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Vishu Recipes

 Vishu is the first day in the first Malayalam month of Medam (March РApril) and is celebrated as the Malayalam New Year. The traditional rituals followed are believed to usher in a year of prosperity.For Malayalees, the day starts with the custom of viewing the Vishukani (auspicious sighting) before dawn. After a ritualistic bath, the elders hand out money to the youngsters. Then comes the eloborate lunch, the highlight of the festival.