Choodi is derived from the Kannada phrase ‘Soodi,’ which implies a tied bundle. The primary ritual includes preparations of flowers and herbs in a small bundle. Normally a bundle will comprise 4 to 5 flowers, Darba grass and two or three herbs.
A candy combination of puffed rice, coconut and jaggery is ready on the day and supplied throughout puja. Some individuals put together Panchakajjaya, a candy made of 5 substances.
First a Tulsi Puja is finished. Subsequent is the worship of solar. The freshly ready Choodi is obtainable to Tulsi. Subsequent a puja is carried out on the entrance of the home and this if adopted by a Pooja within the Puja Room.
Younger girls will provide Chudis to aged girls and take blessings. Aged girls will even reward younger girls with Choodis.