Navratri is around the corner in the year 2020 that means the 9 days long festival is going to be celebrated with great pomp and show in a short period. During these nine days, Goddess Durga and her nine forms are worshiped by the devotees across India.
For example, Day 1 of Navratri is dedicated to Maa Shailputri. Maa Shailputri is also known as Bhavani, Parvati, and Hemavati. She is known to be the earthly essence. So, Ghatasthapana and Shailputri puja is performed on this day along with fast.
These nine days devotees pray, meditate, and reconnect with their spirituality along with fasting. However, there are certain rules for Navratri fast food.
So, here is the detail of Vrat ka Khana entailing a few Navarati Upvas recipes.
List of flours allowed in Navratri fast:
- Raj Giri ka atta
- Sama Ke Chawal ka atta
- Vrat Ke Chawal
- Arrowroot flour
- Kuttu ka atta
- Singhare ka atta
List of spices allowed for Navratri fasting food:
- Jeera powder
- Black pepper powder
- Chhoti Ilayachi
- Dry pomegranate seeds
- Green Chilli and lemons
- Carom seeds
List of vegetables allowed for Navratri food recipes:
- sweet potato
- Arbi Or Kachalu
Other ingredients permitted in Navratri Vrat:
- Phool Makhana
- All dry fruits
- All fruits
- Sugar Honey or jaggery
- Coconut and coconut milk
- Melon seeds
- Lemon juice
- All Milk products such as khoya, paneer, curd, white butter, Malai, etc
Some recipes which will make your 9 days fasting a bit more interesting and full of Nutritions that will lead to healthy fasting that is very crucial in this pandemic situation. These Vart recipes will also help food lovers to enjoy every single day of the fast.
#Sabudana ki Khichdi
During fasting, a lot of energy is required that can only be fulfilled by carbohydrates rich food. Sabudana is full of starch and acts as an energy booster. So, you can add Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana Kheer, Sabudana Vada in your upas recipes.
#Kuttu ka dosa
This Navratri, make something special from Kuttu ka atta such as Kuttu Ka dosa. Make usual dosa using KJuttu ka atta and fill it with lots and lots of potatoes to add more carbohydrates in your diet. Finally, serve it with mint and coconut chutney. Do try this Navratri fast food as it is unique.
#Singhare ke Aate Ke samose
Samosa is a favorite snack in India. Make this samosa using Singhare Ka Atta and add this tea time snack in your Vart ka khana. Fill the samosa using spiced potatoes and other allowed vegetables. To add more taste serve it with coriander or Dhaniya ki Chutney. So, all samosa lovers do try this Upvas recipe.
#Aalo ki kadhi
Make a super unique Vrat recipe with the most versatile potatoes. Add this light and lovely curry with soothing flavors in your fast food and get over the boring Upvas recipes.
#Low fat Makhana kheer
Makhana and Phool Makhana are low-fat Navratri fast food. So make Kheer using this Vart ingredient and add dessert to your Upvas. Eat this low-fat Makhana kheer without worrying about the weighing scale.
#Banana walnut lassi
Drinks are equally important to food. So, charge yourself up using this healthy Navratri drink. It is made with the goodness of a variety of milk products. Mix banana, walnuts, and honey and make this healthy drink in a short period. So, keep yourself enthusiastic and energized using this Banana Walnut Lassi.
#Arabi Kofte with mint yogurt dip
Just like the name, the taste of this Navratri fast food is so awesome. You can eat it as a tea time snack or during any of the meals. Surely, try this new interesting new Navarati food with versatile and loves potatoes.
#Milk and Milk Products
Proteins are as essential as carbohydrates. So, don’t forget to add milk and milk products in your Navratri fast food list. Try various forms of milk just like milkshakes, curd filled with several fruits such as apple, banana, and so on.
#Dry fruit, seeds, and nuts
Do not limit yourself to Almonds and Walnuts. Look for a variety of dry fruits seeds and nuts. Dates, raisins, and dried apricots all make for good munching options. Even you can consume peanuts.
It is mandatory to get all the nutrients during fast so try getting all essential nutrients from various Navratri fast food items and build a good immune system.
#Vart wale chawal ka dhokla
A healthy Navratri recipe that gives you a break from fried Puris and Pakodas. Fill this Dhokla with red Chilli, Ghee, and curry leaves. Don’t limit this tasty and delicious Vart recipe to Navratri do try it on other occasions also.
# Kabab e Kela
Don’t make your fasting boring to add charm to your Navratri fasting make something perfect as Upvas food by bananas and please yourself. Eat fruits in different manners.
# Saunth ki Chatni
You need Chutney with all-time Pakodas and Samosas so try making this special Navratri Chutney. Surely,l you will fall in love with this saunth ki Chatni and will try it every day.
#Vratwale Paneer Rolls
All the paneer lovers do eat this Navratri food. Now, no longer need to carve for yummy and tasty food during these 9 days. Have this delicious Navratri fast food and even sever this food to your guests. Add Vratwale Paneer Rolls with various Chutney and enjoy it.
#Vratwale Aalo Rasedaar
This is one of the most common Vart recipes. Make this dish using a variety of allowed spices and herbs to add more taste. This gravy sabzi is perfect to sever with Kuttu KI Pooris or chappatis.
#Kuttu ki Pooris
Buckwheat Flour Pooris are easy to cook and very delicious. Make this tasty Kuttu Ki Pooris in just around 15 to 20 minutes and pair this with Vratwale Aalo Rasedaar. This meal will help you to full your heart. And surely you will fall in love with this regular yet tasty Navratri food.
Enjoy these delicious and delightful recipes in the Navartri season and make sure you serve these Navratri allowed food to your friends and relatives too.
So, eat ever day a new dish and make these 9 days full of yummy and tasty Upvas food.