Thiruvadirai Vadai

Thiruvathirai or Thiruvathira or Arudhra Darisanam is one of the most auspicious festivals for Lord Shiva. In my last post I have explained the traditions and customs that we follow in our family. As mentioned earlier, along with Kali, ezhu kari kootu, this thiruvadarai vadai is also made for neivedhyam. The speciality of this vada is… 

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Ellu sadam / Sesame rice

Ellu sadam /Yellodarai/Sesame rice is a classic traditional Neivedhyam dish made for Lord Vishnu. Puratasi Saturday is considered to be auspicious. I also make ellu sadam during Navaratri & Aadi 18!This is a no onion garlic recipe. Perfect for lunch box! Usually black sesame seeds are traditionally used. If you dnt have then you can… 

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Raw rice Idli /Pacha arisi idli

Idlis are usually made with par boiled rice/ idli puzhungal arisi. But for Vinayagar chaturthi, Varalaskhmi Vratham & Avani Avitam idlis are made with raw rice only. Pacha arisi idli is one of the important Neivdhyam. As it is prepared for neivedhyam it is very important to make them with raw rice. Getting super soft… 

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