Ellavarkum ente aiswarya samrdhamaya Vishu asamsakal !
Wish you all a very Happy and Prosperous Vishu !

Our Vishu Kani


Vishu is an important kerala festival celebrated in the month of  Medam,usually it comes on April14th or 15th every year.

Customs of Vishu


Vishu Kani

The most important event in the vishu is the Vishu kani, which literally means "the first thing seen on the day of vishu after waking up".The vishu kani consists of a ritual arrangement of auspicious  articles intended to signify prosperity including rice, fruits and vegetables, betel leaves,metal mirror, yellow flowers called konna and coins in a bell metal vessel called uruli in the prayer room of house. This is arranged night before the vishu On vishu the custom is to wake up at dawn and go to the prayer room of the house with eyes closed so that vishu kani is the first sight in the new season.According to the belief of malayalees, an auspicious kani at dawn on the vishu day is lucky for the entire year.

Vishu Padakkam(Crackers)

Crackers and lights are an important part of vishu celebration. In the morning and on the eve, children enjoys setting off fire crackers.

Vishu Kodi(Puthu Kodi)

Tradition of buying of new clothes for the occasion of vishu is called Vishu Kodi

Vishu Kaineetam

The tradition of elders giving money to younger ones in the family, or of hosts giving money to tenants or servants. This is called Vishu Kaineetam

Vishu Sadhya

The sadhya is a major part of all kerala festivals, which consists of salty, sweet, sour and bitter items.Here I am sharing the recipes of the dishes which i prepared till now.I hope these will be useful for you for preparing vishu sadhya. Please click the below pictures for recipes

Our Vishu Sadhya


Breakfast for Vishu
Vishu Katta
Vishu Katta

Snacks for Vishu

Banana Chips
Banana Chips
Sarkara Varatti/Sarkara Upperi
Sarkara Varatti/Sarkara Upperi
Banana Chips
Neyyappam


Pickles

Dates Pickle
Dates Pickle
Instant Mango Pickle
Instant Mango Pickle
Puli Inji
Puli Inji


Thoran
Cabbage Thoran
Cabbage Thoran
Papaya Thoran
Papaya Thoran / Papaya Stir fry with Coconut


Pachadi

Vendakka Pachadi
Vendakka Pachadi
Beetroot Pachadi
Beetroot Pachadi
Madhura Pachadi
Madhura Pachadi


Side Dishes

Olan
Olan
Koottu Curry
Koottu Curry
Cabbage Erissery

Cabbage Erissery
Aviyal

Aviyal

Curry

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Sambar without Coconut
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UlliTheeyal
Mango Pulissery
Mango Pulissery
Pineapple Pulissery
Pineapple Pulissery
Mango Pulissery
Nentrapazham Pulissery


Rasam
Instant Rasam
Instant Tomato Rasam



Payasam
Instant Rasam
Chakka Pradhaman(Jackfruit kheer)
Instant Rasam
Yellow cucumber/Dosakaya/Vellarikka Payasam/Kheer
Instant Rasam
Chana Dal Kheer / Kadala Parippu Payasam
Instant Rasam
Carrot Kheer
Instant Rasam
Elephant Foot Yam Kheer | Chena Payasam
Instant Rasam
Pumpkin Kheer | Mathanga Payasam

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