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संकष्टी चतुर्थी की रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Sankashti Chaturthi Recipes recipes in Hindi)
સંકષ્ટી ચતુર્થીમાં બનતી રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Sankashti Chaturthi Recipes recipes in Gujarati)

Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat Recipes, Fasting Foods for Sankashti Chathurthi Vrat

Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat Recipes, Fasting Foods for Sankashti Chathurthi Vrat. Sankashti Chathurthi Vrat is considered the ultimate vratha for devotees of Lord Ganesha. Observed on the 4th day of the Krishna Paksha (4th day after each Poornima), this vratha is believed to remove all obstacles and absolve your sins. It is also known as Sankat Hara Chathurthi or Sankasthahara Chathurthi. There are several stories associated with the greatness of Sankashti Chathurthi.

Panchamrut, Panchamrit

Panchamrut, Panchamrit

One story revolves around how Indra was once grounded because a sinner set sight on him while he was flying across King Shurasena’s kingdom. His vahana could start flying again only after he gained the merits of a person who had observed the Sankashti Chathurthi Vrat. In another story, the moon loses his lustre when he becomes egoistic about his good looks and teases Ganesha about his trunk and pot-belly.

Thereafter, he regains his lustre by worshipping Lord Ganesha and begging his pardon. There is one more fable about a sinner who went to heaven because she was ill and could not take food on Sankashti Chathurthi day. On feeling better, she had a morsel of food after moonrise. Even though she did this without her knowledge, she still gained the merits of this vratha and was taken to heaven upon her death! Indeed, there are innumerable stories about the greatness of this vratha. So, how should it be observed?

Modak, Steamed Modak, Ukadiche Modak For Ganesh Chaturthi

Modak, Steamed Modak, Ukadiche Modak For Ganesh Chaturthi

Faraali recipes for Sankashti Chathurthi

Faraali recipes for Sankashti Chathurthi. Office-goers often cannot observe a complete fast and need some faraali foods to top up their energy reserves. This article gives you some such classic faraali recipes like Sabudana KhichdiSabudana Vada Stuffed with Coconut ChutneyUpvaas ThalipeethRajgira Puri and Buckwheat Khichdi that you can have during the day or after ending the fast in the evening, depending on the practices you follow.

Sabudana Khichdi

Sabudana Khichdi

We have also included some light, innovative recipes like Faraali MisalPotato Khichdi and Faraali Dosa that you can have as a wholesome snack. Piyush is a wise glassful for a fasting day, especially during the summer, as it energises and keeps you cool. 

Yellow Banana Wafers is a faraal-friendly jar snack that can come to your aid when you feel too hungry to go on. 

Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers

Yellow Banana Chips, Banana Wafers, Raw Banana Wafers

If your fasting rules allow curds, you can have some satiating dishes like Dahiwale Aloo Ki Subzi or Aloo and Kand Rasawala Shaak. We have also included classic Prasad recipes like Modak and Shakarkand Ka Halwa!

Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe

Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe

Morning of Sankashti Chathurthi

On the morning of Sankashti Chathurthi, devotees rise early, take bath and declare their intention to observe this fast. Throughout the day, they observe a full or partial fast. In the evening, at the time of moonrise, they visit a temple and participate in the puja, or they do the puja at home.

The traditional puja includes worshipping Lord Ganesh by chanting his names, offering flowers as well as traditional prasad like Modak, followed by the aarti. Some people also have the practice of reading different fables about the greatness of this vrata, a different episode for each month of the year. Sankashti Chathurthi, when it falls on a Tuesday is considered especially auspicious. It is known as Angaraki Chathurthi, as Mars or Angaraka is the presiding deity of Tuesdays. Those who wish to start observing the Sankashti Chathurthi vrat for the first time prefer to start from an Angaraki Chathurthi.

Upvaas Thalipeeth ( Faraal Recipe)

Upvaas Thalipeeth ( Faraal Recipe)

South Indians and Sankashti Chathurthi

In South Indian, people usually observe a complete fast. Some do not even consume water, while others have fruits, water and milk alone. After moonrise, they complete the puja and end their fast. Some communities end the fast by consuming a kheer made of Paal Payasam and Rice Kheer, while others have a proper meal of faraali foods.

In North India, some people observe a total fast till moonrise while others have permitted faraali foods during the day too.

Rice Kheer

Rice Kheer

A fast puts your self-control to test and makes you feel good if you succeed. It also proves your devotion to God and strengthens your faith. Armed with these apt recipes, you will be able to dedicate yourself more confidently to the fast and complete it successfully.

Farali Dosa, Faral Foods Recipe - How To Make Farali Dosa, Faral Foods

Farali Dosa, Faral Foods Recipe - How To Make Farali Dosa, Faral Foods

Enjoy our Sankashti Chaturthi Vrat Recipes, Fasting Foods for Sankashti Chathurthi Vrat Sankashti and other festival recipes. 

Happy Cooking!

