Lohri is an auspicious festival that marks the sun’s entry in the ‘Makar Rashi’ (Northern Hemisphere). Celebrated on the 13th of January, it observes fertility and spark of life. More of a community festival, people on Lohri gather around the bonfires and offer sweets to the flames. The traditional food gives an opportunity to taste and discover the Indian gourmets. Sweets play a more significant role on this day. Some of the varieties are gajak, ganne ki kheer, coconut chikki, dry fruit chikki, atta ladoos, shengdana chikki and kurmura ladoos. The shengdana chikki is enriched with groundnuts or moongfali and jaggery. Enjoy this delicacy by following the simple instructions given here to prepare shengdana chikki.
Recipe For Shengdana Chikki