Prasad is of the holy food which is offered in Hindu temples, it is considered as a blessing and something which will bring you good luck, there are over 20 lakh temples in India, and each one of them offers something different from the other, many temples have a made a huge name for themselves because of their Prasadam, people come to these temples from all over India, just to have some prasad. We’ve made a list of some of the temples where you get the most unique prasadam
Let’s have a look at the 10 Temples In India Which Offer the Best Prasadam
Golden Temple, Amritsar
Millions of people come to the Golden Temple in Amritsar every year and they’re all fed for free sitting next to one another at the langar. It is estimated that 2,00,000 chapatis and 1.5 tonnes of dal are cooked on a daily basis for the thousands of devotees who come here for the blessings.
Jagannath Temple, Orissa
Also called as Mahaprasad in Oriya, The Jagannath Temple in Puri has over 56 different types of cooked and uncooked items. There’s a belief that the food is tasteless while it is being offered to the Lord, but somehow all the flavors seep in when it is being served to the devotees.
Kaal Bhairav, Varanasi
This temple offers wine to the devotees as prasad. This is certainly one of the most unique temple prasadam in India that must be tried once in a lifetime.
Sabarimala Ayyappa Temple, Kerela
The devotees are given Appam and Aravana Payasam as part of the prasadam. This prasadam is a delicious treat for the devotees.
Tirupati Balaji, Andhra Pradesh
One of the most famous temples in India, it is very famous for its laddoo which is distributed as prasadam. On top of that free prasadam is given to the pilgrims which consist of Daddojanam (curd rice), Puliogare (tamarind rice), Vada & Chakkara Pongal ( Sweet Pongal), Miryala Pongal, Appam, Paayasam, Jalebi, Muruku, Dosai, Seera (Kesari halwa) & Malhora.
Vaishno Devi, Jammu
Millions of people visit this temple every year, one of the most visited temples in India, the temple offers Steaming Rajma Chawal, Kadi Chawal, Poori Chana which are served at all of the shrine board eateries that have been constructed all along the pilgrimage trek.
Azhagar Kovil, Tamil Nadu
The rice and pulses are brought by the farmers then rice Is used to make dosas for all the devotees. This prasadam is known as Kovil prasadam, and is very famous.
Chinese Kali Temple, Kolkata
This temple offers modern prasadam to its devotees, The prasad served here includes Noodles, Chopsuey, and Fried Rice. It’s a once in a lifetime experience, something which you must try.
Arulmigu Dhandayuthapani Swamy Temple, Tamil Nadu
Also known as the Murugan temple, this temple is very popular for its prasadam. The deity is offered a sweet that is made of five fruits, jaggery, and sugar candy and is known as Panchamritham. It looks and tastes like a jam of sorts
Ganpatipule Temple, Maharashtra
This temple is famous for its simple food which is offered here, which consists of Khichdi, Pickle, Papad, and Boondi. The evening bhog is slightly fancier with the inclusion of Masala Rice.