Vinayaka Chathurthi is on 25th August 2017 Vinayaka, Ganesha, Ganapathy, Pillaiyar – whatever name we call him, whichever form we make him – He is always there to remove all obstacles and bless us with wisdom and prosperity. Let us celebrate Vinayaka Chathurthi, with all his (and our) favourite dishes […]
At the close of another year, we gratefully pause to wish you all Merry Christmas and Prosperous New Year.
Thiruvathirai Festival, also known as Arudra Darisanam, is observed in the Tamil month of Margazhi (December – January) on Thiruvathirai Nakshatram Day. It is a celebration of the cosmic dance of Lord Shiva, which represents the continuous cycle of creation and destruction. Thiruvathirai Kali and Kootu (also known as Thalagam) […]
Tamil New Year also known as “Varusha Pirapu” is on 14th April 2018. This year’s name is “Srivilambi” (ஸ்ரீ விளம்பி). It is a time for celebrating new and prosperous beginnings. The common foods prepared for this day are made of Mango (Sour), Jaggery (Sweet) and Neem flower (Bitter) to signify the different […]
The nine day festival of Navaratri, season of rejoicing and celebration, is a combination of many concepts, but the most common theme is the victory of good over evil.
Check out the recipes for Karthigai: Karthigai Deepam is one of the oldest festivals celebrated by the Tamil people in the Tamil month of Karthigai. It has been referred to in many ancient works of Tamil literature that dates back to 2,000 or 2,500 BC. It is celebrated in a […]
Deepavali is on 18th October 2017. Deepavali or Diwali is festival of lights and the occasion of sweets, fire crackers and new dresses. Let us celebrate and enjoy the lights and sounds of this wonderful happy occasion. The mythology of Deepavali differs from North to South India. In Tamil Nadu, it is […]
May your life be as bright as this Kolam. Tamil New Year is on 14th April 2010. Even though it has been changed to the first day of Tamil Month of “Thai” (Pongal Day) as per Government orders, there is no change in the mind set of most of the […]
Holi, the festival of colours, is uniquely North Indian festival. Even though it is not much celebrated in South India, people live in South join with their friends and neighbours and enjoy this happy occasion. I posted SWEET SAMOSA and CURD VADAI for Purva’s Holi Hai Event I wish all readers […]
The harvest festival of south India (Pongal) is on January 15th, 2016. Check out the Sweet Rice Pongal, Pineapple Rice Pongal, Ven Pongal, Dry Fruits Pongal, Vegetable Pongal, Rawa Pongal and Oats Pongal recipes and Kolangal.