Sri Rama Navami is celebrated on the birthday of Lord Rama. (Sri Rama was born in Navami thithi).
In some temples the preceeding 9 days are celebrated with Sundara Kanda parayanam starting from new moon day with final chapter on Pattabishekam recited on the day of Rama Navami.
As Sri Rama led a very simple life the neivedhya recipes are very simple too and apt for the summer
Recipes for Rama Navami
2) Vada Paruppu
3) Neer mor
For Sundara Kanda Parayanam
Boiled milk with kalkandu (sugar candy) and raisins will do for the first 8 days of Parayanam
For the 9th day when Pattabisheka sargam is recited, Payasam is prepared.
Moong dhal Payasam