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…