Fasting Recipes

Potato Paneer Curry Without Onion And Garlic Recipe (Vrat Wale Aloo Paneer)

Potato Paneer Curry Without Onion And Garlic Recipe (Vrat Wale Aloo Paneer)

Saturday, 05 November 2016 00:37

The easiest and tastiest fasting recipe for a curry cooked without onion and garlic which is perfect for Navratri. It can be served with kuttu(buckwheat flour) roti or puri, some raita and salad. It tastes great with rice and chapati too. Serve Potato Paneer Curry Without Onion And Garlic along with Rajgira Puri for the fasting days. If you like this recipe, you can also try other No Onion No Garlic recipes such as No Onion No Garlic Roasted Mushroom Recipe No Onion No Garlic Black Eyed Beans Curry Recipe No Onion No Garlic Cabbage Kofta Curry Recipe
Avalakki Bella Usuli Recipe (Jaggery & Flattened Rice)

Avalakki Bella Usuli Recipe (Jaggery & Flattened Rice)

Wednesday, 26 October 2016 00:28

Avalakki Bella Usuli is usually prepared across Karnataka on the days when people observe fasting for their God. Usuli is prepared using poha/flattened rice as it is high in starch content and filling the stomach. This can be prepared using red poha or white one, either thick or thin. The only difference between thick and thin variety is in their soaking time. It is such a simple one that you can stir up in five minutes and it’s kids friendly too. One can substitute sugar in the place of Jaggery. Prepare this moist usuli as an offering to God on an auspicious day. Serve Avalakki Bella Usuli during your fasting days as a snack or as a whole meal. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Fasting recipes such as Rajgira Puri Recipe Singhara Atta Cheela Recipe Sama Khichdi Recipe
Fried Barnyard Millet Recipe (Fried Samvat Rice)

Fried Barnyard Millet Recipe (Fried Samvat Rice)

Friday, 30 September 2016 00:20

The nine day fast festival of Navratri is celebrated in the honor of Goddess Durga. Navratri fasting period is approaching soon and Samvat rice is one of the type, which is allowed during that fasting period. Samvat rice are good source of proteins and carbohydrates. There are lots of fast dishes which can be prepared by samvat rice but today I am making fried satvik rice from them. This dish is super yummy & tasty after having this, I am sure you will like navtari fast more than before. Serve Fried Samvat Rice Or Barnyard Millet along with Tadka Raita for a fasting meal or as a light dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other fasting recipes such as Farali Pattice Recipe Rajgira Puri Recipe Peanut Curry Recipe
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Tomato Curry Leaf Chutney With No Onion No Garlic Recipe

Tomato Curry Leaf Chutney With No Onion No Garlic Recipe

Thursday, 29 September 2016 12:00

Tomato Curry Leaf Chutney With No Onion No Garlic Recipe is a side dish made by blending tomato,green chillies,curry leaves which has been sauteed with some Indian spice like mustard seeds and turmeric powder to enhance the flavour. Chutneys are usually served along as a side dish for many of the dishes like Dosa, Idly, and Paratha in the southern part of India. Chutney can be ground with a mortar or a pestle. Different spices are used in order to play with the flavour for making different chutney. Serve your Tomato Curry Leaf Chutney With No Onion No Garlic Recipe with Rajgira Panner Paratha Recipe to enjoy your morning breakfast.  If you are looking for more Chutney recipe here are some of our favourites: Chow-Chow Kothamalli Chutney Recipe | Chayote Coriander Chutney Dhaniya Pudina Chutney Recipe (Green Chutney) Date and Tamarind Chutney Recipe | Khajur ImliChutney  
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24 Healthy Navratri Fasting Recpies

Thursday, 29 September 2016 00:00

A season for festivals are coming ahead and Navratri being one among the first, it is important to know the importance of it and plan out a meal way in ahead so that it is easy to be followed during the festival. 
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Airfried Yogurt & Cottage Cheese Kebabs Recipe

Airfried Yogurt & Cottage Cheese Kebabs Recipe

Wednesday, 28 September 2016 00:00

Airfried Yogurt & Cottage Cheese Kebabs make an incredible recipe idea for Navratras and other fasting festivals. It is a healthy recipe as it uses yogurt and cottage cheese which both have their health benefits, also it is air fried instead of regular frying. But if you do not own an air fryer, these kebabs can be alternatively cooked on a skillet or in an oven. Airfried Yogurt & Cottage Cheese Kebabs can be made on regular days too as a delicious appetizer for dinner parties, and can be served with green chutney(use rock salt if for fasting). Other Kebab recipes that you can try are: Vegetarian Shami Kebab Recipe Restaurant Style Hara Bhara Kebab Recipe Rajma Galouti Kebab Recipe
Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe

Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:10

Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen Recipe is a delicious crunchy snack made with nylon tapioca pearls and can be eaten during fasting. Serve Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen during evening along with Irani chai recipe. If you like this recipe, check out more snack recipes here Moong Dal Mini Samosas (Delicious Tea Time Snack) Diwali Cornflakes Mixture Recipe (A Savory Evening Tea Snack) Aval Mixture Recipe (Poha Chivda) Spinach Khandvi Recipe (Gujarati Snack - Savory Gram Flour Pinwheels)
Dhania Wale Aloo Recipe (Coriander Potato Dry)

Dhania Wale Aloo Recipe (Coriander Potato Dry)

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:08

Navratri is one of the holiest festivals celebrated in India where the goddess Durga is worshiped in its various forms for nine days. Many people from the northern part of India fast on these nine days, and follow a restricted diet with few chosen ingredients without the use of onion and garlic in it. Dhania Wale Aloo Recipe, is one such simple, yet flavourful dish that you can prepare during the fast days. This colourful, tasty and tangy dish makes for an interesting evening snack or a finger food at any home party. Serve Dhania Wale Aloo along with Phulkas and Palak Raita for a weekday lunch or dinner. If you like this recipe, you can also try other Potato recipes such as Tamarind Chilli Potato Recipe Baked Sweet Potato Boats Recipe Potato Vindaloo Recipe  
Makhana Moongphali Ki Kadhi Recipe(Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Makhana Moongphali Ki Kadhi Recipe(Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:00

Makhana Moongphali Ki Kadhi Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is a thin yogurt based gravy dipped in with toasted lotus seed. The gravy tastes slightly sour because of the yogurt that has been incorporated into it. Kadhi is most popular in Rajasthan and Gujarat, it is a considered as light dish. Traditionally it is sweeter in taste because of the addition of jaggery or sugar but it cannot be made without sugar also. Serve your hot Makhana Moongphali Ki Kadhi with Sama Khichdi or Palak Khichdi to make it a delicious meal. If you are looking for more Khadi recipes here are some of our favourites: Hyderabadi Khadi Masoor Ki Dal (Hyderabadi Style Lentil Curry) Punjabi Kadhi Pakora Recipe (Spicy Yogurt Curry with Spinach Dumplings)
Farali Dhokla - Kuttu Ka Dhokla Recipe (Buckwheat Flour/Sama Rice Dhokla Recipe)

Farali Dhokla - Kuttu Ka Dhokla Recipe (Buckwheat Flour/Sama Rice Dhokla Recipe)

Tuesday, 27 September 2016 00:00

Farali Dhokla - Kuttu Ka Dhokla Recipe (Buckwheat Flour/Sama Rice Dhokla Recipe) is an Indian dish which resembles a cake. It is steamed in a pressure cooker or a steamer. Kuttu Ka Dhokla is made from a blend of sama rice and buckwheat flour which is soaked in some yogurt and water. Indian spices are added to give it a different flavour to the dish. Traditionally Dhokla batter is fermented and steamed. It is a famous dish in Gujarati Cuisine. It is then finished by adding a tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves on top of the Dhokla. Since Kuttu Ka Dhokla is preferred during Navratri fasting,it is kept simple and made quick without any tempering. Garnish your Farali Dhokla - Kuttu Ka Dhokla with coriander leaves and fresh grated coconut and serve it along with a spicy Dhaniya Pudina No Onion No Garlic Chutney. If you are looking for more Dhokla recipes here are some of our favourites: Buckwheat Corn Dhokla Recipe Makai Dhokla (Savoury Steamed Corn Cake) Recipe Amaranth Sooji & Oats Dhokla Recipe
Cucumber Green Chilli Raita Recipe

Cucumber Green Chilli Raita Recipe

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

Cucumber Green Chilli Raita is made from yogurt with a mixture of fresh produce such as cucumber, carrot and tomato with a little hint of chopped green chilli. The chopped coriander gives it a garden-fresh aroma. The raita is then finished with a sprinkle of some Indian spice like cumin powder and red chili powder to give it a hit of spice. Serve the Cucumber Green Chilli Raita as a side dish when you make Biryani or Parathas If you are looking for yogurt recipes here are some of our favourites: Peanut Chaat With Spiced Yogurt Recipe Mirchicha Chatka (Fire Roasted Chillies WithYogurt Recipe) Homemade Low Fat Strawberry Frozen Yogurt Recipe
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Rajgira Puri Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Rajgira Puri Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

