How to make wishes all the dear readers a Happy Vinayaka chavithi 2014. On this auspicious occasion we would like to introduce the special ganesh chaturthi recipes which are quick to make. As all we know that, Lord ganesh likes to eat different kinds of food. So why can’t you get the blessing from him by offering the lord ganesh a special sacred food listed by us. Ganesh chathurti is one of the big festivals celebrated in most parts of South India. Preferring the tasty prasadalu for ganesh Maharaj on this festive day is quite common. People from different states like Karnataka, Maharashtra, Gujarat, Andhra Pradesh, go and so on celebrating the Vinayaka chavithi in a different forms, but there are some common foods which everyone chooses to offer the Lord Ganesh on this day.
Focus on the recipes which are given below. All the items are best prepared on this chavithi day and are most sacred food for Vinayaka. From bhadrapad shudh chaturthi to the ananta chaturdashi, ganesh is worshipped for 10 days. Preparing a tasty food for each day is a great thing. I have listed all the set of recipes from all the regions so that it would be easy to choose according to your preferences.
Offer different kinds of Prasadam to the Lord Ganesha and gain his blessings. Let’s look it into the recipes.
Poornam kudumulu is the famous ganesh chaturthi recipe. This is prepared on the day of Vinayaka chavithi for offering the lord Ganesha with this tasty sweet. Lord Vinayaka likes to eat kudumulu more on this day so gain lord’s ganapthi blessings by giving naivedyam to him. There are lots of varieties in kudumulu some make with jaggery, some with wheat etc. Here I have chosen Bengal gram as the main ingredient in making of poornam kudumulu. Make this tasty sweet for Vinayaka on Vinayaka chaturthi day. How to make helps you in giving a nice outlook for your sweet poornam kudumulu.
- Bengal gram – 1 ½ cup
- Jaggery – 2 cups
- Fresh coconut grate – 5tbsp
- Elachi powder – ½ tbsp
- Rice flour – 3cups
- Water (required)
- Ghee – 2tbsp
- Salt – pinch
Step 1: Take a pressure cooker, add Bengal gram to it and add 2 cups of water to it.
Step 2: Cover the lid of the cooker and keep a whistle on it.
Step 3: Switch on the stove and keep this cooker on the stove. Heat it in a low flame.
Step 4: Cook the Bengal gram till 4-5 whistles.
Step 5: Turn off the flame and let the pressure goes out. Open the lid and pour out the excess water.
Step 6: Add the boiled Bengal gram into a jar and grind it to a fine paste. Keep aside.
Step 7: Take a non stick pan, add jaggery and required water to it. Keep the non stick on the stove and heat it in a low flame.
Step 8: Jaggery will start melting due to heat.
Step 9: You can observe the jaggery water getting strong. Touch and observe.
Step 10: Now slowly add the ground Bengal gram paste, fresh coconut grate and elachi powder to this liquid.
Step 11: Mix well by giving continuous stirring. Allow it to cook nicely.
Step 12: Complete mixture will form into a paste.
Step 13: Turn off the flame and allow it to cool for 10 minutes.
Step 14: Start making round balls with this paste. (Poornam balls)
Step 15: Take another pan and add three cups of water to it. Heat the pan in low flame.
Step 16: Add a pinch of salt to the boiling water.
Step 17: Now add ghee also to it and boil nicely. Turn off the flame.
Step 18: Take a bowl and put rice flour into it.
Step 19: Start mixing the flour with the liquid which we made above.
Step 20: Remember that this should be mixed like chapathi Dow. Don’t add too much of water at a time.
Step 21: Start making the balls with this rice flour paste.
Step 22: After making the ball, press the ball into small size poori shape or round shape with fingers.
Step 23: Take the ball which we have made before (poornam balls) and place in the center of the pooris.
Step 24: Cover the poornam balls with the poori and make it again ball. Remember that poornam ball should completely cover with the poori paste.
Step 25: Follow the same procedure for the remaining paste and balls.
Step 26: Keep them aside.
