RICE PUTTU / பழுப்பு அரிசி புட்டு, MOCHAI SUNDAL / மொச்சை சுண்டல்- Navaratri Neivedaym Day 8

  Rice Flour Sweet Puttu is an authentic dish made during friday of Navartri. It is usually made with raw rice pounded at home. I had ample brown rice flour and wanted to use it off. It turned delicious and the outcome was satisfactory. Though it is bit work involved its worth the efforts. Mochai sundal is an must do … [Read more...]

ASOKA HALWA(அசோகா அல்வா) AND KARUPPU ULUNDU SUNDAL (கருப்பு உளுந்து சுண்டல்)-NAVARATRI DAY 7

Asoka Halwa popular sweet dish from Thanjavur district, also known as Thiruvaiyaru halwa. This sweet dish is made from Moong dal / paasi paruppu. This tastes best when eaten hot with oozing ghee and it is served in banana leaf. Most of the weddings that happen in and around Thanjavur area will definitely have this sweet served. … [Read more...]

THAYIR AVAL, PATTANI SUNDAL, KALAKAND – NAVARATRI NEIVEDYAM DAY 4

  For Day 4 of Navaratri made Thayir Aval, Pachai pattani sundal and Paneer Kalakand for Neivedaym.   Thayir Aval / Curd Poha made from beaten rice flakes. Ingredients: Poha / Aval - 1 cup Curd / Yogurt - 1 cup Milk - 1/2 cup Mustard seeds - 1 tsp Urad dal - 1/2 tsp Channa dal - 1/2 tsp Green … [Read more...]

AVAL PULIYODARAI, PASIPARUPPU SUNDAL, RAGI PAYASAM – NAVARATRI NEIVEDYAM DAY 3

For Day 3 of Navaratri made Aval Puliyodarai, Paasi paruppu Sundal and Ragi sevai payasam for Neivedaym. Aval Puliyodharai Puliyodarai mix can be prepared and stored during this navaratri season which will be of great use in case we have sudden guests over. Just soak aval / poha for 10 mins, add a tbsp of paste mix it add … [Read more...]

CARROT JAVVARISI PAYASAM AND KONDAKADALAI SUNDAL (NAVARATRI NAIVEDYAM DAY 1)

Carrot Javvarisi payasam / sago kheer for Day 1 of Navaratri Pooja. Navaratri starting today, 13th October is a festival dedicated to the deity Ambal / Shakti. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Shakti / Ambal are worshiped. Navratri is divided into sets of three days firstly to Goddess Durga, next 3 days to … [Read more...]