October 5th-2016

Karwa Chauth !!

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Dear Readers,

This is festive season. We will have Karva Chauth, Ahoi Ashtami, and then will come the five day long Diwali festival. Diwali is my favorite festival - I will write about Diwali and start posting the Diwali recipes soon.

This year Karwa Chauth is on Oct 19th- On this auspicious day women keep fast for the long life and well wishing of their husbands. If you want to know more about Karwa chauth please check wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Karva_Chauth

In our family, this is a tradition to make gulgule for the Karwa Chauth Pooja.....

This year Ahoi Ashthami will be observed on Oct 23rd. On this auspicious day women keep fast for the long life and well wishing of their kids. Diwali falls just after a week after Ahoi Ashthami.

This month's festivals are-

Karva Chauth is on Oct 19th
Ahoi Ashtami is on Oct 23rd
Dhanteras is on Oct 28th
Diwali is on Oct 30th
Annakoot/ Padwa will be on Oct 31st
And Bhai Dooj is on Nov 1st

Happy Karwa Chauth!
Shuchi


Gulgule Gulgule- Gulgule is a Hindi word meaning round and soft. This is a special dessert made for some specific occasions like, Karvachauth and Basauda (the day when people eat the food made on previous day) etc. This is an easy to follow recipe. I have made some changes in the recipe to give it a contemporary flavor. Try out this recipe and let me know your suggestions…....

Some Other Traditional Delicacies for Karwa Chauth

dumaloo Dal ki Poori gobhi aloo  moong dal dahi vada