Navratri is one of the most important Hindu festivals. It is the time when people worship the different form of Goddesses to get their blessings. But, this nine days long festival is also very significant because of this the time to detox your body naturally and prepare it for the new season. You should always remember that you should be very careful while fasting during this auspicious time. While fasting during these days, there are many things which are kind of prohibited and you are not supposed to eat them during these nine days. But, there are other very delicious foods, which you can easily enjoy while fasting. There are a lot of ideas that you can easily implement with limited food items and enjoy your fasting. Here are six foods, which you should not miss while fasting.
Sabudana Khichadi: Sabudana Kichadi is very popular during navratri vrats and a lot of people love this food. It is instant power booster and gives you instant energy. It is rich in carbohydrates and loaded with good quality starch. You can make this delicious and energetic food more spruce by adding some dry fruits, peanuts, and mild spices.
Sabudana Kheer: If you are crazy about sweets then you can’t miss this delicious festive dessert. Sabudana kheer is very yummy and classic dish for navratri fast. To increase its taste you can add a pinch of cardamom and saffron to it. You can also add your favorite nuts to it to make it more delicious and healthy. It is a must-have dish for navratri festival.
Kuttu ki Puri: These delicious, yummy puris are made with Kuttu ka Atta. You can enjoy these puris with Aloo ki sabji and raita. You can also enjoy these puri’s with paneer as well. It is very healthy and good to boost your energy level during fast. It is one of the most favorite dishes during Navratri festival as it lifts the energy level and doesn’t contain any grain.
Vrat ka Pulav: If you are fasting during Navratri, you can enjoy this delicious food. As you can’t have regular rice during these vrats, but you can enjoy samak or vrat ke chawal during these nine days. Many people make this vrat ke chawal daily during these nine days as it is light and healthy as well. You can enjoy this pulav with aloo ki sabzi, kaddu ki sabzi or raita as well.
Shakarkand ki chaat: Fruits chaats are a big hit during Navratri festivals. But, if you are tired of eating fruit chaat, then you can also enjoy shakarkand chaat during these navratri’s. You can easily find shakarkand chaat on the street as these are very popular. These are made with sweet potatoes and topped with rock salt, chaat masala and lemon juice. So, you can enjoy this tasty, spicy chaat during navratri vrat and boost your energy level as well.
Roasted Makhana: These makahana’s are quite popular during navratri festival and considered as great food. You can make different things with makhanas like Makhane ki kheer, Makhane ki sabzi and you can enjoy roasted Makhana with dry fruits as well. Even you can roast Makhana in desi ghee and add some rock salt and pepper and enjoy as the snack as well.
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