Batashas are autumn confections, when sugar cane in large parts of the country is harvested and a period of religious festivities begins.
The Golden Temple, as Amritsars Gurudwara Harmandir Sahib is popularly known, is the holiest of Gurudwaras of the Sikhs.
We pick eight temples in Tamil Nadu that are not just popular with devotees but also for their divine food.
The main ingredient of Puliyogare is tamarind, a rice dish which is a hot favourite in South India. Puliyogare is also a popular temple food that is offered at 'Temple prasad'.