Ganesh Chaturthi is a festivals full of sweets and puja. Also, Lord Ganesha is known to be fond of sweets. All of us are fond of sweets and variety of food. This year, get live darshan opf Bappa and savour some delicacies and sweets on Ganesh Chaturthi. Read below!
Modak is an important sweet in Ganesh Chaturthi. Lord Ganesha is also known as ‘modapriya‘ for his immense love for modaks. This sweet is filled with jaggery and sweet coconut. They are in shape of a dumpling and have a lot of varieties dor instance, steamed modak, dry fruits modak, rice modak, chocolate modak. Also, some healthy modak made with oats, honey and seeds. Every house in Maharashtra makes this sweet and offer to Bappa during puja.
Another popular sweet prepared during Ganesh Chaturthi is sheera. Its ingredients are semolina or suji, sugar, ghee, cashew nuts, raisins and other dry fruits. The most common flavours are pineapple and banana.
We all have heard about this sweet in every gujarati or maharashtrian serial or restaurant. The making involves use of saffron, cardamom, hung curd and nuts like almonds, cashew nuts, raisins and other dry fruits. This dish is not only a treat to belly but also to your eyes. Also, it is a popular dish in Gujarat and Maharashtra.
Similar to Gujiyas, every bite of Karanji is going to be heavenly. These are deep-fry and has grated coconut, dry fruits, poppy seeds and cardamom inside it. One can easily make these at home.
This dish is quite famous in Maharastrian households. Popularly a breakfast item, this crispy, spicy multi-grain pancake is a must try in Ganesh Chaturthi. So, it comprises of chana daal, urad daal, wheat, and rice. Have with your favourite accessory like ghee, butter, pickle or curd.
These are just some of the famous dishes during Ganesh Chaturthi. Others include patholi, varan bhaat, coconut laddoo, shankarpali, dhokla, chawli usal and more.
So, try out some amazing dishes in this festival. Also, you can enjoy the virtual darshan of Bappa from various pandals.