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Vinayaka Chavithi Recipes – 2022

By Swasthi on August 30, 2022, Comments,

Vinayaka Chavithi, as it is known in Andhra Pradesh and Telangana, is a Hindu festival celebrated every year in the name of Lord Vinayaka. This year Vinayaka Chavithi is celebrated on 31st August 2022. Known by 108 various names, such as Ganesha, Vigneshwara & Ganapati, this Elephant-headed God’s birthday is celebrated in the South Indian states as Vinayaka Chavithi, Vinayagar Chaturthi & Pillayar Chaturthi.

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Vinayaka Chavithi

Everywhere else, the same is celebrated as Ganesh Chaturthi. This 10-day festival is rejoiced with immense devotion and grandeur not only in the Households but also in the Community places.

Lord Ganesha, the God of wisdom, prosperity, the remover of obstacles and sorrows is welcomed with much devotion every year on the day of Chavithi/ chaturthi, which falls in the Month of Bhadrapadam.

Though this festival is celebrated in many states, customs, traditions and foods offered to the Lord during the Chavithi puja are much different.

Making Turmeric Vinayaka, decorating the Palavelli, listening to the Vinayaka Katha are the key among the numerous traditions from Andhra Pradesh & Telangana.

Ganesha is Gajamukha, meaning he is elephant-headed. So fruits that are loved by elephant like Wood-apple (Velakkaaya), Bananas, Coconuts, Sugarcane and Pomelo (Pampara Panasa) are offered to the Lord.

Various foods like Kudumulu, Undrallu, Palathalikalu, Payasam, Panakam, Pachi Chalimidi undrallu, and Vadapappu are the main traditional dishes made and offered to the Lord Vinayaka on this day.

Vinayaka is a Child-like God, so spicy and deep fried foods are usually not offered and they are reserved for the next days for the festive meal. Steamed foods are most commonly offered.

In this post I have put together many traditional Vinayaka Chavithi Recipes which qualify for naivedyam. There are also a few you can make during these days for your meal/ snack.

I have shared how we celebrate or follow the naivedyam making procedure towards the end of this post as many readers had asked me to share it.

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Vinayaka Chavithi Naivedyam Recipes

Sweets Recipes

Snacks Recipes

Meal Recipes

Vinayaka Chavithi Naivedyam Procedure

This section is for those who wanted to know the procedure I follow at home.

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I do not use any stock that exists in the pantry especially the opened packs of rice or jaggery or anything of that kind. We buy all new stocks right from dry fruits to rice, jaggery and everything else we need for the naivedyam and pooja.

I make my own rava and flours at home and do not prefer to buy store bought since it is for the Lord Vinayaka. However there are foods which i also made with store bought flour and offered to the Lord, breaking my rules when my kids were babies.

I have mentioned that where ever used. I make rice flour and rice rava for kudumulu and undrallu, one day ahead of the festival after a shower. Sometimes I also grate the jaggery and refrigerate, powder the cardamoms and these are meant exclusively for naivedyam only.

Rest all is prepared fresh on the day of puja like preparing jaggery syrup, making the flour for chalimidi etc.

On the day of chavithi, First thing after a shower would be to prepare large quantity of jaggery syrup and set aside for cooling for the payasam recipes else the payasam can curdle. I proceed further with the rest of the cooking.

Happy Ganesh Chathurti. May Lord Ganesha Shower his blessings and remove all the obstacles in life and keep you healthy, wealthy and happy.

Vinayaka Chavithi Recipes - 2022

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Hey, it might sound as a silly doubt. But do you grate coconut on the festival day or grate it previous day and store it? And also preparing Vada batter or Dosa Batter ahead? Please let me know. As we follow our traditional rituals as making all of them on the festival day is really cumbersome.
Give some advice. Thank you:)

Thank you so much Swasthi for such a detailed reply. It will be really of great help. Cleared all my doubts. Thank you so much again. I am going to follow all the recipes from your site this time. Will share you the update 🙂
In advance, Happy Vinayaka Chavathi to you and your family.

i love your recipes those are too good and delicious. vinaya chathurthi menus are release my tention tkuu…”happy vinayagar chathurthi” to you

Very interested menu to our Ganesh ji
Thank you for giving the recipes
to follw us
With Vinayaka Chavith wishes
Babu Haranadha Prasad, Morla

Receipes r too good

I just recently discovered your blog and am sharing in in my google+ account. Lovely recipes for the mouth and healthy too!! Love it! I love that you mix south and north Indian too. Much love from Canada <3!

Hi your receipes look amazing..Do you know where to go in perth to share these foods..better still learn to make them.Angela

Hey I enjoy recipe,
I learn alot,

Wow…..nice recipes,,

Hi , i tried 8 recipes from this page for this ganesh chaturthi and they all came out really yummy. Thank you so much for make my ganesha tummy full. God bless you and all the very very best for your coming recipes.

Valuable information on this festival season will surely help us
Delicious collection of easy naivedhyam recipes!
Thank you Swasthi.


Super!! Perfect collection of recipes put together. So easy to choose and refer to. Pics are too good. Thank u 🙂 happy ganesh chaturthi!!

Lovely collection of sweets !!

thank u for ur valuable information.this wil surely help.good job.keep it up.

I like the props and clicks they are perfect and beautiful

Great collection swasthi dear..thanks for this

wonderful compilation of recipe to offer lord ganesha…

Love the festive spread

Wow..lovely collection 🙂

Wow..lovely collection 🙂

delightful collections dear…