Happy Pongal, harvest festival celebration in India with pongal rice in a traditional mud pot and sugarcane on beautiful floral design called rangoli
Pongal is also the name of the dish made and eaten during this festival. It is a mixture of boiled sweet rice. It is derived from the Tamil word pongu, which means “to boil over”.
It is a celebration to thank the Sun, Mother Nature and the various farm animals that help to contribute to a bountiful harvest.