~ The Sun Festival ~
The Sun Festival or Makar Sankranti is one
of the most auspicious festivals of India. This harvest
festival marks the entry of the sun to the Northern
Hemisphere and is a symbol of prosperity n growth.
In the evening friends and family get together and
have a bonfire . Gajaks n rewri ( sesame seed cookies ) ,
Popcorns , Sweetened Rice flakes, Jaggery ,Roasted
potatoes are the main delicacies of this festival .
(Also known as Pongal or Lohri in some parts of the country)
Ode to the Sun God
Gram flour chilla (crepe) - small papads ( fryums)
spinach, red bell pepper , whole black pepper
Bonfire on my plate !
A closer look :-
Julienned Carrots n bell pepper , roasted potatoes scooped
n filled with curd / tomato dip, popcorns
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