The New Festival Samayal an Offering to the Gods (An Insight into the Rich and Ancient Cultural Heritage and Festival Food of the Tamil Community)

Item Code: NAM802
Author: Viji Varadarajan
Publisher: Orient Enterprises, Chennai
Language: English
Edition: 2014
ISBN: 9788190287609
Pages: 96 (92 B/W and 104 Color Illustrations)
Cover: Paperback
Other Details 9.5 inch X 7.0 inch
Weight 190 gm
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About the Book

The recipes in this book are meant for different festival and celebrations. The author has adopted the recipes to be made with modern gadgets available in the market today without compromising on the final result. The book gives a beautiful description of some well known temples that prepare the food for festivals.




Varusha Pirappu 17
Saffron Vermicilli Dessert semia payasam 19
Green Mango Sweet and Sour Relish mangai pachadi 19
Lentil Savoury Fry aama vadai 20
Sri Rama Navami 22
Brown Sugar-Ginger Drink paanagam 22
Spiced Buttermilk neer moru 22
Aadi Pandigai 23
Poppy Seed Pudding kasa kasa payasam 24
Pepper Cumin Rice milagu jeeraga sadham 24
Lemon Rice yelumiccha pazha sadham 26
Vermicilli In Yoghurt thayir semiya 26
Rice-Jaggery Lamp maavu vilakku 27
Varalakshmi Vratham 29
Rice-Lentil Pudding akaara vadasal 30
Chick Pea Snack kothu kadalai sundal 30
Aavani Avittam 31
Beaten Rice Pudding avul payasam 32
Fried Pancakes In Milk pal poli 32
Krishna Jayanthi 34
Fried Sweet Dumplings neiappam 35
Star Fries mullu murukku 37
Savoury Biscuits thattai 38
Savoury Marbles uppu cheedai 39
Sweet Marbles vella cheedai 39
Rice Balls Simmered In Coconut Milk paal kuzhakattai 40
Sweet Semolina Balls rava laadu 40
Vinayaka Chathurthi 42
Steamed Rice Parcels kuzhakattai 43
Savoury Filling For Parcels ulutham poornam kuzhakattai 44
Sweet Filling For Parcels thengai poornam kuzhakattai 45
Steamed Rice Marbles mani kuzhakattai 47
Steamed Savoury Cups idli 48
Sesame Brittle yellu urundai 48
Brown Chick Pea Snack konda kadalai sundal 50
Lentil Pudding paruppu payasam 50
Navarathri 52
Fried Coconut Fudge sugian 53
Dried White Peas Snack velle patani sundal 53
Peanut Snack verkadalai sundal 55
Whole Green Gram Spicy Salad pache muzhu payatham paruppu sundal 55
Bengal Gram Snack kadale paruppu sundal 56
Green Gram Toss payatham paruppu sundal 56
Sweet Black-Eyed Beans karamani sundal 57
Dried Green Peas Salad pache patani sundal 57
Field Beans Toss moche kottai sundal 59
Nine Gram Salad navadhaanya sundal 61
Deepavali or Diwali 64
Grandma's Sweet Fudge deepavali lehiyam 65
Saffron Almond Fudge badhaam halwa 65
Sugar Coated Gram Balls kunja laadu 66
Munchy Medley deepavali mixture 66
Karthigai Deepam 68
Puffed Rice-Jaggery Balls pori urundai 70
Coconut-Lentils' Pancake thengai adai 70
Instant Yoghurt Spicy Gravy dhideer mor kuzhambu 71
Thuruvadhirai 73
Jaggery Rice Crumble thiruvadhirai kali 74
Vegetable Melange thiruvadhirai kootu 74
Pongal 76
Brown Sugar-Lentil Pancake poli 77
Black Gram Doughnut medhu vadai 77
Mushy Rice-Lentil Melange yen pongal 78
Sweet Rice-Lentil Melange shakkarai pongal 78
Rice Pudding pal payasam 80
Mixed Vegetable Curry kootu 80
Tamarind Rice puliyodharai 81
Green Mango Rice mangai sadham 81
Coconut Rice thengai sadham 82
Seasoned Yoghurt Rice thayir sadham 83
Mahashivarathri 83
Sweet Potato Syrup vella shakaravalli kizhangu 85
Karadai Nombu 85
Sweet Rice Doughnut vella adai 86
Savoury Rice Doughnut uppu adai 86
Clarified Butter/Ghee neiy 87
Glossary 88
Food for the Gods 90
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