Atla Bathukamma is the 5th day of Bathukamma festival. In 2016, Atla Bathukamma date is October 4. It falls on Ashwayuja Shuddha Chavithi, fourth day of Navaratri.
Naivedyam, Palaharam for Atla Bathukamma is any recipe made with uppudu biyyam, dosha, atlu, etc.
Batukamma Panduga or Bathukamma festival is the largest regional festival celebrated during Durga Navaratri in Telangana state (formerly a region in Andhra Pradesh state). In Telugu, ‘Bathukamma means ‘come alive Mother Goddess’. Bathukamma represents the Mother Goddess Gauri (Gauramma).
In 2016, Bathukamma festival begins on September 30th with Bhadrapada Amavasya and ends on October 8th with Saddula Bathukamma (Durga Ashtami).