India is a land of differing cultures that have evolved over an interval of Centuries. Time has brought us together and intermixed our differences into a connecting thread. Many festivals are celebrated in India across the country but with their own traditional shades of flavors. Here you can get all the Vrat recipes and get the process to make the recipes. Just try for the following recipes on this festivals Lauki Burfi/Bottle Gourd Burfi, Sabudana Khichdi, Sago Upma, Pumpkin Barfi, Sabudana Namkeen, Shivratri Vrat, Jackfruit Seeds Halwa, Paneer Dahi Vada, Makhana Chikki, Mewa ki Kheer, Tapioca Patties, Aloo Ka Halwa, Coconut sweet, Kuttu Atta Poori, Doodhi ka halwa Bottle Gourd Halwa, etc.
Ghiya Ki Burfee or Lauki ki Lauj can be prepared on festivals or eaten as a fruit diet on fasts. It is very easy to make, this fibrous and nutritious Lauki ki Burfi can be made for Diwali, your family will surely love it.
Ghiya Ki burfee can me prepared in numerous ways. Lauki is cooked in milk till it turns very thick. But this process consumes much time. In another way, after cooking Lauki we can add Mawa to it and make Lauki ki Barfi. Lauki ki Burfi made in any way has its own distinct taste. Here we will make Burfi in the easiest and less time consuming method.
If we use ripe Lauki to prepare its Burfi then it will taste more delicious. It is not suitable to use unripe Lauki to make Lauki ki Barfi.
There are many recipes we had earlier made from Pumpkin (Kaddu). Today we will make Burfi with Pumpkin- Kaddu Ki Burfi.
We can eat Kaddu Burfi in Navratra Fast (Navratri Var Recipes) or any other fast where a strict fruit based diet has to be followed. To make Kaddu Burfi you should take yellow and riped Pumpkin.
Cashew nut Gur(jaggery) and sugar Chikki is made in 2 different ways. Cashew nut Chikki made from Gur is soft while the one with sugar is crunchy.
You are directed to follow strict fruit based diet during fasts like in Shivratri(Shivratri Vrat). You can prepare following food items for the occasions like these.
You must have prepared, the jackfruit seed's pulao and kheer but its halwa is very delicious, although it takes lot of labor to peel the seeds. Lets prepare the Jackfruit Seed Halwa.
If you want to eat low fat dish in the breakfast then let's make sago (Sabudana) Upma. You can make different dishes from Sabudana such as its Khichdi (Sago Khichadi) or Namkeen (Sabudana Namkeen). You can eat Sabudana Upma during fast too.
Sabudana khichdi is usually consumed during fasting. It takes very less time to make this tempting khichdi. Boiled potatoes and coarsely ground peanuts enhance the flavor of this scrumptious khichdi. You can have this khichdi at as light breakfast as well apart from just having them in fasts.
On the festive season of lord Krishna’s birthday .i.e. janmashtami, as per the rituals dhaniya panjiri or dhaniya barfi is usually made for the prasad. This barfi is made out of grinned coriander, coconut powder, mawa or rajgiri. Prepare dhaniya barfi for this janmashtam
Malpua prepared with mawa mixed in singhara atta (water chestnut flour) during fasts are scrumptious to eat as well as look best. Don't forget to prepare them during Navratri or any other fasts.
As we all know that special Namkeen are available for people who observe fasts. You can buy these special namkeen consumed in fasting from the market or can even prepare them at home. It can be made easily at home and will definitely be more good than the namkeen available in the market.
Namkeens eaten in fasts can be made in various ways. You can use peanuts and sago (sabudana) to make namkeen. You can add any kind of mewa as er your taste and preference into it to enhance its taste. Just prepare the namkeen one day and eat it for all 9 days of the fasting. I am sure you will definitely like it.
In the series of fruit diet recipes for fasts like during the occasion of Shivratri, Aloo singhada Dahi Vada or Water Chestnut Dahi Vada is a favorite.
Dry fruits Kheer (pudding) are very tasty. You can make this kheer whenever you like. In dry fruits Kheer (pudding), grain and rice aren't used; hence you can eat it on the day of Janmashtami or on fasting days. Let's prepare Dry fruits kheer.
Khajoor (dates) shake is very delicious and also very nutritious. Khajoor shake is complete blend of vitamins, sugar, proteins, carbohydrates and minerals and is hence named as tonic shake. It is a good shake that can be consumed during navratras.
Try making this shake during summers in cold milk and in warm milk during winters. This shake protects you from common cold and cough.
Vegetable, Koftas and Gulaab Lacha are common dishes made with Lauki (Gourd). Today we will try a different recipe from Gourd - Gourd Halwa. Many kids are not much fond of eating Gourd in any form, but i am sure they will love this sweet form of Gourd.
Makhane Pag is a very popular sweet in Uttar Pradesh. Traditionally it is made in Janmashtami festival. It is even offered to a new born baby's mother, to celebrate the joy in the family. Come today we will make Makhane Pag.
If you feel like having something light before dinner then you can try Raw Banana Cutlet. According to your wish you can make cutlets only with bananas or potatoes with bananas.
Raw Banana Cutlets can be had on fasts as a fruit diet. If you do not want to eat it as a fruit diet then instead of Sendha salt, plain salt and in place of Singhada or Kattu flour corn starch or gram flour can be used.
Nariyal ka Pag (Coconut sweet dish) is a popular sweet dish of North India. Nariyal ka pag is very delicious and doesn't require any ghee; however lot of sugar is used. If you are not restricted to sugar, you can make and eat the coconut sweet. let's prepare the coconut sweet dish.
We keep 9 days fast during Navratri and eat only after the sunset. One has to eat only vegetarian food during Navratri and that to without onion and garlic.
We often need to do all the preparations before hand for making Moong dal or Urad dal dahi vada but Paneer vada can be prepared instantly and easily. Scrumptious to eat and can be consumed during vrat.
Kuttu Atta (Buckwheat flour) is commonly used in fasts. Today we will make Kuttu Atta Poori for Navratri Vrat.
Kuttu Atta cannot be kneaded with just simple water. Potato or Arbi is used to knead the flour. You also get crispy Pooris when the flour is kneaded with Potato or Arbi.