A blog on Attukal Pongala now featuring Attukal Pongala 2016
More than three million women gather here to offer pongala to Attukal Amma the Hindu goddess making it the largest gathering of women on earth. News reports, photos and videos of Attukal Pongala.
Mandapputtu is another snack made during pongala as an offering to bhagavati. It is believed that offering mandapputtu will relieve you from all problems related to head. Mandapputtu is prepared from a mix of green gram, rice flour and jaggery. The dough is first prepared with aboveingredients and then made to balls. A human face will be carved out in these balls using fingers. The balls are then steam cooked.