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Nourishing Traditions on Janmashtami: The Healthier Way

The vibrant festival of Janmashtami, celebrating the birth of Lord Krishna, is not only a time of profound spirituality but also an occasion for culinary delight. It's a festival where devotees prepare a plethora of dishes as offerings to the deity. This Janmashtami, why not infuse your celebrations with the goodness of health and tradition by incorporating Poddar Farms' healthy seeds, nuts, and wood-pressed oils into your festive recipes?

Chappan Bhog to Krishna on Janmashtami
Chappan Bhog to Krishna on Janmashtami

The Essence of Janmashtami:

Janmashtami is celebrated with great fervor and devotion across India. It marks the birth of Lord Krishna, the playful and mischievous deity revered for his wisdom and love. Traditional rituals, prayers, and singing of devotional songs fill the air with a sense of spirituality.

The Significance of Food:

Lord Krishna, often depicted with a flute in his hand, was not just a spiritual guide but also a food enthusiast. He is especially fond of butter, milk, and makhan mishri. This love for food is reflected in the variety of dishes prepared during Janmashtami celebrations.

A Healthier Approach:

This Janmashtami, why not take a healthier approach to your festive preparations?

Poddar Farms offers a range of organic and nutrient-rich seeds and nuts, including chia seeds, flaxseeds, pumpkin seeds, almonds and cashew mixes. These ingredients are not only delicious but also packed with essential nutrients that can enhance the nutritional value of your festive dishes. This is not it yet! Cook your favourite Kuttu pooris and pakodas in the purest form of cooking oils with us. Extracted using traditional wooden presses, preserving the natural goodness of the seeds and nuts, Poddar Farms' Wood Pressed Oils bring the old Indian traditions to life.


Some tried and tested healthy recipes to try:

Flaxseed and Almond Ladoo: Combine ground flaxseeds, almond powder, jaggery, and a touch of Poddar Farms' wood-pressed oil to create a nutritious and delectable ladoo.

Chia Seed Pudding: Make a delightful chia seed pudding using chia seeds, milk, and a drizzle of honey or jaggery. Garnish with chopped nuts for a crunchy twist.

Nutty Halwa: Add a blend of crushed walnuts and almonds to your traditional halwa recipe for a nutty and healthy twist.


This Janmashtami, as you prepare your offerings for Lord Krishna and celebrate the festival with your loved ones, consider incorporating Poddar Farms' healthy seeds, nuts, and wood-pressed oils into your recipes. By doing so, you not only uphold the tradition of offering the best to the deity but also embrace a healthier way of celebrating this auspicious occasion. Let your Janmashtami be a harmonious blend of devotion and nourishment, just as Lord Krishna would have appreciated. Happy Janmashtami to all!


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