Friday, 2 October 2009

Janmashtami & Ganesh Chaturthi Round Up

Festive Food announced not only one but two festivals. Festive Food event celebrated Janmashtami & Ganesh Chaturthi Event. together.

First of all my sincere apologises to my fellow blogger friends for delayed round up, my professional commitments were not allowing me to devote necessary time to my passion that's cooking and showcasing the same through blogging. But the long wait is over and here's the much awaited round up for the event. I am sure after seeing the lovely, divine and authentic dishes round up, I will see a mouth wtaering and tongue licking smile on every one's face.

Even this time there was an overwhelming response for the event. I was delighted seeing the lovely decoration and dishes prepared by enthusiatic bloggers. So let's not wait and start the lovely treat for our eyes. Let's first see the lovely decoration and pooja decor done

EC of Simple Indian Food has shared with us the lovely picture of Lord Ganesha which she had captured while she had visited Belur - Halebid, a historical place in Karnataka close to Hassan.

Nithya of Fourth Sense Samayal has showcased her lovely Krishna Janmashtami celebration and Ganesh Chaturthi celebration.

Priya's Feast had presented lovely feast to Lord Krishna Shama celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with lots of Vigor and Zeal. Here Comes Lata Raja's with Different Flavors and Tastes and her divine Temple.

Priya Raj of Ensamaiyal had welcome Lord Krishna by making Krishna's Feet and had made cute Umbrella to protec Lord Ganesha

Here are glimpses of
Ganesh Celebrations at Gita's Kitchen.
Pavithra's Kitchen showcases lovely decoration during festivities.

Srivalli had made this cute Ganesh Idol.

Anu's Yummy Recipes showcases step by step lesson to make Ganesh Idol.

Priyanka of Asankhana gives lovely glimpses of Krishna Janmashtami

After sthapna of the Lords and pooja, Let's shree Ganesh with Daawat from my kitchen, with the Naivedya's offered to GOD.

Since Bal Gopal loves Milk and Milk products, I always stick with Dairy sweets for Janmashtami, This time I tried pleasing my Nandgopala with rich and creamy Basundi.

For Ganesh Chaturthi, Naivedya was Suji ka Halwa / Rawa Sheera and How can one forget Ganeshji's Ladoos, so I offered Churma Na Ladoo.

Aparna of Aps Kitchen was all geared up, and had prepared yummilicious treat to please the Lord. Her kitchen was filled with lovely prasadam like Kele Phodi, Duddhe Phodi, Daali Toy & Vermicelli Kheer.

Inside Suma's Cuisine
one can find Banana Halwa, Banana Chips, Kheer, Sugar Cashew Nuts, Sweet Maida Puris and Pazham Poris.

Here comes Priya's Easy N Tasty Recipes of Chickpeas Sundal, Wheat Flour Kozhukattai, Coconut N Jaggery Balls, Semolina Oats Kheer, Mixed Beans Sundal & Onion Medhu Vadai, Modak, Boorelu, Panchakhadya & Nugul-Untallu. What a healthy and Nutritrious way to celebrate Festivals

Viki of Viki's Kitchen, eagerly participated in the event with her lovely dish called Aval Vellam. she also came up with healthy looking Sesame Ladoos and Mothagam

Prasu of
Prasu's Kitchen has shared with us lovely recipe of Badusha and Kajukatli for Krishna Jayanti and For Ganesh Chaturthi she comes up with delicious dishes like Chitti Chegodilu, Aloo Bonda, Oats Pohe, Marmara Pakodi, Asparagus,Healthy Cutlet and Raw Banana. Sireesha of Mom's Recipes had prepared Aval Payasam for Shree Krishna Janmashtami.

Vijitha, who's a Foodie, let's see what's cooking in her hat for the festivities........and its Aval Payasam.
Divya's Cook Book, gives us lovely recipe of Modak for Lord Ganesha.

Nithya of Fourth Sense Samayal had prepared delicious Sweet Aval for Bal Gopal and traditional Modak and Kollukattai for Lambodar

Priya's Feast had authentic Kozhukattai for Ganesh Chaturthi.

Oriya Foodie had prepared special Chana dal on Janmashtami
Sowmya continues her Creative Saga, and comes up with her version of Kozhakattai.
My Dear Friend Sukanya of Sukanya's Musing, invites Ekdant, with hot and puffed up Puris.

Shama celebrated Ganesh Chaturthi with lots of Vigor and Zeal, she had pleased the Vighnaharta with lots of Naivedya.

Here Comes Lata Raja's Different Flavors and Tastes, one can see the long spread and tasty Naivedya offered to Lambodar and specially Panchagajaaya
and also Janmaashtami Special Aval Payasam.

Visit Sailaja's Kitchen to grab varieties of Kolukattai, like Uppu Kolukattai, Poornam Kolukattai & Sweet Kolukattai

Priya Raj of Ensamaiyal had prepared scrumpious prasadam for Makhan Chor and Gajanana like Thattai, Seedai, Somaas

Jyoti's Panchpakvan for the Festival was Puran Poli and Modak.

