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Diwali Legiyam Recipe | Deepavali Marundhu Recipe

Diwali Legiyam Recipe with step by step pictures. This is natural herbal medicine made at home to aid digestion of the rich food consumed during diwali.
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 511kcal


  • ½ cup Jaggery
  • 4 cm piece Dry Ginger
  • 10 Kandathippili/Long Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Black Pepper
  • 2 tbsp Coriander Seeds
  • 1 tbsp Cumin Seeds
  • 1 tsp Omam / Ajwain / Carom Seeds
  • 1 Cardamom Pods
  • 2 tbsp Gingerly Oil
  • ½ cup Water


  • Take all the ingredients except oil and jaggery and water in a pan and roast them lightly, then take them in a blender and powder them.
  • Now take jaggery and water in a pan and melt it down, strain it.
  • Now add this back into the pot and add in the powder. Mix well. Cook this till it gets thick and legiyam like.
  • Add in gingerly oil and mix well.
  • Cool this and store in a air tight container.
  • You can have this a small ball size everyday throughout the diwali season, it will improve your digestion.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 511kcal | Carbohydrates: 119g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 2g | Sodium: 22mg | Potassium: 416mg | Fiber: 8g | Sugar: 102g | Vitamin A: 142IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 225mg | Iron: 8mg
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