Aadi kummayam a chettinad special dish which is served during most of their functions like marriage or a temple festival etc. This aadi kummayam recipe is also prepared during the aadi Tamil month Fridays to offer the goddess. Aadi kummayam recipe is prepared with urad dal, moong dal and raw rice and it tastes heavenly.
This authentic recipe is my 100th recipe. I came to know about this recipe from my MIL who is from namakal. As we were discussing about my 100 the recipe she gave me this idea to prepare this authentic recipe and also this is a aadi month we prepare sweets every Friday and worship God. And also she was not sure about the name and the exact ingredients used and we called upon one of our relative at namakkal and I did this kummayam recipe.
Aadi kummayam recipe is also famous as it is given to a girl when she attains puberty. As this recipe contains urad dal rich source of calcium and it is good for the bones. As we include jaggery a rich source of iron which is good for haemoglobin production of blood.
Kummayam recipe can also be taken by every women during their menstruatuion as to overcome the blood loss and it gives strength to their bones as most of them get osteoporosis a bone disease during early 40 s. And also pregnant women can take this at least once a week to overcome all the difficulties they are going to face during their pregnancy. New moms can be given this mostly in the first 40 days of their delivery to over come the post partum blood loss and also for their bone health. This dish will also boost the quality of breast milk and also the breastmilk quantity may increase if you have it in the early morning