Atla Bathukamma is the 5th day of Bathukamma festival. In 2020, Atla Bathukamma date is October 20. 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 2020, Bathukamma festival begins on September 17 with Bhadrapada Amavasya and then resumes on October 17 and ends on October 24 with Saddula Bathukamma (Durga Ashtami). The shuffle is due to Adhika Masam in 2020 (Adhika Ashwayuja Masam).