Ugadi is an important festival of India, though predominantely celebrated in the Southern region. It marks the beginning of a new era, simply put , Ugadi is a sanskrit word comprising of yug and adi where “yug” means “era ” and ‘adi” means “beginning “. Thus, this marks the new year for us. According to the Hindu Calendar,it falls on the first day of the month of Chaitra. This year, it falls on March 21. As this is according to the lunar calendar, the date varies each year. Today, with the festival approaching I have an Ugadi platter for you all. It is part of our blog hop of the theme “Ugadi Special”.