Traditional Indian Recipes

VARALAKSHMI VRATHAM NAIVEDYAM RECIPES

Varalakshmi Vratham is celebrated on the Second Friday of Sravana masam every year. Varalakshmi Vratham is observed by married women in South India Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh. Varalakshmi is another form of Lord Vishnu’s consort. Lakshmi the Goddess of Wealth. Varalakshmi is believed to be ... read more

DIWALI RECIPES – DEEPAWALI RECIPES

  Diwali or Deepawali is the “festival of lights”.  Deep means “light” and avail means “a row of lights”. There are various legends pointing to the origin of Diwali. Some believe it to be the celebrations of the marriage of Goddess Lakshmi with Lord Vishnu. Diwali also commemorates the ... read more

VINAYAKA CHATURTHI RECIPES

    Vinayaka Chaturthi is one of important Hindu festival celebrated throughout India with a great devotion. Vinayaka Chaturthi is also known as Ganesh Chaturthi. Vinayaka Chaturthi is celebrated as the birthday of Lord Ganesh, the elephant-headed son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvathi. Lord Ganesh is the symbol ... read more

SRI KRISHNASHTAMI RECIPES

Sri Krishnashtami, is the birthday of Lord Krishna is celebrated with great devotion and enthusiasm in India. In Andhra Pradesh and Telangana small children are dressed up as Lord Krishna and they visit neighbors and friends. Different varieties of fruits and sweets are first offered to Lord Krishna and ... read more

ATUKULA PAYASAM – FESTIVAL RECIPE

Atukula Payasam is prepared with rice flakes (poha). Atukula Payasam is one of the easiest and tasty sweet recipes which can be prepared in minutes. Atukulu is also Lord Krishna’s favorite. For this Sri Krishnashtami I am posting Atukula Payasam which is tasty and easy to prepare. Ingredients: Atukula ... read more

UGADI RECIPES

 Ugadi can be explained as ‘yuga ‘ is the word for ‘era’ – ‘adi’ stands for ‘the beginning’ in Sanskrit. Hence the festival of Ugadi, stating the beginning of a new age, is the New Year day for the people of Deccan region of India. Ugadi signifies the beginning ... read more