The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is approaching, and it’s celebrated with great enthusiasm in India. It’s a significant 10-day festival, starting on September 19, 2023, and ending on September 28. People across India are getting ready to welcome Lord Ganesha into their homes.
During Ganesh Chaturthi, you’ll see pandals (decorated tents) everywhere, and people also install Ganesha idols in their homes, bidding farewell to Lord Ganesha by immersing the idols on Anant Chaturdashi, the 10th day of the festival.
If you’re planning to celebrate Ganesh Chaturthi this year, here are 10 special dishes you can offer to Lord Ganesha:
If you plan to install a Ganesha idol this year, here are 10 special dishes you can offer to Lord Ganesha:
- Modak: A favorite sweet of Lord Ganesha, Modak is a dumpling with a rice flour outer layer and a coconut-jaggery filling. You can offer 21 Modaks in your bhog.
- Motichoor Ladoo: These delicious ladoos are made from small boondi made of gram flour, ghee, and sugar syrup.
- Suji Halwa: Suji Halwa is a popular Indian dessert made from semolina and sugar syrup. It’s also known as Rava Sheera.
- Puran Poli: This Maharashtrian dish consists of stuffing made from gram dal and jaggery filled into a flour roti.
- Coconut Barfi: Coconut Barfi is simple to make and includes grated coconut, ghee, khoya, almonds, pistachios, and sugar.
These are just a few of the delightful recipes you can prepare to offer to Lord Ganesha during Ganesh Chaturthi.