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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Panakam

I always look forward to having Panakam on Sree Rama Navami. This sweet and spicy drink, along with Chalimidi and Vada Pappu, is the traditional naivedyam on Sree Rama Navami in Andhra Pradesh. Sree Rama Navami is the birthday of Lord Rama and the culmination of Vasanta Navaratri Utsavam that begins with Ugadi. The

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