Ganesh Chaturthi, a traditional Indian festival, is a time of joy, dedication, and creativity. To promote a more eco-friendly celebration, consider making Ganpati idols using food items instead of traditional materials like plaster of Paris or clay. This innovative approach not only showcases dedication to Lord Ganesha but also promotes a greener way of celebrating Ganesh Chaturthi by consuming or decomposing edible materials, thereby reducing environmental impact.
So for making chocolate ganesha, just take the chocolate compound and melt it. After it is completely melted, pour the melted chocolate into molds and let it set once it becomes smooth. To make Ganesha come to life when it has set, decorate with edible colors. The idol can be eaten as a sweet treat following the festivities.
For making turmeric ganesha, just take turmeric powder and water now, mix both, and make a dough out of it. With this mixture, create Ganesha. The idol can be dissolved in water after the event to generate a healthy solution because turmeric is known for its beneficial powers.
The ingredients you will need to make Fruits and vegetables Ganesha are assorted fruits and vegetables of your choice, whatever you like, and toothpick or bamboo skewers. Then use watermelon for the body of Ganesha, banana stems for the legs, and pumpkin for the head. Now embed the idol with help from toothpicks or bamboo skewers. This can be shared with family and friends.
For making rice Rice Flour Ganesha Take rice flour and water and mix them to make a dough out of it. Now sculpt the idol and leave it so that it gets set and dry. You can use natural colors for the decoration, as you will be eating it later. This idol is completely biodegradable.
By making these recyclable Ganpati idols, we not only show our devotion but also help to preserve the environment. These idols can be returned to the earth or submerged in water after the celebrations are over, leaving no trace.
Written By: Chetna Sirohi