Ganesh Chaturthi is right around the corner and absolutely no Indian celebration can be completed without essential food items i.e parsad for Ganpati Bappa. Ganesh Chaturthi is celebrated mostly in Central and South India very religiously and towards the end of chaturthi, its almost closed cities in Maharashtra. There are some unique and some essentials about the festival food. Festivals foods are organized according to the mythological beliefs of which god prefers what kinds of food. Ganesha is said to be a foodie in his mythological explanations and prefers Modak the most.
5 best food for prasad on Ganpati Bappa festival
Banana-: Banana is the most essential fruit for any festive occasion. It is also the most universal food in general, while also coming in affordable prices at all times. Banana is also associated with prashad after every aarti.
Laddus -: As they come in many different types, Besan Laddus are preferred the most. Motichoor laddus are always considered as one of the most essentials. Some people prefer home-coke Laddus rather than buying from a shop as there are trust issues with the kind of material used.
Modak-: It is by far the most favorite food of elephant-headed lord and Ganesha Chaturthi is the only sale period for Modaks. Modaks come in many different kinds like baked Modak, fried modak, chocolate modak, mawa modak and at least 20 other kinds. Modak is the most essential requirement be it home-made or bought.
PuranPoli-: It is basically the flat bread (Roti or parantha) filled with natural sweeteners. Sugar, honey and several other things are used to fill inside the bread. As the human nature is experimental, people have started filling this with chocolates, butter scotch and several other artificial sweeteners.
Coconut Barfi-: Like Laddus, Barfis are also an essential Indian sweetener it comes to food. Coconut Barfi is made out of coconuts natural deposit which is collected after cutting the coconut. It is a matter of around 2 days to prepare this sweet and use in the festival.