Sankranthi festival is a big festival for Telugu people.It is 4days festival in AP and celebrated in January 13,14,15 ,16days..Sankranthi festival is celebrated in harvest season.farmers pray the sankraanthi laxmi(dhanya laxmi) with new crop.It is also known Harvest festival.
4 days of sankranthi :
Sankranthi celebrations mainly includes bhogi mantalu(bon fire),muggulu decorate with gobbemalu(cowdung balls)and flowers, rice,lentils(nava dhanyalu),bogi pallu,laxmi pooja,sweet pongal made with new rice and offered as nivedyam for laxmi,at evening people fly kites,.....
variety recipes(pindi vantalu) are made During sankranthi like ariselu, sakinalu(chakkilalu),kajikayalu,murukulu,garelu,sweet pongal,nuvvula(sesame seeds)laddu,...
Here is my Sankranthi recipes are which I prepared sweet pongali,sakinalu,murukulu.
now here is my rangoli.I draw this rangoli at my balcony. actually I don't have colors to fill. :(