Step 27: Take idly plates and apply ghee to the plates.
Step 28: Keep the balls which you made on the plates.
Step 29: Cook these balls like how you cook idly. For at least 15 minutes.
Step 30: Hot Hot poornam kudumulu is ready now.
Since these are cooked with steam it is also good for health. Fresh items like jaggery and rice flour brings more taste to the dish. Enjoy preparing this tasty sweet poornam kudumulu as a ganapathis prasadam. Without the poornam kudumulu Vinayaka chavithi festival is incomplete.
Papulo vundralu / pappulo undrallu
Pappulo vundralu is one of the most common naivedyam recipes offered to Lord Ganesha on Vinayaka chathurthi. We used to prepare this sweet for every ganesh chaturthi and offer before Lord Ganapathi and please him for his blessings. People follow different procedures in making of undrallu or vundrallu, but I have chosen the old recipe from my grandmother. Making of pappulo undrallu or popular vundrallu is so easy. I have chosen Moong dal as main tool. No need of getting scared to prepare this undrallu, just follows our cute recipe and give your tiny Ganesha a special taste.
- Moong daal (pesara pappu) – 2 cups
- Milk – 1 ½ cup
- Jaggery or sugar – 1 ½ cup
- Elachi powder – ½ tbsp
- Saffron – pinch
- Camphor (if u like the smell)
- Rice flour – ½ cup
- Milk – 2tbsp
- Ghee – 2tbsp
- Water – 1 cup
Step 1: Take a non stick pan on the stove and add milk, water, ghee and sugar to it.
Step 2: Allow it to boil in a low flame. Now slowly add rice flour by stirring continuously. Avoid lumps while mixing the flour.
Step 3: After 3 minutes, turn off the flame and allow the mixture to get cool.
Step 4: Start making the balls (vundrallu) with this mixture. Keep them aside.
Step 5: Take a pan and keep on stove with low flame. Add Moong dal to it and fry it by stirring.
Step 6: Now wash this fried Moong dal for atleast 5 times.
Step 7: Take a pressure cooker add this washed Moong dal and put 5 ½ cups of water.
Step 8: Cover the cooker with a lid and let it heat till it gives 4 whistles. Keep aside.
Step 9: Take another pan, add sugar or jaggery grate and 1 cup of water.
Step 10: Boil them till the sugar dissolves into the water completely.
Step 11: Now open the lid of the pressure cooker and remove any excess water in dal.
Step 12: Start making the dal into a paste by stirring.
Step 13: Add milk and 1 glass of water to the Moong dal paste. Keep the cooker again on flame.
Step 14: Allow it to boil. Now add the (vundralu) balls which you have done before this.
Step 15: Cook it for 5 minutes.
Step 16: Now add the boiled sugar liquid also to this mixture.
Step 17: Let it boil for 4 minutes in a low flame.
Step 18: Turn off the flame and add saffron and elachi powder to it.
Step 19: Tasty papulo vundralu are ready now.
Ganesh chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi is almost upon us. So start making your preparations for today. Vinayaka chaturthi requires special items which are easy to make. One of them is the pappulo undrallu or papulo vundrallu. These will sure taste great and you can easily understand why Ganapathi loves them. Start preparing.
Palathalikalu / Pala thalikalu
Pala thalikalu is a ganesh chaturthi recipe. Vinayaka chathurthi is incomplete without this sweet. Palathalikalu is most common sweet prepared on the occasion of Vinayaka chavithi as naivedyam to Lord Ganesha. It is a traditional sweet prepared in Andhra on the day of Ganapathi Chathurthi. This pala thalakalu is popular in Guntur district. Since Milk is used in the making of this sweet, it gives more taste. Tiny pieces melt into the Payasam and give an awesome taste. Some uses coconut grate to make this sweet. But my recipe is completely different and sure it won’t take much time. Enjoy preparing palathalikalu on Vinayaka Chaturthi.
