Gopalkala Recipe, Receipe of Gopalkala, Dahi Handi - Gopalkala or Gopal Kala, How to Make Gopalkala

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On the occasion of Janmashtami (the birthday of Lord Krishna), the devotees of Krishna prepare every favorite dish of the Lord. Then on the midnight of Janmashtami, these scrumptious dishes are offered to Lord Krishna in order to welcome him on the earth. These include varieties of sweets and dairy products. One of them is the luscious Gopalkala. Prepared from beaten rice, cur, ghee and cucumber, this salty recipe is generally prepared in every home where the festival of Janmashtami is observed. It is extremely easy to prepare and hardly take few minutes to be ready to serve. If you also want know how to make this extremely nutritious and scrumptious dish, the recipe is given below.

Gopalkala Recipe


  • 250 grams Beaten Rice
  • 1 Coconut (fresh)
  • 100 gm Cucumber
  • 2 Green Chilies
  • 1 tbsp Ghee
  • 1 tsp Jeera
  • 1/2 inch Ginger
  • 50 grams Curd
  • 1/2 tsp Sugar
  • Salt to taste


  • Soak beaten rice for 10 minutes.
  • Grate the coconut, roughly chop the cucumber & finely chop the green chilies and ginger.
  • Melt ghee in a small pan for the tempering; add the jeera, green chilies and ginger.
  • Pour over the beaten rice and add in the remaining ingredients. Mix well.