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Celebrate This Janmashtami with These Delicious Sweet Recipes

Celebrate This Janmashtami with These Delicious Sweet Recipes

Janmashtami is a special and auspicious festival. This cherished festival brings communities all over India together in a vibrant celebration of colours and customs to rejoice in the joyous occasion.
And what better way to celebrate this divine day than by indulging in delectable dishes that pay homage to the essence of the occasion.
In this blog, we bring you a delightful array of mouthwatering sweet recipes that are sure to add a dash of flavour and to your Janmashtami bhog. From traditional sweets like malai laddu to delightful treats like mango barfi, these Janmashtami special sweets will surely leave you and your loved ones delighted and craving more.
So, prepare to indulge in the essence of the festival with our cherished Krishna Jayanthi sweet recipe collection.

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Kesar Shrikhand

Experience the divine taste of Kesar Shrikhand, a dish mostly prepared in the western and southern regions of India during Janmashtami celebrations. Kesar Shrikhand is made even more exquisite with Nestlé MILKMAID. Its rich creaminess elevates the authentic flavours, crafting an indulgent treat that's simply irresistible. Infused with saffron, this delightful blend of tastes is a perfect addition to your celebratory feast. Embrace the spirit of Janmashtami with your loved ones, savouring this heavenly dessert that will surely leave lasting impressions.

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Coconut Laddu

Coconut Laddus are like little balls of sweet, coconutty heaven! Nestlé MILKMAID, sweetened condensed milk, is the key ingredient to achieving the perfect creaminess and sweetness in these delightful treats. Imagine the rich flavour of grated coconut blending seamlessly with the rich texture of Nestlé MILKMAID – a match made in dessert paradise! With Nestlé MILKMAID, making Coconut Laddus becomes incredibly convenient. No need for extra sugar or boiling and sweetening milk from scratch – it effortlessly binds the coconut, making shaping the laddus a breeze.

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Lauki ka Halwa

Lauki ka Halwa, a delightful dessert made from bottle gourd (lauki), cooked in milk, sugar, and ghee, and garnished with nuts and spices, offers a unique and rich flavour. With Nestlé MILKMAID, the deliciousness and lusciousness of this Janmashtami sweet is taken to another level. Adding the perfect sweetness and creaminess, it transforms the halwa into a velvety, melt-in-your-mouth treat that's truly divine. The convenience of using Nestlé MILKMAID, with its pre-sweetened creamy consistency, saves time and ensures a consistently perfect outcome with every preparation.

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Makhana Kheer

Makhana Kheer, also known as fox nut or lotus seed kheer, is a nourishing and delightful dessert perfect for Janmashtami celebrations. It offers a delicious blend of nutty and creamy flavours. With our recipe, the creamy sweetness of Nestlé MILKMAID beautifully complements the roasted makhanas, while the aromatic touch of cardamom enhances its flavour profile. Not overly sweet, our Janmashtami sweet recipe lets the natural flavours shine through, making Makhana Kheer an ideal treat for your celebrations.

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Thandai Kalakand

Indulge in the rich and flavourful taste of this dessert. The fusion of Thandai's aromatic spices and the creamy texture of Kalakand offers a truly unique and indulgent experience. Achieving the perfect creaminess is essential, as it significantly impacts the dessert's final taste. Our recipe, paired with Nestlé MILKMAID, makes it super easy to achieve the ideal richness and lusciousness of this Janmashtami sweet. Nestlé MILKMAID adds the perfect sweetness and creaminess, creating an irresistible treat that will delight all dessert lovers.

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Experience the heavenly melt-in-the-mouth texture of Kalakand, with its delightful blend of milk, sugar, and cardamom creating an indulgent and irresistible flavour. Each bite offers a burst of sweetness that lingers on the palate, making it a beloved dessert for many. This Janmashtami, elevate your celebrations by preparing Kalakand with Nestlé MILKMAID. The richness and creaminess of Nestlé MILKMAID perfectly complement the dish, enhancing its divine flavours. On Janmashtami, treat your taste buds to a delightful journey with these scrumptious sweet recipes. Indulge in the heavenly Coconut Laddoos, relish the richness of Makhana Kheer, and savour the delectable Chawal ki kheer made with Nestlé MILKMAID. Prepare and share these homemade Janmashtami sweets with your loved ones and celebrate this pious festivals to create cherished moments together.

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Badam Kheer

Savour the delightful taste of Badam Kheer, where the rich nuttiness and smooth consistency dominate. With Nestlé MILKMAID, you can be assured of a consistent and delectable taste of Badam Kheer every time. Its harmonious blend with almonds yields a flawlessly textured treat, striking the right balance of sweetness for a delightful culinary experience. This Janmashtami, make your celebrations special with the homemade perfection of Badam Kheer.


Seviyan Kheer

Seviyan Kheer offers a creamy, sweet experience enriched by subtle hints of cardamom and saffron, creating an aromatic dessert. When you use Nestlé MILKMAID in the Seviyan Kheer recipe, the outcome is a delightful indulgence. The condensed milk brings in this velvety, luscious goodness that takes the taste to a whole new level. You've got to try it to believe it!


Orange Kheer

The taste of Orange Kheer is a delightful blend of creamy sweetness with a refreshing citrus twist, making it a unique and indulgent dessert for Janmashtami bhog. Preparing it with Nestlé MILKMAID enhances the creaminess and sweetness, creating a perfectly balanced flavour profile.


Mawa Kheer

Mawa Kheer is a rich and creamy dessert flavoured with cardamom and garnished with nuts. You can rely on our recipe and Nestlé MILKMAID to achieve the authentic taste of Mawa Kheer. Nestlé MILKMAID’s consistent quality and perfect balance of sweetness and creaminess ensure that your Mawa Kheer turns out delicious every time.


Sooji Laddu

Homemade Sooji Laddu has a delightful taste that combines the nutty flavour of roasted semolina (sooji) with the sweetness of sugar and a hint of cardamom. It's a delightful sweet that offers a perfect balance of textures and flavours. Nestlé MILKMAID, a key ingredient in our recipe, is of great help in preparing Sooji Laddu as it helps bind the laddus together. It adds a rich and creamy texture to the laddus while enhancing their sweetness, making them even more delectable.


Malai Laddu

Known for its rich and creamy taste, Malai Laddu is a delectable sweet. Nestlé MILKMAID, with its creamy texture and balanced sweetness, can elevate Malai Laddu into a divine dessert. Simply combine it with grated paneer and a touch of kewra essence to create a heavenly, mouthwatering delight. Nestlé MILKMAID streamlines the recipe, guaranteeing the perfect Malai Laddu every time, making it a cherished treat suitable for any occasion.


Peda (Malai Peda)

Malai Peda offers a delightfully sweet experience characterized by its rich, creamy flavour and a texture that simply melts in your mouth. It's made by simmering milk until it thickens, then sweetening it and shaping it into small, round pedas. Nestlé MILKMAID simplifies preparation, serving as both a sweetener and creamy base. This time-saving ingredient guarantees consistent, delightful pedas, simplifying the process of making this traditional treat with ease and speed.

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