Category Archives: Ganesh chaturthi

Shakkarpara or shankarpali recipe – How to make shakkarpara or shakkarpare recipe – Diwali recipes

Shakkarpara  or shankarpali is a popular sweet snack in Maharashtra and Gujarat.  It is generally made during festivals like Ganesh Chaturthi or Diwali or any special occasions.  Shakarpara or shankarpali is rich in carbohydrates, an instant source of energy.  They are crispy deep fried sweet snack made with all purpose flour (maida), milk, ghee and

Milk kesari recipe – How to make milk kesari (paal kesari) recipe – Indian sweet dishes

Milk kesari is one of the popular south indian sweet dish, which is prepared during festivals and other special occasions.  It is also called as paal kesari (paal means mik in tamil) in Tamil Nadu.  Traditionally kesari is made with semolina, water, sugar and nuts.  In this recipe,  instead of water, milk is used to

Malai modak recipe – How to make malai modak recipe – Modak recipes

Malai modak is a delicious modak made with paneer and condensed milk.  This is also a quick and easy recipe prepared with just 2 ingredients.  Saffron is added to give a nice flavor to the modak.  Tradionally modaks are made with rice flour and coconut jaggery mixture filling and then steamed.  This modak recipe does

Ragi (finger millet) murukku or chakli recipe – How to make ragi murukku/chakli recipe – ragi recipes

Ragi murukku or chakli is a healthy snack made with ragi flour.  Ragi is rich in iron and calcium and has got lot of other health benefits too.  This chakli recipe is also simple and quick to make.  Do try this chakli and give a healthy twist to the usual chaklis made.  It is a

Semolina or rava modak recipe – How to make rava modak recipe – modak recipes

Semolina modak also called as rava modak is a quick and easy modak recipe made from semolina.  But the filling is the same..made from grated coconut and jaggery.  Only the outer covering is made from semolina.  No need to steam these modaks, as rava is cooked first and then given shape by using the moulds.  Rava

Dry fruits kheer recipe – How to make dry fruits kheer recipe – kheer recipes

Dry fruits kheer is a very traditional and healthy kheer made with dry fruits, milk and sugar.  It is an ideal kheer for any special occasions, festivals and also during fasting days.  Dry fruits kheer is also a very rich and delicious kheer. Dry fruits added to the kheer gives a unique taste to the kheer. 

Mixed fruits kesari recipe – How to make fruit kesari recipe – Indian desserts

Mixed fruits kesari is a rich delicious Indian sweet made with rava, fruits, sugar, ghee and nuts.  It is also a very popular South Indian dessert which is not only easy to make but also can be prepared instantly.  Kesari is generally made during festivals and special occasions in South India.  Fresh fruits added to

Kara kadubu recipe – How to make kara kadubu (steamed spicy dumplings) recipe

Kara kadubu is a healthy, tasty and spicy steamed rice dumplings prepared during Ganesh Chaturthi festival.  This dish is made with rice flour, chana dal, coconut and spices.  Kara kadubu is also had as a breakfast dish or as an evening snack in some parts of  Karnataka.  Filling is also made with urad dal instead of

Ganesh Chaturthi recipes (Vinayak Chaturthi recipes)

Maha Ganapathi, the elephant headed God, is the best known and the most revered God in Hindu religion who is offered prayers first before any other God.   Ga means Buddhi (intellect),Na meansVignana (wisdom) and Pathi means the Lord. Ganapathi means the one who is the Lord of intellect and wisdom.  Lord Ganesha is not just worshiped on this day, but is worshiped