Fasting during the festivities is nobody’s favourite, but people all over India religiously follow the practice during the Navratri season to grow spiritually closer to God and to get their prayers answered. We know it can get really tough but it doesn’t have to be a season of long faces and pouty mouths just because you can’t have your favourite dish. There are a lot of healthy and equally tasty options out there that you can pick from. Check out full recipes in the link attached with this article.
- Samak Pulao – Samak pulao or vrat ke chawal are preferred all over India for their health and taste benefits.
- Baklava – Baklava is a rich, sweet dessert pastry made of layers of filo filled with chopped nuts and sweetened and held together with syrup or honey.
- Makhaana Chaat – Makhana or fox nuts are a favourite during the festival season. They are healthy and tasty and obviously packed with lots of energy to keep you going throughout the day.
- Varai Dosa – If you are going to fast the whole day, make sure to eat a power-packed breakfast. But there’s no need to trade taste for anything, because this Varai Dosa will make a perfect breakfast for you if you want to keep it light yet filling.
- Sabudana Khicchdi – Lunchtime during Navratri has to have Sabudana (Buckwheat) on the menu as it is considered a staple for people who are on a diet.
Check out the various recipes here