Kalkandu pongal

Kalkandu Sadam/Candy Sugar rice – Navarathri special

Ingredients

Rice-1 cup

Moong dal-1 tbsp

Milk-400 ml

Candy Sugar/kalkandu-200 gms

Cardomon-2-3 

Edible camphor-a pinch

Ghee-50gms

Cashews and Raisins-a few

Method

1.Wash rice and dal,add 200 ml of milk  and one cup of water..

Cook in medium flame until its done

.2Grind the crystallised sugar into powder and set aside

3.Heat a pan with 2 tbsps of ghee,fry cashews to golden brown and raisins to pop up

4.Add the cooked rice and powdered sugar to it..

5.Stir for a while to let the sugar is well blended with rice

6.Add remaining milk and cook until it thicks ,yet it has flowing consistency

7.Add 2 tbsps of ghee and its ready serve..

Here ,i got some information on navarathiri prayer details..Each day is auspicious for specific goddess and the  list is purely derived from a spiritual book…The sundal prasadham can be made according to the grahas on respective days as listed below

DaySundal
Sunday(Suriyan) Red Karamani sundal
Monday(Chandran)Navathanya sundal
Tuesday(Durgai)Red Karamani sundal
Wednesday(Bhudan)Pasiparuppu sundal
Thursday(Guru)Kondakalai sundal
Friday(Sukran)Arisi+vellam puttu
Saturday(Sani)Black Karamani sundal

The color of sarees/dresses can be worn as goddess’s favourites on respective days from day 1 to day 9 as Green,Yellow,Blue,dark blue,Red,Parrot green,Light red,Green with brown border and finally in onion colour sarees..

GodPrasadhamFlowerFruitRagam
Day 1MaheswariKadamba sadamMullaiBananaThodi
Day 2RajarajeshwariThayir sadamJathiOrange Kalyani
Day 3VarahiThengai sadamSambangiJackfruitKambodhi
Day 4Mahalakshmi Lemon sadamNeela malarGuavaBhairavi
Day 5Mohini Ven pongal ManorangethamPomegranateBanthuvarali
Day 6Shandigadevi PuliyodaraiSembaruthiNaratham  Neelambari
Day 7Sambavi durgaiSakkarai pongal ThalampooDatesBelahari
Day 8Narasima thariniParuppu payasamRoseBlack grapesPunnagavarani
Day 9ParameswariAkkaravadisalWhite lotus paneer roseNagapazhamVasantha
Vijayathasami Ambigai sundal  Rose All fruits– 

Happy navarathri 

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