Panchakajjaya /Naivedym which offered to lord Ganapathi:

Panchakajjaya is integral part of Ganesh Chaturthi Naivedyam. Pancha means Five. As the name suggests it is made up of five ingredients. Chana dal, sugar, coconut, Ghee, black sesame seed. cashew nuts are optional. This powdery Prasadam is a treat which we look forward to every year on this auspicious day.

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Chana dal / Bengal gram dal – 1 cup

Grated fresh coconut – 1cup

Sugar – 1cup

Black sesame seed – 2 tbl sp

Cashew bits – ½ cup

Cardamom powder – ½ tsp

Ghee – ½ tsp


         Dry roast Chana dal until it is light golden and fragrant. Cool and make powder by using small mixer jar. Sieve and collect fine powder. Do this in small batches, little by little.

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         Powder sugar.

         Dry roast sesame seed and cool.

         Dry roast coconut gratings until light golden. Cool this.

         Fry cashew bits in ghee and keep aside.

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         Now take one bowl, mix everything together, and sprinkle cardamom powder. Offer to God.

4 thoughts on “Panchakajjaya /Naivedym which offered to lord Ganapathi:

  1. Sumana Reply

    Followed this recipe this Ganesh Chaturthi. Turned out very good. Entire family liked it.

    1. Shrikripa U Reply

      Thank you Sumana. Happy to know 🙂

  2. Sumana Bhat Reply

    I too made this yesterday!
    My neighbours liked it so much and asked for the recipe 😀
    I sent the link.
    Thankyou .

    1. Shrikripa U Reply

      That is awesome and thank you so much for your lovely feedback and the share Sumana.

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