67 Last-Minute Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes | Vinayaka Chaturthi Recipes

// Get these traditional 67 Ganesh chaturthi recipes or vinayaka chaturti recipes includes Lord Ganesha's favorite Modaks, ladoos, sweets and savory recipes.


The Indian Hindu Festival of Ganesh Chaturthi, or Vinayak Chaturthi is just around the corner. Ganesh Chaturthi is a major festival celebrated all over India which celebrates the birth of Hindu Lord Ganesha who is an Indian God with an elephant head.

This year, this 10-day long festival starts on 10th September 2021. And there is no Indian festival that can be complete without lots of good food.

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So, to celebrate this Ganpati festival, I have gathered for you a collection of 67 Ganesh Chaturthi Recipes which include:

  • 4 Modaks (Modak Recipes)

  • 28 Sweets (Sweets Recipes)

  • 35 Snacks (Savory Recipes)

These delicacies are the ones you can make during this festival of Ganesh Chaturthi! These recipes will undoubtedly brighten up the festival and your mood.

What is Ganesh Chaturthi?

Ganesh Chaturthi (Vinayak Chaturthi/Vinayak Chavithi) is the Festival of Ganesha or Ganpati who is also known as the god of new beginnings and the remover of obstacles and barriers, as well as the god of wisdom and intelligence.

This is a 10-day long Indian Festival celebrated in honor of Idol Ganesha. This festival ends on the tenth day. On the last day, the idol is carried in a public pilgrimage with loud music and group mantras chanting to then be immersed in running water such as a river or sea.

On this day devotees keep chanting ‘Ganpati Bappa Morya, Mangal Murti Morya’.

Royal delicacies for Ganesh Chaturthi

Modaks are Ganesha’s favourite. Hence, traditionally, ukadiche modak or fried modak are served as a Prasada (offering to Lord Ganesha), or naivedya to Lord Ganpati and distributed amongst the devotees.

In modern days there are many different varieties of modak recipes made to be served.

Modak Recipes

All these modak recipes are very delicious and easy to make. You can make them without a fuss.


1.) Coconut Rose Modak

Coconut rose modak or nariyal gulab ke modak is a deliciously melt-in-mouth Indian sweet dish which has a stunning combo of rose and coconut flavors.

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2.) Dry Fruits Modak

Quick, healthy, and delicious no-cook Dry Fruits Modak makes a nourishing dessert. It can also be served as prasad to Lord Ganesha on Ganesh Chaturthi.

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3.) Instant Mawa Modak (Khoya Modak)

Mawa (khoya) Modak is a sweet dish made from sweetened milk solids. Mawa Modak is usually made on the festive occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi or any other time.

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4.) Modak Recipe - Ukadiche Modak Recipe - Steamed Modak

Modak is a famous Indian dessert dumpling made with rice flour which is filled with coconut, jaggery, cardamom, cinnamon, and cashew nuts.

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Sweet Recipes

All of the sweets recipes on this page can be served as offering or naivedya to Ganpati during the festival or on Ganesh Chaturthi.


1.) Aloo Ka Halwa- Potato Halwa (Recipe Video)

Aloo Ka Halwa is a very tasty, easy and gluten-free dessert is cooked with boiled mashed potatoes, ghee, and sugar. You can serve it anytime as a dessert.

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2.) Apple Shaped Milk Peda - Doodh Peda

Easy Apple Shaped Milk Peda recipe in 20 minutes. This super cute and delicious Apple Shaped Milk Peda is a quick and instant classic Doodh Peda.

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3.) Atte Ka Halwa Recipe - Wheat Flour Halwa

Learn How To Make Aate Ka Halwa | Atte Ka Halwa Recipe with a simple video tutorial. This insanely delicious aate ka halwa is roasted with a ghee.

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4.) Besan Ladoo Recipe - Sweet Chickpea Flour Balls

Besan Ladoo is one of the most popular Indian desserts. These ladoos are so fragrant, delicious and have a melt-in-mouth texture. A must during festivals.

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5.) Best Gulab Jamun Recipe

My Ginger Garlic Kitchen. Gulab Jamun Recipe | How to Make Gulaab Jamun With Khoya At Home. These gulab jamuns made from traditional mawa tastes the best.

