Prasad in marathi recipes

Easy Rava/ Sooji/ Semolina  Ladoo alias RavaUndi

Easy Rava/ Sooji/ Semolina Ladoo alias RavaUndi

Have you eaten the Tirupati Laddu that is a prasad at Venkateswara Temple, Tirumala, Andhra Pradesh. There are different kinds of laddoo right from the regular Besan Ladoos, Coconut Ladoos, Ladoos with edible gum(Dinkache Ladoos in the Marathi and Gond ka laddu in Hindi and Antinundi in Kannada), Til/ sesame seeds Ladoos, Tambittu made from gram dal and jaggery is an important offering to Nagappa the Snake God for Nagpanchmi and my favourite Alivache Ladoo but then the list is endless
Kesar Malai Modak

Kesar Malai Modak

Every year people bring home lovely idols of Lord Ganesha and worship it with a variety of prasad, flowers and do aarti at least once a day
Naralachi Vadi | Coconut Burfi

Naralachi Vadi | Coconut Burfi

Pieces of coconut and coconut are distributed as 'prasad'. There is tradition to make recipe from coconut on Rakshabandhan, its other name in Marathi is 'Narali Pournima'
Gudi Padwa Celebrations 2016

Gudi Padwa Celebrations 2016

My this year’s prasad or naivedya was pretty extensive as it was prepared by my mother in law. The Gudi is hosted and worshipped outside the house and Prasad is offered to it
Kanda Poha/Seasoned Rice Flakes

Kanda Poha/Seasoned Rice Flakes

(These are thicker than than the ones with which prasad is made. Kanda poha is the most simple of the breakfast dishes made in every home (of Marathi and Konkani specially)
Ukadiche Modak | A sweet dumpling

Ukadiche Modak | A sweet dumpling

In Marathi, steamed means ukad so this post relates to Steamed sweet dumpling. The recipe was based on the Ruchira-  a Marathi cookbook
Tiffin tales.

Tiffin tales.

Traditionally the dabba had whatever was made for breakfast, and in the word breakfast that was synonymous with “tiffin” had become “nashta” in the Marathi Hindi environment that I had relocated to