Janmashtami festival is dedicated to Lord Sri Krishna to commemorate his birth ceremony. Balgopal is welcomed with varieties of scrumptious sweet dishes, prepared from milk and curds that Krishna loved. Generally the devotees prepare those food items which are considered to be the favorite of Lord Krishna. Here we present five easy sweet dish recipes which you can try out on this very day to make this occasion more delightful.


Rasmalai is a Bengali dessert consisting of soft ‘paneer’ or ‘chhena’ balls (Rasgullaa) immersed in chilled creamy milk. Instead of being soaked in sugar syrup like Rasgullas, Rasmalai is soaked in sweet, flavored milk. As this rasmalai recipe is prepared with Natura Diet Sugar, it can be relished by diabetics also.


8 rasgullas

2 ltre milk

10-12 pistachio (finely chopped)

1 cup sugar free Natura Diet Sugar

½ teaspoon of green cardamom powder

Few saffron threads


Step 1: Boil milk in a pan till it turns thick.

Step 2: Add sugar free Natura Diet Sugar, cardamom powder and saffron. After boiling it for 2 minutes take the pan off the flame. When it gets cool, put in refrigerator for one hour.

Step 2: In order to remove the extra calorie content from rasgullas, squeeze them and put them in lukewarm water. After removing rasgullas from water again squeeze them.

Step 3: Put the rasgullas in the milk and keep it in refrigerator. Your rasmalai is ready.

Step 4: After garnishing rasmalai with pistachio, serve them cool.

Apricot Shreekhand

Apricot Shreekhand recipe is a lovely combination of golden apricots and yogurt generously garnished with pistachios. Apricot Shrikhand would be a refreshing and welcome treat any time of day. Treat your guests with this Shreekhand recipe on this Janmastami.


2 cup well whisked skimmed milk

¾ sugar free Natura Diet Sugar

15-20 apricots

10-15 chopped pistachio


Step 1: Slice the golden apricots. Take them in a pan; add one and half cups of water and half the sugar Free and mix. Cook on low heat for fifteen to twenty minutes.

Step 2: Take hung yogurt in another bowl. Add the remaining Sugar Free and mix. Squeeze this mixture through a muslin cloth. Put the shrikhand in a stemmed glass. Remove the stewed apricots from heat and put them on top of the shrikhand. Garnish with pistachios and serve.

Moong Dal Halwa

Moong Dal Halwa is a delicacy of Rajasthan. It is a rich, creamy and pudding-like dessert. Made with split moong dal, this is a popular and delicious dessert for every season. Try out this easy dessert recipe to surprise your kith and kin on Janmashtami.


 1 cup split green gram skinless (dhuli moong dal)

1 cup Natura Diet Sugar

A generous pinch of saffron

1/2 cup milk

½ cup ghee

¼ cup whole dried milk(Mawa)

10-12 almonds (Soaked and finely chopped)


Step 1:  Soak the split green gram in water for 6 hours. Grind the green gram coarsely using very little water.

Step 2: To make sugar syrup mix Natura Diet Sugar with 1-1/2 cups of water, cook it well.

Step 3:  Soak saffron in hot milk. Heat ghee in a thick-bottomed pan and add the ground green gram, sauté and stirring continuously, over low heat till it turns golden brown.

Step 4: Add the sugar syrup and saffron milk. Stir till they are thoroughly mixed. Add whole dried milk and cook till it dissolves. Serve hot garnished with almonds.


This creamy, smooth and chilled rabri recipe is a popular dessert. Sweet Rabri is a sweet, condensed milk based dish made by boiling the milk on low heat for a long time until it becomes dense and changes its color to pinkish. Sugar, spices and nuts are added to it to give it flavor. Give a treat to your kith and kin with this easy rabri recipe. Celebrate Lord Krishna’s birthday with this easy dessert recipe.


1 liter milk

60 gms sugar

10 gms pistachio

1 gm saffron


Boil milk in a pan. When milk reduced to half, add sugar.

Cook it on low flame till it turns thick. Keep stirring so that the milk doesn’t get burnt.

Cool it and serve with chopped pistachio and saffron.

Badam Ka Halwa:

Badam halwa is a delicious and popular Indian dessert made with almonds, sugar and clarified butter. Badam Halwa is an easy dessert recipe that melts in your mouth instantly. Make your Janmashtami more special with this special dish.


1 kg almond (without shell)

50 gms ghee

1gm saffron

200 gms sugar

750 mg water


Mix sugar in water and boil to make sugar syrup.

Grind almonds and make a paste

Heat ghee in a pan. Add almond pieces and fry it well.

When it turns golden brown, add sugar syrup. Cook well.

Before taking it off flame, add saffron.

Sprinkle chopped almond on it and serve hot.


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