We have a collection of 50 delicious, vegetarian Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes! Browse through these Indian delicacies to choose an auspicious menu for the festival!
Ganesh Chaturthi is a Hindu festival celebrated on the birthday of Lord Ganesha, son of Lord Shiva & Goddess Parvati. Ganesha is widely worshiped as the god of wisdom, prosperity and good fortune and is traditionally invoked at the beginning of any new venture! This festival is celebrated in all parts of India, and is especially prominent in Maharashtra. This festival usually falls between August 18th to September 22nd and lasts for 11-13 days. During the festival, idols of Ganesha are hosted in various homes and delicious food, known as Prasaad, is offered to the Lord. You can read more about the festival here.
Food, as always, is an important part of the festival.Various versions of Modaks (also known as Kozhakattai / Kadubu / Modagam / Sughiyan) are prepared as offerings to the Lord. It is a kind of sweet dumpling and varies from region to region. A kind of savory mixture is also commonly prepared in households.
Different people follow different traditions and rituals and the food varies with region. To get the list of Ganesh Chaturthi recipes, continue reading!