1. Chana dal – 1 cup
2. Moong dal – 1 cup
3. Coconut grated – 1 cup
4. Jaggery – 1 cup
5. Til – 1/2 cup
These are the main 5 ingredients, on which it has derived the word Pancha Kajjaaya. In addition you can use Ghee and Cardomom powder which will enhance the taste.
Method of Preparation
Dry roast chana dal and moong dal. Powder it using mixer once it is cool. Take a thick bottomed pan or cooking bowl. Heat the jaggery, add little water and once the jaggery is in the form of batter, and starts boiling add the powdered chana dal, moong dal, grated coconut, Til, Ghee, Cardomam powder and mix well. If you can make it into balls as shown in picture you can do it. else if you feel its hard, leave it as it is, that is also good.
Now the Pancha kajjaaya is ready to offer to the Lord Ganesha.