Known as ‘Maghi’ in Punjab, ‘Khichiri’ in Uttar Pradesh, and ‘Uttarayan’ in Gujarat and Rajasthan, Makar Sankranti is a famous Hindu festival celebrated in various parts of our country. This festival marks the first day of the sun’s transit into Makara (Capricorn) and it is dedicated to Surya or Sun God.
Makar Sankranti is also celebrated as a harvest festival and it indicates the arrival of the spring season. This festival is even celebrated as the ‘Kite festival’ in a few parts of the country, such as Gujarat, Rajasthan, etc. The Kite festival is meant to please the Sun; hence, you will be able to see an amazing fusion of exquisite colourful kites soaring through the skies during the festival.
No festival is complete without some lip-smacking delicacies. Therefore, we bring you the best Makar Sankranti recipes to make your day even better. These recipes are easy and not very time-consuming.
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