Fast while traveling? Try these 5 special Navratri treats to stay energized
New Delhi: The nine-day Navratri festival is dedicated to Goddess Durga and is celebrated in India with great zeal and festive fervor. Today is Maha Navami, which would be the day the goddess Durga defeated the evil Mahishasura.Read also – This Hubli family in Karnataka has been organizing a toy exhibition in Dussehra for 30 years
During this much revered festival, devotees wake up before dawn, take a bath, and make all preparations to welcome Goddess Durga into their homes. For nine days she is worshiped in nine different incarnations and each signifies a distinct power. Read also – Navratri 2021, Day 9: Maa Siddhidatri, Puja Vidhi, Tithi and Mantra
Any festival is incomplete without delicious food and especially during Navratri most people refrain from eating onion and garlic, as they follow a Navratri fast. Therefore, as the Navratri season has arrived, we have curated a list of some of the mouth-watering delicacies that will keep you energized while fasting. You can try these foods even after the festival is over. Check them. Also Read – Maha Navami 2021: Wishes, Greetings, Whatsapp Status, Pictures and Status you can share with your loved ones
5 special Navratri delicacies that will keep you in a good mood while fasting
This khichdi is absolutely delicious and easy to prepare. Buckwheat porridge, also known as sabut kuttu, is mixed with potatoes and peanuts for Navratri fasting. It is a healthy meal in itself. You can eat it if you are traveling on a fast, to stay energetic throughout the day.
Many of you would have tasted this delicacy during these nine days. Another gluten-free flatbread that you can opt for fasting is Kuttu ki roti or paratha. Made with buckwheat flour and mashed potatoes, these are absolutely healthy flatbreads. Give it a try!
Who doesn’t like potatoes? Fasting potato recipes are quite common in Indian cuisines, especially during Navratri. Crumbled potato, Dahi Aloo, jeera aloo and more – there are plenty of options to try.
Rajgira roti or rajgira paratha is a healthy gluten-free flatbread that goes with any side dish of potatoes. Have you tried this before?
These crispy and chewy pancakes, called Sabudana thalipeeth, are made with tapioca pearls, mashed potatoes, ground peanuts and spices. In Marathi, they are called upvasache thalipeeth and are also called sabudana roti in some parts of the country.