Ganesh Chaturthi Special 580 kg laddu prepared
A “laddu” weighing about 580 kg, known as “maha prasadam”, was offered to the idol of Lord Ganesha installed at the Film Nagar Daiva Sannidhanam (Temple Complex) in Hyderabad on Thursday.
The laddu costs about Rs three lakh. Nearly 220 kg of sugar, 145 kg of cow ghee, 175 kg Bengal gram flour, 25 kg cashew nuts, 13 kg almonds, three kg cardamom and one kg of green camphor went into the making of the sweet.
The sweetmeat was prepared by Suruchi Food at Tapeswaram in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh. Last year, they had offered a 500-kg “laddu” to the Ganesha.