Satyanarayana prasada is rava halwa which is prepared on the Satyanarayana pooje day as a naivedyam / offering to Lord Sri Satyanarayana Swamy. It is also called Sapada Bhakshya. Satyanarayana Puja or vrata performed in many parts of India. It is usually performed on the hunnime or poornima/full moon day, during weddings and housewarming ceremonies as well. It is believed to be very auspicious vratham which can be performed by anyone anytime to get the divine blessings of God Vishnu – for good health, wealth, prosperity and so on…. At the end of the pooja, there is a story about origin of the pooja, benefits of doing this It is very important to listen to this story. In this story it is given the recipe of the prasadam, what is the right quantity of each ingredients. Here in this recipe we have followed the same method. Each ingredients has to be ¼ cup + a whole number or just ¼ cup is also ok. Example.. If you are planning to make prasadam using 1 cup rava, add ¼ to it and make it 1¼ cup..like that all ingredients must be equal quantity… exception is milk( you have to use only the milk, here we modified little with ¼ milk and rest is water)
Antina Unde / Dry fruits laddu is prepared using dried fruits and nut. It is a very nutritious ladoo with dried fruits and nuts, and is considered a superfood for nursing mothers to regain nutrients. This is the best lunch box snack for the growing kids. And I can guarantee you this will be everyones favorite:)
Rice kheer or Akki payasa also known as Pal Payasa is very popular and favorite Indian dessert made with rice, whole milk and touch of saffron. Creamy rich payasam can be served hot or chilled . You can use any raw rice for this recipe. I used sona masoori rice here, you can Basmathi rice as well.
Foxtail Millets are the healthiest small grains which are naturally gluten free, can be easily digestible. Also it is protein and fiber rich grain. These millets can be substituted for rice. You can cook this millets and make any dishes which calls for rice. Here is the simple Kheer recipe using the Foxtail Millet / navane akki.