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Buckwheat Khichdi, Farali Kutto Khichdi Recipe, Vrat Recipe, Fasting Recipe
Recipe# 33302
05 Sep 20

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buckwheat khichdi recipe | kutto khichdi | farali kutto khichdi | healthy kutto khichdi | with 15 amazing images. One look at this buckwheat khichdi recipe and yo ....
Sweet Potato Khichdi, Shakarkand Vrat Khichdi
Recipe# 41181
31 Mar 23

 by Tarla Dalal
sweet potato khichdi recipe | shakarkand upvas khichdi | rataloo chi khichdi | faral, vrat khichdi | with 25 amazing images. sweet potato khichdi recipe |
Coconut Barfi, Layered Rose Coconut Barfi Recipe
Recipe# 35096
11 Jan 23

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Churma Ladoo
Recipe# 2045
07 Sep 22

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Modak, Steamed Modak,  Ukadiche Modak for Ganesh Chaturthi
Recipe# 4950
29 Aug 22

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modak | steamed modak | Ukadiche Modak for Ganesh Chaturthi recipe | modak made with mould | modak handmade recipe | with 20 amazing images. Here is the
Farali Idli Sambar
Recipe# 32542
17 Aug 22

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Doodhi ka Halwa
Recipe# 2027
09 May 24

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Kand Aloo Pakoda ( Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32555
16 Oct 20

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Sweet Potato Rabri, Shakarkand Rabdi
Recipe# 1530
31 Aug 21

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Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe
Recipe# 33297
06 Mar 22

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shakarkand ka halwa recipe | faral sweet potato halwa | navratri vrat ka halwa | upvas ka halwa | with 26 amazing images. shakarkand ka halwa is a way to satisfy ....
Sabudana Vada (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32540
06 Oct 22

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upvas sabudana vada recipe | Maharashtrian style sabudana vada | Gujarati farali sabudana vada | sabudana vada for navratri | with with 39 amazing images. upvas sabudan ....
Potato Wafers,  Farali Potato Chips Recipe, Fasting Recipe
Recipe# 32571
28 Sep 20

 by Tarla Dalal
This faraali version of Potato Wafers is much, much tastier than regular wafers, because it is perked up with rock salt and black pepper. These two ingredients add a lot of zest to the Potato Wafers, making it a real treat to the palate. The irresistible crunch of Potato Wafers now comes toget ....
Maharashtrian Panchamrut, Panchamrut Sweet and Sour
Recipe# 4381
12 May 21

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Piyush, Faral Piyush Recipe
Recipe# 32553
30 Dec 20

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piyush recipe | homemade Gujarati piyush |how to make traditional Maharashtrian piyush at home | piyush drink | with 28 amazing images. piyush recipe |
Rajgira Paratha, Rajgira Roti
Recipe# 38601
19 Oct 23

by Tarla Dalal
rajgira paratha recipe | rajgira roti | amaranth vrat paratha | gluten free paratha | with 20 amazing images. A sumptuous rajgira paratha recipe that is sure to s ....
Rajgira Chikki, Amaranth Chikki
Recipe# 42310
27 Sep 23

by Tarla Dalal
rajgira chikki recipe | amaranth chikki | rajgira chikki made with cashewnuts and jaggery | with 20 amazing images. Crispy and sweet rajgira chikki, made with dainty little amaranth seeds a ....
Mawa Modak, Khoya Modak Recipe
Recipe# 39595
29 Aug 22

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Mawa Dry Fruit Barfi, Khoya Barfi
Recipe# 2056
10 Aug 21

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Eggless Rose Barfi, Rose Burfi in 5 Minutes
Recipe# 8692
22 Feb 22

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Farali Dosa, Faral Foods Recipe - How To Make Farali Dosa, Faral Foods
Recipe# 33292
07 Jan 20

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farali dosa recipe | faral dosa | sama rajgira dosa | rajgira dosa | with amazing 17 images. farali dosa recipe is one of several forgotten gems from
Khandvi (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32556
20 Feb 14

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Khandvi, one of the gems of gujarathi cuisine, has been transferred into faraali style, so that it can be enjoyed as a light snack on fasting days.
Peanut Chikki
Recipe# 41000
07 Jan 21

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peanut chikki Makar sankranti recipe | groundnut chikki | 2 ingredient shengdana chikki | moongfali chikki | with 15 amazing images. peanut chikki Makar sankranti recipe ....
Aloo and Kand Rasawala Shaak, Faraal Recipe
Recipe# 41478
26 Apr 19

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This recipe is a mouth-watering preparation of kand and potatoes in a base of curds, thickened with rajgira flour. The Aloo and Kand Rasawali Shaak gets its finger-licking flavour and appetizing aroma from green chilli paste and a tempering of cumin seeds. The best part is that you can have this ....
Dry Fruit Chikki, Cashew Almond and Pistachio Chikki
Recipe# 40732
07 Mar 19

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Young and old alike drool over crunchy-munchy mixed nut chikkis! Indeed, who can resist the delectable combination of nuts with sugar in a crispy and handy form? The rich flavour and enticing texture of the Dry Fruit Chikki make you want to keep munching on them, and the temptation is even higher if ....
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Sankashti Chaturthi
 on 05 Jan 18 12:10 PM

Today is the day of Sankashti Chathurthi. I Cleaned our Devahraa (place where home God idol''s are kept & worshipped everyday). Decorated & Offered the flowers & garlands to lord Ganesha with true & pure heart. Here at very nice information & importance about Sankashti Chathurthi Vrat and the food recipes we can have on account of this Vrat. I liked Sabudhan Khichdi, hence my wife most probably gives me Sabudhana Khichdi in tiffin. My Colleague also enjoyed eating this... Potato Khichdi, Faraali Misal, Faraali Pattice is the other dishes which i liked very much.