Ganesh Chaturthi is here. The festivities will begin on August 31. So are you ready to take your taste buds on a joy ride? After all, it is Ganesh Utsav. The 10-day-long extravaganza is observed with utmost joy and fervour. From relishing lip-smacking delicacies to stuffing the face with modhaks, a table full of wholesome dishes adds extra stars to the festive mood. And, it goes without saying that Ganesh Chaturthi delicacies should be dominated by Maharashtrian flavours. Well, if are planning to host a dinner party during Ganesh Chaturthi 2022 and struggling with the menu then please don’t worry. We have done all the homework. Not only have we curated a full course menu, but have also handpicked some of the traditional Maharashtrian dishes for the occasion.
This recipe is a must on any menu during festive gatherings. Its crazy texture is loved by all. Best part? You can prepare it under 30 minutes
2. Batata Vada
Any potato lovers? Batata Vada is for you. Mashed masaledar potatoes are coated in a thick besan batter and deep fried till golden. Serve it hot with mint chutney.
Coming to the main course, we have the ever-delicious Misal Pav. Misal is a spicy curry usually made from moth beans and an array of spices. The final dish is topped with farsan or sev, onions, lemon and freshly chopped coriander leaves. It is usually served hot with bread or rolls toasted in butter and with a glass of buttermilk or dahi and papad.
As the name suggests, this delicious amalgamation of vegetables comes from Kohlapur city. Though the traditional dish is quite spicy, you can adjust it accordingly.
Who can say no to a bowl full of amazing khadi? No one, we think. So this Ganesh Chaturthi, try your hands at the Maharashtrian style kadhi.
4. Steamed Rice
Kadhi-chawal is a quintessential combination. Treat your guest to perfectly cooked rice and serve it oodles of ghee.
Coming to the desserts, modak is a must. You must have come across various sweet dumpling recipes but this one is cut above all. These modaks are made using a cashew nut dough, stuffed with gulkand and pista flake balls. For the garnish, use rose petals and gold varak. It is surely a perfect sweet treat.
Satori rava ladoos are made with sooji, milk and sugar. Elachi powder is added to bring a sharp flavour to this delicacy, and raisins give it the required crunch. This crispy sweet delight will satiate your taste buds like no other.
Plan your Ganesh Chaturthi food spread with these yumilicious delicacies.