Nagula Chavithi Naivedyam: Chimmili, Chalimidi, Vada Pappu and Panakam

Recipes for Nagula Chavithi Naivedyam

Nagula Chavithi is the day people in Andhra Pradesh worship Nagas or snakes. This festival falls on the fifth day after Naraka Chaturdashi (This year Nagula Chavithi is on November 11, 2018).

On this day, we fast through the day, worship nagas, offer naivedyam of Vada Pappu, Chalimidi, Chimmili, Panakam, bananas, and milk.

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Nagula Chavithi Naivedyam: Chimmili, Chalimidi, Vada Pappu and Panakam

Nagula Chavithi Naivedyam

Nagula Chavithi is the day people in Andhra Pradesh worship Nagas or snakes. This festival falls on the fifth day after Naraka Chaturdashi (This year Nagula Chavithi is on October 27, 2014 November 15, 2015 November 3, 2016). On this day, in my home, we fast through the day; worship nagas; offer

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Chimmili (Nuvvula Undalu, Sesame and Jaggery Balls, Til aur Gur ke Laddoo)

Now that Deepavali is over, it is time to think of Nagula Chavithi, which falls on the fourth day after Deepavali. This is a day when women in Andhra fast and pray to serpents/snakes. Legend has it that when Lord Shiva swallowed the poison from  the Sagara Manthanam, a few drops spilled over.

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