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Dharo Aatham Date2012

Dharo Aatham is Coming on 23 Saptember 2012.

About Dharo Aatham

Dharo Atham is a unique ritual observed in Gujarat during the waxing phase of moon (Shukla Paksha) in Badarvo or Bhadrapad month. Dharo Atham 2012 date is September 23. It is observed on the eighth day of Shukla Paksha. Mothers observe Dharo Atham for the wellbeing and long life of their daughters and sons.
Dharo Atham ritual consists of worshipping of ‘dharo’, green grass, and listening to the story associated with the ritual.
Married women and mothers eat only once in the evening of the eight day of waxing phase of Bhadrapad month. The food eaten on the day is cooked on the previous day.

Dharo Aatham Recipes


Wheat flour 1 cup
Jaggery 1/2 cup
Ghee 3/4 cup 

Take a Tava & pour ghee on sim flame. Add flour & mix it till flour become reddish brown in colour.
Remove the mixture from the gas & cool it for few seconds.
Then add powdered jaggery in the mixture & add few drops of milk on it. (Just sprinkle the milk.)
Take an empty thali & spread some ghee on the thali.
Pour all the mixture & spread it evenly.
Leave the spreaded mixture to cool for some time.
Then cut the mixture of your favourite shape.

Rice Ladoo

1/2 cup - rice
250 g - jaggery
1/4 cup - grated coconut

Roast rice to a golden colour.
Grind and to a powder.
Add grated jaggery and coconut.
Mix with hands.
Add some water if required
Make balls of this mixture.
Now it is ready to serve.

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