Wednesday, February 3, 2016

'Thai Pongal' celebrations at the 'Tamil Maha Vidyalayam', Puwakpitiya, Sri Lanka.

'Thai Pongal' is the celebration of  harvest of rice in the month of January - 'Thai'. The first harvest of paddy is pounded, winnowed and cooked ceremonially adding jaggerry, cadju nuts ertc. Once cooked the 'Pongal' is shared among friends and relatives.