On Mahashivratri, devotees pray to Lord Shiva for their well-being and observe fasting. People from all over the subcontinent perform fasting rituals. Indian households avoid eating non-vegetarian food during this holy month. Some people keep fast while some switch to ‘Satvik Bhojan’, excluding the consumption of meat, onion, and garlic.
There are many recipes that can be made during this day, CitySpidey picks easy-to-make yummy Vrat recipes:
Sabudana Khichdi is a quick and popular fasting recipe. The dish helps to boost your energy and keeps you going for the whole day. While there are lots of Sabudana recipes for fasting, the favourite remains to be Sabudana khichdi. It’s yummy, healthy and easy to cook.
Kuttu aloo puri
Gram buckwheat flour is quite common during fasting festivities. The round puris are filled with salted mashed potatoes. Kuttu aloo puri is served hot with curd.
Singhade Ki Kadhi
We just love a yummy bowl of kadhi. Don't we? And, here we bring to you a unique dish of Kadhi using singhade ka atta (water chestnut flour), known as singhade ki kadhi. This recipe is tasty enough to add to your vrat food list.
Sama Chawal Dhokla
Dhoklas can be a part of your Sawan vrat menu now. Try these dhoklas made with sama rice prepared during fasting days. The spongy pieces have the tanginess of yoghurt and a pinch of spice would make your tastebuds happy even on a fasting day.
Kache Kele Ki Tikki
Cook these mouth-watering tikkis made with raw bananas. The spicy and tasty snack option is usually a favourite amongst foodies. Raw bananas being a rich source of nutrients make it a healthy option as well.