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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…

நெல்லிக்காய் தயிர் பச்சடி | Amla Indian goosberry curd pachadi recipe 3


2 amla fruits

2 or 3 green chillies

Required qty of curd ( Not sour)


asafoetida pieces

mustard seeds, urad dal , curry leaves & asafoetida powder 

one tea spoon oil 


   !.Cut the amla fruits into small pieces, remove the seed them in the mixie jar

   3.Add the green chillies, salt & asafotida pieces

    4.Now grind it well

    5.Transfer the ground amla into a bowl

   6.Temper mustard,urad dal, curry leaves & a less qty of asafotida powder in a kadai.

   7. Transfer the things from the kadai to the amla curd pachadi bowl..Mix it well.

Usage & benifits

Take  2 teaspoon as per your requirement . Add it to hot cooked rice, pour half or one tea spoon ghee & eat. This pachadi can be taken as a side dish for sambar rice.

Always take this amla during day time. If you take oil bath, don't consume this on that day.

. Amla contains vitamin "C", iron 

Good for preventing anaemia,  help to prevent diabetes,thyroid problem, keeps the body cool

Prevents hair loss, hepls to grow dense hair, invariably used in most of the hair oils, prevents the body from disease attack, slows down aging

Always use curd ( not sour), if the curd is already sour this amla would add more.


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