Collection of Navratri Vrat ka Khana Recipes

A Collection of Navratri Vrat ka Khana Recipes

Vrat ka Khana is a term that describes dishes that one can eat on days of religious fasts, such as Ekadashi, Navratri, etc. Each region of India follows its own customs and traditions. For example, many in North India and West India fast during the nine days of Navratri. During

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Sabudana Thalipeeth is a pancake made with Sabudana and Potato

Sabudana Thalipeeth – Vrat ka Khana

With Navratri upon us, many will be fasting. Sabudana and Potato are among food items that are popularly eaten as Vrat ka Khana on days of fast such as Navratri and Ekadashi. Today I am presenting the hearty Sabudana Thalipeeth from Maharashtra. It makes for a good change from the more popular Sabudana

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Navratri Sundal Recipes

Sundal Recipes for Navratri

Sundal is such an inseparable part of Navratri celebrations. During the 9 days of Navratri, many married women invite other married women home for Haldi-Kumkum. Every lady who visits the home is offered Haldi-Kumkum and then given Paan-Supari, along with a small gift, and some Sundal and a Sweet. There are many varieties of

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Sweet Corn Sundal | Boiled American Sweet Corn Seasoned with Grated Coconut

Sweet Corn Sundal | Mokkajonna Guggillu: Navratri Recipe

Sundal (Guggillu in Telugu) is an integral part of Navratri celebrations. Having already written about Senagala Guggillu | Kala Chana Sundal, Konda Kadalai Sundal, Pattani Sundal, and Verkadalai Sundal, I am now posting the recipe for Sweet Corn Sundal. Called Mokkajonna Guggillu in Telugu, this is a wonderful variation of

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Beetroot Tikki with Dahiwali Pudina Chutney

Beetroot Tikki | Beetroot Cutlet: Recipe by Heena Jhanglani

This recipe for Beetroot Tikki (Beetroot Cutlet) is yet another easy to make gem from Mrs. Heena Jhanglani. She had earlier given me the recipe for Singhare ke Atte ka Halwa as a vrat ka khana recipe for Navratri 2015.  Well, truth be told I savour a lot of yummy dishes made by

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Devi Navratri 2017 - Colours to Wear and Naivedyam Recipes

Devi Navratri 2016: Colours to Wear, Forms of the Devi, Alankaram, Naivedyam to Offer

Sharada Navratri or Devi Navratri is one of the most important festivals and is celebrated across almost all parts of India. These 9 nights/10 days (navratri = nine nights) are dedicated to various forms of the Devi or the Goddess. In 2017, Navratri is from September 21, 2017 to September

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