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Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesh Chaturthi


Menu: The most important festival of Maharashtra – Ganesh Chaturthi - is round the corner.  Once the Janmashtami celebrations end preparations will start for the welcome of the elephant headed God. Plan a special meal this time with recipes like Ambat Varan, Masale Bhaat and Mawa Modak. 


Shopping list


100 grams tamarind

100 grams jaggery

1 kg basmati rice

200 grams small brinjals

100 grams tendli

200 grams dried coconut

100 grams cashewnuts

1 coconut

400 grams mawa

1 small bottle liquid glucose


For faster preparation

Soak and pressure cook the toovar dal. Grate the jaggery. Cut the vegetables for the bhaat.  Soak the rice. Prepare the masala paste. 


How to go about it

Make the mixture for the modak. Temper the dal for ambat varan and finish the rice. Shape the modaks and serve.