Ganesh Chaturthi is a special occasion and so are the delicacies for the festival. Bring good luck and prosperity home this auspicious occasion and celebrate the occasion with lip-smacking recipes posted by our members.

North Indian


ModakModak is a famous Indian sweet prepared in Maharashtrian houses, especially for Ganesh chaturthi.






Puran Poli
: Puran Poli is very famous dish of Maharashtra and is specially cooked on Ganesh Chaturthi.






Doodh Pedha
: Treat your sweet tooth to delicious Pedha this Ganesh Chaturthi!






Coconut Laddoo: Quick Nariel Ladoo is a very popular Indian sweet dish for the occasion.





South Indian

: Sweet dumplings of rice-flour filled with coconut, jaggery and other goodies.






Channa Sundal
: Sundal is the perfect festival dish, made with chickpeas and coconut and seasoned with mustard and urad dal. It is also known as Chana Usal in Maharashtra.





Pal Payasam:
Pal or Payasam also known as the Rice Kheer is a traditional recipe made during festive season, Janmashtami and Ganesh Chaturthi in particular. This is one of the favorite milk sweets of Ganesha.




Ulundu Vadai
:  One of the special delicacies prepared for the festive occasion is the urad dal vadai without onion or garlic.





Checkout more traditional South Indian Sweets and Savories to try during Ganesh Chathurthi.