As in any other Indian festival, Gauri ganesh ganapati festival recipes given below play an important part in the ganapati festival.
This Hindu religious festival celebrates the birth of the Lord Sri Ganesh or Ganapati,
the revered Hindu elephant god.
No birthday celebration is complete without delicious food. The preparation for Ganesh festival begins a few days in advance as many sweets and savories are prepared.
As most of the dishes are delicious snacks and sweets, everyone loves this festival.
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The preparation for gauri ganesh festival starts weeks before the festival. The preparation of worship of idols as well as the traditional dishes is done with lot of love and care.
The arrival of son and mother duo of Ganesh and Gauri is awaited eagerly.
For Gauri festival, 'Kai obbattu' - (coconut sweet flat bread) is prepared in Karnataka and Andhra.
There are specific dishes made for ganapati pooja too. Ganapati's favorite modak is prepared in every house. apart from that, many deep fried savories such as chakli, mutsore, tenkolalu etc. are made.
Now a days, every food item related to is available ready made for those who are unable to make them at home.
But still, many women are happy to make these traditional foods at home to welcome the beloved guests, Gauri and Ganesh.
Here are a few special dishes prepared for the ganesh festival.
Select the ones that your family likes and enjoy these dishes with them.
Easy to make and doesn't take a long time. Can keep in fridge for 3 days. Serve hot or cold.
Made with kabuli chana - garbanzo beans, prepared on festivals such as Ganesh chaturthi and distributed to the devotees as prasad, also served as a healthy snack.
Ukadiche modak or steam sweet coconut dumplings are made on Ganapati festival day. Modak, a favorite item of Lord Ganesh, is offered as Naivedya.
Indian Festival - dessert recipe - Quick and easy to make. Keeps for long.
Festival sweet - Curd/ Yogurt based dessert recipe, flavored with saffron and cardamom.
Easy to make South Indian rice recipe for festivals, breakfast and when you want a one dish meal.
Sweet rice pudding recipe made on Narali Poornima day in Maharashtra, North Karnataka.