Navaratri special easy to made lip smacking dishes

The 9 day long fasting is what makes the celebration of Navaratri a celebrated occasion. We completely transform our dietary habits into the new one. Scientifically, this nine day long fasting is a kind of Detoxification of our bodies. As Navaratri comes when season change and thus simple food habit can help us to maintain the immune system as our body is a machine which needs proper servicing time to time . . . Fasting include all such food which is purely natural and not artificial. Even the use of iodized salt is not acceptable; rather the rocky sendha namak is taken instead.

We are listing some of the delicious and easy to made dishes as we do care for your health as well as spirituality:

Rajgira Parantha

Rajgira Parantha
Rajgira Parantha


¾ cup amaranth flour (rajgira aata)

1 large potato or 2 small to medium boiled potatoes

½ tsp cumin powder

1 or 2 green chilies crushed

Rock salt (sendha namak)



Mash potatoes with flour

Add the crushed green chili, cumin powder and rock salt (sendha namak).

Make medium sized balls from the dough. Dust with amaranth flour.

Roll to a small or medium sized Paratha. then gently lift up with a spatula and fry the parantha on a hot tava.

Gently press the dough ball and flatten it till it increases in size with your palms or with your fingers.

Use a non stick pan so that the parantha cannot stick.

Flip a couple of times till the paratha looks evenly golden and roasted evenly.

Serve hot with curd or any curry meant for fasting.

Kuttu Pancakes

Kuttu Pancakes
Kuttu Pancakes

This is the internationalization of Navaratri festival. Try this yummy pancake this time and serve with fruits.


Half cup kuttu atta

3 tablespoon sugar

½ teaspoon salt (sendha namak)

2 cups buttermilk

2 cups white butter



Mix the flour, sugar and salt in a bowl

Add melted butter over dry ingredients and start stirring

In the meantime, heat a non stick pan on low flame

Put some oil in the pan and spread the batter (at least 5 inch wide)

Increase flame to medium-low and let the first slice cook, keep

flipping as and when seems necessary and cook for 2-3 minutes

Make 5-6 such slices and serve with whipped cream and fruits

Sabudana cutlets

Sabudana cutlets
Sabudana cutlets


1/2 cup sago (Sabudana)

2 potatoes

¼ cup roasted and grinded groundnuts

2 tablespoon kuttu flour

5-6 finely chopped green chillies

2-3 tablespoon chopped coriander

Lemon juice of half lemon

Sendha namak to taste

Oil or ghee to fry


Soak Sabudana for whole night and don’t forget to put enough water

Take some mashed potatoes, grinded groundnuts, chillies, coriander leaves and mix well

Add soaked Sabudana pearls and kuttu flour to it, mix well, add some salt as per need

Make tikkis but do not press them hard as they may break

Fry these tikkis in oil and ghee and pay some extra attention as they cook so fast.

PS: Always wash Sabudana well before soaking process, this removes dust and extra starch