Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special

panchakajjaya panchakajjaya Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special panchakajaya8

script async src=”//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js”>

Ganesh Chaturthi or Vinayaka Chauti is round the corner and we see so many blogs with dishes for the same. It is a important festival which is celebrated for ten days in some places. Ganesha idols are bought and beautiful decorations are made around with flowers and crafted motifs. Lord Ganesha is the eliminator of obstacles and also the  Lord of wisdom and learning. He is the God of beginnings in rites and ceremonies, precedings take place in good thought and note. Various offerings are made to the Lord. Modak, kadabu, chakli, panchakajjaya and sundal are some of the usual preparations made during this festivals. Panchakajjaya is a simple offering that is made during this festival.

Various kind of panchakajjaya are made. Roasted chana dal, bengal gram, poha and even with green gram they do prepare this offering of panchakajjaya. Here is one kind from the state of Karnataka using bengal gram dal.

Other Ganesh Chaturthi from the blog : Kadabu, kadale kalu usli/sundal, Instant Chakli

 

panchakajjaya panchakajjaya Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special panchakajaya8 200x300

panchakajjaya

Recipe for Panchakajjaya

Ingredients:

Measurement used : 1 cup = 150 ml
  • 1 cup bengal gram dal (chana dal)
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup sesame
  • 1tablespoon ghee
  • 2 cardamom powdered 

Method:

  1. Roast bengal gram on a low flame, it should not get burnt. Let cool, grind it to a powder.
  2. Roast the desiccated coconut lightly for a few seconds.
  3. Dry roast the sesame seeds until they splutter and give a nice aroma.
  4. Grind the sugar.
  5. Take a wide bowl, add all the ingredients and mix well.
  6. Panchakajaya offering is ready for Lord Ganesha.
ingredients of panchakajjaya panchakajjaya Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special panchakajaya1 300x200

ingredients of panchakajjaya

Dry roast bengal gram, sesame and desiccated coconut seperately. Grind the sugar along with cardamom. All ingredients are shown in the picture above.

roasted bengal gram powder panchakajjaya Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special panchakajaya2 300x200

roasted bengal gram powder

Powder the roasted bengal gram in a mixer.

making of panchakajjaya panchakajjaya Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special panchakajaya3 300x200

making of panchakajjaya

Add sesame to it.

making of panchakajjaya panchakajjaya Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special panchakajaya4 300x200

making of panchakajjaya

And then the desiccated coconut.

making of panchakajjaya panchakajjaya Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special panchakajaya5 300x200

making of panchakajjaya

Finally the sugar. Mix all ingredients along with ghee.

making of panchakajjaya panchakajjaya Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special panchakajaya6 300x200

making of panchakajjaya

Panchakajjaya is ready for offering to Lord Ganesha.

May Lord Ganesha bless us all.

Print

Panchakajjaya

Panchakajjaya is a offering made to Lord Ganesha during Ganesha Chaturthi. It is easy to make and tasty to devour.

Course Other
Cuisine Indian
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 8 people
Author jayashree

Ingredients

  • 1 cup bengal gram
  • 1 cup desiccated coconut
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 cup sesame
  • 1 tablespoon ghee
  • 2 cardamom powdered

Instructions

  1. Dry roast bengal gram on a low flame. It should not get burnt and evenly roasted to a golden colour.

  2. Dry roast the coconut gratings for a few second.

  3. Dry roast the sesame until it splutters and is golden in colour.

  4. Grind sugar along with cardamom to a powder.

  5. Grind roasted bengal gram to a powder.

  6. Add all the ingredients in a wide bowl and mix well with hand. 

  7. Panchakajaya is ready to serve

Recipe Notes

  • You can reduce the quantity of desiccated coconut.

Subscribe to get recipes in your inbox and a book of handy hints for free! Happy Gowri Ganesha to one and all.



  1. Soma says:

    Lovely recipe for Ganesh Chathurthi. Will try for sure.

  2. aanchalgupta3 says:

    Never eaten this before, but it reminded me of churi,made from atta that we make in North India for festivals

  3. This is new to me, Sounds yum!

  4. Shubha says:

    yummy panchakajjaya..happy ganesh chaturthi to u and ur family

  5. Lathiya says:

    This is new to me..looks delicious

  6. Soniya says:

    I remember eating this at my friend’s house when I was in India!! Now I know how to make it.. saving the recipe will try soon!

  7. Jagruti says:

    First time I am encountering this recipe, it’s interesting.

  8. srividhya says:

    Love these traditional recipes. Happy Vinayaka Chatruthi.

  9. Looks like a great dish, thank you for sharing
    http://www.elegantduchess.com

Panchakajjaya Ganesha Chaturthi Special