ganesh chaturthi sweet recipes
a happy ganesh chaturthi to all the readers. lord ganesha loves sweets. modaks and ladoos are the favorite sweets of lord ganesha and often served as naivedhyam or bhog to lord ganesha. most people make modaks on the first day of ganesh chaturthi festival in maharashtra.
apart from sweets, other popular recipes which are made during ganesh chaturthi festival are varan bhaat, alu vadi or patra, moong dal khichdi, batata bhaji, rishi panchami sabzi, black pea (kala vatana) curry, rice pooris or wheat pooris and sundals. i have already posted a list of 60 recipes which can made during ganesh chaturthi festival.
this year ganesh chaturthi is starting on on 5th Sep 2016 and as usual will last for 10 days.
16 sweets recipes for ganesh chaturthi festival
ukadiche modak is one of the most popular modak recipe made during ganesh chaturthi festival in maharashtra. this is a maharastrian modak recipe made from rice flour. its also called as ukadiche modak where the modaks are steamed. step by step post.
these fried modaks are made with whole wheat flour with a sweet coconut and jaggery filling. they can also be made with all purpose flour (maida). again a step by step post to make modaks.
this rava modak recipe is an easy method of making modak which takes less time, but effort is there. less time, since no steaming or frying is needed. fine sooji or rava is used to make the outer cover of the modak. the sweet filling is made of coconut and jaggery. taste wise it is similar to the modak made from rice flour. step by step post plus video recipe.
note: other modak varieties posted on blog are:
1. dry fruits modak – sweet dumplings made from rice flour and stuffed with mixture of mawa, poppy seeds, coconut and dry fruits.
2. chocolate modak – prepared mainly from 3 ingredients chocolate, mawa/khoya and sugar.
3. sweet kozhukattai recipe – south indian recipe variation of modaks made with a stuffing of chana dal, coconut and jaggery.
4. mawa modak – quick and tasty modaks made with khoya, sugar and cardamom powder.
puran poli is a popular maharashtrian recipe made during ganesh chaturthi or diwali or any other festive occasion. puran poli is a flat bread stuffed with a sweet lentil filling made from skinned spilt bengal gram/chana dal and jaggery…. in marathi language the sweet filling is called as puran and the outer covering is called as poli. step by step recipe.
these coconut ladoos are made with desiccated coconut. just a three ingredient recipe and one which does not take a lot of time to make. these are melt in the mouth ladoos. so do try this coconut ladoo recipe for ganesh chaturthi or for any festival. step by step recipe. you can also check this coconut ladoo recipe with condensed milk and coconut ladoo recipe with khoya.
motich00r ladoo – melt in the mouth ladoos made from gram flour/besan. one of the most popular indian sweet. step by step recipe. another similar ladoo variety is boondi ladoo recipe.
coconut barfi – smooth melt in the mouth fudge made with desiccated coconut and condensed milk. step by step recipe. you can also check this quick khoya barfi recipe.
patholi are steamed rice rolls which are stuffed with fresh coconut and jaggery mixture. patholi are made during the gauri – ganesha festival. what makes the patholi special is the steaming technique. these rolls are steamed in fresh turmeric leaves which make them aromatic. step by step recipe.
ladoos made from tapioca pearls. these sabudana ladoos can be made for any festival as well as for fasting. the ladoos tasted awesome and you will like them even more, if you are fond of having sabudana in sweets. step by step recipe. another popular sabudana recipe made for fasting is sabudana khichdi recipe.
besan ladoo are one of the most popular ladoos made in india. basically these are sweetened roasted chickpea flour balls spiced with cardamom and nutmeg. besan ladoos are delicious and made during all festive occasions in india. step by step recipe. other popular ladoo varieties are atta ladoo, til ladoo and rava ladoo recipe.
banana sheera or banana semolina pudding is often made during ganesh puja or satyanarayan puja or devi puja or for any auspicious occasion. banana sheera is also made to be served as a prasad. prasad means a gift from the divine. it also means food that is first offered to the deity and then served to the devotees. step by step recipe. you can also check moong dal halwa, atte ka halwa and banana appam recipe.
gajar halwa is a classic indian dessert that goes for any celebrative occasion or season. its an evergreen indian dessert and one of the most popular halwa made in india. you can also check this gajar halwa recipe with condensed milk and this vegan carrot halwa recipe.
sooji halwa – classic indian semolina pudding made with ghee and dry fruits. step by step recipe. another popular south indian variation is this rava kesari recipe.
rice kheer – popular indian dessert made with basmati rice, milk, nuts and saffron. step by step recipe. another popular kheer variety is this seviyan kheer recipe. you can also check cooked rice kheer and basundi recipe.
rice payasam made with coconut milk and jaggery. this kheer is a nice fusion between the kerala rice payasam and the konkani rice payasam. another south indian variation is this paal payasam recipe.
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