- Rice – ½ kg
- Jaggery – 1 kg
- Vermicelli – 100grms
- Cashew nuts – 75grms
- Ghee – 75grms
- Elachi powder – 1 tbsp
- Milk – 1 liter
- Water – ½ liter
Step 1: Soak the rice 24 hours before you planned to cook this recipe.
Step 2: Grind the soaked rice into a fine powder.
Step 3: Mix the grounded rice flour by slowly adding water. Avoid lumps.
Step 4: You need to mix this flour like how you mix the paste for chapathi. It should be less strong.
Step 5: Take a big bottomed vessel on the stove. Add ½ liter water to the vessel and heat in a low flame.
Step 6: Now add ½ liter of milk to the water. Boil both the liquids nicely.
Step 7: Add vermicelli to this liquid. Cook it for 5 minutes.
Step 8: Now add the rice flour paste into muruku presser. Start pressing the batter into the boiling liquid in round shape.
Step 9: After pressing the rice flour, add jaggery grated into the liquid.
Step 10: Mix well and add elachi powder. Stir nicely so that jaggery grate dissolves into the liquid.
Step 11: Let it cook for 10 minutes. Don’t forget to give frequent stirrings. Turn off the flame.
Step 12: Take a small pan on the stove, add 2tbsp of ghee. Add cashews and dry fruits to the hot ghee.
Step 13: Fry them till they become golden brown in color.
Step 14: Put entire mixture into the palathalakalu along with ghee.
Step 15: Add remaining ½ liter milk into the palathalakalu.
Step 15: Tasty palathalakalu is ready now.
Note: Plain dal and ghee are the perfect combination to taste yummy palathalakalu.
Prepare this traditional recipe palathalikalu and serve it to Lord Ganesha on Vinayaka Chaturthi day with hot ghee and dal Ghee and dal brings still more taste to the sweet. This can be liked not only by Vinayaka but also to little children.
Whatever the occasion may be we used to prepare Payasam as a special sweet. Why can’t you make the day Vinayaka chavithi still tasty with this chavithi payasam. Payasam stands for its simplicity and superb taste. Now I have listed this item as one of the Vinayaka chavithi special recipes. Start preparing this easy Payasam by gathering the ingredients quickly. Lord Ganapathi likes to eat more items like sweets. Offer him this tasty yummy chavithi payasam and get blessings.
- Milk – 1 liter
- Bottle gourd – small piece
- Sugar – 200grams
- Elachi – 5grams
- Ghee – 50 grams
- Sago – 50grams
- Kova – 150grams
- Dry grapes – 10grams
- Cashew nuts – 20 grams
Step 1: Take a vessel on the stove, add milk and sago into the vessel.
Step 2: Heat it on a low flame. Allow them to boil till they become smooth.
Step 3: Remove the peel of bottle gourd and grate it with a grater.
Step 4: Spin the water from the bottle gourd grate. Keep aside.
Step 5: Take a pan on the stove, add ghee to it. Now add bottle gourd grated to the hot ghee.
Step 6: Fry it for 5 minutes.
Step 7: Add this mixture to the boiling milk. Mix well.
Step 8: Cook it for 10 minutes.
Step 9: Now add kova and sugar, mix well the liquid Payasam. Turn off the flame.
Step 10: Take a small pan on the stove, add 2tbsp of ghee. Add cashews and dry grapes to the hot ghee.
Step 11: Fry them till they become golden brown in color.
Step 12: Garnish these dry fruits to the Payasam.
Tasty chavithi payasam is ready now.
Vinayaka chavithi days are coming soon, as we know that people decorate their houses with nice Lord Ganesha statues and do pooja with lots of varieties of fruits, flowers and tasty food. Every house is filled with joy and happiness. Every one starts praying the Lord Vinayaka to fulfill their dreams and let them stay away from the struggles. On this auspicious day, everyone offers the god Ganesha with tasty food items. We would like to provide some of the tasty recipes which are prepared mostly on this great day. Go through that and enjoy celebrating Vinayaka chavithi with yummy food items.