Category: Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi

Here are some Vinayaka Chavithi Naivedyam recipes that I make in my home. Many of these are dishes made in Andhra homes, some are from my Karma bhoomi Maharashtra.

Talniche Modak | Fried Modak is made for Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharashtra

Talniche Modak | Fried Modak: Ganesh Chaturthi Recipe from Maharashtra

Talniche Modak or Fried Modak are very popular in Maharashtra. They are made in addition to the Ukdiche Modak or the traditional steamed Modak.

Can I let you in on a secret? Talniche Modak are far easier to shape and perfect than Ukdiche Modak.

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Nivagrya | Maharashtrian Recipe for Ganesh Chaturthi

Nivagrya: Ganesh Chaturthi Special from Maharashtra

Nivagrya is a traditional recipe from Maharashtra made for Ganesh Chaturthi.

Nivagrya are made with the leftover rice flour dough used as covering for steamed Modaks.

Just add some cumin, green chilli paste, and salt to the dough; make small patties and steam.

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Hesaru Bele Panchakajjaya – Vinayaka Chavithi Special from Karnataka – Guest Post by Aparna Sitaraman

Hesaru Bele Panchakajjaya – Vinayaka Chavithi or Ganesh Chaturthi Special from Karnataka – Guest Post by Aparna Sitaraman

Panchakajjaya, a traditional naivedyam in Karnataka for Ganesh Chaturthi, is easy to make, delicious, and crunchy to boot!

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Undrallu Guggillu or Ammini Kozhukattai – Vinayaka Chavithi Naivedyam

Anyone who has made Modak or Kozhukattai will tell you that there is always some leftover poornam or rice flour dough used to make the modak. I am no different and every Vinayaka Chavithi, I am left with some dough. I often convert the left over rice flour batter to Palakayalu. Last year, I came

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