This Pongal Festival Recipes / Makar Sankranti Recipe is a collection of 100 recipes that includes all sweet and savoury pongal varieties, sidedishes for Pongal like Pongal Kootu, Potato Fry, Vada, Rice varieties and even tiffin items. Each and every recipe is shared with step by step pictures, detailed procedure, and tips. Please click the link/pictures in this picture to read through the recipe.
To know more about Pongal / Makar Sankranti festival and the dates continue reading ….
Pongal is a harvest festival dedicated to the Sun God. It is a four-day festival according to the Tamil calendar. Thai Pongal corresponds to Makara Sankranti, the harvest festival celebrated throughout India. The festivities associated with Makar Sankranti are known by various names such as Lohri by north Indian Hindus and Sikhs, Sukarat in central India, Bhogali Bihu by Assamese Hindus, and Pongal by Tamil and other South Indian Hindus. [Source: Wiki]
This year 2021
Bhogi Festival: 13th January
Pongal Festival: 14th January (Time to keep Pongal pot: 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM)
Mattu Pongal: 15th January
Kaanum Pongal: 16th January
Wish you all a Happy Pongal / Makar Sankranti
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Pongal Festival Recipes | Makar Sankranti Recipe
Collection of recipes for Pongal Festival / Sankranti. Click pics in this page to navigate to the detailed recipe
Best Pongal Recipes
Pongal Sidedish Recipes
Chutney recipes is a quite essential dish, which goes well with idli, dosa, rava dosa, Pongal, set dosa, rava Khara Pongal, masala dosa, khichdi etc and the list is never-ending. Some chutneys like kara chutney, onion chutney is a perfect travel accompaniment. Also, raw onion chutney and raw garlic chutney does not call for much cooking. Then, finally, chaat chutney needs no intro as it is the most needed for a sandwich, pakora, etc.
Sidedish for Rice
Easy to make and healthy Indian veg. snacks recipes. Perfect for children coming hungry from school. Includes evening snacks recipes like Samosa, choco chip cookies… These items are crowd pleasers and it is a favourite for all kids to elders.
Sweets are also called as Mittai and it is a must for all festivals in every home as the word sweet itself spreads joy. I have listed sweets which includes ladoo, poli etc made with cashew, besan flour, coconut etc.
Payasam also was known as Khir / Kheer can be done in so many innumerable ways using so many ingredients like rice, fruits, vermicelli, sooji, wheat etc. It is famous not only in India but often made in other countries like Nepal, Pakistan and SriLanka too. Payasam is the only dish that we can play with the ingredients, deviate the recipe and create a lot of new innovative dishes.
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