Janmashtami 2018 | Indulge in these luscious desserts this festival season

Krishna Janmashtami (Photo Source: Twitter)

It is that time of the year when chants of Jai Shri Krishna will rent the air. This year, the festival of Janmashtami will be celebrated on 2-3rd September.

Krishna Janmashtami marks the birth of Lord Krishna, the eighth avatar of Lord Vishnu.

As Janmashtami is approaching and preparations are in full swing, we have listed some recipes dunked in makhan (butter) and milk. Here you go.


Baked Vanilla Yogurt


Hung curd: 400 g

Condensed milk: 200 g

Fresh cream: 100 g

Butterscotch essence: 2 teaspoons

Mixed fruit jam


(This recipe is by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor)

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Makhan Misri


250 grams cream

2 cubes ice or some cold water

100 gms mishri

2 strands saffron and some tulsi leafs


Coconut Barfi


Coconut scraped 2 cups

Sugar 1 cup

Fresh cream 1/2 cup

Green cardamom powder a pinch

Powdered sugar 2 tablespoons

Ghee 1/2 tablespoon


  • Heat a non-stick pan on medium heat. Add the coconut, sugar, fresh cream and green cardamom powder and cook, stirring continuously, for fifteen minutes or till the mixtures turns a golden brown.
  • Remove from the heat and add the powdered sugar and mix. Grease a thali with ghee and pour in the coconut mixture and spread evenly.
  • When it cools cut into diamonds or squares and serve. You can store in an airtight container in the refrigerator for about a week.

(This recipe is by Chef Sanjeev Kapoor)

Rose Petal Malai Chaap


Milk  3 Ltr
Sugar 1 Kg (Including sugar syrup)
Elaichi powder  05 gm
Rose essence  05 ml
Rose petals  05 Petal (For garnish)
Almond  05 pieces (For garnish)
Vinegar 05 ml



Rose Petal Rabri


(This recipe is by Chef Sujeet Singh)