Indian Festivals Food and Beverages

Festivals are the identity of Indian society. same applies when it comes to the traditions that people of India follow.  There are 29 states in the country and each state, is identified by the language, customs, and traditions followed by people. And people accordingly,  fulfilling the rituals that the many festivals bring in.

 

Festivals are the identity of Indian society. The enthusiasm of celebration is carried all over the festive season with some delectable festival dishes, that are prepared, characteristic of that particular festival. For example, Ganesh Chaturthi is a celebration celebrated the nation over and it denotes the start of the Hindu celebrations as well. There are a couple of dishes arranged solely for this celebration as they are thought to be Lord Ganesha's most loved things. Modak is a sort of sweet that is offered to Lord Ganesha and is made by all individuals. 

Desserts are the main part of the celebrations.  Another celebration that spreads a great deal of cheer and festivity is the celebration of lights, Diwali. This is a festival which celebrates the triumph of evil over good.  This victory is celebrated by exchanging sweets among families.  Laddoo is a very common preparation for any kind of a celebration. In addition to that, the exchange of heartfelt gifts during Diwali these days have become a mandatory part of the celebration. Friends, families, and colleagues share with each other Diwali gifts as a gesture of showing love and affection. Also, special and grand feast with delicious food and beverages like Guruji badam KesarKesar Pista and lots of sweets is the special attraction of the occasion.

Similarly, Raksha Bandhan is one such event wherein love amongst siblings and sisters is praised by trading desserts.  Exchange of sweets is symbolic of the sweetness that exists in the relationship.  Whatever be the festival, sweets are a common offering as they are considered to be symbolic of the sweetness that needs to exist in the bonding between people.

Holi is yet another festival wherein people celebrate in great fervor the festival of colors.  Gujjias and sweet dumplings made with khoya stuffing are served to the guests along with a delicious festive drink ThandaiHoli, thandai is considered as Lord Shiva’s favorite and is featured quite often in Hindu Mythology. Thandai is commonly served as a traditional drink in North India. 

In short, festivals and food go hand in hand in our rich Indian culture!!

 

Kesar - A Royal Drink

Kesar Sharbat is a soothing exotic drink which will rejuvenate your senses, made from Kesar (Saffron) powder.  Kesar or saffron is one of the world's most expensive and rarest spices and its flavor, make it this a royal drink.

Sharbat is basically prepared from fruits or flower petals. They are usually sweet in taste and are served when they are chilled. Kesar Sharbat or kesardooh is a traditional drink and is quite popular for its delicious taste and nutrients and liked by every age group. Safranal is one of the main antioxidants in saffron, which is packed with several health benefits. 

BENEFITS OF KESAR 

1. Protects against cancer: Saffron contains a dark orange, water-soluble carotene called crocin, which is responsible for much of saffron's golden color. Crocin has been found to trigger apoptosis [ programmed cell death] in a number of different types of human cancer cells, leukemia, ovarian carcinoma, colon adenocarcinoma, and soft tissue sarcoma. 

 2. Relieves Menstrual Cramps : Traditionally, girls and women who have been facing tremendous menstrual cramps and abdominal pain are suggested to eat or drink things that are warmer. Saffron milk renowned for its rich anti-inflammatory properties is one warm and soothing potion women opt for during the times of heavy abdominal pain and menstrual cramps to get some relief.

3. Protection against cold: Saffron is a stimulant tonic and very effective to treat cold and fever; saffron mixed in milk and applied over the forehead quickly relieves cold.

4. Good For Heart: A pinch of saffron could also do wonders for your heart. It can stimulate circulation and prevents hardening of arteries.

5. Helps Treat Insomnia: Though research is limited, certain studies say that saffron can cure insomnia. Other studies show that saffron can help in treating depression, and insomnia related to the condition.

 

The King of Fruits: Mango

Mango is a popular summer delicacy which is consumed worldwide. They are juicy, sweet and act as a natural coolant which is very effective in beating the summer heat.

Mango crush and Kery Pudina squash(Raw Mango juice) are lovely refreshing mango drinks that fight the intense heat during the summer months.

The mango enjoys a distinctive status among the fruits.  A lot of types are cultivated, in India alone, there are more than 500 types, but just around 35 types are extensively cultivated. Mangos are used in both ripe and unripe states and the two are well known because of the health properties. 

 
  • Mangos give 100% of your daily vitamin C, 35%  vitamin A and 12% of your day to day fiber
  • Mangos help in controlling heart rate and blood pressure because a fresh mango contains a good source of potassium.
  • A daily need of vitamin A can be taken by 1 cup of sliced mango which gives 25% of vitamin A.
  • Mangos give protection against breast cancer and colon cancers because mangos contain the antioxidant compound.
  • Mango fruit is an excellent source of Vitamin A and flavonoids.
  • Mango Juice and Mango Drinks is a low-calorie fruit. It is filled with loads of nutrients in concentrated form. It can be a good and healthy substitute for an evening snack. High fiber content helps in proper digestion and metabolism.
  • Heat Stroke - Raw mango protects you from negative effects of excessive hot temperature. 

Mixed Fruit Jam

Guruji Mixed fruit jam is made with 100% real fruit ingredients; Is easy to use and can be enjoyed on the go every morning.
The medley of different fruit flavors such as PineappleMango, Grape, strawberry, apple, and Orange blended into one lip-smacking jam
Our range of fruit jams seamlessly blends the goodness of nature's bounty with state-of-the-art preservation technology to give you a real treat for your taste buds.
Guruji Mixed Fruit Jam go great with slices of breadrotis, buns, dosas or Blends with Milk for Milkshakes, Used in Cakes & Cookies, and
Perfect Topping for Bread & Toast. 
 
Apart from lip-smacking taste, Mixed fruit jam has its own health benefits.
 
Health benefit

· Unlike butter and cheese, they do not contribute to the cholesterol and fat content of your body
· Pectin is a substance contained in all fruits. During the heating process of making jams, this substance gets modified. The modified pectin helps in reducing your chances of having cancer.
· Jams are rich in sugar and a good source of energy. Since they are high in calories, the weight loss seekers and diabetics should use jams sparingly.
 
Enjoy our mixed fruit jam at home or on the go…we're sure you'll keep wanting some more! Think of different ways to eat it in. 

 

Summer Cooler Rose Sharbat

It's summer...it's hot, and it is time for a few cold and refreshing drink. Sharbat, a calming drink fabricated from fruit or flower syrups and really soothing and calming in summer.

 

Guruji Rose Sharbat is made of pure and indigenous roses. This ancient remedy is very popular in India and other parts of the country.

Guruji rose sharbat prepared from the distillation of delicate and beautiful rose petals and contains numerous health benefits.
 
BENEFITS:
 
  • Rose water contains a number of antioxidants including flavonoids and anthocyanins.  
  • Extracted rose exhibited a strong ability to combat free radicals.
  • Its petals are nutritionally dense, containing vitamins A, C, E, and B.
  • It’s a mood enhancer and can be calming to the nerves. 
  • In Ayurvedic medicine, it’s known to balance the emotions that govern the heart.
  • It has anti-inflammatory qualities. 
  • it is very beneficial for stomach and liver.
  • Rejuvenates tired body
  • Excellent coolant in hot summer
  • Excellent for Eyes.

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Testimonials

  • Santosh Shukla

    Really great, unique, innovative flavors by gurujiproducts that are original and non-flavored. Love all the flavors, Thandai,Orange Squash,Khus Sharbat are my favorite while my family also loves the Mango Crush which is better than every other mango flavored product in

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