On the day of Pongal or Makar Sankranthi, newly harvested rice is used to make sweet pongal

On the day of Pongal or Makar Sankranthi, newly harvested rice is used to make candy pongal
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At Sempulam Sustainable Solutions, the employees are busy packing heritage rice varieties from throughout Tamil Nadu for his or her Pongal equipment. Ok Vijayalakshmi, the founder, says, “This yr we’re providing sarkkara pongal and venn pongal DIY kits, every of which incorporates all of the components and cooking directions wanted to make the dishes. This is our approach of celebrating the indigenous rice of our State.” She provides that their Pride of Tamil Nadu pack provides 38 sorts of rice grown in 38 districts, with . (75 grams of every selection, explaining what every district is thought for. In Tiruchi, it’s sempaalai, in Ramnad it’s kuzhiadichan, Thiruvallur has kaliyan samba. These indigenous rice varieties have distinctive flavours and aromas and are loaded with well being advantages, and, being native to our land, lend themselves properly for pongal.

Sakkara pongal and ven pongal kit from Sempulam

Sakkara pongal and ven pongal equipment from Sempulam
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www.sempulam.com. Delivered pan India. DIY equipment is priced at 299 and Pride of Tamil Nadu is priced at 999. . To order, name: 9790129979.


Harjas Singh, the founding father of Qidhan, an initiative the place produce from organic farmers are procured and bought on-line, says that inspired by the response for his or her Chr istmas rice and spice present packing containers, they’ve launched a particular present field for Pongal. They are available in three variations. Under the premium field, there are 4 sorts of rice, akin to black rice (that fights most cancers, grown in Kerala), navara

(bone fortifying, principally cultivated in Palakkad area of Kerala), rakthashali (wealthy in iron, cultivated in Kerarla) and chenkhazhama (low GI palakkadan matta rice from Kerala. There is 200 grams every within the field. Apart from this, there’s an fragrant rice field ( thooyamalli from Tamil Nadu, jerakasala, gandhakasala and mullankazhama from Wayanad, and matta rice ( nadan kuruva, jyothi, chenkazhama and thavalakannan, all from Kerarla) bundle.

The gift box from Qidhan

The present field from Qidhan
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www.qidhan.com, delivered pan India. The packing containers are priced at 1250 For particulars, name: 98407 81113

Marabu Suvai

Marabu Suvai, an organic and vegan snacks and meals retailer, is collaborating with Vana Neeli Organics, to place collectively a vegan and organic Pongal pageant equipment. Ok Srinivasan of Marabu Suvai says this is in response to many common prospects asking for straightforward DIY kits this yr. The equipment incorporates half a kilo of iluppaipoo samba, a standard rice that’s mildly aromatic, with therapeutic properties, 200 grams of jaggery from Velur and moong dal. It additionally contains 25 grams of cashews and raisins and 5 grams of cardamom. “We are additionally including 250 grams of navacombo laddu (ready with 9 several types of heritage rice, vegan and well being selling) and 100 grams of kamarkat made utilizing coconut, jaggery, and coconut oil, to this combo,” he says.

Pongal kit by Marabu Suvai and Vana Neeli Organics

Pongal equipment by Marabu Suvai and Vana Neeli Organics
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Can be couriered throughout India. Each equipment is priced at ₹360. To order, name: 9789826594

Southern Living

Farm kit by Southern Living

Farm equipment by Southern Living
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Jayanthi Somasundaram curated farm kits underneath the model title Southern Living, for family and friends final yr, and when she participated within the current Karaikudi Sandhai held final month, these kits bought out shortly. “As I’ve direct contact with farmers and property homeowners, I may curate high quality organic merchandise for this farm equipment,” she says, including that she provides 5 sorts of farm packing containers for the pageant season: rice and millet sakkara pongal, venpongal and one pilaf field. “While two are heritage rice (sourced from an organic farm in Manjakudi, Thanjavur), two are millet primarily based,” she says. The pilaf field, incorporates Kari basmati(fragrant brief selection rice) rice, saffron, almonds, dry fruits, and nuts. The millet field containing 5 sorts of millets (barnyard, kodo, little millet, foxtail and pearl millet)to make venpongal is her greatest vendor. “The kuthiraivali (barnyard millet) sakkara pongal equipment is in style this yr attributable to elevated consciousness on millets. Similarly, the farm spice field strikes quick and has six completely different spices, turmeric, raisins, almonds, and cashews. I’ve sourced cloves and bay leaves from Wayanad, cumin, cashews and jaggery from Karnataka and pepper and cardamon from Hosur,” says Jayanthi.

Farm equipment for Pongal is priced at ₹1300 and farm spice field is priced at ₹800. Couriered throughout India. to order, name: 944478406

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