What is Karkidaka Kanji?
Karkidaka Kanji or Oushadha Kanji is a porridge taken during the month of Karkitakam Masam (Ramayana Masam). Due to heavy rains during this month, in olden days people were unable to go for farming or other works. So this month is used to rejuvenate and revitalize the body of everyone. Lots of herbs and dry seeds are used to make this healthy porridge.