It was a real treat,i agree it is a very heavy meal for a breakfast,but on festivals i say why not.
Another famous dish served on Janmashtami is Gopalkala.Now that is for another post,so stay tuned in.
Easy and Tasty Janmashtami Recipes Below
Karah Prasad - Mathura Alu - Bedmi Puri and Thandai
Click to view my Thandai recipe
Click to view my Bedmi Puri/Poori recipe
Mathura Alu - In ghee temper cumin seeds,onion seeds(kalonji),hing,whole red chili and grated ginger.
Now add in green chillis and saute for a few seconds.
Add in roughly chopped potato and saute adding some salt.
After 2 min add in red chili powder,dry mango powder,ginger powder and turmeric powder.
Saute for 2 min and then add in water,cook till potatoes are soft and the pieces are broken.
You can make this in a pressure cooker if you wish.To finish garnish with coriander leaves.
Karah Prasad - This sweet dish is made with wheat flour.
Follow my Suji Halwa recipe and instead of semolina use wheat flour.It is a great halwa and the aroma is outstanding.
Another option instead of this Festival Thali - view my Dassera Breakfast thali
You can also try my Kheer Recipe as another option for a sweet dish.
If there is a drink you want to serve try making it as soon as you wake up and allow to chill.
Small changes and planning makes cooking a joy so try to follow these simple steps.
Serving Special Indian Breakfast Dishes make any Festival all the more fun,so do give this Indian Thali a try.Hope your family enjoys this as much as mine does.