Yugadi/Ugadi or Chaitra Sthapana or Gudi Padwa – this different names marks the begin of Vikram Sawant New Year. In Andhra, Karnataka region,this day is called as Ugadi/ Yugadi and most of the household there have ugadi special food called Pachhadi and also a sharbat or chutney kind of thing making use of the Neem Flowers/ Minjar and Raw Mango in specific.
They prefer using some 6 main ingredients represent six taste of life as Life is considered as mixed bag of all feelings. These six tastes are of – raw mango, jaggery, neem flower, salt, red chili, hing and methi. The significance of this Pachhadi – life is a mix bag and during the year ahead we should expect a mixed bag of happenings.
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