Discover the delicious and nutritious South Indian snack, Milagu Adai. Made with lentils, rice, and black pepper, it’s crispy and flavorful. Perfect with coconut chutney or sambar. Try it on Karthigai Deepam Day for an authentic experience!
A traditional Tamil sweet made during the Karthigai festival
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.Now people […]
Traditionally the batter for this dish is prepared by soaking the rice with little urad dhal and grinding along with jaggery and coconut. It is a special dish for Karthigai Festival.