Nanabiyyam Bathukamma is the 4th day of Bathukamma festival. In 2020, Nanabiyyam Bathukamma date is October 19. It falls on Ashwayuja Shuddha Thadiya, third day of Navaratri.
Naivedyam, Palaharam for Nanabiyyam Bathukamma is any recipe made with Nanabiyyam (wet rice), milk and jaggery.
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).