Foods you must try during Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi is an auspicious Hindu festival which is celebrated with great enthusiasm everywhere. At this time, people perform puja, welcome him at home and offer Lord Ganesha his favorite foods to please him. So, here we have listed some of the best ones that you must try:

Puran Poli

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Puran Poli is an authentic Maharashtrian recipe made of maida with a filling of chana daal, sugar, and nuts. It is commonly prepared during the time of festivals only and is a perfect dish for the ones who like both sweet and salty together.

 Modak

The first thing that comes in everybody’s mind during Ganesh Chaturthi is Modak one of the most significant desserts prepared at this festival. They are truly mouth-watering and delicious, stuffed with bottle gourd and mava. Modak comes in different varieties including, steamed, chocolate, fried and dry fruits.

Coconut Ladoo

The best part about Coconut laddoos is, they are very easy to make and also a yummy sweet to serve.  They too are prepared in unique ways like with milkmaid, khoya, etc. You can also get it from outside as they are mostly available.

Motichoor Ladoo

Ganesha’s pictures and idol can never be seen without Motichoor Laddoos by his side thus, it’s obvious how much he loves them. To make this dessert you just need basic ingredients like gram flour, ghee, milk, green cardamom and baking soda. 

Patholi

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Preparing this dish is not that easy but once you know the right trick, then the ball is in your court. They are rice rolls steamed in turmeric leaves, filled with jaggery and coconut. You can also use banana leaves if you don’t like the flavor of turmeric.

Shrikhand

This popular Maharashtrian dessert can never go wrong on any occasion. It is made from hung curd and then dry fruits, mangoes or other fruits are added to give it a distinctive flavor. The main thing you must keep in mind is, blending it properly.