Tag: Karthigai

Panai Olai Kozhukattai

Panai Olai Kozhukattai (Palm Leaf Kozhukattai)

It is specially prepared for Thirukarthigai Day (Karthigai Deepam festival) in the districts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli and Tuticorin. Hand-ground raw rice flour is mixed with powdered ‘karuppatti’ (palm jaggery) and coconut gratings. This flour mixture is then stuffed in the tender palm leaves and cooked in steam for a while. […]