Tamil New Year 2019: 5 Scrumptious Delicacies You Must Try This Puthandu

Tamil New Year 2019: 5 Scrumptious Delicacies You Must Try This Puthandu

Tamil New Year 2019: 5 Scrumptious Delicacies You Must Try This Puthandu

Tamil New Year known as Puthandu is celebrated at the same time as Vishu, Poila Baisakh, Vaisakhi and Bihu.

Tamil New Year, locally known as Puthandu, is celebrated as the first day of Chithirai, which is also the first month of the Tamil calendar. Puthandu is celebrated on April 14 every year. 

Tamilians celebrate the festival by designing huge rangolis, filled with colours, at the entrance of their houses.

People begin this auspicious day begins with waking up to a plate filled with mango, banana, jackfruit, betel leaves, areca nut, money, flowers, and a mirror. It is celebrated at the same time as Vishu, Poila Baisakh, Vaisakhi and Bihu.
 

Like any other festival, Tamil New Year or Puthandu is also incomplete without some scrumptious delicacies, and it is a ritual to indulge in traditional dishes to begin the New Year, marking new beginnings. 

We have rounded up the best of mouthwatering and traditional delicacies for Pathandu. 

Rasam has been liked by people all around India these days. The ingredients in the rasam have intensive digestive properties, and it is quite healthy for your stomach. Prepared by grinding dal and adding it to pepper-flavoured tamarind water and rasam spice mix, this dish is an amazing light yet nutritious food.