Shrikhand holds a special significance as a bhog (offering) during Ganeshotsav, the festival dedicated to Lord Ganesha, in certain regions of India. Lord Ganesha, the elephant-headed god, is highly revered in Hinduism and is believed to be the remover of obstacles and the god of wisdom, intellect, and prosperity. During Ganeshotsav, devotees offer various foods and sweets to Lord Ganesha as part of their worship, and Shrikhand is one of the popular offerings. As you celebrate Ganeshotsav 2023, we at LatestLY have put together a simple recipe of Shrikhand that you can try and prepare Shrikhand as bhog Prasad for day 6 of the Ganesh festival. Ganeshotsav 2023 Day 5 Bhog – Coconut Ladoo: Simple Recipe To Make Nariyal Laddu Bhog Prasad for Ganesh Festival (Watch Video).

Shrikhand is a sweet and creamy dessert made from strained yogurt, sugar, and flavoured with cardamom, saffron, and sometimes nuts. Its sweet and pure taste is considered pleasing to the deity and symbolises the sweetness of devotion and purity of heart that devotees offer to Lord Ganesha. Shrikhand is usually white in colour, which represents purity, cleanliness, and simplicity. Offering white-coloured foods like Shrikhand is a way of expressing devotion and surrender to Lord Ganesha. Here is an easy recipe to make shrikhand as bhog Prasad on the sixth day of Ganeshotsav 2023. Ganeshotsav 2023 Day 4 Bhog – Puran Poli: Simple Recipe To Make Maharashtrian Pooran Poli.

Easy Recipe Video to Make Shrikhand at Home

Shrikhand is a chilled dessert, and Lord Ganesha is often depicted with a cool and calm temperament. Offering a cool and soothing dish like Shrikhand is believed to help keep Lord Ganesha calm and content. India's diverse culture and cuisine mean that different regions have their unique customs and foods associated with festivals. While Shrikhand is significant in some areas, other regions may offer different sweets and dishes as bhog to Lord Ganesha. Wishing everyone a Happy Ganeshitsav 2023!

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