It is that time of the year when there’s slight nip in the air, when we dance the night away to the tunes of garba, when we revel in finery and when we devour the finest feast treats. With the onset of Durga Puja (Navratri), its time to pay our obeisance to the Hindu Goddess Durga and engage in healthy feasting as well as fasting. During this auspicious occasion many fast on all or some days to seek blessings of Maa Durga and also to purify body.
Here we bring to you top 5 fasting recipes that you can easily prepare at home and savour. These recipes are healthy, wholesome and fully filling. They are not only quick to prepare but also easy to digest. They use basic spices but give awesome results.
1. Makhana Kheer
This festive season, we bring to you a sweet and supremely nutritious treat. Rich and sinfully creamy, this makhana kheer will delight your taste buds and also aptly quench your appetite! What makes this recipe special is that it is neither overly sweet like the market bought mithais, nor difficult to prepare. In addition, you can replace the white sugar with jaggery, brown sugar or even sugar free for a guilt-free festive indulgence. Follow our steps and cook this easily in your home!
Get the full recipe here: https://www.potsandpans.in/blogs/recipes/makhana-kheer
2. Hariyali Paneer Tikka
An easy to prepare piquant treat for the festive season! Whether you are fasting or preparing something special for your friends and family, this flavoursome snack, which can be prepared in only 20 minutes, will surely spice up the occasion. Additionally, this snack doesn’t need garlic or onion to attain that awesome taste!
Get the full recipe here: https://www.potsandpans.in/blogs/recipes/hariyali-paneer-tikka
3. Sugar Free Til Ke Ladoo
Sesame seeds are high on health benefits and here we are giving a sweet touch to this superfood! Presenting the simplest way of making delicious “til ke ladoo” for this festive season! We have replaced the processed white sugar with the organic jaggery so that you can indulge in this sweet treat without the added stress of extra sugar consumption. This is also a rich source of protein and ideal for upcoming winter!
Get the full recipe here: https://www.potsandpans.in/blogs/recipes/sugarfree-til-e-ladoo
4. Samvat rice khichdi recipe
There’s nothing like khichadi for that wholesome feeling and easy digestion. Incredibly delicious and very simple to prepare, this is one vrat recipe that everyone relies and relish on during sickness as well as celebration, and trust us, you can never go wrong with this time-tested treat.
Get the full recipe here: https://www.vegrecipesofindia.com/samvat-rice-khichdi-recipe-sama-chawal-khichdi/
5. Sabudana Vada
Packed with the perfect crunch, delectable flavour and numerous health benefits, this is one all-time favourite vrat recipe. It is a traditional and much-loved recipe from Maharashtra that is extremely easy to prepare, hence so popular. Laden with peanuts that punctuate every bite, this is surely a sumptuous way to celebrate Navratri fasting.
Get the full recipe here: https://www.tarladalal.com/sabudana-vada-4955r