This dish is mostly prepared on “Karthigai Deepam Day” and hence it is also called as “Karthigai Adai”. This can be served with Vellam and Vennai (Jaggery and Butter). For spicy taste, serve with Idli Milagai Podi.
A traditional Tamil sweet made during the Karthigai festival
Panai Olai 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.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.