Aval Pidi Kolakattai /Poha /Beaten Rice Dumplings: Delicious steamed dumplings made of Poha/Flattened Rice, specially on Krishna Janmashtami/celebrating the birth of the Hindu God Sri Krishna.It is an offering made to the deity during worship. It is believed to be his favorite food.
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“There is a garden in every childhood, an enchanted place where colors are brighter, the air softer and the morning more fragrant than ever again” My published posts related to Krishna Janmashtami/Gokulashtami is listed below, for your interest. https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/kanda-poha-beaten-rice-with-potato-onion/ https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/a-mouthful-of-poha-and-eternal-friendship/ https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/cilantro-coriander-poha-kothumali-aval-upma/ https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/tamarind-poha-huli-avalakki-udupi-style/ https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/what-do-you-know-about-poha-flattened-beatenrice/ https://stirringmyspicysoul.com/srikrishna-jayanti-gokulashtami-recipes-with-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.
Keeping the faith and making life a celebration is what festivals are all about ! Krishna Janmashtami, also known simply as Janmashtami or Gokulashtami, is an annual Hindu festival that celebrates the birth of Krishna.He isconsidered to be the eighth avatar of Vishnu. This year it falls on Saturday,August 24th, […]