Varalakshmi vratham recipes. Special dishes made for Varalakshmi vratham, a festival to seek blessings from Goddess Lakshmi, the consort of Lord Vishnu for the health and prosperity of the family mainly the husband.
Varalakshmi vratham is round the corner on 28th August, 2015. Varalakshmi vratham is usually performed by married woman for the well being of all the family members especially her husband. The house is well cleaned and Goddess Lakshmi would be decorated with beautiful saree, flowers, and jewelries.
In many households, women would invite neighbors to their home and offer them some sweets, snacks and a small gift as a token of love and get their blessings for their family. This would give a lot of happiness to them. In some families, women would get blessings from their husband and elders.
Most of us are gearing up to celebrate this pooja. For some, deciding the menu on that special day would be an issue. To make life easier for you, I have compiled some easy and interesting recipes that you could made on the day of Varalakshmi Vratham. You could offer these special dishes to the Goddess of health, wealth and prosperity and seek her divine blessing for your family.
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Varalakshmi Vratham Recipes – Sweets
A rich and classic South Indian sweet made with rice, moong dal, jaggery, milk, and ghee.
Milk Kesari Recipe, Milk Rava Kesari Recipe. A rich and tasty kesari made with milk, sugar and roasted sooji/rava.
A popular and easy mouth-watering dessert made with rava/semolina, sugar and Ghee.
A sweet and delicious dessert made with milk, sugar and grated carrots.
An authentic and traditional appam made using ghee, rice and jaggery.
Javvarisi Payasam, Sago Kheer, Sabudana Kheer. A simple and delicious payasam/kheer made with sago, milk, sugar and nuts.
A mouth-watering dessert made with roasted vermicelli, milk and nuts.
A delicious sweet rice made using kalkandu, milk and rice.
A traditional and easy payasam made with jaggery, rice flakes/aval and milk.
Moong Dal Kheer
A traditional and tasty South Indian style Payasam/Kheer made with moong dal, jaggery and milk.
A sweet flat bread made with sweet lentil filling.
A simple and mouth watering kesari made with Aval/Poha.
Vella Kozhukattai, Mothagam is a steamed sweet rice dumpling stuffed with coconut and jaggery.
Javvarisi Semiya Payasam
A rich and droolworthy payasam made with vermicelli/semiya, sago and milk.
A drool-worthy and mouth watering halwa made with almonds, sugar and ghee.
A delicious sweet rice made with jaggery and flavored with cardamom.
A delicious Indian sweet made with fruits and served as a dessert.
Varalakshmi Vratham Recipes – Rice Varieties/Main Course
A flavorful and easy rice dish that is made with roasted and powdered ellu/sesame seeds.
A popular and flavorful rice made with freshly grated coconut and seasoned with curry leaves and green chillies.
A crunchy, simple, and tasty rice that you can make in minutes.
Thayir Sadam is a simple and easy comforting rice dish of South India.
A traditional tasty and tangy South Indian rice that is made using tamarind pulp.
A delicious and tangy South Indian rice made from lemon.
Varalakshmi Vratham Recipes – Snack
A crunchy, tasty and delicious vada made with mint leaves/pudina.
Chana Dal Sundal
An easy and quick sundal made with chana dal and simple seasonings.
Moong Dal Sundal
A healthy and simple sundal that is very easy to make in few minutes.
A healthy and tasty South Indian stir fry made with rajma beans.
A healthy and tasty sundal made with chickpeas/kondakadalai and freshly ground spices.
A very tasty, crispy and delicious Vazhaikkai/Plantain Bajji made with few spices and besan flour.
A traditional and South Indian snack that is made using Vazhaipoo/Banana Flower, channa dal and spices.
Green Gram Fry
Green Gram Fry Recipe is a mildly spiced stir fry recipe that is very healthy and nutritious!
A famous South Indian snack made with urad dal served as a snack or even at breakfast with Idli or Pongal.
A tasty and spicy sundal made with mochai/butter beans and served as a snack.
Black Chickpeas Sundal
A South Indian stir fry made with black chick peas and served as a snack.
Sweet Moong Dal Bonda
A sweet and delicious tea time snack made with green moong dal and coconut.
Green Peas Sundal
A simple and easy sundal made with green peas and served as a snack.
Sweet Corn Sundal
A very simple and healthy recipe made with Sweet Corn.