Category: Rama Navami

Sri Rama Navami Naivedyam - Pachi Chalimidi, Vada Pappu, Majjiga, Panakam

Rama Navami Naivedyam Recipes: Vada Pappu, Panakam, Chalimidi

Sri Rama Navami (April 15, 2016, April 4, 2017) is the festival that celebrates the birth of Sri Rama. It also marks the end of Chaitra Navaratri, which starts with Ugadi. In Andhra Pradesh, the traditional Sri Rama Navami naivedyam includes: Panakam – A cooling drink made with dried ginger, jaggery, and pepper

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Carrot Hesarubele Kosambari for Rama Navami

Carrot Hesarubele Kosambari – Carrot and Mung Salad – Rama Navami Special

Kosambari is a traditional naivedyam for Rama Navami which heralds the end of Chaitra Navaratri. I have already written about the traditional Kosambari which is made from Cucumber and Moong Dal. Here is a version of Kosambari made with carrot. I make it often through the summer as it is a light,

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Pachi Chalimidi (Akki Thambittu) – Naivedyam for Navratri, Rama Navami, Nagula Chavithi, and Other Festivals

Chalimidi is one of those traditional Andhra sweets that is made on almost all auspicious occasions. It is a must on festivals such as Sri Rama Navami, Nagula Chavithi, Sharada Navaratri, and Varalakshmi Pooja. It is also given to a bride to carry to her husband’s home when she goes there the first time and to a

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Vada Pappu or Kosambari – Rama Navami Naivedyam

Today, I am presenting the recipe for Vada Pappu, the essential naivedyam for Rama Navami along with Chalimidi and Panakam. Vada Pappu (also called Kosambari in Kannada) is essentially a healthy salad made with soaked Moong Dal, finely chopped cucumber, green chillies and grated coconut. It does not involve any cooking and is

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