India and Hinduism is well known for its gods and festivals. Rama is the primary god of Hinduism and he is the main god of Ramayana.
Ramanavami is the birth day of Rama, which is celebrated according to the birth star of Rama during the month of ‘Panguni’ the tamil month, which is from mid of March to mid of April. This Panguni is the month before high summer, so it is usually dry and very hot. During this celebration many food items are offered to god Rama, which are helpful in cooling the body and good for the summer heat.
During Ramanavami the important recipes offered are
- Neer Mor
- Vada Pappu
- Now let us see how to make them.
- Moong Dal -1/4 cup
- Green Chilli -1
- Raw Mango -2 tblsp
- Coconut -2 tblsp
- Salt -to taste
- Lemon Juice -2 tblsp
Chop green chilli and mango finely. Clean Moong dal and soak it for about 30 minutes.
Drain the water through the strainer.
Add Moong dal, green chilli, raw mango, coconut, salt, and lime juice in a bowl and mix it well.
If you want you can temper it with mustard.
You can add cucumber also.