In the Indian calendar, Makar Sankrati is a very auspicious day and is celebrated with much gusto all over India. It marks the arrival of the spring after the cold chilly winters. While the day is much interwoven with the harvest festivals across the country - for instance Lohri in Punjab, Uttarayan in Gujarat, Bihu in Assam, Pongal in Tamil Nadu , Makar Sankranti in Assam and so one. One of the most characteristic features of this day are the various sweets that are prepared in each of these festivities. Take for instance, the Gokul Pithe, a very popular Bengali recipe that is especially eaten during this time. Here is an easy way to prepare this amazing sweet dish.
A wildly popular dessert that‘s found at any Rajasthani wedding and at sawan ki teej. It’s best had with warm milk.