Chhath Puja Foods/Prasad
An especially kind of Prasad is prepared on this day using varieties of grains. Thekua is the name of traditional sweet made on this auspicious day. It is cooked with using flour, jiggery or sugar in the morning of Sandhya Ghats. To prepare this Prasad devotees make sure the cleanliness of the place where is cooked.
Apart from Thekua, Suthuni, Sugarcane with green leaves, Aruwa, Paddy, Lemon, Gagal, Coconut, Banana, Rice Kheer, Malpua and Gulgule are also included. All these delicious things are prepared on the auspicious day of Chhath.
Chhath Puja Fast
To open fast, Parvaitins walked down to water bodies along with their family members. They welcome the sun with their folded hands and worship him Chanting Mantras. They offer various things to Lord Surya in order to accomplish pooja like vermillion, rice, fruits, sandalwood and so on.