5 Sweets for Lord Krishna
In India, we associate certain sweets with certain Gods to show our respect and affection towards them. For example, Lord Ganesha is associated with ‘Modak’, Goddess Saraswati is associated with Mishrikand, etc. In the same way, there are certain sweets that are associated with Lord Krishna as well which we are going to discuss.
Now, we all know how Lord Krishna is loved by his devotees all over the world. The life of Lord Krishna has been an inspiration of generations now. Lord Krishna has been the epitome of love (with Radha), friendship (with Sudama). And along with this, with his pearls in Shrimad Bhagwad Gita, he showed Arjun how to choose his ‘Dharma’ and the power of ‘Karma’.
Thus, with all these qualities, the love and affection of people around the world towards Lord Krishna is sky-high. Here, we will be going to see the way (in terms of food) they show their affection and devotion towards him.
So, without further ado, here is the list of top 5 sweets for Lord Krishna
Shreeji Penda is one of the favourite sweet of Lord Krishna. the favourite sweets of Lord KrishnaIt has a juicy and tasty milk-based fudge which makes it a luxurious treat and the best thing to buy as a Prasad.
The origin of Shreeji Penda is from Gujarat and along with the succulent milk-based fudge, it is prepared with sugar, full cream milk and khoya. Moreover, to add extra flavour in the sweet, we add spices such as Nutmeg and Cardamom. Thus, it would not be an overstatement to say that, Shreeji Penda has all the ingredients that makes it the best pick for Prasad to show one’s devotion towards Lord Krishna.
From Gujarat, we head straight to the east of India in Bengal as we bring Chamcham as the second sweet in this list. The ingredients of Chamcham is what makes the sweet extra special. It is made with cream, pure ghee, sugar, Khoya and milk. And like we have done in Shreeji Penda, in Chamcham too we have spices such as cardamom powder to keep the taste of the sweet at optimal level.
Along with the spices, at Mithai and More, we add Saffron, to maintain the authenticity of this Bengali sweet. Therefore, because of all such reasons, Chamcham becomes the most prevalent sweet that is used in Prasad for Lord Krishna.
Weeees, it will have the crunchiness of the dry fruits and all the cream and the sweetness of the basic ingredients.
Nothing can beat the taste, flair and flamboyance of Rasmalai. Since time immemorial, this sweet has a huge fan base and thus it finds a place in this list. Rasmalai is a spongy ball of cottage cheese that is cooked in thick milk syrup. In addition to the base, the sweet is stuffed up with amazing dry fruits such as pistachios and almonds. Moreover, it has saffron in it to take the taste to a new paradigm.
Rasmalai is one of the best classical India sweets that is used as a Prasad for Lord Krishna. It is made up of milk and sugar and can be served both hot and cold. The sweet has a gorgeous blend of very soft balls that are soaked in the goodness of creamy rabri that is the synonym of absolute taste and pleasure.
So, relish this amazing sweet and enjoy the good time in devotion of Lord Krishna with your near and dear ones.
5: Kesar Pista Kheer
In the entire list, you must be thinking that here we are talking about the sweets for Lord Krishna and there is no mention of kheer? Well, we have saved the best one for the last. Kesar Pista Kheer is without a doubt one of the most sought after sweets related to the Prasad for Lord Krishna.
As it is crystal clear from the name of the sweet, the main ingredients of Kesar Pista kheer is milk, rice and dry fruits such as Pista along with Saffron (Kesar). And like Rasmalai, the Kesar Pista Kheer can also be served both hot and cold depending on the choice and the season as well.
Kesar Pista Kheer is also special because it can be eaten during fasting as well. Thus, during Janmashtami, we see servings of this kheer in homes as well as temples.
Just like we do it every time, in terms of bringing the 5 best sweets for Lord Krishna, we have thought of including the best sweets from all over India. The selection of these sweets is based on their taste and relevance but also importance is given to their different ingredients as well.
At Mithai and More, our sole aim is to render the best possible products to our customers be it for any function, festival, special occasion or just for fun. Thus, shop with us as we understand sweets and never compromise on their qualities.