Today is durga ashtmi in north india it is celebrated as disribute the halwa puri and chana to little girls age of up to 8-9 years gift is also given.
Durgashtami, or Durga Ashtami, is the eight day of the Navaratri and Durga Puja celebrations. Durgastami is also known as Mahashtami and is one of the important days of Durga Puja and afasting is undertaken by many people.
I also do the ashtmi at my house which i share with my blogger friends
PRASHAD OF ASHTMI
.WHEAT RAWA HALWA :
DESI GHEE -1/3 CUP
SUGAR I CUP
DRY FRUIT ANY
Fry rawa in a ghee .When fried add water and sugar and stire till it leaves the sides of pan .it is ready
ZEERA CHANA[black gram]
RED CHILLI POWDER-1/2 TSP
SALT TO TASTE
Boil chana in pressur cooker for 25 minutes.Heat oil in a pan add zeera when crackled add masalas.Mixwell.Add chana and cover it for five minutes with little water. when dried off the fire.
eat wit puree