Cook rice in water to soft consistency and leave aside to cool.
When cool, mash the rice with a ladle then add curds to it.
c) On a low flame, heat the oil in a frying pan. Add mustard and let it splutter.
d) Add urad dhal, chana dhal, curry leaves, slit green chillies, grated ginger (optional) and hing in the same order. Fry till the urad dhal turns golden brown.
e) Pour the seasoning over the cooled rice. Add salt to taste.
f) Add the other optional ingredients if you wish to.
g) Mix well
Curd Rice naivedya is ready.
Kedareshwara Vratha is performed every year on the day of Ashwayuja Shuddha Ashtami (during September/October). Lord Kedareshwara is one of the famous forms of Shiva. Kedareshwara Vratha is normally performed by Sumangalis.
Sumangalis perform Kedareshwara Vratha and tie a 19 knotted Dora/string. It is believed those who perform this Vratha and their family will be blessed with happiness and longer life.
Kedareshwara vratha is the main ritual for Farming communities, they observe vratha by decorating and worshiping the cattle that are responsible for their wealth. Also, Kedareshwara is worshiped by the married couple for Progeny.
Lord Hanuman is called Son of the Wind, Destroyer of Calamities, Remover of Suffering, Abode of Grace, Ocean of Compassion. Tuesday is the day of Lord Hanuman all over India except Maharashtrians worship Hanuman on Saturdays. The worshippers of Hanuman will gain enormous physical and mental strength and courage to succeed in life. Also anyone facing the wrath of Lord Shani seeks help from Lord Hanuman, who in turn asks Lord Shani to forgive the grieving person. It is said anyone suffering through Lord Shani’s ‘Sade-Sati’ must offer ‘sindoor’ and ‘besan ladoo prepared in cow ghee’ to Lord Hanuman, every Tuesday during entire Shravan Maas, would yield them powerful and faster results.
(Bow I before), Vyasa who is Vishnu, Vishnu who is Vyasa, And again and again bow before, He, who is born, in the family of Vasishta. I bow before you Vyasa, The treasure house of penance, The great grandson of Vasishta, The grandson of Shakthi, The son of Parasara, and the father of Shuka, the great saint.