Sakkarai Pongal ( Chakkarai Pongal/ Festval recipe )

Sakkarai Pongal /Chakkarai pongal is an inevitable Sweet preparation as a prashad/Neivediyam to the Gods during festival times. No festival in complete without the mandatory Sakkari pongal and some vadas  , usually Paruppu vadai. ( Lentil Vadai ) During the festival of pongal Sakkari Pongal is the highlight along with the salted version called the… 

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Akkara vadisal / Akkara Adisil ( An aromatic delicious Milk and jaggery pudding )

Akkaravadisal, akkara adisil, payasam

The most authentic Iyengar melt in the mouth prasadam or neivediyam/prashad offered to the deity during festivals predominantly in Vaishnava temples.Wonderful memories come flooding to my ¬†mind when I recall the name , the aroma wafting from the huge Bronze vessels in which this milk and jaggery sweet is continuously slow cooked and stirred and… 

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