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Tamil New Year's Day

The “Tamil Puthaandu” or “Chithirai Thirunaal” symbolizes the new and prosperous beginning. The first day of the Tamil Calendar month “Chithirai” falls on the 14th of April which is celebrated as the New Year. Chithirai marks the beginning of Spring, when the neem trees start blooming and the first batch of mangoes grow. 

On this special day, the tradition goes by making food with six different taste innipu(sweet), pulipu(sour), kasapu(bitter), oovarpu(salty),thuvarpu(astringent), kaarpu(hot). This reminds that life is a mixture of different experiences like sadness, happiness, anger, fear, disgust, surprises and has to be treated equally.

 “Iniya Chithirai Thirunaal Vaazhthukkal.”

Here's the Tamil New Years Day Menu...


Sweet Alternative

Kalkandu Pongal

Paayasam Varieties

Other Pachadi Varieties that might be of interest

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