Navratri is here and so is the reason for fasting, and like every year this year too people are observing fasts for the nine auspicious days. But mostly people can't think of much to prepare for the table apart from the regular potato and namkeen recipes. The breakfast is all about aloo whereas vrat ka farsan takes place during the snack time. Therefore, to make your Navratri fasting a little more new and fun, here we are with 5 exotic twists to your regular recipes during these holy days. Take a look
This one is not only healthy but quite high on energy as well. This bhel consists of sabudana (soaked, drained and cooked in a few drops of ghee or oil), cashew nuts, roasted peanuts, some chilies, coriander leaves. Mix them together and sprinkle some chaat masala. You are done! Eat it during your snack time or munch it when you have just nothing to do.
Kuttu Ka Dosa
Kuttu ka atta (buckwheat flour) is one of the most commonly had ingredients during these fasts. Therefore, apart from the usual kuttu ki puris why rustle up something different. Give your dosa batter a kuttu twist and prepare the lipsmacking dish with a filling of aloo. And yes, don't forget the major sidekicks mint and coconut chutney.
Banana Walnut Lassi
Everyone needs something refreshing when they are obsrerving a nine-day long fast. And what better than a beverage like lassi can do that. Pair your regular milkshake with the goodness of bananas, walnuts and honey to keep yourself going during the fast.
Arbi Ke Kebab
Who says only aloo can add the taste in your fasting days? Give your potatoes some rest in the basket and let arbi doo the talking. Spice up your tea-time with arbi ke kebabs which will satiate your tastebuds like nothing else.
Vrat Wale Chawal Ka Dhokla
Dhoklas are a perfect snack which gives you a healthy break from the otherwise fried foods like pakoras and puris. Add a little cumin, ghee, curry leaves and red chillies in your dhokal recipe to enjoy this special dish.