It’s that time of the year, when the city gears up to celebrate the most auspicious festival ‘Ganesh Chaturthi’. Usually what we all do is bring Ganesha to our homes and then after few days of keeping them in our homes we take them for visarjan. But other than performing these every year ritual there are many ways we can enjoy the festivity of Ganesh Utsav. Savor in the delectable cuisine, click some selfies and photos of Ganpati celebration and yes do not miss the ‘Kuch meetha hojaae moment’ with Ganesha’s favorite sweet – ‘MODAK’. Here’s our list of things you can do this Ganesh Utsav.
Ganesh Utsav Festival at Saptami
Saptami the multi-cuisine all day dining restaurant is gearing up to celebrate the most joyous event of the city, the birthday of Lord Ganesha. On the menu is a special fully vegetarian buffet comprising of an array of vegetarian salads like Arabic mezzehs, pachdis, chaats, fresh vegetable salad etc, starters include paneer tikka, veg wontons, rajmah galoutis, vegetable satay and much more.
Main course comprise of Gujarati Undhio, Bhindi nu shaak, kadi, Thepla, Dhokla, Khandvi to Punjabi Chole, Makhani, Sambhar, Avial, veg stew, poriyals etc. Besides, Asian vegetarian stuff like stir fries and Pure Veg Thai curriers will also be a part of the menu.
You will get a chance to taste on a huge variety of modaks and other traditional desserts such as Besan Ke Ladoo, Motichoor Ke Ladoo, Kaju Ke Barfi, Jalebi, Gulab Jamun, Puran Poli, Chum Chum, Rawa Ladoo and Moong Dal Ka Halwa.
Time: Sep 17 – Sep 27, 2015, (12:30 PM, Event occurs daily, Event duration: 03:30 hrs)
Venue: Saptami – Holiday Inn, Sakinaka Junction, Andheri Kurla Road, Andheri East, Mumbai
Contact Details: 022-40851800, 9004617824
Ganesh Chaturthi Celebrations at Khandani Rajdhani!
The festival of Ganesh Chaturthi is incomplete without ‘modaks’ the favorite sweet of ganesha. Khandani Rajdhani give you the chance to savor in these most loved sweet of Lord Ganesha- Modaks on the ocassion of ganesh utsav.
As a part of the celebration, Khandani Rajdhani is serving unlimited Modaks like Ukadiche Modak & Mawa Modak along with their thali to all their guests who come to dine on the 1st day and 10th day (Visarjan) of the festival. Relish these delicious Modaks along with Rajdhani’s signature thali dishes like Dal Baati Churma, Dhokla, Khandvi, Kadhi, Bajra Rotla, Thepla, Apple Jalebi and much more!
Celebrate this holy festival along with your family as you savor in a wonderful meal that will leave you mesmerized!
Time: Sep 17 – Sep 27, 2015, All day
Venue: Khandani Rajdhani – R City Mall, R City Mall, LBS Marg, Opp Prathamesh Tower, Near Ghatkopar Industrial Estate, Ghatkopar (W), Mumbai
Ganpati Visarjan Photowalk
Every year the city bids adieu to its favourite God Ganesha with massive celebrations and grandeur. Head out on a photo walk this year to experience the magic of Ganpati Visarjan. Commencing at Chinchpokhli Railway Station Bridge, the walk will proceed towards Lalbaug where you can capture the famous Lalbaugcha Raja and many other idols.
Time: 27th Sep, 10:00am – 04:00pm
Venue: Chinchpokhli Railway Station, Chicnchpokhli Railway Station, Wadala, Central, Mumbai
Book Tickets here
Vinayak Mahotsav Food Festival
No festival is complete without an assortment of specially prepared food! To give you a taste of the flavours of Ganesh Chaturthi, the Renaissance Hotel is bringing together their Executive Chef Sandeep Pande along with celebrated Chef Nilesh Limaye. Traditional fare like Khamang Kadhi,Chawli Ussal and Kala Vatana Sambhar are on the menu. For the sweet lovers, there will be a Modak Station, Shrikhand, assorted Karanjis and of course, Puran Poli.
Time: 17th Sep – 28th Sep, 07:00pm – 11:00pm
Venue: Renaissance Hotel, B – 2 & 3, Near Chinmayanand Ashram, Powai, Central, Mumbai