Maharashtrian Chakli

Maharashtrian Chakli is one of the popular traditional Indian Savories made during festivals. In Maharashtra, as with other states as well, these Chakalis are made during Diwali. I wanted to make for Ganesh Chaturthi and confirmed with Pradnya if they make it on other festivals too. She said though they mostly make this for Diwali, […]

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Oats Ladoo ~ Vinayagar Chaturthi Recipes

For the second day of Ganesh Chaturthi Pooja, I have a healthy version of laddo made with Oats. With the increase in consuming Oats in our daily meals, Amma decided this oats laddo will be a good thing. When I was asking her what else should I make for the neivedyam, she suggested this recipe. […]

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Coconut Poli ~ How to make Coconut Poli

For Ganesh Chaturthi this year, the new sweet that I decided to make was Coconut Poli. I anyway have to make Dal poli and Kozhukattai, so decided that making Coconut Poli was the best dish to make in the given situation. It turned out so well and I hope Ganeshji was happy with this sweet.  […]

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Fried Modak 2 | Fried Modakam | Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes

For the third day I had planned to make the Modaks the Mahatratian way, using All purpose flour (Maida) and Semolina (Rava). Other ways of making the outer layer involves using wheat flour also. While I was reading on the tradition of making these modaks, it was very much like how we make sweet poli […]

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Moong Dal Carrot Vada , Uddi Bonda | Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes

Meddu Vada  or Masala Vada is mostly made during all festivals. For a change we think of making different varieties. I had plans to make Maddur Vada, but Athamma had soaked Urad Dal so decided to make something with that itself.  Amma had the same problem too. Dad was very much against the same Meddu […]

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