This year we celebrated Krishnastami with great joy. Like most of you know, we were not able to perform any festival last year. The joy of performing the festival along with the visit of my Daughter Sneha was really satisfying. As soon as we finished the festival, we left to “The Bahamas” on Friday early morning for a vacation along with our daughter. We returned back yesterday, so we could perform the Annual Death Anniversary of my Father-in-law today. I planned the timing so we could have a break and also not miss any of our festivals or rituals which is very important to us.
So, attached below are some details about the festival, the food items I prepared. Thanks for everyone who shared their wonderful experiences about the festival.
I started with detailed Rangoli in our front door.
I fasted completely on this day, and my Daughter helped in performing so many of the items listed below. So, I made the following items for our beloved Krishna. My Husband always makes Om Pudi, which is a tradition he likes to follow since his Father also always made Om Pudi for our Little Krishna.
1. Moong Dal Kosambari – ಹೆಸರು ಬೆಲೆ ಕೋಸಂಬರಿ
2. Channa Dal Kosambari – ಕಡಲೆ ಬೆಲೆ ಕೋಸಂಬರಿ
3. Sweet Avalakki – ಸಿಹಿ ಅವಲಕ್ಕಿ
4. Mosaru Avalakki – ಮೊಸರು ಅವಲಕ್ಕಿ
5. Upma – ಉಪಿಟ್ಟು
6. Kesari Bath – ಕೇಸರಿ ಬಾತ್
7. Coconut Burfi – ಕೊಬ್ಬರಿ ಮಿಟಾಯಿ
8. Kodubale – ಕೋಡುಬ
9. Chakali – ಚಕ್ಲಿ
10. Om Pudi – ಓಂ ಪುಡಿ
11. Rave Unde – ರವೆ ಉಂಡೆ
12. Besan Unde – ಬೇಸನ್ ಉಂಡೆ
Lots of fruits, Coconut, Butter and flowers.
Sree Krishnarpana Mastu.
I will soon post the recipe for Coconut Burfi, Kodubale and Chakali. This Chakali recipe was different from the one posted earlier.