Monday, 15 April 2013

Pana for Pana Sankranti

Maha Vishuva Sankranti also known as Pana Sankranti is the beginning of the Odia  New Year.This generally falls on April 14 or 15 every year.
On this particular day a pot with a hole from bottom is filled with pana or a sweet drink is hung over Tulsi(Basil) plant. Pana made of chatua(horsegram flour),curd, cottage cheese ,banana, jaggery is offered to God and then consumed by everyone.

5-6 Tbsp Chatua(Horsegram flour)
2 Tbsp Jaggery
1 banana mashed
2 Tbsp Chenna(Cottage cheese)
1 Tsp Chopped Ginger
1 Tbsp Chopped Raw Mango
1 cup Yoghurt

Mix all the things together and Offer it to God.


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