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Pongal 2021: Top 5 Mouth Savouring Dishes You Must Try

Food | News18.com | January 14, 2021, 12:18 pm
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 India is a country of festivals and celebrations. Every festival celebrated here has its own importance and uniqueness. As agriculture is the backbone of India therefore festivals related to the harvest season is of utmost importance to the people living here. Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated with much pomp and vigour in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu. Through this festival, people worship and thank the Sun (Surya) for providing nourishment to the crops throughout the year. Like any other occasion, Pongal also has its own wide range of traditional delicacies. We bring you 5 most popular dishes which you must serve on the occasion:
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India is a country of festivals and celebrations. Every festival celebrated here has its own importance and uniqueness. As agriculture is the backbone of India therefore festivals related to the harvest season is of utmost importance to the people living here. Pongal is a harvest festival celebrated with much pomp and vigour in South India, especially in Tamil Nadu. Through this festival, people worship and thank the Sun (Surya) for providing nourishment to the crops throughout the year. Like any other occasion, Pongal also has its own wide range of traditional delicacies. We bring you 5 most popular dishes which you must serve on the occasion:

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 Paal Payasam: Paal Payasam or Kheer is a famous recipe for every festival in India. People love eating something sweet in taste post their meal, Kheer perfectly serves the need.  (Image: Myfud)
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Paal Payasam: Paal Payasam or Kheer is a famous recipe for every festival in India. People love eating something sweet in taste post their meal, Kheer perfectly serves the need.  (Image: Myfud)

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 Pongal: Pongal or huggi is another popular South Indian rice dish. It is one of the most important dishes on the day. The dish is made up of rice mixed with boiled milk and sugar. There are two variants of Pongal namely Sakkarai Pongal, which is sweet, and Ven Pongal, which is made from clarified butter is a spicier version. (Image: Theindianclaypot)
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Pongal: Pongal or huggi is another popular South Indian rice dish. It is one of the most important dishes on the day. The dish is made up of rice mixed with boiled milk and sugar. There are two variants of Pongal namely Sakkarai Pongal, which is sweet, and Ven Pongal, which is made from clarified butter is a spicier version. (Image: Theindianclaypot)

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 Lemon Rice: As the name suggests the dish mainly focuses on two ingredients namely rice and lemon and is widely prepared in southern states of India. It is also known as Chitranna in Kannada. You can add curry leaves, peanuts, onions, mustard seeds, etc. for added flavour and taste. The yellow colour of the dish comes with the use of turmeric powder in it. (Image: Vegcravings)
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Lemon Rice: As the name suggests the dish mainly focuses on two ingredients namely rice and lemon and is widely prepared in southern states of India. It is also known as Chitranna in Kannada. You can add curry leaves, peanuts, onions, mustard seeds, etc. for added flavour and taste. The yellow colour of the dish comes with the use of turmeric powder in it. (Image: Vegcravings)

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 Vada: Vada, one of the most common traditional Pongal dishes, is also served as breakfast in the southern states. The dish tastes best when combined with sambhar and coconut chutney. (Image: Vaya)
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Vada: Vada, one of the most common traditional Pongal dishes, is also served as breakfast in the southern states. The dish tastes best when combined with sambhar and coconut chutney. (Image: Vaya)

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 Thayir Sadam: Thayir Sadam commonly known as curd rice is the dish without which no South Indian household is done eating. You can add more flavours to it by seasoning it with curry leaves, black dried chillies, pomegranates etc. (Image: Funfoodfrolic)
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Thayir Sadam: Thayir Sadam commonly known as curd rice is the dish without which no South Indian household is done eating. You can add more flavours to it by seasoning it with curry leaves, black dried chillies, pomegranates etc. (Image: Funfoodfrolic)

  • First Published: January 14, 2021, 12:18 pm

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