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Aadi perukku, Aug 3rd Saturday

Aadi perukku procedure

"Aadiperukku" (ஆடிப்பெருக்கு - பதினெட்டாம் பெருக்கு ) is celebrated in the month of July - August,in the 18th day of Tamil month ஆடி.This year it falls on 3rd July.Normally Tamil month Aadi is considered very sacred in the South.Goddess Mariamman is worshipped in all places.During the Fridays of this month,special poojas are conducted in the temples glorifying Goddess sakthi.Temple festivals are conducted in both Shiva & Vaishnava temples.During 18 th day, idols ( உற்சவ மூர்த்தி )are decorated in a grand manner with flower garlands & taken in a procession to a near by river.sprinkling of holy water from the river is carried out with devotion.(தீர்த்தவாரி).During 1960 in my early child hood days, i have participated in these festival.We used to decorate a small wooden vehicle with 4 wheels covered like a temple tower (சப்பரம்),place a small idol in it , tying with a rope,drew it to the river bank.In the school also teachers & students make a vehicle in a bigger…

Learnkolam home made herbal drink for reducing our body heat

                                              skin removed white pumpkin pieces ( above )

                Cucumber,amla , ginger piece with cleaned coriander curry & mint leaves.

Take these following things.

1.  White pumpkin piece around 200gms.

2. amla fruit 2 nos. if small , otherwise one if big

3.cucumber one

4.curry leaves 2 arcs

5.coriander,mint leaves handful each.

6 .small piece of ginger.

7.You can also add one carrot in small pieces.

                1. Remove the skin of pumpkin.Also remove the seeds.Remove also sponge like portion in the pumpkin. cut it into small pieces as shown.

                 2.cut the amla fruit into small pieces.

                 3.cut the cucumber into small pieces.

                  4.Cut the ginger into small pieces.

                   5.Clean the coriander,curry & mint leaves with water.

                   Put above things in a mixie jar. Add required quantity of  salt & 50 ml of water.

                   Grind it well for few minutes, filter it & the juice is ready for 2 persons ( 2 cups); Add a pinch of pepper powder & serve. You can take this in empty stomach in the morning. You can also take this one hour after taking tea  or coffee. Better take this in between morning & before noon. .For children above 5 years 50 ml is sufficient.

Benefits of taking this herbal juice:

1.White pumpkin dissolves kidney stones if taken taken regularly.

2.As this juice has more water content this would cool your thirst.

3.Ginger, coriander,mint & curry leaves would combine well to give you good appetite. All this would cost you only few rupees.

4.Just 15 mts enough to prepare & serve this. 

  Try this  & give us your feedback.  Take this juice once or twice  a week. As for as possible use fresh pumpkin piece.Don't use the pumpkin after storing more than 2 days in the fridge. Use the pumpkin one hour after  if stored in the fridge.


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