Category Archives: Navratri recipes

Sprouted green moong sundal recipe – How to make sprouted green moong sundal recipe – sundal recipes

Sprouted green moong sundal is a healthy and quick sundal recipe and an ideal Navratri snack.  You can steam the sprouts earlier and then give the seasoning.  If you like a crunchy sundal, you can cook for a lesser time and if you prefer a soft sundal, cook the moong for a little longer time. 

Dry fruits ladoo recipe -How to make dry fruits laddu recipe – no sugar quick ladoo recipe

Dry fruits ladoo is a no sugar, no jaggery ladoo recipe made with dates, ghee and mixed nuts.  The sweetness to this ladoo comes from the dates and moreover it is very healthy too.  Dry fruits ladoos are traditionally prepared during festival days like Diwali, Janmashtami or Shivratri.  It is an ideal dish which can

Red aval ladoo recipe – How to make avalakki ladoo/red aval/poha ladoo recipe – ladoo recipes

Red aval ladoo is a healthy and delicious ladoo prepared from red poha/aval/flattened rice, sugar, cardamom powder and nuts. This ladoo can be prepared in less than half an hour as it is made with less ingredients.  Red aval ladoos are prepared mostly on festive occasions like Krishna Jayanthi or Navaratri.  You can replace red

Whole urad dal or black gram sundal recipe – How to make ulundu sundal recipe – sundal recipes

Black urad dal sundal is a very healthy snack made with whole urad dal.  It can be had as a teatime snack or anytime snack.  Urad dal is very easy to digest and a good source of protein and iron.  This sundal makes up for a great snack and as a perfect offering to God. 

Mix fruits lassi recipe – How to make mixed fruits lassi recipe – lassi recipes

Lassi is a very refreshing yoghurt based drink and originates from Punjab.  Yoghurt flavoured with spices is called as salted lassi and lassi which contains sugar is the sweet lassi.  There are many varieties of lassi like mango lassi, strawberry lassi, salted lassi or sweet lassi. In this recipe, I have added fruits along with yoghurt

Green peas sundal (pattani sundal) recipe – How to make green peas sundal recipe – Navratri recipes

Green peas sundal is a popular south indian sundal recipe made with dry green peas.  It is commonly prepared during Navratri festival.   Green peas sundal is also a healthy snack as peas are full of proteins and low in calories.  It is called as pattani sundal in Karnataka and Tamil Nadu and sometimes sold as

Sabudana ladoo recipe – How to make sabudana ladoo recipe – Navratri recipes

Sabudana ladoo is an Indian sweet dish made from tapioca pearls, powdered sugar, dessicated coconut, ghee and nuts and is prepared especially during Navratri or fasting days or festival days.  Sabudana is an important ingredient which can be used during fasting days.  Coconut added to this dish gives a delicious taste to the ladoo.  Do try this

Aloo gravy or potato curry recipe – no onion no garlic recipe – side dish for rotis

Aloo gravy is a simple and quick side dish for rotis as well as vegetable fried rice or peas pulao or any other pulao variety.  It also serves as an accompaniment for rajgira puris or plain puris.  It is a no onion no garlic recipe and a good dish especially on fasting days or navratri days.

Rajgira ki puri recipe or vrat ki puri recipe- Navratri recipes

Rajgira or amaranth contains more than three times the average amount of calcium and is also high in iron, magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and it is the only grain which contains Vitamin C.  Also as it is easy to digest and they are perfect for people on fasts,  Rajgira puris are prepared during Navratri or fasting

Makhane ki kheer or phool makhane ki kheer recipe

Makhana, phool makhane or lotus seeds are full of  nutrients and are a good source of protein, calcium and iron.  For making this delicius kheer, makhane is lightly roasted in ghee and cooked in milk till the milk is reduced to half and then garnished with cashewnuts and raisnis.  This kheer is further enhanced by adding