoury snack relished anytime.

Chakli

The instant version of chakli is equally tasty and easy to make.

Coconut Burfi

Coconut burfi is usually made during festivals.

 Appi Payasa

appi payasa
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appi payasa

Appi or Puri payasa is said to be the favourite of the Lord.

Wishing one and all a Happy Janamasthami ! May Lord bless us with peace and contentment.

Eating healthy food should not be boring, make a variety of tasty dishes everyday. Do check out this book of 30 Tasty Dal Recipes on Amazon.

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21 Comments

  1. Ashley Horstmeier

    I’ve never heard of any of these dishes before. Next time I have the opportunity I will try one. Thanks for sharing!

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Ashley

      Reply
  2. Terra Bryant

    Very informative post. I actually love Indian food and ate many different dishes when I travelled there. But I haven’t tried any of these, guess I’ll have to now!!!

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Terra, these are snacks that we make and keep in air tight containers.

      Reply
  3. Sarah Bean

    I haven’t heard of these either!! So yummy. Do you have any crockpot, soup, or pumpkin recipes to share? If so message me at Facebook.com/raisingbeans I am creating a large post for fall and want to recognize some bloggers!

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Sarah. Shall share on facebook.

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Narayan Goswami.

      Reply
  4. Amisha

    I’m very much familiar with these dishes. I love Chakli and puffed rice balls. I know, how we are so fond of cooking and eating different cuisines in festivals it doubles the celebrations and joy 🙂 . Happy Janmashtami You.

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    • kitchenyolonda

      I had a lovely neighbor who introduced me to Indian food and puffed rice balls (although I think she called it something different) was one of the yummy treats she introduced me to. So delicious.

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Amisha. Indian food has a lot to offer for foodies.

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    • jayashree

      @allseasonsasia Thankyou!

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  5. girlsglamour16

    Chakli and Coconut Barfi are my all time favourite snack and sweet. Would try your delicious recipes. Happy Janmasthami to you.

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    • jayashree

      @girlsglamour Thankyou, do try and let me know.

      Reply
  6. Sumita

    Very helpful and true Indian recipes!

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Sumita

      Reply
  7. Mal

    These remind me of the dishes my grandma makes (She’s from Calcutta!)

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Mal for the comment.

      Reply
  8. Cath

    The food looks delicious and I can almost taste it from here. Hope you had a great celebration

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    • jayashree

      Thankyou Cath. Yes, had a good one.

      Reply

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