The Hindu calendar places the Ugadi or Yugadi celebration in the first month of Chaitra. On Ugadi Day, southern Indian states like Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Telangana celebrate the start of a new year. Ugadi will be celebrated on Saturday April 2 this year. As we welcome the Telugu New Year 2022, we have compiled everything you need to know about the celebration, from Ugadi ceremonies and culinary dishes to Muggulu designs.
About Ugadi Festival 2022
According to the Hindu lunisolar calendar, Ugadi is the first day of the New Year, and it is widely observed in Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka. Ugadi 2022, also known as Yugadi, will take place on April 2. In Maharashtra and Goa, this day is known as Gudi Padwa and marks the start of Chaitra Navaratri celebrations in northern India. As we prepare to celebrate Ugadi 2022, here’s everything you need to know about the occasion, including how to celebrate it, the importance of Yugadi celebrations, and more.
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Recipes for the special traditional cuisine of Ugadi
Other Ugadi delicacies include dal vada, kosambari, palya (poriyal), obbattu (Puran Poli), mavinakayi chitranna (raw mango rice), semiya payasam (vermicelli kheer), puliyogare (rice with tamarind), udupi rasam and tempered curd.
Muggulu designs for Ugadi 2022 and Rangoli ideas
Beautiful Muggulu patterns, colorful rangolis and Kolam patterns with various stitch combinations also adorn the entrance of the house. After spraying the ground with cow dung mixed with water, rangoli designs are made.