Four days of sweet celebrations
Though it is celebrated in cities and towns, the real flavour of Pongal can be seen and felt only in our villages where it is celebrated with great piety and a lot of cultural gusto... more
Variety rice for Kanu Pongal
Here comes the Variety rice for Kanu Pongal festival when families get ready variety rice to celebrate this festival of the river Cauvery even if they live in cities... more
A sweet for Bhogi
What is Bhogi without the mouth-watering sweet dish boli? You can get down to making this tasty dish with this simple recipe that Usha has provided... more
Remembering the brothers
The third day of the festival is Kanu Pongal for many families – a day when the women of the family pray for the welfare of their brothers... more
Pongal - The thanksgiving festival
The first day of the Tamil month Thai also heralds Uttrayana, when the Sun moves to Makara rasi, and is celebrated as Makara Sankranti or Pongal... more
Let's start with Bhogi
The three-day-long Pongal festival starts with people getting rid of useless stuff and letting them go up in smoke leaving behind ashes – that is Bhogi for you... more
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