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Tamil New Year

(Varusha Pirappu, Puthaandu, Vishu)

Tamil New Year also known as Tamil Puthandu is celebrated on April 14th. It is the first day of Chitterai, the first month of the Tamil calender. It is celebrated by tamilians around the world - in India, Sri lanka, Malaysia, Mauritius and Singapore. The same day is celebrated in Kerala as Vishu.

People celebrate by wearing new dresses and a special festival food. One of the special dishes made this day is the Maanga Pachadi. It is a special dish which is a combination of all tastes - sweet, bitter, spicy, salty and sour. This pachadi signifies that life is a mixture of emotions - happiness, sadness, anger, fear and surprise.

Here are a list of recipes that you can make and celebrate "Tamil New Year".It is usually served along with white rice and appalam. Puthandu Vazthukal!!!!

New Year Mango Pachadi

New Year Mango Pachadi


Sambar Sambhar Rasam Homemade Curd Neem Flower Rasam (Veepam Poo Rasam) Veppam Poo Rasam

Side Dishes

Aviyal Cabbage Poriyal Carrot Poriyal Potato Fry
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Fried Snacks

Paruppu Vada Ragi Vadai Mixed Vegetable Vadai Onion Vadai
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Vadu Mangai Indian Gooseberry Pickle Manga Thokku Cauliflower Pickle
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Semiya Payasam Semiya Payasam Paruppu Payasam Nentharapazha Payasam Mampazha Payasam/a>
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Person siva   (April 13, 2016)
I love these all recipes.
Person Dahlia (S.I.R. Author)   (April 14, 2016)
Thank you.

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