Maha Shivratri Specials !!

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Dear Readers,

Maha Shivratri is celebrated in Febraury/ March depending on the Hindu lunar calender. According to this calender the festival falls in Phalgun month. In English the word "Maha Shivratri " means The great Night of Lord Shiva. It is a holiday in India and celebrated throughout the country with much fanfare.

This year Maha Shivratri is on Friday, February 24th.. On this auspicious day many people fast and pray to Lord Shiva. So let's make some delicacies for Maha Shivratri....

Happy Maha Shivratri,

Offering to Lord Shiva !! Thandai (Milk based Indian spicy drink)

  • Thandai

    Thandai is a very traditional milk based Indian drink. It is made with select spices grinded with rose petals and almonds. In North India this special drink is made for Holi (the festival of colors). My Gujarati and Rajasthani friends have told me that it is also made for the Maha-Shivratri festival as an offering to Lord Shiva. For both these festivals, Thandai is also sometimes mixed with "Bhanng" (an intoxicant herb) - however here we are detailing the plain Thandai for the auspicious festival of Shivratri!Read More...


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