Wednesday, March 24, 2010

Sri Rama Navami-Panakam & Vadapappu ( jaggery water & soaked dal)

Happy Sri Ram Navami To All..Sri Rama Navami festival is celebrating the birth of Lord Rama and Sita  Rama Kalyanam(marriage).
Panakam and VadaPappu are the spacial  Nivedyam for the Lord Ram and Sita.

Panakam Ingredients :
Grated Gaggery -1 tsp
Water -1 cup
Cumin seeds -1/8 tsp(optional)
Dri ginger,Pepper powder -1/4 tsp
Cardamom Powder-1/4 tsp
Method :
In a bowl or glass add water and jagerry,mix well and let the jaggery dissolve int the water.If any impurities in jaggery water then filter.add all the powders and cumin seeds,mix well.
Can also refrigerate it and serve chilled panakam.This is also best cooling drink in hot summer.
Vada Pappu Ingredients :
Yellow moong / Chana dal - 1/2cup
Grated coconut-2 tsp
Green chilly paste-1/4 tsp
Salt - 1tsp
Minced Coriander leaves-1 tsp
lemon - 1/2
Method :
Soak the dal for about 1 hr.wash and drain the water.In a bowl add soaked dal,grated coconut,chilly paste,salt and minced leaves mix well.squeeze the lemon on the top of vadapappu,mix well.
That's it Panakam and vadapappu are ready for nivedyam.

17 comments:

Nisha said...

Happy Rama navami to you.

J said...

panakam looks gr8.. happy ram navmi

Swathi said...

Swapna,

Happy rama navami, I liked your painting of Rama and sita, panakam and vadaparippu sundal looks really good.

Nithu Bala said...

Very delicious..the painting is so cute..

Priya said...

Beautiful painting and excellent neivedayam Swapna..

Gita said...

Divine pictures and neiveidhyams dear

simply.food said...

Happy Ramanavmi.Your platter looks delicious and the painting looks so lovely too.

Vrinda said...

Happy rama navami..in Kerala v dont celebrate this festival..prasadam looks gr8..

Kiran said...

Dear Swapna,
Happy Ramanavami to you too.The painting looks very beautiful with the perfect neivedyam.I would like to share an award with you ,please come and collect it from my blog.

shahana said...

Loved your refreshing panakam drink

sangi said...

Happy Rama navami ...Swapna dear...Neiveidhyams luk divine n
very beautifulllll painting 2!!!

Tina said...

Happay rama navami dear...

priya said...

happy rama navami.....prasadam and painting looks awesome

Meena said...

So wonderful that you have done this art...and so creative...specially for this occasion...hope you had a wonderful Sree Rama Navami!

Padhu said...

That's a simple dish! I think you painted it .It looks very beautiful.

Sushma Mallya said...

Happy ram navami swapna, thats a beautiful painting ...

Swapna Sree said...

Thanks a lot ladies...happy rama navami to all
@Kiran thanks for sharing the award...
@Padhu,,yea I painted the sita rama poster...