Best Navratri Recipes | Navratri Fast Recipes

Vrat Recipes | Upwas Recipes | Navratri Special Recipes

Best Navratri Recipes | Navratri Fast Recipes- This post is specially designed for the vrat or upwas recipes which are widely prepared during auspicious occassion of Navratri Festival.Or you can browse the complete collection of Vrat/Fasting Recipes here.

Navratri is a hindu festival which is celebrated for a span of nine nights and ten days every year in the season of autumn.It is the post monsoon autumn festival also known as Sharada Navratri that is celebrated in honor of the devine goddess devi Durga.It comes in the bright half of the hindu calender month Ashwin which usually fall in the month of september and october.

The festival is associated to the prominent battle that took place between Durga and demon Mahishasura and celebrates the victory of good over evil.these nine days are solely dedicated to Durga and her eight avatars the Navdurga.Each day is associated to an incarnation of the goddess;

  • Day 1 – Shailaputri
  • Day 2 – Brahmacharini
  • Day 3 – Chandraghanta
  • Day 4 – Kushmanda
  • Day 5 – Skandamata
  • Day 6 – Katyayani
  • Day 7 – Kaalaratri
  • Day 8 – Mahagauri
  • Day 9 – Siddhidatri

Navaratri is celebrated in different ways throughout India.Certain people revere different aspects of Durga and some people fast while others feasts with family and friends.A pot is installed(ghatasthapana) at a sanctified place at home.A lamp is kept lit for nine days.The pot symbolizes the universe and the uninterrupted lit lamp symbolizes Durga.The Chaitra Navratri culminates in Ram Navami and Sharada Navaratri culminates in Durga Puga and Vijayadashmi.

Navaratri is a time when several devotees pray to Goddess durga and observe a fast.Besides being of religious significance,the practice of fasting can also help in detoxifying your body and getting it rid of harmful calories.

So lets see some wonderful fasting recipes on this blog.

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Listed below are the navratri recipes that can be served for linch,dinner,snacks or sweets.Few from these can be prepared for breakfast also.

Farali Idli

We always have sabudana khichdi or sama rice(bhagar)(भगर) as food for fasting.So to have some twist or change in this regular food I am  going to prepare a very easy recipe from sabudana and sama rice(bhagar/भगर)…i.e.Farali Idli or Upwas ki Idli.Read more here…

Farali Dhokla

Farali Dhokla Recipe | Vrat Dhokla | Upwas Dhokla is a healthy and delicious savoury steamed snacks.Read more

Upwasache Dhirde | Farali Chilla

Upwasache Dhirde Upwasache Dhirde | Farali Chilla | Spicy Farali Dosa
Fasting food are observed as high calorie food.Still are always eated with chaos.But most of the times leads to stomach issues.To overcome this problem and to have a healthy fast,Upwasache Dhirde or Farali Chilla are the good options.Read more here…

Upwas Thalipeeth

Upvas Thalipeeth | Navratri Recipe is a multi-grain pancake which is a popular Maharashtrian recipe that is widely prepared during the fast.These thalipeeths are prepared from the special type of flour mix that can be prepared easily at home and is popularly called as Thalipeethachi Bhajni.Read more here…

Shengdanyachi Aamti

Peanut Amti or Upwasachi Shengdanyachi Amti Recipe is a popular Maharashtrian recipe prepared during Navratri or on fasting days. It is also called as Shengdanyachi Amti in marathi where Shengdana means peanuts and Amti means curry.Read more…

Farali Pattice

Farali Pattice | Farali Aloo Pattice is a popular fasting or a vrat dish.Mainly originated from state of Gujrat.The name itself tells it is a prepared for fasting.It is widely found in many sweet marts as a snack item.Read more…

Farali Jalebi

Farali Aloo Jalebi | Farali Jalebi | Vrat Jalebi as name suggests is a fasting or vrat dish recipe.Jalebi is a mouthwatering sweet dish originated from North India.Read more…

Rajgira Sheera

Rajgira Sheera | Rajgira Halwa Recipe  is one more nutritious and healthy sweet dish which usually consumed during fasting prepared for fasting as it is very easy to digest and keep your stomach full for long period of time.Read more…

Rajgeera Ladu

Rajgira Ladoo or Ramdana Ladoo or Amarnath Ladoo’s are prepared from the seeds of amaranth/rajgira.Here the rajgira seeds are popped and then mixed with the jaggery syrup and are then moulded into the ladoo’s.Read more…

Gajar Halwa

Gajar halwa also called as Carrot halwa is a sweet dessert.This dessert is generally prepared in all households during festive season or any occasion.Read more…

Gulaab Jamun

Gulab jamun is a popular Indian sweet that is prepared from milk solids traditionally khoya or mawa.Read more…

Farali Idli-Dhokla Flour Premix

Farali Idli-Dhokla Flour | Farali Idli-Dhokla Premix is usually made for fasts or upwaas from which we can prepare delicious idli’s or dhokla’s.Read more…

Upwas Thalipeeth Bhajni

Upvasachi Bhajni | Navratri Recipe is nothing but the fasting flour which is a quick and easy recipe that can be prepared in less period of time.It is made from Bhagar or Samo Rice,Sago or Sabudana and Rajgira.Read more…


Shrikhand is a sweet desert originated from states of Maharashtra and also Gujrat..It is nothing but a curd which is hunged with the help of muslin cloth for around 8-10 hours or overnight to drain out the excess of water.Read more…


Amrakhand is a semisoft,sweetish sour dessert with the goodness of creamy,rich and decadant Shrikhand with ripe mango puree.Read more…



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