This post provides you with a collection of Karthigai Deepam Special Recipes that is commonly prepared during the Deepam festival. All the recipes shared here is with detailed instructions, step by step pictures and some recipes with a short YouTube video. Do try all these Karthigai Deepam recipes and if you are interested to know more about the festival please read the wiki source below. Thirukarthikai is a Tamil Festival of Lights, that is observed by the Hindus all over the world. The festival is celebrated in most Tamil homes and in all the temples of Tamil Nadu, Sri Lanka and Kerala, which falls in the month of Karthigai (mid-November to mid-December) as per Tamil calendar. In Kerala, this festival is known as Thrikkarthika. In the rest of India, a related festival called Kartik Purnima is celebrated on a different date. This year Karthigai Deepam Festival is celebrated on Sunday, 29 November.