In the earlier days, saunf and palm sugar candy was soaked overnight in copper glass to prepare this drink, which was consumed the next morning to make the body ready to fight the extreme heat ...
Batashas are autumn confections, when sugar cane in large parts of the country is harvested and a period of religious festivities begins.
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The Palani Panchamirtham combines five key ingredients - ripened bananas, dates, palm sugar, sugar candy and honey. It's quite different and a lot sweeter than the traditional pachmamrita.