Thiruvathirai Festival, also known as Arudra Darisanam or Arudra Darshan, 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) are the special food prepared in the morning and offered to Lord Shiva. Here are some of the dishes made for this festival.
- Difficulty: Medium
Learn how to prepare the traditional South Indian dish “Thiruvathirai Kali” and the modern techniques to make it even easier. Serve it with delicious Mixed Vegetable Kootu for a complete meal.
- Difficulty: Easy
Learn how to make Thalagam, a delicious South Indian dish made with 7 vegetables. Perfect for festival days like Thiruvathirai and Pongal!