Ganesh Chaturthi 2023: 5 Traditional Dishes to Enjoy

Ganesh Chaturthi commences on September 19th this year and culminates on September 28th with the immersion of Lord Ganesh's idol, known as Ganesh Visarjan.

You should prepare these five customary dishes at your home to observe and enjoy the festival's festivities.

Ukadiche modak

Ukadiche modak, a classic Maharashtrian delicacy, comprises steamed dumplings filled with a mixture of coconut and jaggery. You can also experiment with different modak varieties, such as chocolate modak, dry fruits modak, chana dal modak, and numerous others to add variety to your celebration.

Puran Poli

Puran Poli is a traditional Indian sweet flatbread crafted from a blend of chana dal (gram dal) and jaggery. Enjoy it piping hot, generously drizzled with desi ghee for an authentic taste.

Gavhachi Kheer

Gavhachi Kheer is an essential dish for Ganesh Chaturthi, featuring a preparation using broken whole wheat grains, milk, and sweetened with either jaggery or sugar.

Coconut Laddu

This delectable sweet treat is a well-loved dessert created from a combination of condensed milk, coconut, jaggery, and an assortment of dry fruits.

Katachi amti

Katachi Amti is a zesty and tangy Maharashtrian dish crafted from chana dal. It is enriched with the distinctive flavors of "goda masala," a special Maharashtrian spice blend featuring ingredients like peanuts, cloves, sesame seeds, peppercorns, stone flowers, and a generous amount of red chillies.