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6.) Carrot Halwa - How to Make Gajar Halwa

How to Make Gajar Ka Halwa | Carrot Halwa. This is a chewy halwa which is bursting with awesome cardamom-y flavor and nutty texture.

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7.) Chum Chum Recipe - Bengali Sweet Chomchom

Chum Chum is a popular authentic Sweet Dish which hails from the Eastern Indian state of West Bengal. This post shows how to make soft and spongy Cham Cham.

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8.) How to Make Soft Rasmalai At Home - Homemade Ras Malai

Rasmalai is a popular Bengali dessert where flattened cottage cheese balls are cooked in sugar syrup and then soaked in sweet, saffron flavored milk syrup.

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9.) Instant 5 Mins Coconut Ladoo - No Heat

This no heat Instant Coconut laddu is a quick and elegant Indian dessert recipe which is prepared with only 3 ingredients and is gluten free.

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10.) Instant Badam Halwa - Almond Halwa (Instant Pot + Pan)

Quick and delicious Badam Halwa (Almond pudding) made with almond flour, and cooked in Instant Pot. Perfect dessert for any occasion.

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11.) Instant Bread Rasmalai Recipe

Bread Rasmalai is the twisted version of traditional Rasmalai where instead of paneer balls bread slices are used for soaking in saffron flavored thick milk.

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12.) Instant Coconut Ladoo Recipe (Rose, Saffron, Cardamom)

Coconut or Nariyal Ladoo is a popular Indian sweet. Learn to make Instant Coconut Ladoo Recipe in 3 different flavours which are rose, saffron, and cardamom.

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13.) Kaju Katli Recipe - Kaju Burfi - How to Make Kaju Katli

Kaju Katli is one of the most popular and delicious Indian sweets recipes. Learn to make traditional kaju katli with step by step video instructions.

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14.) Kaju Pista Roll Recipe - Cashew Pistachio Fudge

Kaju Pista Roll or Cashews Pistachios Fudge is a classic and popular Indian dessert laden with sweet and nutty flavors from cashews and pistachios.

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15.) Kesar Mawa Peda - Indian Milk Fudge - Instant Khoya Peda

Kesar Mawa Peda | Indian Milk Fudge | Instant Khoya Peda is a classic melt-in mouth Indian dessert which is usually made during festivals.

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16.) Layered Coconut Burfi

This easiest double-layer coconut burfi is ready in under 25 minutes. An easy to make, and quick dessert to celebrate any occasion.

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17.) Makhana Kheer | Makhane Ki Kheer

Makhana Kheer or Makhane ki Kheer is a traditional and delicious, creamy Indian pudding made with fox nuts, milk, sugar, dry fruits, and flavorings like saffron.

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18.) Mango Halwa

Mango Halwa or Aam Ka Halwa (Mango Sheera) is an aromatic and delectable Indian sweet pudding. It is great as an after-meal dessert or a snack.

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19.) Mango Kalakand

Mango Kalakand is a delectable Indian dessert (mithai) made from whole milk and  mango puree. This one-pan dessert is made from scratch.

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20.) Mango Peda

Mango Peda or Aam Peda is a super delectable, rich and sweet lip smacking Indian dessert made with mango puree, milk powder and sugar.

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21.) Mathura Peda

Mathura Peda is a very delightful, rich and classic mithai (sweet dish) prepared with mawa (milk solids), milk, sugar, ghee and cardamom.

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22.) Moong Dal Halwa Recipe

How To Make Rajasthani Moong Dal Halwa — Rajasthani Moong Dal Halwa is a classic, rich and mouth-watering Indian dessert.

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23.) Motichoor Kheer - Laddu Ki Kheer

Motichoor Kheer or Laddu ki kheer is a quick and delicious dessert made using motichoor ladoos, milk, sugar, saffron and nuts. Ready under 20 minutes.

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24.) Motichoor Ladoo - How to Make Motichur Laddu

Motichoor Ladoo or Motichur Laddu is a round-shaped sweet dish made with saffron-coloured fine and tiny chickpea flour pearls or balls. Perfect festive sweet.

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25.) Pista Katli

This Pista Katli or Pista Kaju Katli is a nutty, and scrumptious Indian sweet dish that is often served as an after-meal dessert.

