7 Tasty Sweets to Celebrate Makar Sankranti
By True Scoop

Tilgul: Sesame and jaggery laddoos symbolize sweetness and unity, exchanged with the phrase "Tilgul ghya, god god bola."

Pongal: South Indian rice pudding cooked with jaggery and topped with ghee, cashews, and raisins.

Ghevar: Rajasthan's crispy disc-shaped sweet, made with flour and soaked in sugar syrup, garnished with almonds.

Patishapta: Bengali crepes filled with khoya (reduced milk), coconut, and jaggery, a delightful Makar Sankranti treat.

Chikki: Crunchy peanut or sesame bars, a popular festive snack that adds joy to celebrations.

Kite-shaped Halwa: Delicious halwa, a semolina-based sweet, shaped like kites, paying homage to the festival's kite-flying tradition.

Sakkarai Pongal: A South Indian dish made with rice, jaggery, and lentils, seasoned with ghee and cashews.