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Last Updated : Oct 11,2021



संकष्टी चतुर्थी व्यंजनों - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Sankashti Chaturthi recipes in Hindi)
સંકષ્ટી ચતુર્થીમાં બનતી રેસિપિ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Sankashti Chaturthi 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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Churma Ladoo
Recipe# 2045
18 Sep 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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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Farali Idli Sambar
Recipe# 32542
07 Jun 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Sweet Potato Khichdi, Shakarkand Vrat Khichdi
Recipe# 41181
08 Oct 21

 
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Shakarkand Ka Halwa, Faraal Sweet Potato Halwa Recipe
Recipe# 33297
06 May 21

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Sabudana Vada (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32540
28 Mar 21

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by Tarla Dalal
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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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 by Tarla Dalal
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Piyush, Faral Piyush Recipe
Recipe# 32553
30 Dec 20

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by Tarla Dalal
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Faraali Misal (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32568
15 Oct 20

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
The humble sabudana khichdi transforms into an interesting misal eligible for a fasting day, when topped with a peanut-potato mixture and faraali chivda.
Modak, Steamed Modak,  Ukadiche Modak for Ganesh Chaturthi
Recipe# 4950
18 Sep 21

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

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by Tarla Dalal
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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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 by Tarla Dalal
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Khandvi (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32556
20 Feb 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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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 by Tarla Dalal
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

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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 ....
Buckwheat Khichdi, Farali Kutto Khichdi Recipe, Vrat Recipe, Fasting Recipe
Recipe# 33302
05 Sep 20

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 by Tarla Dalal
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Dahiwale Aloo ki Sabzi with Rajgira Puri Recipe
Recipe# 33299
11 Oct 21

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Sabudana Thalipeeth, Upvas Vrat Recipe
Recipe# 42112
06 Aug 21

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 by Tarla Dalal
sabudana thalipeeth recipe | upvas thalipeeth | sago thalipeeth for vrat | Indian farali thalipeeth | with 46 amazing images. sabudana thalipeeth recipe |
Faraali Pattice (  Faraal Recipe)
Recipe# 32548
20 Feb 14

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
Available in the shops and streets of mumbai, this famous pattice is made with a crunchy-creamy peanut and coconut stuffing.
Cashew Chikki
Recipe# 40938
31 Oct 19

 
 by Tarla Dalal
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Sanwa Panki ( Faraali Recipe)
Recipe# 32544
09 Feb 19

 
 
by Tarla Dalal
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This unique panki recipe gets its delicate flavour after being cooked between banana leaves. Green chutney is a great combo for this delectable dish.
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Sankashti Chaturthi
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 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 TarlaDalal.com 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.