Janmashtami Recipes

“Gokulashtami” or “Krishna Jayanti” or “Janmashtami” marks the celebration of the birth of Sri Krishna. The midnight birth of Lord Krishna is celebrated in the rainy month of Shravan (July/August). Many people fast till midnight and then offer the newborn an offering of milk, curd, butter and sweets. A small cradle is setup to worship the coming of the lord to the earth to fight evil forces. Here are some dishes made on the occasion.

We have 75 Janmashtami recipes in this category.

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  • How India Celebrates Krishna Janmashtami

    How India Celebrates Krishna Janmashtami

    You know Janmashtami is around the corner when the air becomes thick with Shri Krishna devotional songs, raas leela pandals come up in key localities, and you see little kids dressed as Krishna and Radha, complete with a peacock feather on their heads. It’s that time of the year again – Hinduism’s favourite god, Shri […]

  • Popular Krishna Jayanthi (Gokulashtami) Recipes

    Popular Krishna Jayanthi (Gokulashtami) Recipes

    Janmashtami is celebrated with religious observance by Hindus across the country. On the occasion of Gokulashtami, umpteen varieties of scrumptious sweet dishes are prepared from milk and curd. Since Lord Krishna relished dairy products, most of the recipes are sweets that are made from dairy products.

  • Celebrating Sri Krishna Janmashtami

    Celebrating Sri Krishna Janmashtami

    Janmashtami is celebrated with lots of enthusiasm and joy all over India. Sri Krishna Jayanthi commemorates the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, Lord Vishnu's eighth incarnation.

  • Krishna Jayanthi wishes!

    Krishna Jayanthi wishes!

    Lord Krishna’s Birthday is celebrated by Hindus all over the world! In North India this day is called as Janmashtami. In South India, the Iyers call this festival as Janmashtami or Gokulashtam…