Basant Panchami 2024: Traditional delicacies to relish and please your palate

Enjoying a sweet delicacy like Malpua or a hearty dinner of Sarson ka Saag and Makki ki Roti, the cuisine connected with Basant Panchami is sure to please your palate and make you feel better.

Basant Panchami is a time to celebrate the arrival of spring and feast on delectable traditional foods. Enjoying a sweet delicacy like Malpua or a hearty dinner of Sarson ka Saag and Makki ki Roti, the cuisine connected with Basant Panchami is sure to please your palate and make you feel better.

Yellow Moong Dal Halwa

Yellow Moong Dal Halwa: A rich and indulgent dessert made with yellow moong dal, ghee, and sugar, and flavoured with cardamom, perfect for celebrating the arrival of spring. (Shutterstock)

A decadent dish that is ideal for celebrating the arrival of spring, created with yellow moong dal, sugar, ghee, and cardamom.

Coconut Ladoo

Coconut Ladoo: Sweet balls made with grated coconut, condensed milk, and cardamom, a delicious treat to mark the auspicious occasion.(Pinterest)

Sweet balls, a delectable dessert to commemorate the auspicious occasion, made with condensed milk, cardamom, and grated coconut.

Saffron Rice (Kesari Bhaat)

Saffron Rice (Kesari Bhaat): A fragrant and colourful rice dish made with saffron, cashews, and raisins, symbolizing the vibrancy of spring. (Sanjeev Kapoor (File Photo))

A fragrant, vibrant rice dish that represents the energy of spring and is made with saffron, cashews, and raisins.

Malpua

Malpua: A sweet and syrupy pancake made with flour, milk, and sugar, often enjoyed as a dessert during Basant Panchami celebrations. (File Photo)

A flour, milk, and sugar pancake that is sweet and syrupy and is frequently eaten as dessert during Basant Panchami festivities.

Puran Poli

Puran Poli: A sweet flatbread made with lentils, jaggery, and cardamom, often prepared during Basant Panchami as a symbol of new beginnings. (File Photo)

A lentil, jaggery, and cardamom-based sweet flatbread that is traditionally baked on Basant Panchami as a representation of fresh starts.

Sarson Ka Saag with Makki Ki Roti

Sarson Ka Saag with Makki Ki Roti: A classic Punjabi dish made with mustard greens and served with maize flour bread, a hearty and nutritious meal to enjoy during the festival. (Shutterstock)

A filling and healthy dish to eat throughout the celebration, this traditional Punjabi dish is cooked with mustard greens and served with bread made from maize flour.