Farmer's Kitaab

Sattu atta or Sattu maavu is familiarly mentioned as a quick breakfast option or as a meal which is easy on the purse strings. A child who fusses over eating a substantial breakfast is made to quickly chug down a tumbler of a sattu drink because it is thought to be fuss free and healthy.
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The Kaakvi is an ingredient which came from the process of turning the sugarcane sap into jaggery. In TamilNadu this is referred to as “thaenpagu”. It is dark, the colour of burnished amber and is sweet on the tongue but doesn’t feel heavy on the palate. It is light because it is only partially reduced before the sap caramelises fully to become jaggery.
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The red Navara rice grain is a medicinal rice which is given when someone is ill. This is perfect for all age groups. The best way to recover from a fever is to keep digestion light and allow the body to use the energy to combat the illness. The rice is soaked for half an hour with whole green moong and then cooked with lots of water to a soupy consistency.

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