Ekadasi vratham is observing total fast (suddha upavasam) on Ekadasi tithi. Timely breaking of the fast on Dwadasi is as important as observing the fast on Ekadasi.
Dwadasi Paranai (special food) on the Dwadasi levels the acidity and the menu by itself is fantastically medicated.
Agathi Keerai Masiyal
Agathi (Agam+Thee), (inside+fire) it will ignite the fire inside all organs and equalize the blood circulation throughout the body. It is a cleansing agent.
It is a practice to cut the leaves using hand only
It has a power of throwing out the stomach worms.
Agathi leaves can be cooked like poriyal or kootu
Add little mustard in oil in a pan
Urad dal – 1 tsp, Jeera – 1 tsp, Red chili – 4, a small piece of jaggery
Pasi paruppu (green gram) cooked with turmeric powder
We need to avoid tamarind in Dwadasi food
Vendakkai morkuzhambu, Sundakkai podi thuval, Agathikeerai masiyal, Nellikkai rasam, Rice kannamadhu
Happy Ekadasi Vratham and Dwadasi food