Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 6

Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal

Temple Style Sakkarai Pongal is made with just Rice and Jaggery with a pinch of camphore which elevates the taste and feeling of this neivedyam to Kovil prasadam. This Sakkarai Pongal is the Day 6 Neivedyam for the Navratri Celebrations along with Masala Karuppu Konda Kadalai Sundal. I was so happy with the way the […]

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Hayagreeva Maddi ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 3

Hayagreeva Maddi

Hayagreeva or Hayagreeva Maddi is an easy and traditional Karnataka sweet. When I was doing the Udipi Cuisine, I remember reading about it while planning for Udupi Thali and then realised its very much the same like the Poli purnam we make. Once the neivedyam is offered, I always end up eating the filling as […]

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Pulihora | Tamarind Rice ~ Navratri Special Dishes – Day 1


Happy Navaratri to all my readers! We are starting the Navaratri pooja from today and we will be observing for the next nine days with special neivedyam for the Goddess. Please check my Navratri Special Dishes for more ideas to make these nine days. I hope you will find the page useful. Today I started […]

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Kovil Puliyodharai | Temple Style Puliyodharai

For the last and final day of Rice dishes, I have my most favorite version of mixed rice dish, the Kovil Puliyodharai. When we visit any temple, the one aspect that I really look forward would be for the prasadam and hoping it will be puliyodharai. Nothing can beat the taste that’s so unque to […]

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Coconut Athirasam | Ariselu ~ Janmashtami Recipes

Happy Krishna Jayanthi to all my readers! I know I am a day late in wishing. I thought I might as well do it and share what we made for the pooja. I only made the Poha Kheer, the murukkus and Athirasams are from Amma. The murukkus proportion is a new one and so I […]

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