Pongal - O - Pongal

Here are a few Pongal clicks for today....The market is full of all these auspicious stuffs that are the high lights for pongal celebrations.Just clicked a few to share with you guys....


Neem leaves and Mango leaves

Pula Poo

Sugar cane

Fresh Turmeric Roots

Small bunches are made of Mango leaves,Pula Poo, Avaram Poo and Neem leaves and they are placed in the four corners of the hose/ compound wall,a few are tied to the coconut trees and the to the entrance to the house.This is called 'Kaapu' meaning protection to our surroundings.

Fresh Turmeric roots are tied to the Pot used to preapre Sakkarai Pongal.

Our breakfast - Rava Pongal....

Read about Pongal and my childhood Pongal celebrations here

Look what's happening in their bog too,for we are running a recipe marathon this whole month... Srivalli,Monika, Jayasree , Priya Suresh, Azeema, Priya Srinivasan, Reva ,Ayeesha , Soumya and Veena

Happy Pongal

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