Monday, April 4, 2011

Ugadi Pachadi and Paramannam ( Sweet Rice pudding)

శ్రీకర నామ సంవత్సర ఉగాది శుభాకాంక్షలు!!!!
Wishing all my readers and dear friends a very happy ugadi!!

Ugadi is a Telugu New year and on this day predictions are made for the New Year. The panchanga shravanam is done traditionally at temples.

Today I made Ugadi Pachadi and Paramannam (Rice pudding) as naivedyam (prasadam).


Ugadi Pachadi 

Ugadi pachadi is prepared of six tastes which consist of:
Source : wiki
Ingredients:

Raw fresh mango  cleaned and chopped – 1 cup
Neem flowers – 1-2 tsp ( used dry flowers)
Jaggery grated – 1 cup
Fresh coconut pieces chopped – ½ cup
Tamarind paste – 3 -4 tsps
Ripe banana mashed – 1 no
Red chilli powder a pinch
Salt a pinch
Putanalu pappu/ roasted channa dal– 4 tsps



Preparation

  • Mix all the above ingrediants well to form a fine mixture


Sweet Paramannam ( Rice pudding with jaggery)

Paramannam is a sweet rice pudding made using rice, jaggery and flavored with cardamom. This is prepared at the time of festivals  as naivedyam ( prasadam).

Ingredients:

Sona masuri Rice – 1cup
Milk – 2 1/2 cups
Water – 1 cup
Cashews and golden raisins – 1 cup
Ghee – 2 tsps
Cardamom powder – ½ tsp
Sagu – 2 tsps



Preparation

  • In a pan add ghee and fry cashews and raisins to golden brown and keep aside
  • Boil milk and water in a cooking bowl along with sagu.
  • Add rice in above boiled milk and water and cook it to very tender.
  • Melt the jaggery in water and simmer to plain syrup.
  • Add jaggery syrup to cooked rice.
  • Add fried cashews and raisins to rice mixture.
  • Cook on medium heat until whole thing thickens and comes together.
  • Add cardamom powder and mix well.
  • Serve warm or cold.

37 comments:

  1. Happy Ugadi Dear :)

    Looks very delicious..

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  2. Happy Ugadi Sravani .......
    Payasam and pachadi looks delicious !!!!

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  3. Happy Ugadi to u too , pachadi and payasam looks so authentic and yummy!

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  4. Wish you and your family a very Happy Ugadi dear!
    Everything looks delicious- very authentic n festive platter!

    US Masala

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  5. Happy Ugadi to u too!...
    Paramannam looks very yummy!..too good!
    Smitha
    Smitha's Spicy Flavors

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  6. wow..this pachadi is so delicious....I just love all the flavors going in....I would love to share some awards with u...plz visit my space n accept it :-)

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  7. Thank you for the wishes and prasadam...you too have a great Ugadhi..

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  8. Delicious prasadam for Ugadhi!!! Happy Ugadhi to you too!!

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  9. Happy ugadi to you and your family. Prasadam looks delicious and nice description of flavors.

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  10. this looks delicious rice pudding is always tasty like the addition of sago in it

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  11. Happy ugadi dear...
    Recipes look superb...

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  12. Yummy rice pudding.. Love the pachadi too...

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  13. happy ugadi to u and ur family.
    love both the dishes. Well presented

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  14. Mmmm....Lovely pudding! Looks very tasty! Happy Ugadi!

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  15. Happy Ugadi to you and your family.Lovely Parammannam looks delicious.

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  16. Happy Ugadi Sravani. The platter looks divine.

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  17. Happy Ugadi dear...
    both recipes looks delicious :)

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  18. Happy Ugadi..the silver platter looks delicious ..yummy recipes

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  19. Happy Ugadi to you and your family..Yummy Paramanam and Pachadi

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  20. Wonderful spread, delicious pudding and pachadi..Happy Ugadi wishes..

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  21. Wish u Happy Ugadi to u and to ur family dear...
    delicious recipes...

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  22. wow...very tempting..nice clicks sravs..:P
    Tasty Appetite

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  23. Wow this looks perfect and tempting..

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  24. Happy ugadi to u too!!! I have nevr in my life tasted ugadi pachadi & from the looks of it, i can say that im definitely missing something.. :)
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

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  25. Happy Ugadi to you and your family.The payasam and pachadi look awesome.

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  26. Ugadhi wishes to u and ur family dear... Yummy looking Indian sweets

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  27. awesome and tempting recipes :)

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  28. Everything on the platter looks delicious!Happy Ugadi to you too!

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  29. Looks so divine and perfect.. thanks for sharing.. Meeku kooda ugadi subhakankshalu :)
    Indian Cuisine

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