Thursday, January 12, 2017

Pongal Special Recipes | Sankranti Special Recipes

Pongal Recipes

Hi Supermoms,

Pongal is the biggest festival in South India. It is the Harvest Festival ,  thanksgiving to Mother Nature . 

"Pongal is a four-days-long harvest festival celebrated in Tamil Nadu, a southern state of India. For as long as people have been planting and gathering food, there has been some form of harvest festival. Pongal, one of the most important popular Hindu festivals of the year. This four-day festival of thanksgiving to nature takes its name from the Tamil word meaning "to boil" and is held in the month of Thai (January-February) during the season when rice and other cereals, sugar-cane, and turmeric (an essential ingredient in Tamil cooking) are harvested." - source 

For your easy reference , I have compiled all important and  popular pongal/sankranti  recipes.

You can try these side dishes for Rice/pongal/Idli/Dosa:

15. Pasiparuppu Sambar ( quick sambar)
18. Murungai Keerai Chutney/ Drumstick leaves chutney
20. Avial

Here are a few tiffin recipes for simple dinner on Pongal holidays:

11. Adai 

Special Sweets:

18. Coconut Burfi/Thengai Burfi ( traditional )

Wishing you all a very Happy Harvest Festival !

Sankranti Recipes

Happy Cooking !

With love,


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