Are you also excited to relish some delicious modaks? Have you already brought home the idol of Vighna Harta? Does it seem irresistible to you to wait for a week more for Ganpati Bappa to arrive? If yes, then just know that we are here to give you company. After all, there’s hardly anyone who can keep calm for the 10-day extravaganza to begin. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated with great pomp and show all over the country. For ten long days, devotees pray to the Lord for prosperity and offer prasad daily. We know you are as excited as we are for the festival to begin. After all, it's that time of the year when evenings are meant for pandal hopping and street food bingeing. To make your job easy and let you enjoy the festival to the fullest, we have curated five dishes that you can make at home and serve as prasad this Ganesh Chaturthi. Try them at home to be full of the joys of spring. 


The quintessential prasad of Ganesh Chaturthi, modaks are made up of rice flour and a jaggery and coconut stuffing. Ganesh Ji is called ‘Modakpriya’ just for his love for modaks. Serve modaks to the deity on the first day of the festival. You can make a variety of modaks like chocolate modak, fried modak, dry fruit modak and so on. 

Tilache Laadoo

What’s better than a prasad that is delicious and easy as well? Tilache Laadoo or Til Ke Laddoo is a must-have prasad during Ganesh Chaturthi. Made with just three ingredients, these laddoos will leave you asking for more. 


A typical Maharashtrian dessert, Shrikhand is made up of hung yogurt and is served with dry fruits and raisins. Most popular in Maharashtra and Gujarat, this dessert is a child's play. Follow the recipe below to try this at home. 

Puran Poli

A traditional Maharashtrian breakfast, Puran Poli is a stuffed flatbread that is fried in ghee. This dish is literally “Ek Teer Se Do Nishaane” as you can serve it as prasad and have it for breakfast as well. 

Motichoor Laddoo

Last but not least, this dish comes as no surprise. Is it even Ganesh Chaturthi without Motichoor Laddoos? We don’t think so. Make these melt-in-mouth Laddoos at home by following the recipe below. 

So, here are some delicacies that you can make at home on Ganesh Chaturthi. We have made it even easier for you by providing the recipes along with the dish names. Now, what are you waiting for? Go and make preparations as soon as possible. Vighna Harta is arriving in just a week!