Makar Sankranti 2018 Recipes : Til Gud Ladoo, Payasam – Kheer

Makar Sankranti also known as Sankranthi is a festival which is celebrated all over South Asia.

It is the day which marks the transition of the Sun into Makara rashi (Capricorn) on its celestial path.

In 2018, Makar Sankranti will be celebrated on 14th January 2018.

Please find below collection of Makar Sankranti Recipes.

Til Gud Ladoo Makar Sankranti Recipe :

Til Gud Ladu - Makar Sankranti 2018 Recipe


Til one cup
Gud half cup


Dry roast the sesame seeds till they start changing their colour, keep aside heat jaggery with water in a vessel on medium flame. Once jaggery reaches required consistency remove from flame and mix roasted sesame seeds to make laddoos,take water in a bowl,moisten hand with this before making each ladoo this will prevent the mixture from sticking to the hand,shape into laddoo shape,this has to be done very quickly as the mixture hardens very soon.

Payasam – Kheer Makar Sankranti Recipe :

Payasam - Makar Sankranti 2018 Recipe


200 grams of Rice
1/2 teaspoon of Cardamom powder
1/4 teaspoon of Nutmeg powder
200 grams of Soft jaggery
2 tbsp of Chopped pistachios
1/2 teaspoon of Cardamom powder
2 Litres of milk
6 Strands of kesar
2 tbsp of Chopped almonds


Wash the rice and keep aside for drying. Then keep milk for boiling on medium flame for 15 minutes. Then put the rice in the milk and boil until the mixture of milk and rice gets a bit thick. Add cardamom powder, kesar and nutmeg powder in the milk. Then add the jaggery. Then continuously stir the mixture of milk and rice until the jaggery melts and gets mixed evenly in it. Remove it from fire and garnish with chopped almonds and pistas. Payesh is ready to be served. ( Serve it hot for a defined taste.)