Basant Panchami 2023: According to the Hindu calendar, Mother Saraswati was born on Magh Shukla Panchami, so every year Magh Shukla Panchami is celebrated as Basant Panchami, which is also known as Basant Panchami and Saraswati Puja. This time the festival of Basant Panchami will be celebrated on Republic Day i.e. January 26, 2023.
It is believed that mother Saraswati loves the yellow colour. That’s why on this day especially, yellow things are donated, yellow clothes are worn and yellow-coloured prasad are made. If you also want to make Prasad on the occasion of Saraswati Puja, then here are recipes for five parsad.
Saffron Sweet Rice
There is a tradition of making sweet rice, especially for the worship of Maa Saraswati. The rice is prepared with khoya, sugar, dry fruits and saffron. In many places, it is also called saffron rice. There are many methods to make it.
Make besan laddoos on the occasion of Basant Panchami. It is considered a popular sweet. To make gram flour laddoos, first, roast the gram flour in desi ghee. After this, add sugar and fry it a little, and then prepare it in the shape of a laddu.
Moong Dal Halwa
Moong dal halwa is also made on the day of Basant Panchami. This is also called a traditional sweet. It is a very quick preparation and is also delicious.
Makai Ka Halwa
Corn pudding is specially made in Gujarat and Rajasthan. You can often find corn pudding served on the plate here too. Make this sweet on the occasion of Basant Panchami.
Shahi Phirni can be made on the day of Basant Panchami, which is prepared by cooking coarsely ground rice in milk. It is a kind of kheer, but it can be made very quickly. You can add almonds, pistachios and saffron to enhance its taste.