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नवरात्री के व्रत के लिए रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Navratri Vrat recipes in Hindi)
નવરાત્રીના વ્રત માટે રેસીપી - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Navratri Vrat recipes in Gujarati)

Navratri Recipes, Navratri Vrat Recipes, Navratri Food

Navratri Recipes, Navratri Vrat Recipes, Navratri Food recipes: Navratri, the nine days when India and Indian souls across the world are charged with spiritual fervour is a time for worship, festivities, fasting and spiritual enhancement. There are two Navratris. One occurs in March-April, and the other in September-October. The first is called as Vasantha Navratri while the other is called Sharadha Navratri in the South and Dusshera in the North. In South India, the festival celebrates the victory of Shakthi over the demon Mahishasura, while North India celebrates the victory of Rama over Ravana. In either case, it is clearly the victory of good over evil.

Faraali Pahadi TikkaFaraali Pahadi Tikka

South Indian Navratri is a total gala celebration spanning nine days, the first three days glorifying Durga, then Lakshmi and finally Saraswati, the three key forms of the Goddess. The tenth day denotes the unification of the three forms into one primordial force that vanquishes evil. Many families have a practice of keeping a doll display at home, while others focus on pujas alone. In either case, South Indians generally invite other women to their homes and honour them by giving them haldi and kumkum. The guests are served sundal (a dish of boiled pulses tempered traditionally and garnished with coconut) and some sweets too. Elaborate pujas are held every day, in the mornings and evenings, at homes, and in temples and other community centres.

Farali Dosa, Faral Foods RecipeFarali Dosa, Faral Foods Recipe

In North Indian Navratri, people perform pujas and observe fasts during the initial days of Navratri, while the last few days are celebrated as a community event culminating in the burning of Ravana’s effigy on the last day. Durga Puja of Bengal requires no introduction as it is a grand event that has gained international fame. People come from across the world to witness the grandeur with which Maa Durga is worshipped there.

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All over India, Navratri is a busy time. Women, especially, have multiple dimensions to handle, from the pujas and religious activities to social gatherings and of course, fasting too! Like feasting, fasting is an art too. While fasting properly is a great way to cleanse your body and tone your soul, doing it wrong can make you tired and irritable. Nothing can be worse than doing it wrong for nine days at a stretch!

Piyush, Faral Piyush RecipePiyush, Faral Piyush Recipe

So, we dedicate this article to fasting recipes, which will ensure that you stick to all the religious guidelines while still supplying your body the required energy and nutrition to go about its activities robustly. Once you know which ingredients are to be avoided, you can comfortably replace them with permitted ingredients and prepare tasty foods, ranging from snacks and sweets to one-pot meals.

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Foods preferred during Navratri

1. Singhada Atta

2. Milk

3. Curd

4. Potatoes

5. Fruits

Singhada Sheera, Farali Singhara Halwa, Vrat RecipeSinghada Sheera, Farali Singhara Halwa, Vrat Recipe

Foods avoided during Navratri

Generally, grains like rice and wheat, and sea-salt are avoided. Instead, flours like singhada atta, milk products, potatoes and fruits are consumed. Several interesting dishes can also be prepared with these ingredients. This article provides an appropriate selection of khichdi (one-pot meal), thalipeeth, pancakes and kadhi recipes for you to fast healthily. Try Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana Vada, Rajgira Puri, Sabudana Vada Stuffed with Coconut Chutney. Try them out, to make fasting more enjoyable this Navratri.

Sabudana VadaSabudana Vada

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Faraali Idli Sambhar ( Faraali Recipes) recipe
The famous southie snack can be converted into a healthy and delicious faraal snack by making the idlis with sanwa millet and the sa ....
Mango Shrikhand, Aamrakhand recipe
Like there are chocolate lovers, there are mango lovers too. They like everything mango-flavoured, from mousses and puddings to shakes and shrikhand! Here is how you can make rich and luscious Mango Shrikhand freshly at home. It calls for just common ingredients like curds, mango pulp, sugar and spi ....
Quick Kalakand recipe
quick kalakand | instant klalkand | kalakand sweet | kalakand made with paneer | indian mithai | with 18 amazing images quick kalakand ....
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farali dosa recipe | faral dosa | sama rajgira dosa | rajgira dosa | with amazing 17 images. farali dosa recipe is one of several forgotten gems from
Panchamrut, Panchamrit recipe
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Buckwheat Khichdi, Farali Kutto Khichdi Recipe, Vrat Recipe, Fasting Recipe recipe
buckwheat khichdi recipe | kutto khichdi | farali kutto khichdi | healthy kutto khichdi | with 15 amazing images. One look at this buckwheat khichdi recipe and yo ....
Doodh Pak, Gujarati Doodh Pak recipe
doodh pak recipe | Gujarati doodh pak | Parsi doodh pak | with amazing 20 images. Doodh pak is a semi-thick mithai, brimful with the goodness of milk. The milk is simmered for a while; then ....
Doodhi Halwa, Lauki Halwa Recipe recipe
Doodhi Halwa tops the chart of all-time favourite Indian mithai. Whether you have it cold, right out of the fridge, or warm it up and have it plain or with a topping of ice-cream, Doodhi Halwa is sure to charm you with its rich texture and enticing flavour. ....
Sabudana Kheer, Indian Dessert for Fasting recipe
The Sabudana Kheer is a tasty and satiating dessert , ideal to have on fasting days. Made of sabudana cooked in milk and sweetened with sugar, this kheer has a very rich taste and interesting mouth-feel. As it kee ....
Sabudana Vada recipe
Sabudana vada, traditionally an ingredient used during fasts, sabudana is a favourite amongst Maharashtrian It lends itself to such lovely recipes, such as these vadas! The crunchy peanuts that punctuate every bite are something I look forward to in the vad ....
Piyush, Faral Piyush Recipe recipe
Piyush tastes like nectar, and nothing short of it, especially on a hot summer’s day when you are on a fast. This faraal recipe keeps you full for quite some time, as it is made with sumptuous ingredients like shrikhand and fresh buttermilk. The assortment of spices used, especially kesar, giv ....
Quick Shrikhand recipe
quick shrikhand recipe | 5 minutes shrikhand | shrikhand with greek yoghurt or full fat curds | with 18 amazing images. quick shrikhand recipe is a
Dry Fruit Stuffed Dates recipe
An easy but tantalising mithai that will be welcomed by all your guests for its innovative presentation and fabulous taste! To make this Dry Fruit Stuffed Dates, you need really good quality dates that are a little large in size, so they can be ....
Kand Puri, Savoury Kand Puri recipe
Crisp yet soft, savoury to the core, the Kand Puri is a mouth-watering way to satiate your hunger on fasting days. It is a quick and easy recipe, which you must try in the winter season when this root vegetable is available in plenty. You just need to make a dough of boiled and mashed purple yam ....
Banana and Rajgira Puri, Upvaas Recipe recipe
Craving for puris on an upvaas day? Well, nothing wrong in having a piece or two of this tasty, upvaas friendly Banana and Rajgira Puri to satisfy your hunger and top up the energy levels. These yummy puris are made of a dough of ....
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