Happy Kojagiri Purnima 2020: Kojagiri Purnima is celebrated on the day of Sharad Purnima, it is an auspicious day which marks the end of the harvest festival. This festival is observed in different ways across the country. Some women keep a special Kojagiri fast and perform puja under the moonlight. Goddess Lakshmi is also worshipped on this day.
On this day devotees prepare special rice kheer as prasad. Usually, the kheer (sweet pudding) is kept out all night in the moonlight and consumed the next day. It is said to be blessed with nectar or is as good as drinking Amrit. Some people prepare Masala milk or flavoured milk to drink on this night.
Masala milk is said to bring in good luck and prosperity. Usually, family members gather together, sit out in the moonlight and enjoy the sweet dishes. But because of the ongoing pandemic, the celebration will be marked at home itself. If you are looking forward to prepare Masala milk at home, here’s the easiest recipe.
Watch Video of Masala Doodh Recipe for Kojagiri Purnima:
It is said that coolants like milk help in the digestion process. The dry fruits and nuts are rich in proteins, vitamins and minerals. So this drink is a powerhouse of nutrients and it is believed that keeping in moonlights adds to the medicinal benefits.
It should be noted that there are readymade masala powders available in the market to prepare Masala milk, but try making it yourself with the help of this video.
Happy Kojagiri Purnima to everyone!