Tag: Indian festivals

Happy Pongal

Happy Pongal

Here’s wishing each of us a very Happy Pongal/Makara Sankranti. PONGAL , the harvest festival is dedicated to the Sun God, Surya celebrated by the Tamil people in the South of India.It is observed at the start of the month “Thai” according to the Tamil solar calendar. This festival corresponds to Makara Sankranti, the harvest festival under many regional names celebrated throughout India.

Flattened Rice

What is Poha?

Poha is flattened rice or beaten rice. It is basically, de-husked rice which is flattened into flat light dry flakes.It originates from the Indian subcontinent, specifically in the Malwa (west-central India) region and is called Pohe there.