#GaneshChaturthi: 580kgs laddu offered to Lord Ganesha in Hyderabad
A 'laddu' weighing about 580kgs, known as 'maha prasadam', was offered to the idol of Lord Ganesha installed at the Film Nagar Daiva Sannidhanam (Temple Complex) in Hyderabad today. "The laddu, which costs about Rs. 3L will be offered to the devotees on the third day after performing puja," Uppalapati Ramabhadra Raju, spokesperson of Suruchi Foods, which prepared the sweet, said.
Last year, 500kgs laddu was offered to Ganesh idol
About 220kgs of sugar, 145kgs of cow ghee, 175kgs Bengal gram flour, 25kgs cashew nuts, 13kgs almonds, and 3kgs cardamom went into the making of the sweet. Last year, they had reportedly offered a 500kgs laddu to Ganesha idol.