Why Is Makar Sankranti Celebrated? And Types Of Khichdi To Make

Makar Sankranti is celebrated to celebrate to mark a new beginning.

Markar Sankranti is observed by Hindus on 14 January every year. 

Dedicated to the Sun God, this is a celebration of the sun rising in the Makara Rashi (Capricorn).

This means the end of the Poush month in the Hindu calendar. 

Different states of India celebrate this festival following different rituals.

Khichdi is one of the traditional foods cooked in many places at this festival.

Many devotees eat Sabudana Khichdi during this celebration.

Moong Dal Khichdi is a classic traditional dish made on this day.