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BRINJI RICE

Ingredients

Rice— 1cup,

Onion—1,

Gralic—3ponds,

Ginger—  ½ inch,

Green chills—2,

Cloves— 3,

Cinnamon—2 small pcs,

Cardamom—2 ,

Bay leaf—1,

Star anise— 1,

Coconut milk—1 cup,

Sesame oil—3 tbsp

Salt—1 ¼ tsp.

Method

Wash and soak the rice for 15mintues. Dry roast cloves, cinnamon and cardamom. Grind garlic, ginger and the dry roasted spices. Heat oil in pan add the star anise , bay leaf, onion and green chills and fry till the onion turns translucent. Add this to the rice. Now add the coconut milk, salt and sufficient water to cook the rice in a cooker. Open the lid and gently mix the rice, so that the top coconut milk layer gets mixed evenly. Brinji rice is ready.

(note :-remember to reduce the proportion of water ,since we are adding one cup of coconut milk.)

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Gulab jamun mix — 1cup, Sugar — 3/4 cup , milk – 3/4 cup, Ghee 1/2 cup, dry roasted and Powdered cashew– 1/4 cup. Method
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Purple Cabbage Rice

Navarathri Day 9 Goddess Mahagauri.
Ninth Day (14th October) Purple
Purple color is associated with luxury, grandeur and nobility.

Ingredients

Raw / Basamati  Rice  —- 1 cup
Purple  cabbage           —- 1 cup
Dry red chili                —- 2
Ginger                           —- 1/2 inch
Cashews                       —- 5-6
Sauf / fennel/ sombu —- 1 tsp
Sesame oil                   —- 3-4 tbsp
Salt                                —- 1 1/4 tsp.

Beetroot Javvarisi Payasam

Navarathri Day 8 Goddess Kaalratri. …Eighth Day (13th October) Pink
Pink symbolizes universal love, affection and harmony.

Ingredients

Milk                       —-   2 cups
Sugar                    —-  1/2 cup
Javvarisi              —-  2 tbsp
Beetroot pieces   —-  2 tbsp
Raisins                  —- 1 tbsp

Sangu Pushpam / Butterfly Pea Lemon Rice

Navarathri Day -7 Goddess Katyayani. …
Seventh Day (12th October) Royal Blue
Royal Blue is a vivid shade of color Blue and represents richness and tranquillity.

Ingredients

Rice                   —-  1 cup
Peanut              —-  3 tbsp
Mustard seeds —-  1 tsp
Dry red chilli      —-  2
Lemon  juice     —-  3-4 tbsp
Sesame  oil       —-  3 tbsp
Salt                     —-  1 1/4 tsp
Fresh  Sangu pushpam flowers  —10 -12
Few curry leaves.

Tomato Halwa

Navarathri Day -6 Goddess Katyayani. …
Sixth Day (11th October) Red
Red symbolizes passion and love . This color fills the person with vigour and vitality.

Ingredients

Firm ripe Tomato   —-   4
Sugar                       —-   3/4 cup
Ghee                        —-  3-4 tbsp
Corn flour                —-  2 tbsp
Cashews                  —-  1 tbsp
Cardamom powder —- 1/2 tsp

Elaneer Payasam / Tender Coconut Payasam

Navarathri Day — 5 Goddess Skandmata. …
Fifth Day (10th October) White
White color is synonymous with purity and innocence

Ingredients

Milk                                 — 2 cups
Tender Coconut water  — 1 1/2 cup
Tender Coconut  pulp   —  3/4 cup
Sugar                              —-  2 tbsp
Condensed Milk            —-  4 tbsp      Thick Coconut  Milk     —-   1 cup
Cardamom powder       —- 1/4 tsp.

Carrot – Peanut Sundal

Navarathri Day 4 Goddess Kushmanda.
Fourth Day (9th October) Orange
This color is full of positive energy and keeps the person upbeat.

Ingredients

Shredded  Carrot    —    1 cup
Peanut                     —    1/2 cup
Sesame  oil             —    1 tbsp
Mustard seeds       —    1 tsp
Asafetida                 —    1/4 tsp
Salt                           —   3/4 tsp
Coarsely grounded ginger and green chili        — 1 tbsp.

Ellu / Sesame Payasam

Navarathri Day -3.• Goddess Chandraghanta
Third-Day (9th October) Grey
Grey color represents balanced emotions and keeps the person down-to-earth.

Ingredients

Black Ellu        —-      1 tsp
White  Ellu       —-      2 tsp
Jaggery           —-      1 cup
Thick coconut  milk — 1 1/2 cup
Ghee                —-      2 tbsp
Cashews         —-     1 tbsp
Cardamom pwd  —  1/2 tsp.

Green Peas Sundal

Navarathri, day 2. Goddess Brahmacharini.
Second Day (8th October) Green
Green color symbolizes nature and evokes a sense of growth, fertility, peace and serenity

Ingredients

Dry Green Peas   — 1 cup
Fresh  coriander  — 3 tbsp
Green chili            — 1
Sesame oil            — 1 tbsp
Mustard seeds     — 1 tsp
Salt                         — 3/4 tsp.