Avani Avittam Recipes, Indian Festival Recipes, Sweets


I have been out of the blogging scenario for sometime now, and it seemed it would never happen in the near the future. I was travelling and couldn’t get to the routine, though I wanted to do very much. I am posting today a sweet recipe called Thengai or Coconut Poli. It is a very easy to make recipe and can be in a short time. The good part is it can be stored for a week if kept in fridge. I made this  two weeks ago and I was happy to take pictures as well. Coconut Pornam or the…

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Avani Avittam Recipes, Indian Festival Recipes, Snacks, Traditional Recipes, Vada


Aama Vadai or Paruppu Vadai as it is called is a bengal gram and tur dal based fritter usually made during festivals in Tamil Nadu.It is specially made during Weddings,Boghi and Avani Avittam. Avani Avitttam or Upakarma is a vedic ritual practiced by Hindus of Brahmin caste.It is conducted once in a year during the month of Shravana when Brahmins change their Upanayana thread. This day is also important as Brahmins worship Rishis and offer libation of water to their ancestors. Amongst other delicacies Paruppu Poli and Paruppu Payasam is also made.The vadai is a no garlic no onion recipe,since…

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Avani Avittam Recipes, Indian Festival Recipes, Neiveidhyam Recipes, Sweets, Traditional Recipes


Paruppu poli in Tamil Nadu,obbattu in Karnataka or puran poli in Maharashtra,it’s the same name for this sweet indulgence.This is prepared in many households as an offering for different and iam posting this here for the Avani Avittam festival which is on 29th of this month.Avani Avittam is the cere

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