Navratri means nine days of fasting and praying. These nine days of fasting purifies the mind and body. Special ingredients are used during this time like samvat (Barnyard Millet), sendha namak (Rock salt), kuttu ka atta (Buckwheat flour), singhare ka atta and much more! Try these awesome recipes this Navratri if you don’t want to make these nine days tedious!
Aloo ka jhol with kuttu ke atte ki puri for Navratri
For aloo ka jhol: Boil potatoes. For tadka, put cooking oil in a pan. Add jeera, tomatoes, green chillies, red pepper powder and sendha namak. Sendha namak (Rock salt) is specially used for the fast. Fry for 2 minutes and then put water. Cook for 5-10 minutes and then add mashed boiled potatoes in tadka. Cook for 5-10 minutes and then garnish with coriander leaves.
For kuttu ke atta (Buckwheat flour) ki puri: Boil potatoes. Mash boiled potatoes and mix these potatoes in kuttu ka atta. Put salt and red pepper powder in atta. Knead to make a dough. Make the balls of it and then fry it in cooking oil.
Lovely! The Navratri special dish is ready!
Samvat rice khichdi
Put cooking oil in a pan. Then add jeera, chopped tomatoes, green chillies, sendha namak, red pepper powder for tadka. Fry for 2 minutes. Then add pieces of potatoes and carrots in tadka. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Then add samvat rice (barnyard millet) and water in it. Cook for 10 minutes at low flame. Cook till the water get soaked completely. Garnish with coriander leaves.
Isn’t this recipe super easy? So why are you waiting? Go and satisfy your stomach with this yummy dish!
Soak sabudana pearls in water for 5-6 hours. Boil potatoes and cut into small pieces. Put cooking oil in a pan. Then add jeera, tomatoes(finely chopped), green chillies(finely chopped), sendha namak, red pepper powder for tadka. Fry it for 1-2 minutes. Then put sabudana and pieces of boiled potatoes in tadka. Cook for 1-2 minutes. Garnish with coriander leaves.
This is the tastiest Navratri dish!
Singhare ke atte ke pakode
Put singhare ka atta in a bowl and then add water to make a smooth batter. Mix sendha namak and red pepper powder in the batter and keep it for 5-10 minutes. Then cut potatoes of whatever shape you like. Put cooking oil in a pan and heat it. Marinate potatoes in the batter and fry. Fry till it gets a brownish color. Tastes best with dahi.
A cup of tea with these pakodas is always a best option!
Sabudana ki kheer
Rinse sabudana with the help of a strainer. Heat milk and after the milk gets heated, put sabudana in it. Cook for 15-20 minutes at low flame. Then add sugar, cardamom powder and dry fruits in it. Sabudana kheer is ready to eat.
Tastes best when hot!
So if you all are not fasting because of the boring food of Navratri, then you must try these mouthwatering recipes! These recipes will surely make you fast every year!
Happy Navratri! Jai Mata Di!