7 Makar Sankranti Special Dishes
By True Scoop

Til Ladoo: These sweet sesame seed balls are a traditional Makar Sankranti treat, symbolizing warmth and sweetness.

Pongal: A South Indian dish made with freshly harvested rice and lentils, often flavored with ghee, cumin, and black pepper.

Undhiyu: A Gujarati specialty, this mixed vegetable curry is a festive delight during Makar Sankranti.

Khichdi: A simple yet hearty dish made with rice and lentils, often accompanied by sesame seed chutney.

Gajak: A sweet made of sesame seeds, jaggery, and sometimes peanuts, offering a delightful crunchy texture.

Patishapta: A Bengali dessert resembling thin crepes filled with coconut, khoya, and jaggery.

Sakkarai Pongal: A sweet rice pudding prepared with jaggery, ghee, and cashews, a popular dish in Tamil Nadu during the festival.

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