Ganesha Chathurti is the Hindu festival celebrated in honor of the elephant-headed god, Ganesha. This is a very auspicious day celebrated to pray to the god so that every new activity that is started is successfully completed without any obstacles. Ganesha Chaturthi or Ganesha Festival is a day on which Lord Ganesha, the son of Shiva and Parvati, resurrected to life on earth with the head of elephant. It is celebrated as it is the birthday of Lord Ganesha.. It is also known as Vinayaka Chaturthi . Ganesha loves food, his favorite is Modak, hence it is the main sweet dish during the festival. It is called Kadubu or modaka in South India. A modak is a dumpling made from rice flour with a stuffing of fresh or grated coconut, jaggery, and some other condiments. It is either steam-cooked or fried. Preparing sumptuous dishes for the occasion is considered to be the most vital part of overall celebration. Check out the list of recipes that are exclusive to this festival. Follow the procedures mentioned and you are sure to come up with delicious dishes that are exclusively favorite of the Lord. Here is a collection of Typical south Karnataka Menu for Ganesha Chaturthi.
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