The day after Navrathri is celebrated as Dashahara or Vijayadashami. Kama( lust), Krodha( anger), Moha( attachment), Lobha( greed), Mada( pride), Matsara( jealousy), Swartha( selfishness), Anyaaya( injustice), Amanavta( cruelty) and Ahankara ( ego) are the ten negative qualities within us. Dashahara means defeat of these ten negative qualities and Vijayadashami means victory over these ten negativeRead more about Aval Vazhaipazham Payasam… Read More!
Today is the eighth day of Navrathri ( Ashtami). This day is considered very auspicious. Young girls are invited home, served festive food and given lots of gifts. Divine Mother is worshipped in the form of Maha Gauri. Gau means knowledge. When one prays to Maha Gauri, the person is blessed with wisdom, brilliance andRead more about Carrot Cashew and Coconut Payasam… Read More!
Today is the fifth day of Navrathri. The Divine Mother is worshipped as Skandamata. Lord Karthikeya is known as Skanda. Mata means mother. Skandamata is depicted as riding a lion with little Skanda on her lap which signifies courage and compassion. Skanda is also someone who is very skilled. When we pray to Skandamata, weRead more about Pumpkin Payasam… Read More!
Sago is known as Javarisi in Tamil and sabudhana in Hindi. Javarisi payasam is one my most favourite and my mom used to make for me on my birthday every year:) Today is my bday and I had this sudden desire to have this payasam. It very easy to make and too delicious. Sharing withRead more about Javarisi Payasam… Read More!
Vermicelli is known as Semiya in Tamil. Payasam means kheer. Semiya payasam is my husband and my daughter’s most favourite one and it’s made very often at home:) I make this payasam in the microwave. Sharing with you all my simple, easy and micro wave recipe of delicious Semiya Payasam:) Ingredients Semiya ( vermicelli)Read more about Semiya Payasam… Read More!