Pachai Payaru Madhura Sundal (Green Mung Sweet Snack)

Navarathiri is a major festival celebrated all over India – spanning 9 days, nights and the 10th. day. It is celebrated differently in various parts of the country – though most of the celebrations are in honour of Durga or Shakti (female as the source of all strength). In South India, all three major goddesses…

Aval Payasam (Flattened Rice Dessert)

Today is the first day of the month of Aashad (in Hindi), Aadi (in Tamil) and Karkadagam (in Malayalam). It is also called the Ramayana month. This month is considered very auspicious and the start of the festive season. Many temple festivals are celebrated during this month. However, it is also observed as a month…