Ganesh Chaturthi

Ganesha Chaturthi or Ganesha Festival is a day on which Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, is believed to bestow his presence on earth for all his devotees. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chavithi or Chavath.

Sathu Maavu Kozhukattai
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai, Navratri

Sathu Maavu Kozhukattai

Sathumaavu Kozhukattai (or Health Mix Modak) is a simple and healthy twist to the normal kozhukattai made during Ganesh Chaturthi festival.  Sathu Maavu is a nutritious & healthy mix that is traditionally given to babies and is packed with nutrients. Ingredients: Sathu Maavu/ Health Mix – 2 cups Puttu Flour […]

Spicy Oats Kozhukattai
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai

Spicy Oats Kozhukattai

Oats is a good source of dietary fiber and protein than other cereals. This variation of the regular kozhukattai is a spicy version of the same and can be served as an evening snack. Ingredients: Oats – 1/2 cup Rice Flour – 1/2 cup Grated Coconut – 1/4 cup Salt […]

Ragi Kozhukattai
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai, Navratri

Ragi Kozhukattai

Ragi Kozhukattai is a healthy variation of the traditional Ganesh Chaturthi Kozhukattai. Ragi is an extremely nutritious grain rich in iron, protein and minerals.  This is a healthy twist to the regular modaks. Ingredients: Ragi Flour –  2 cups Jaggery – 6 – 8 tblsp Water as Required Cardamom Powder […]

Chalimidi
Ganesh Chaturthi, Sweets

Chalimidi

Chalimidi is a sweet dish popular in Andhra Pradesh. Made using rice flour and jaggery, it is made during festival and special occasion times. Ingredients: Raw Rice – 1 cup Grated Jaggery – 1 cup Cashew nuts – Few Grated Coconut – 4 tblsp Water – As Required Ghee – […]

Modak (Kozhukattai)
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai, Navratri, Paneer

Paneer Kozhukattai

Kozhukattai or Modak are a popular sweet during Ganesh Chaturthi period. They come in different flavours and shapes as per the region and stuffing used. But all of them are equally tasty. Ingredients: Rice Flour – 1 cup Oil – 1 tsp Salt to Taste For Stuffing: Milk Khoya – […]

Dry Fruits Kozhukattai
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai

Dry Fruits Kozhukattai

Kozhukattai is a traditional sweet offered to Lord Ganesha during the Ganesh Chaturthi festival time. Kozhukattai have numerous stuffing options depending on where you go in India. This variation is using Dry Fruits and is very easy to make. Not to mention it is very tasty as well. Ingredients: Rice […]

Chocolate Kozhukattai
Diwali, Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai, Navratri

Chocolate Kozhukattai

Kozhukattai (or Modak) is a popular Ganesh Chaturthi festival recipe to usher in the prosperity and good luck at home. Kozhukattai (Modak) is said to be a favorite dish of Lord Ganesha. This is a delicious chocolatey variation of the traditional kozhukattais. It can also be given as a gift […]

Sweet Coconut Kozhukattai
Ganesh Chaturthi, Kozhukattai

Sweet Coconut Kozhukattai

Kozhukattai (or Modak) is a popular sweet made during Ganesh Chaturthi. There are various types of kozhukattais available depending on which part of India you are in. This is a sweet variation made with coconut and jaggery. Ingredients: Powdered Jaggery – 1/2 cup Cardamom Powder – 1/2 tsp Grated Coconut […]