Uma's Essence of Andhra has unique Modak to offer, and its Arati Kudumulu

Sushma Mallya cooks Authentic Food Delights like Modak, Sheera and Madgane( a sweet made with jaggery) for the Festivities.

Sadhana & Muskaan, true to the name of their blog A2Z Vegetarian Cooking offers yummilicious and grand feast to the GOD, which has almost all the dishes from A 2 Z. Be prepared for their extensive list - Urad Gram Filled Rice Dumplings(Ulundu Kozhukkatai), Vegan Cracked Wheat Pudding(Godhumai Pradaman), Sweet Sesame Seed Balls(Ellu Urundai), Sweet Mixed Nut shells, Uppu Seedai(Fried Crispy rice balls), Churma Ladoo, Whole Wheat Sweet Appam, Ulundu Vadai(Urad Dal Vada) and last but not the least Ricotta Cheese Peda

Jyothivalaboju had prepared talikala payasam for Ganesh Chaturthi.
Shobhana's Rasoi also had Ganesha's Favourite Naivedyam.

Priti's mouth watering IndianKhana offers Almond Pistachio Milk and

Shobha of Anubhavati - Taste from My Kitchen had prepared Uppu Kopzhukattai, Vella Kopzhukattai, and Vella Cheedai

If you want Taste of Mysore try Lakshmi's Karida kadubu/Karjikayi

One can find authentic Modak in Parita's World

After waiting Hour long moments, we have Sonia's delicious Gujhiya.

Sheba's Art Food and Travel Chronicles also includes Modak.

Renu's Kitchen have sweet and rich Seviyan.

Indu Comes up with unique dish called Puli Avil
and Sweet Modak

Gita's Kitchen gives glazy Walnut Halwa

Vidhya gives recipes of varieties of Kozhakattai, on the eve of Ganesh Chaturthi like Vella Kozhakattai, Uppu Kozhakattai and Ulundhu Kozhakattai. Kanchan had prepared delicious Gajar Ka Halwa.

Pavithra's Dishes from her Kitchen includes Karjikai/Kozhukattai and Udhu untallu, and Sundal.

Srivalli had made Churma Ladoo and Boorelu for Ganesh Chaturthi.

Anu's Yummy Recipes presents yummy recipes of Kozhukattai and Urad Dal Vada.
Dip's Kitchen gives us scrumpious Punjabi Samosa and Besan Ladoos.

Vani had also prepared authentic Sweet Kozhukattai.

Priya's Vegeterian recipes gives Sweet and Creamy Payasam / Kheer.

Jayshree's Ruchi (fondness) towards art had inspired her to make this cute Ganpati Card, she also gives details about Ganesh Chaturthi in depth in her article about the festival. She had made Thengai Thirattupal, Aval Vilayichathu

Sandhya brings Poornam Kozhakattai for Ganesha

Here's Shama's plaintain leaf with loads of Naivedya for Ganesha

And here comes Shanthi's Panchamirtham a yummy dish for the GOD

I hope you all have enjoyed this Festive treat and had celebrated the festivals by forgetting everyday’s stress and tensions, that’s what festivals are for and real motive of Festive Food Event. But this is not the end of the treat, Here comes, much announcement of much awaited Diwali Dhamaka Event. Let's celebrate the event with lots of Dhamaka.


EC 13 October 2009 at 16:05  

Nice roundup..Lord ganesh and Krishna would surely be pleased with all these dishes..

Aps Kitchen 13 October 2009 at 16:08  

Awesome round up Purva... :)

Shanthi 13 October 2009 at 16:20  

Gr8 round up. But you have left out my entry which I sent to you on August 26th. I am sending a forward of the copy of the mail sent by me.

Shanthi 13 October 2009 at 16:25  

Purva its three entries, thenkuzhal, vadai and mixed fruit panchamirtham. I have forwarded the copy of the mail sent by me on August 26th.

Shama Nagarajan 13 October 2009 at 16:26  

nice event missed my entry

Priya dharshini 13 October 2009 at 16:48  

hey..i found my recipe here..thanks for the yummy round up

Nithya 13 October 2009 at 16:53  

Wow.. thats an amazing round up. Very interesting to see a lot of celebrations.. :)

Purva Desai 13 October 2009 at 18:08  

Shama, sorry for missing out ur entry have done the needful

Shanthi, I have not received any emails for ur entry hence i had not entered ur post in my round up.....but seeing ur enthu I have done it later

Priya Suresh 13 October 2009 at 18:20  

Awesome and excellent roundup Purva, great work yaar..

Deepti 13 October 2009 at 19:50  

Mouthwatering dishes n gr8 work done by u Purva.

Unknown 13 October 2009 at 22:30  

Lovely roundup and so many dishes to try out.

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Nice presentation with slide shows.

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where are you dear? Missin your yum-yum recipes :D

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