Apart from the country, there is a different view in the whole of Maharashtra on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi. People celebrate the welcome of Bappa with great fervor and enthusiasm. During the entire Ganesh festival, people in Maharashtra prepare different types of dishes and offer bhog every day to please Lord Ganesha.
New Delhi. Ganesh Chaturthi 2021: Ganesh Utsav has started for 10 days from 10th September i.e. today Ganesh Chaturthi. People across the country are welcoming Bappa by bringing the idol of Ganesh ji to their homes. In Maharashtra, there is a different view on the day of Ganesh Chaturthi. People celebrate the welcome of Bappa with great fervor and enthusiasm. During the entire Ganesh festival, people in Maharashtra prepare different types of dishes and offer bhog every day to please Lord Ganesha. In which apart from Modak, the favorite of Ganesh ji, other sweets and snacks are included.
In this way today we are telling you about Maharashtrian Chaturthi Recipes. So that if you want, you can make Chaturthi dishes of Maharashtra in your home and offer it to Ganesh ji.
Kesari Shrikhand is very popular in Maharashtra, which is traditionally made and served as Prasad during Ganesh festival. All you need is Greek yogurt, sugar, cardamom, chironji, saffron and a pinch of salt to make shrikhand. Apart from this, fruits and dry fruits can also be added to it.
Puran Poli is one of the most important and popular sweets made on Ganesh festival after Modak in Maharashtra. Puran Poli is a sweet bread made from all purpose flour. In which cardamom powder, chana dal, jaggery and a lot of ghee are there. Lord Ganesha is offered with this and distributed to the people. If you want, you can make Puran Poli at home and offer it to Lord Ganesha.
You can call Baked Karanji as Gujiya of North India. But its stuffing is done in Maharashtra with coconut, sesame, almond, cashew, raisins, cardamom, sugar mixture. Its outer part is made of maida, milk, ghee and salt. In Maharashtra, this sweet is definitely made for the enjoyment of Ganesh festival.
Cashew Kothimbir Vadi
Delicious Cashew Kothimbir Vadi is made in every household in Maharashtra. Green coriander is called ‘Kothimbir’ in Marathi and ‘vadi’ is called pakodas. In this way, coriander pakoras are called Kothimbir Vadi. These kothimbir vadis are made from chickpea flour, in which coriander and spices are steamed and mixed into the dough. After this, crunchy cashew kothimbir vadi i.e. pakoras are made by adding cashew nuts to it.
During the Ganesh festival in Maharashtra, rice is definitely made in the bhog. Dal rice is called Varan Bhaat in Marathi. Everyone knows how to make rice, that is, rice. At the same time, the varana is made from moong, lentils and arhal dal, curry leaves, grated coconut and cumin. By which Batata (Potato) Bhaji, Beans Bhaji, along with other vegetables and delicacies are offered to Lord Ganesha.