Rajgira Puri Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is a unleavened Indian fried bread made with rajgira flour/amaranth flour and potato as a binding agent. It is slight different from the normal puris made from the wheat flour. This is because of the type of different flour being used which is the rajgira flour giving varied texture. The Rajgira puris are much soft and grainy in texture. The dish is preferred to be made during the Vrat season or the Fasting season of Navratri in the Northern region of India.Since the rajgira flour has no gluten present, a binding agent such as any starch for example potato can be added in order to bind it. Serve your soft Rajgira Puri (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) with Apple Tamatar Ki Subzi or Lauki Paneer Kofta Curry. If you are looking for more Puri recipes here are some of our favourites: Palak (Spinach) Puri Recipe Puri Recipe (Puffed Fried Indian Bread) Matar Ki Puri (Crispy Puffed Indian Bread With Peas)
Rajgira Paneer Paratha Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Rajgira Paneer Paratha Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

Rajgira Paneer Paratha Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is an Indian flatbread made by mixing amaranth flour with paneer as the binding agent and flavoured with Indian spice and rolled out thin and toasted on a flat pan till it is crispy on both the sides. Rajgira contains unsaturated fatty acids and soluble fibre, which help in controlling blood cholesterol levels. Also, paneer which is low in fat and high in protein is a good addition to the paratha. Rajgira Paneer Paratha can be eaten as a breakfast dish or during a snack time meal. Serve your crispy Rajgira Paneer Paratha with No Onion No Garlic Tomato Chutney making it a delicious meal. If you are looking for more paratha recipe here are some of our favourites: Ajwain Besan Ka Paratha Recipe (Masala Paratha) Gajar Paratha Recipe (Carrot Paratha) Nutty Aloo Paratha Recipe
Sama Khichdi Recipe (Barnyard Millet/ Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Sama Khichdi Recipe (Barnyard Millet/ Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Monday, 26 September 2016 00:00

Sama Khichdi Recipe ( Barnyard Millet/ Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is a one pot dish made with Barnyard Millet with an assortment of vegetable flavoured with Indian spice. It is made in a pressure cooker which helps in cooking faster as well as gives a creamy texture to the dish. Barnyard millet is rich in fibre , they are gluten free and vegan cereal. Therefore many people prefer this while fasting for Navratri. The millet resembles like Semolina(Rava) in texture.  Serve your creamy Sama Khichdi with Cucumber Green Chilli Raita with Makhana Moongphali Ki Kadhi to enjoy your meal. If you are looking for more Khichdi recipes here are some of our favourites: Palak Khichdi Recipe Khichdi Roti Recipe Sabakki Uppittu Recipe (South Indian Style Sabudana Khichdi)
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Singhare Atte Ka Halwa/Sheera Recipe (Water Chestnut Flour Halwa Recipe)

Singhare Atte Ka Halwa/Sheera Recipe (Water Chestnut Flour Halwa Recipe)

Sunday, 25 September 2016 12:00

Singhare Atte Ka Halwa/Sheera Recipe (Water Chestnut Flour Halwa Recipe) is an Indian sweet made with water chestnut flour by roasting it with ghee and sugar till it becomes becomes dense and crumbly in texture. The halwa is then tossed with few toasted cashewnuts to give it a crunchy element. Water Chestnut or also called as Chinese waterchest nut is derived from from a plant called sedge. It is native to Asia and provides more of a medicinal value when it is consumed. The water chestnut flour are used mainly during fasting season for Navaratri festival. If you are looking for more halwa recipes here are some of our favourites: Pumpkin Halwa (Kaddu Ka Halwa) Recipe Gajar Ka Halwa Recipe (Quick & Easy Indian Carrot Pudding) Mohan Bhog Recipe - Bengali Style Sooji Ka Halwa
Makhana Aloo Tikki Recipe (Spiced Lotus Seed Patties Recipe)

Makhana Aloo Tikki Recipe (Spiced Lotus Seed Patties Recipe)

