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.