We usually make rice payasam / Arisi payasam and Mango pachadi along with other lunch recipes like rice , sambar , Poriyal and Vada for tamil new year as offerings to god. I learnt these recipes from my MIL. Rice payasam is a very tasty , rich dessert recipe with jaggery , coconut milk and milk. Mango pachadi has all the 6 tastes ie Sweet , salt , tangy , sour , spicy and saline which denotes our life with all the stages.. . Try these recipes , offer to god and have a great new year ..Color of payasam and pachadi may vary based on the color of jaggery ..
RICE PAYASAM / RICE KHEER
- If the mango is too sour , u may have to add more jaggery. To avoid this ,add more water to cook the mango & drain the additional water while boiling. It helps to remove the sourness.
- U can follow this recipe and make pachadi with Raw banana stem (Vazhaithandu ) and yellow pumpkin..