Vinayagar/Ganesha Chathurthi Specials -TamilNadu Festival

Ganesha/Vinayagar/Pillaiyar  Chathurthi is the Hindu festival celebrated on the birthday of Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Paarvathi. Vinayagar Chathurthi is celebrated in the Tamil month "Aavani - Valarpirai Chathurthi". On this day clay idol of Vinayagar is kept in all the houses and decorated with different types of garland. For Vinayagar Chathurthi special offerings like Poorna kozhukattai, Kaara kozhukattai, Mani Kozhukattai, Modhakams, Sundals, Vadais, Payasam are made and special prayers are done.

List of Vinayagar/Ganesha Chathurthi specials...

Please clicks on the links below for step by step instructions with photos...
Kaara Pidi Kozhukattai -2  
Paal Kozhukattai with Vellam 
Pidi Kozhukattai [Sweet Pidi kozhukattai]
Uppu urundai/Kaara Kozhukattai

Red Aval Kozhukattai/Aval Kozhukattai
Samai Uppu Kozhukattai/Little Millet Kozhukattai

Sundals & Vadai

Black Kondakadalai Sundal          
White Kondakalai Sundal

White Kondakadali Sundal with Fresh Ground MasalaUrad Dal Vadai/Medhu Vadai
Urad Dal Vadai without Onions/Medhu Vadai without Onions


Rava Ladoo

Ellu Urundai/Sesame seeds Ladoo  
Pottukadalai Ladoo/Roasted gram ladoo 
Black Urad Dal Ladoo/Karuppu Ullundhu Ladoo
Bhoondi Ladoo
Besan Ladoo/Gram Flour Ladoo
Pori Arisi Urundai
Chakkarai Pongal/Sakkarai Pongal/Sweet Pongal With Jaggery
VaraguArisiSakkarai Pongal
Rava /Sooji Kesari
Semiya Paayasam/Vermicelli Payasam
Paasi paruppu payasam
Sago/Javvarisi Payasam
Kadalai Paruppu Payasam/Channa Dal Payasam
Arisi Paruppu Payasam
Puran Poli

White Rice

Murungaikkai Sambar
Urad dal Vadai/Ullundhu Vadai
UrulaiKizhangu Varuval/Potato Fry

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  1. such delicious collection for ganesh bappa dear :) you have tempted me :)

  2. have got a lovely collections...keep going priya!!


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