Vennamuddhala Bathukamma is the 8th day of Bathukamma festival. In 2018, Vennamuddhala Bathukamma date is October 16. It falls on Ashwayuja Shuddha Saptami, seventh day of Navaratri.
Naivedyam, Palaharam for Vennamuddhala Bathukamma is recipe made with venna (butter), neyyi (ghee), nuvvulu (til / sesame), jaggery, etc..
Batukamma Panduga or Bathukamma festival is the largest regional festival celebrated during Durga Navaratri in Telangana state. In Telugu, ‘Bathukamma means ‘come alive Mother Goddess’. Bathukamma represents the Mother Goddess Gauri (Gauramma).
In 2018, Bathukamma festival begins on October 9 with Bhadrapada Amavasya and ends on October 17 with Saddula Bathukamma (Durga Ashtami).