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11 top delicacies for Jivitputrika or jitiya

Jivitputrika or jitiya Jivitputrika or jitiya is a festival celebrated for the well being and prosperity of the children. Mothers fast and pray for the long life of their kids. This is mainly celebrated in the states of Bihar, Jharkhand & Uttar Pradesh. When and how to celebrate Jivitputrika/ jitiya This is a 3 days festival and starts from seventh lunar day of Krishna-Paksha in Ashvin month to ninth lunar day. As per english calendar, this festival is celebrated in September. These three days are celebrated as 1.Nahai – Khai (Satwmi) 2.Khur Jitiya or Jivitputrika day (Asthami) 3.Paaran (Naomi)
Nahai khai – This is the preparatory day and as per the rituals – Mothers take bath in the morning and take food. The food generally consists of – Pua, Kheer, Sevai Khur Jitiya or Jivitputrika day The actual festival day. Mothers observe whole day fast. They do not take water, for almost 24 hours or more. It is also customary to have Sargi, something …

Basic Indian Gravies - 1

Beaming Faces, colourful Plate presentation and the Food, tasting slightly more than excellent. What one can expect more from students who has just completed 2 weeks of their 1 Month Certificate program in Food Production? Yes, these three (from left Geetika, Dhirendra and Krishan) are the geniuses who have done this exemplary did, that most of the regular Hotel Management students could not dare to do. They actually tried their hands on The Basic Indian Gravies and the final outcome surprised them and me as well. It is really hard to believe that these are the same people who said (just one day before) that if they prepare the food that would not be eatable.
When I ask their feedback regarding the quality of Food – they replied with lots of enthusiasm – “This is the Best Indian Food we ever had and we cannot believe that we have prepared this’’.

This statement was really satisfying for me but I will give complete credits to their level of interest, hard work and their craving to learn.


Good show guys, Keep it up!!

And for my Readers, I just want to assure you that I will share their recipes and off course the secret of their success with all of you.


amit said…
thank you for encouraging us.
but without your supervision that was not possible.

Anonymous said…
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