Sri Rama Navami is a festival/pandigai celebrating the birth of Lord Rama .
Offerings for Sri Rama Navami is the simplest of all the festivals. They are Panakam, Neer Mor and kosumari.
Rama fulfilled all his duties towards his subjects in Ramarajyam. Even a poor man
will have buttermilk and jaggery in his house and can celebrate Rama Navami. That is the karunyam of Sri Rama.
In addition to neer mor, panakam, kosumari you can also make Tiruppullani paal payasam which is a special on this day. All these recipes are summer coolers.
Pandigai thaligai :
Sadham(rice), Nei(ghee), paruppu, mor kozhambu or Sambhar, paruppu usili, kari amudhu(poriyal), kootu, thayirpachadi, kosambari, vadaam or appalam, vadai or thayir vadai, sathamudhu(Rasam), Tirukannan amudhu(payasam), thayir (curd),oorugaai(pickle).
Whisk thick curd and dilute it with water. Add salt, curryleaves, coriander leaves and hing to buttermilk. Mix well and offer it to Lord.
Dried ginger powder
Powder the jaggery. Dissolve it in water. Strain it to remove impurities. Add the given powders, stir well and offer to Lord.
Moong dal - 1/4 cup
Grated/finely chopped raw mango - 1/2 cup
Salt as required
Coriander leaves - 2 tsp.
Lime juice - 1/2 tsp.(optional)
Curry leaves - 4 or 5
Soak dal for 1 an hour. Drain the water. Add grated/finely chopped mango, salt and lime juice, mix well. Temper with the given ingredients, add finely chopped coriander leaves. Mix well and offer it to Lord.
|Tiruppullani paal payasam|