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26.) Rajasthani Besan Churma - Chickpea Flour Indian Dessert

Make Rajasthani besan churma at home, with the simple tips and tricks I have given in this recipe. Besan churma recipe with a video tutorial.

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27.) Rajbhog Recipe - Kesar Rasgulla

Rajbhog is a popular and traditional Bengali Sweet. Here, crushed dry fruit stuffed paneer cheese balls are cooked in a saffron cardamom flavored sugar syrup.

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28.) Rasgulla Recipe - How To Make Soft and Spongy Rasgulla

Spongy Rasgulla is a popular Indian sweet recipe where melt-in-mouth soft paneer balls are cooked in a sugar syrup. Learn to make Bengali rasgulla at home.

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Savory Recipes

Snacks are a must along with sweets and these savory recipes go really well with Ganesh Chaturthi Sweets.


1.) Aloo Bhujia - Aloo Sev (Crispy Potato Snack)

Aloo Bhujia is a very popular, crunchy, crispy, and deep-fried snack made with spicy potato and besan mix. This snack is best for munching at any time.

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2.) Aloo Pakora

Aloo Pakora, also known as Potato Pakora or Aalu Bhajiya, is a popular deep-fried Indian snack that is crispy and delicious. Perfect snack.

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3.) Aloo Paratha - Tandoori Aloo Ka Paratha (2 Ways)

Aloo paratha is a popular Indian breakfast flatbread stuffed with spicy potatoes. Learn to make Aloo Paratha and Tandoori Aloo Paratha with a video tutorial.

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4.) Aloo Poha (Step-By-Step-Video)

Aloo Poha or Potato Poha is a popular breakfast/snack recipe in Maharashtra, Gujarat, and Madhya Pradesh. This wholesome dish is made with beaten rice.

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5.) Aloo Puri Recipe - Poori Sabji

Aloo Poori or Puri Sabji is a North Indian breakfast-lunch recipe. Sabji is a spicy potato dish served with deep fried Indian bread poori.

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6.) Aloo Tikki Chaat

Aloo Tikki Chaat is a delicious and very famous Indian street food where crispy potato patty (Aloo Tikki) is topped with chutneys, yogurt, and crispy sev.

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7.) Amritsari Aloo Kulcha - Potato Stuffed Flatbread

Aloo Kulcha is a popular Punjabi leavened flatbread stuffed with spicy and tangy mashed potato filling. It is served as a snack, breakfast, or a side dish.

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8.) Avocado Chaat

Transform your meal with our Avocado Chaat recipe! Discover a fusion of textures and tastes that will leave your taste buds craving for more.

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9.) Besan Paara (Fried, Air Fryer, & Baked Recipe)

Besan Paara or Besan Pare (Gram Flour Crackers) is a spicy, crispy, crunchy, and perfect bite-sized snack made with besan, and spices.

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10.) Besan Toast 5 Ways - Gram Flour Toast

Besan Toast is a popular and tasty quick 20 minutes breakfast or tea-time snack recipe where bread slices are coated with besan batter and then toasted.

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11.) Bhel Puri (Step-By-Step Video Recipe)

Bhel Puri is a popular street food from Mumbai. This sweet, spicy & sour-tasting chaat is made with puffed rice, papdi, peanuts, veggies, chutneys, and sev.

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12.) Bhutte Ka Kees - Grated Corn Stir Fry

This simple to cook Indore special winter snack Bhutte Ka Kees has a rich, creamy texture and delicious taste. Can be served an evening snack or as breakfast.

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13.) Bread Chaat 2 Ways

Bread Chaat is a spicy, tangy, and flavourful snack that has a melange of flavors and textures. Makes a delicious tea-time snack.

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14.) Chakli Recipe – Instant Rice Chakli (Fried + Baked)

Instant Rice Chakli Recipe is a popular Indian deep-fried namkeen (savory snack). The crispy texture, and spicy flavors of this Chakli makes it delicious.

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15.) Chips Chaat

This Chips Chaat is an outstanding take on famous Indian street food chaat. Here crispy chips are topped with veggies, yogurt and chutneys.

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16.) Chivda Recipe - Poha Chivda

Chivda (namkeen) is one of the most delightful Indian Snacks made with poha (flattened rice), and some nuts. Making chivda is easy, quick, and fuss free.

