Food and festival go hand in hand in India. Special dishes are prepared on festivals and during vratha (observance). Habbada Adige / festival food is prepared on all festivals. But there are certain sweets, savories, and drinks prepared during festivals, poojas, and vrathas. Habbada Thindi and Panaka is easy to distribute among friends and neighbors and some of these can be stored for many days.
Following is a list of the festivals and the associated thindigalu / sweets, savories, and drinks with links to recipes.