Aug 19, 2010

Snacks for Onam

Banana Chips, Sarkkarapuratti & Kaya Nurukku

Onam is an exclusive local festival of state of Kerala. It marks the homecoming of mythological King Mahabali and is an annual harvest festival. It is a popular festival among the cultural repertoire of Malayalees, and falls in the Malayalam month of Chingam (August/September as per the Gregorian calendar), the first month of the Malayalam calendar, and lasts for ten days. Traditionally celebrated as a harvest festival, mythologically it is linked to Malayalee–Hindu folktales; but Onam is celebrated by people of all religions .

Featured here are photos of Banana chips , Kaya Nurukku and Sarkarapuratti. These three are inevitable ingredients in any ''Onam meal ".

Sarkaraputatti (Fried- thick slices of unripe banana wrapped in jaggery, cardamom powder and a dash of dry ginger powder ( chukkupodi ) and light brown in color.

1 comment:

Lav said...

Happy Onam Niya !! I love all of these snack !! I always try to make this at home but never get that original taste !