Sep 102016
Sabudana Khatti Meethi Namkeen | Farali Sabudana Namkeen for Vrat | Crispy Tapioca Pearls Mixture

We all need something to munch and snack on in between our meals. And when you are fasting for Navratri, those hunger pangs can really lower your energy. So instead of buying Namkeens or other snacks from market you can make them at home. They are easy to put together , fresh and hygienic. These ….Read More….

Apr 122016
Vrat Wale Dahi-Paneer Kebabs | Airfried Yogurt & Cottage Cheese Kebabs for Fasting

Ever since my husband gifted me this Air fryer I cant stop trying recipes which I had earlier put in abeyance for I never wanted to eat fried food. This Navratri I was very excited because a lot of fasting food is fried and I gotta a chance to try variety of dishes in air ….Read More….

Oct 192015
Vrat Ki Roti | Kuttu Singhara Sama Ke Atta Ki Thalipeeth | Buckwheat Water Chestnut & Barnyard Millets Flour Flatbread

This is no ordinary food. Its special food we eat during Navratri, the nine day Fasting period of Hindus. The fasts are more like feasting. So much of mouth watering dishes are made during this time that its hard to stay empty stomach 😉 Oops!! I hope I dint offend the Gods 😛  This is ….Read More….

Mar 262015
Swang Ke Chawal Ki Phirni | Barnyard Millet Saffron Milk Pudding

My fasts are on and I barely want to cook specially for myself. I guess the joy of cooking comes when you have a company. My husband knows my habit and he often volunteers to eat whatever I cook for myself during Navratras. So I have a company and I wanted to make this phirni ….Read More….

Mar 232015
Swang Ke Chawal Ka Halwa | Barnyard Millet Aromatic Pudding

Barnyard Millets or Swang Ke Chawal are mostly used during the fasting period when cereals and other grains are abstained. Swang ke chawal is not rice but belongs to millet family. It is know by various names like, Samvat, Sama, Vari, Varai, Samwa, Jhangora, Samo, Morio, Mario, Moraiaya, Bhagar & Kuthirai Vaali. This cereal is ….Read More….

Mar 222015
Phalahari Dhaniya Chutney | Coriander Chutney without Onion Garlic

Navratri or Navratras are very special to me. I feel so rejoiced during the entire fasting period. I love to fast, cook and feast. Thanks to my mother for introducing new food every time so every time we have something new to try. You can eat Sabudana Tikkis, Sabudana Khichdi, Sama k chawal ki Khichdi ….Read More….

Feb 252015
Khajoor Til Ke Laddoo | Quick Sugarless Dates & Sesame Balls

This post is specially for diet conscious people or people who are watching their weight. These dates ball are quick and easy to do with minimal ingredients. When you want to snack on to something guilt free or quench your mid night cravings this is a perfect treat. Store them in air tight jar and ….Read More….

Sep 272014
Palak Dhaniya Chutney | Spinach Coriander Salsa | Phalahari Chutney

During Navratri or any Hindu Fasting Onion Garlic is primarily abstained other than foods depending on each type of fast or one’s own personal belief. My mother makes this delicious Spinach Coriander Chutney in bulk to last a few days for Navratri. It goes great with Sabudana Khichdi, Sabudana Tikki and even with Swang ke ….Read More….

Sep 262014
Sabudana Kheer | Tapioca Milk Pudding | Sago Pudding

Since I was a little girl I love Sabudana Kheer. More for its texture and less for its taste. The swollen tapioca /sago pearls makes it gooey and creamy.  I personally like it cold and refrigerated for the kheer becomes thick and dense. The only time I get to eat this is during Navratras when ….Read More….

Sep 222014
Rasgulla | Cottage Cheese Balls in Sugary Syrup

Rasgulla is a traditional Indian sweet, popular all across the globe. They are cottage cheese balls soaked in sugary syrup. Its widely available in all sweet shops in India. You can also buy them in cans, which makes them available  in Indian stores even outside India. I am a member of a Food Group on ….Read More….