Pahadi Ghughuti Recipes: Makar Sankarati sagyan of Kumao Uttrakhand
Makar Sankranti or Ghughuti festival named after the bird cuckoo is celebrated with great gusto in the entire Kumaon region of Uttarakhand.
This joyful festival falls on January 15 of each year. Though Makar Sankranti is observed by flying kites, taking a holy dip and donating and eating khichdi (a mixture of rice and lentils cooked together) but Uttarakhand has its unique way of celebrating the fest. This auspicious festival celebrates the welcoming of birds from winter migration. Uttarayani, which marks the beginning of the northward journey of the sun is noted as the returning period of the migratory birds to the distant hills of Uttarakhand.Here we learn how to make pahadi Ghughuti recipes.
- Atta- 1/2 kg
- Crushed dry fruit – Badam, Kaju ,
- Granted Coconut (half )
- Suji -250 gm
- Ghee\ Oil (as required)
- Milk – 1 cup
- Saunf-2 TSP
- Suger Syrup
Quick Method to make Ghughuti:
- Collect the ingredients
- Mix Wheat, Suji, Dry Fruits, Grated Coconut, Saunf and Til together.
- Form into a dough with Sugar Syrup and Milk
- Put them into the shape of Ghughuti.
- Deep fry into the Pan till it turns brown.
- Ready to Serve.