Yellu-Amavasya

In the Indian mythology Dhanurmasa is when the Mahabharata war was fought. by the sea. image courtesy internet. Through Dhanurmasa, Dhanurmasa vrta and katyanani vrta other things are done. The associated New Moon of the month of Marghashira is called as ‘Yellamavasya” or the New Moon of the sesame. This comes from an agrarian understanding …

Oil Free Nippattu

With the soaring temperatures deep frying is a pain. Morning hours before 9am, I’m worried about loosing creative time, evening hours I’m too tired. So with the success or cookies and Karachi biscuits I reckoned I could bake the jar snacks instead of deep frying it, After all Iyengar bakery also has bakes its nippattu …