Sunday, 25 September 2016 12:00

Makhana Aloo Tikki Recipe (Spiced Lotus Seed Patties Recipe) is a delicious snack made from makhana/lotus seeds which is toasted,pound and mixed with potato and flavoured with Indian spice. It is then pan fried on both the sides till it is crunchy and golden brown on both the sides. Makhana is a very unique ingredient used during fasting season of Navratri. The lotus seeds are a good nutrition to the heart and Kidney thus providing a healthy dish. Serve your Makhana Aloo Tikki (Spiced Lotus Seed Patties ) with Dhaniya Pudina No Onion No Garlic Chutney to relish your tea time snack. If You are looking for more Snack Recipes here are some of our favourites: Crispy Masala Peanuts Recipe (Gujarati Sing Bhujia) Thenga Manga Soya Sundal Recipe Khaman Dhokla Recipe
Goondh Paani Recipe (Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe)

Goondh Paani Recipe (Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe)

Sunday, 25 September 2016 00:12

Goondh Paani Recipe (Sweet Gum Tree Almond Drink Recipe) is a traditional drink made from gondh or gum tree relished with almonds and jaggery. Goondh/gond, also known as "Tragacanth gum" is tasteless , odorless, viscous water soluble natural-gum. Many people are unaware of using this ingredient but it is the best used as a stabilizer, emulsifier and texture additive. It is a tradition in the north,during Navratri people consume this drink once they break their fast. This helps them to give the energy after a continuous 9 days of fast.  Goondh Panni is always served hot as it becomes hard when it cools down. If you are looking for more beverage recipes here are some of our favourites : Bael Ka Sharbat Recipe (Woodapple Squash Drink) Bael Ka Sharbat Recipe (Woodapple Squash Drink) Aam Ka Panna Recipe With Jaggery
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Apple Tamatar Sabzi Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Spiced Apple Tomato Curry)

Apple Tamatar Sabzi Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Spiced Apple Tomato Curry)

Sunday, 25 September 2016 00:00

Apple Tamatar Ki Sabzi (Spiced Apple Tomato Gravy) is a semi-gravy made with cubed apple cooked in a cinnamon infused tomato based gravy. It rightly brings out the flavour in the dish. As apples goes well with the cinnamon,the gravy us a sweet and tangy taste. The dish was found to be originally from Jammu and Kashmir. Since most of the Indian vegetarian gravies prefer using a vegetable, this dish provides a unique twist from the normal use of ingredients. Serve your sweet and tangy Apple Tamatar Ki Sabzi (Spiced Apple Tomato Gravy) with Singhare ka Cheela or Ajwain Puri. If you are looking for more apple-based recipe here are some of our favourites: Apple Cinnamon French Toast Recipe Homemade Apple Pie Recipe (with Whole Wheat Pie Crust) Mulled Apple Juice Recipe
Singhara Atta Cheela Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Singhara Atta Cheela Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Sunday, 25 September 2016 00:00

Singhara Atta Cheela Recipe (No Onion No Garlic Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe) is a kind of pancake made from Singhara Atta/Water Chestnut flour.The batter is spiced up with green chilli coriander and the basic Indian spice. Singhara Atta is mainly preferred during the Navratri Vrat.The flour contains a lot of health benefits such as proteins, calcium and vitamins which makes it an ideal dish to be consumed during fasting. Serve your hot Singhara Atta Cheela with Apple Tamatar Ki Subzi or Coconut Peanut Chutney. If you are looking for more Dosa recipes here are some of our favourites: Mangalorean Neer Dosa Recipe (Savory Rice & Coconut Crepe) Paneer Chilli Dosa Recipe (Spicy Cottage Cheese Dosa) Foxtail Millet Podi Dosa Recipe
Palak Makhana Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Palak Makhana Recipe (Navratri Fasting/Vrat Recipe)

Saturday, 24 September 2016 00:00

Palak Makhana is a North Indian gravy made with with roasted makhana blended in a creamy palak gravy. This is a dish that is famous during the festival of Navratri where people fast according to their tradition. Since there are no onion and no garlic added it makes a perfect dish to be eaten while fasting. Lotus being spiritual to many culture, the seeds gives a unique touch to the dish being prepared. The lotus seeds are meant to contain many health benefits mainly to the Heart and Kidney. You can serve your creamy Palak makhana with Ajwain puri or Jeera pulao to make a complete wholesome meal. If you are looking for more Palak recipes, here are some of our favourites: Palak Tovve or Palak Dal Recipe (Spinach and Lentil Curry) Palak Baingan Ki Sabzi | Spinach Eggplant Stir Fry Whole Wheat Palak Naan Recipe

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