Best Navratri Fast Dishes
Navratri, one of the holiest Hindu festivals where people across the country worship the nine different avatars of Goddess Durga, refers to the nine auspicious nights during which most people observe fasts. During these fasts folks avoid eating onion, wheat, meat, grains and garlic etc. and ingredients like singhara atta, milk, makhanas, kuttu atta are preferred the most including with sendha namak or rock salt.
Embrace the joy of the festival with some of the best Navratri fast dishes:
- Sabudana Khichdi
Full of starch and carbohydrates, Sabudana gives you the much needed energy boost while fasting. You can make variety of dishes with Sabudana like khichdi, pulav, kheer, papad and vadas etc. Sabudana khichdi is a light weight dish with peanuts and mild spices.
- Kuttu ka Parantha
Prepared by mixing kuttu with boiled potatoes, you can have the kuttu ka parantha with boiled potatoes sabji or with yogurt.
- Milkmaid Kheer
It is an Indian dessert recipe made from canned dairy whitener Milkmade instead of traditional sweeteners like jiggery.
- Makhana Kheer
Indulge without worrying about the weighing scale with Makhana Kheer. This low fat kheer made with makhana and nuts to inspire the cheer of desserts.
- Fruit Salad
Delicious fruit salad with strawberry glaze is perfect for fasting. You can have your favorite fruits with strawberry glaze that gives a wonderful taste to this salad. Try it once!
- Dahi ke Aloo
A yummy preparation of dahi ke aloo perfectly goes with singhare ke cheele or kuttu poori. You can add yogurt that helps in the digestion of kuttu.
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- Chironji ki Dal
Why not try something different this Navratri? Here is a quick serving dal made with chironji or charoli seeds.