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Rasayana and Injinjeera Leghiam Recipes
Learn to make these traditional recipes for the upcoming festivals of Navratri and Diwali. Rasayana makes a perfect naivedyam (offering) to Devi during Navratri, and Injinjeera Leghiam offers digestive aid following the rich meals of Diwali.
Bananas (ripe; local variety):7 to 8 medium-sized
Fresh coconut (grated):1 ¼ cups
Cardamom powder: 1 pinch
Jaggery / brown sugar (powdered): 5 tbsp
Ghee (plus a little extra ghee to roast the almonds):1 tsp
A few strands of saffron (optional)
Note: This is a traditional item from Karnataka. It is an ideal naivedyam/offering to the Devi for Navratri.
Fresh ginger (peeled, washed, and dried well): ½ cup
Cumin (jeera) powder:2 tsp
Coriander seed (dhania) powder: 1 tsp
Ghee: 2 tsp
Note: Injinjeera Leghiam is traditionally prepared for the festival of Diwali. When rich food is on the menu, this leghiam aids digestion and prevents stomach problems.
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