Janmashtami has been a two day affair this year. Yesterday being sunday we are not in the usual Krishna Jayanthi celebration mood which normally means dressing up the kids as Krishna and Balarama and imprinting the Lord's feet. I made Atukula Payasam / Beaten Rice Payasam yesterday and totally forgot that Athamma and Amma wanted to celebrate this evening. When I came back from office, I saw both Peddu, Chinnu all dressed with Vishnu Namam and all set for the celebrations.
Amma had made Murukus and Bellam Murukulu, while Athamma made some other sweet with rice dumplings. Now that I remember I know it's funny that I have not posted Aval Payasam, but I guess it's very simple for anybody to make it..:)
Neivedyam for Lord Krishna ~ Jantikalu or Muruku, Aval Payasam, Manoharam (different recipe)
I didn't deck up the boys in the traditional dress, but they sure had the Namam which looked so pretty on them.
Will be back with recipes later.
Hope everybody had a great celebrations today!
Krishna Jayanthi 2007
Krishna Jayanthi 2010