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….
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….
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….
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….
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….
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….
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….
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….
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….
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….