Panchakhadya Khirapat

Panchakhadya Khirapat is made of five food ingredients starting with sound “Kha” or ‘ख’ -Khobra, Kharik, khaskhas, khismis, khadisakhar.

It is one of the favorite offering to deity Lord Ganesh and made during Ganesh Chaturthi festival.


  • 1 cup Khobra / dry coconut, grated
  • 3/4 cup Kharik/ Dry dates (finely chopped)
  • 1 tablespoon Khaskhas/ Poppy seeds
  • 10 Kismis/ raisins
  • 1/4 cup Khadisakhar/ Rock Sugar
  • 1 teaspoon Cardamom Powder


  1. Dry roast grated dry coconut and poppy seeds separately.
  2. Grind dry coconut, poppy seeds, rock sugar and dry dates to coarase powder. Mix well rasins and some pieces of unground coconut, rock sugar and dry dates.
  3. Store Panchkhadya khirapat in air tight container.

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