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Importance of Domestic Sweets

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Memories of childhood spent in the village
In this context, delicious dishes everywhere are also famous in different ways, in which sweets and dishes have a special identity. Sweet means that moment of happiness, where the person is happy to eat or feed it on some auspicious occasion. People in every corner of the country like sweets very much. Not only other folk festivals like Holi, but everything from birthdays to weddings and worship starts with a sweet dish. It is said that the way to the heart and mind is through the stomach.passes through In fact, where normal food is an infinite source of nutrients for our body, the taste of sweet dishes satisfies the craving of the tongue. The memories of childhood spent in the village would seem alive to most of the people even today. In the autumn, fenugreek laddoos made from a mixture of jaggery and desi ghee were kept safe for the whole winter season in an earthen pot. The distribution of some portion of this laddu in the form of 'Baina' in the neighboring houses also maintained the dynamism in mutual cooperation and affection. Whereas, the sweetness of laddoosThe delicious smell used to free the small children from all the discipline in the house to silently lick one or two laddus, avoiding everyone's eyes. Besan laddu, Khaja, Balushahi, Jalebi, Bundiya etc. were prepared at home in traditional dishes, especially in marriage functions. For this, some of its raw material was bought from the market, while most of the things were grown from the home farm. In the preparation of these sweets, knowing the people of the village themselves, without any remuneration, complete the functions held in other's house, especially in the marriage of the daughter.Used to share hands with engrossment. It was a tradition to give some portion of these sweets in a potli to the family going back after marriage. Regarding the origin of sweet dishes, culinary experts and ancestors say that kheer, pudding had a prominent place in daily life. These dishes were made from flour, ghee, rice, jaggery available in the kitchen. In the summer days, first of all, jaggery and water were offered to the guests who came to the village and an attempt was made to get rid of their tiredness. Kheer made from seasonal sugarcane juice, in which milk is also added.Sufficient quantity was given to him, its taste tempts the tongue even today. The mind was never hurt after eating dumplings made of flour and jaggery in a hurry. The importance of domestic sweets is on the verge of extinction today in the hustle and bustle of life, but the impression of its taste remains intact in the brain. Every province has different varieties of sweets. Like Indian food, a lot of variety can be seen in sweets too. On the one hand, Chhena-based sweet dish is more prevalent in the eastern part of India, whereas in most of the northern part of India, khoya is made.Sweets ladoo, halwa, kheer, barfi etc. are more popular. Actually, the modern urban culture has covered the market with one variety of sweets. The situation of welcoming the guests coming to the village with the dish made from the kitchen is eternal even today, while in the cities, the desired sweets are being supplied immediately from the online forums. In every state, dessert or dish is the only dish that makes our food more attractive and impressive. For example, Tilkut in Gaya district, Khaja in Nalanda district, Belgram in Arrah district in Bihar.While Balushahi of Sitamarhi district continues to hold a respect for the sweet lovers by its old identity fame. Similarly, each province has a different type of sweets and its fame. Displaced people from rural areas who have settled in the cities due to various reasons, some families have brought with them the methods and systems of the ancient times and they are also dynamic in the discharge of those traditions. But the number is more of such families who are stuck between the culture of the village and the city. they follow false norms Do not concentrate on any one of the two modes. It is clearly marked through the survey of medical science that in the mechanized life of urbanization, more and more people are getting separated from the heritage of cuisine. Due to lack of physical labor, exercise and quality of food items, their bodies are also falling prey to many diseases. There is a need that the traditional dishes and sweets, which have been in our heritage category, should be saved from extinction. If restraint in the quantity of food and the old method is adopted in its preparation,Our digestive system will also remain healthy and at the same time our whole mind will be drenched with smile and happiness due to its sweet sweetness.
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Vijay Garg

Vijay Garg

Vijay Garg is a regular contributor of Imphal Times, mostly related with Education. Vijay is a resident of Street Kour Chand MHR Malout-152107 Distt Sri Muktsar sahib Punjab. Vijay Garg, Ex.PES-1 is a retired Principal from Government Girls Sen Sec school Mandi Harji Ram Malout -152106 Punjab. He is also the author of Quantitative Aptitude, NTSE , NMMS, Mathematics of XII, ICSE numerical physics and chemistry many more books.

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