Indian Festival Recipes – main focus on festivals of Tamil nadu!

  I have listed the main prasadams made during each festivals.

For more prasadams and festival special dishes (for example payasam varieties), please refer Tamil recipe index.

Also see more sweet recipes here.

Pongal recipes

Chakkarai pongal

Sweet pongal with brown rice

Kalakandu saadam with brown rice

Oats pongal

Karadaiyan nombu recipes

Vella adai (sweet)

Kara/uppu adai

Ezhu Kari kootu

Thiruvadarai recipes

Thiruvadarai Kali



 Ellu poornam kozhukattai

kadalai poornam kozhukattai

 Modak/plastic kozhukattai

 Chundal varieties

Chakkarai pongal

 Rava kesari

Ulundu vadai

 Parappu vadai

  Gokulashtami /janmashtami/krishnajayanthi/srijayanthi recipes 

 Vella appam

Low fat appam

Ribbon pakora


Navaratri recipes

Chundal varieties

Whole masoor dal chundal

Karamani sundal

Pachai payaru sweet chundal

Ganesh chathurthi recipes

Ellu poornam kozhukattai

kadalai poornam kozhukattai

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Uppu kozhukattai

Diwali Recipes- click on each picture for recipe

Karthigai recipes

 Vella appam

Low fat appam

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  1. Hamaree Rasoi

    Wonderful array of recipes suitable for the festival. Thanks a lot for sharing this informative post.Deepa

  2. Shama Nagarajan

    yummy..good one

  3. Priya Suresh

    Wonderfully organised, great efforts Sowmya..beautiful array of delicious dishes.


    Nice collection, all in one place!`

  5. Nithya Ravi

    Nice compilation.Easy to find a particular recipe.


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