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17.) Chole Aloo Tikki Chaat

Chole Aloo Tikki Chaat or Tikki Chole is a spicy, delicious, and a popular Indian Street food. Perfect as an evening snack or a weekday lunch.

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18.) Corn Pakora - Quick and Easy Corn Fritters

Corn Pakora is a popular Indian snack made using gram flour and fresh corn kernels. This delicious, crispy deep-fried pakora makes a great tea time snack.

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19.) Dahi Vada Recipe (Dahi Bhalla)

Dahi Vada or Dahi Bhalla is a popular North Indian dish made of deep fried lentil balls, dunked in yogurt, mint chutney and sweet chutney.

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20.) How to make Puri Bhaji - Poori Bhaji - Batata Bhaji Poori

How to make Puri Bhaji. ‘Poori Bhaji’ is a combination of two dishes served together where ‘Poori’ is a puffed up, flaky deep fried Indian bread.

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21.) Indori Poha Recipe – Beaten Rice Fry Recipe

Indori Poha or Indori Pohe is one of the most popular snacks from Indian city Indore. This is served as a breakfast along with sweet jalebis.

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22.) Khaman Dhokla Recipe - Instant Soft and Spongy Dhokla

Learn to make Khaman Dhokla Recipe | How To Make Instant Soft and Spongy Dhokla with step by step video tutorial. Instant Khaman Dhokla is a healthy snack.

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23.) Khasta Moong Dal Kachori

Moong Dal Kachori is a delicious and popular North Indian snack where pastries are filled with spicy moong dal and then deep-fried. Serve as tea time snack.

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24.) Lemon Rice Recipe - How To Make South Indian Lemon Rice

Learn to make South Indian Lemon Rice with leftover rice. This is a popular South Indian rice dish prepared with lemon, peanuts, and spices.

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25.) Masala Kaju (Fried, Air Fryer, and Baked Recipe)

These Spicy Roasted Cashew Nuts aka Masala Kaju are a quick and straightforward snack to throw together. Ideal evening or afternoon snack.

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26.) Masala Mathri - Spicy Indian Crackers (Fried and Baked)

Masala Mathri are popular North Indian style crispy and spicy fried crackers. They are often made during festivals such as Diwali and Holi.

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27.) Masala Peanuts (Air Fryer, Baked and Fried Recipe)

Masala Peanuts or crunchy and spicy coated peanuts are one of the most popular Indian snacks made using spicy gram flour coating and raw peanuts.

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28.) Masaledar Jau Ki Papdi - Spicy Barley Crackers

Masaledar jau ki papdi or spicy barley crackers are easy to make and healthy super scrumptious snacks. Make them if you have friends coming over for brunch.

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29.) Moong Dal Namkeen - Salted Crunchy Fried Moong Dal Snack

Moong Dal Namkeen | Salted Crunchy Fried Moong Dal Snack.Each spoonful of this festive moong dal namkeen is generously seasoned with salt and pepper.

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30.) Murmura Chivda Recipe (Spicy Puffed Rice)

Murmura Chivda or Murmura Namkeen is a crunchy, crispy, spicy, and easy Indian tea-time snack made with puffed rice, peanuts, and spices.

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31.) Namak Para (8 fun Ways)

Namak Pare or Namak Para (Nimki) is a popular crispy, flaky and crunchy deep-fried savory Indian snack. Make this delightful snack with a video tutorial.

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32.) Pakora Chaat

This Leftover Pakora Chaat is a crispy, crunchy, tangy, and mildly spicy tea time snack prepared with leftover pakoras as the base.

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33.) Palak Patta Chaat Recipe - Spinach Leaf Fritters

Palak Patta Chaat is a stunning and delightful appetizer/starter from North India, made with besan coated spinach leaves fritters, yogurt and chutneys.

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34.) Palak Puri - Spinach Puri (Step-by-step video)

Palak Ki Puri Recipe Video | How To Make Palak Poori | Spinach Puri is a deep fried puffed up Indian bread made with whole wheat flour and spinach puree.

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35.) Paneer Pakora

Paneer Pakora is a quick and delicious deep-fried Indian snack made using paneer (Indian cottage cheese), gram flour, and some spices.

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