Panchamrut, Panchamrit

Panchamrut, Panchamrit

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Panchamrut is a traditional recipe used in Hindu religious functions. Easy and quick to make panchamrut is made of these 5 ingredients : milk, curds, sugar, honey and ghee which makes a prasad.

panchamrut prasad is served at religious festivals like janmashtami and any pujas at home like satyanarayan puja or ganesh poojan.

In Sanskrit panch means 5, as in 5 ingredients used and amrut means nectar which is the drink of gods. Panchamrut is believed to be purifying and nourishing and is used during the pujas and later given as prasad too.

Those who come to darshan or pooja, only have a teaspoon of panchamrut.

A garnish of basil leaves gives the Panchamrut a nice flavour and aroma too. Enjoy this panchamrut prasad at home during religious festivals.

Since there is curd in panchamrut, the shelf life will be only 3 to 4 hours. If there is more milk and lesser curd in the panchamrit recipe, then it can be made in the morning and used at night.

Aside from panchamrit recipe, other recipes that can be made as prasad are Modak and Mawa Modak .

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Panchamrut, Panchamrit recipe - How to make Panchamrut, Panchamrit

Preparation Time:    Cooking Time:    Total Time:     Makes 0.75 cup
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For Panchamrut
1/2 cup milk
2 tbsp fresh curd (dahi)
1/4 tsp ghee
1/2 tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp honey

For The Garnish
tulsi leaves
For panchamrut

    For panchamrut
  1. Combine all the ingredients in a deep bowl and mix well.
  2. Serve garnished with tulsi leaves.

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Method for Panchamrut, Panchamrit recipe

  1. To make Panchamrut, Panchamrit, first take a bowl and add the milk. 
  2. Add the curd.
  3. Add the ghee.
  4. Add the sugar.
  5. Add the honey and mix Panchamrut, Panchamrit well using a whisk. 
  6. Serve garnished with tulsi leaves.

Why tulsi is used in Panchamrut?

  1. Why tulsi is used in Panchamrut? It is believed that the Naivedya, Panchamrut or any kind of offering made to deity should be pure and with Sattva Gunas. Tulsi has potential to absorb Sattva Gunas (Positive energy) and keep away the Rajjas and Tammas Gunas (Negative Energy). The deity always likes such offering. Naivedya, Panchamrut or any kind of offering made to deity with Tulsi leaves to please him/her and receive the grace.

Nutrient values per cup
Energy286 cal
Protein7.6 g
Carbohydrates23.7 g
Fiber0.1 g
Fat13.9 g
Cholesterol0 mg
Vitamin A301.3 mcg
Vitamin B10.1 mg
Vitamin B20.2 mg
Vitamin B30.2 mg
Vitamin C1.8 mg
Folic Acid9.9 mcg
Calcium366.7 mg
Iron0.4 mg
Magnesium0 mg
Phosphorus0 mg
Sodium33.2 mg
Potassium183.2 mg
Zinc0.5 mg

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Panchamrut, Panchamrit
 on 28 Aug 19 06:35 PM

We are told never to mix equal quantities of honey and ghee. It is according to the Ayurveda, Virodhi Aahar and is toxic. Either of them should be increased and made unequal.
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Tarla Dalal    Daya, noted. We will look into this. Thanks.
30 Aug 19 10:28 AM
Panchamrut, Panchamrit
 on 10 Sep 18 07:13 AM

Tulsi can''t be garnished ever when the Prasad is offered to ganpati bappa
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Tarla Dalal    Hi Jasmine, Thank you so much for that kind information.
10 Sep 18 09:24 AM
Panchamrut, Panchamrit
 on 10 Jan 17 01:04 PM

This is always made at home when there is puja and is given to all the guest, its very easy to make as it just has 5 basic ing in it.