Navratri is a 9 days festival that is celebrated in the honor of the divine Goddess Durga. During these 9 days, devotees worship the different avatars of Goddess Durga for nine days and many Hindu devotees keep fast or vrat.
When fasting, people eliminate certain food items such as some types of grains, onion, garlic, pulses, beans, certain vegetables, and some spices.
Navaratri or Navarathri festival is celebrated twice a year, first Chaitra Navaratri which is celebrated at the beginning of spring and second is Sharad Navaratri which is celebrated at the arrival of autumn.
On such days when you are fasting, you don’t really have the energy to cook an elaborated meal so all you want is tasty, filler, reviving, and easy-to-make recipes. Who doesn’t love some easy and quick fast (vrat) recipes that can be made at home to relish during Navratri season?
So if you are fasting this Navratri, then these 17 amazing and easy-to-follow vrat recipes would make your job easier. They all are a must-try sativk, energizing, and made in just under 30 minutes.
These recipes include delicious snacks, sweets, raitas, juices and smoothies!
1.) Aloo Ka Halwa- Potato Halwa (Recipe Video)
Aloo Ka Halwa is a very tasty, easy and gluten-free dessert is cooked with boiled mashed potatoes, ghee, and sugar. You can serve it anytime as a dessert. →
This 6-ingredient healthy, delightful, and satisfying Banana Date Smoothie is made with all-natural ingredients. Excellent for breakfast, brunch, or snack. →
3.) Carrot Sabudana Kheer – Carrot Sago Kheer
Kheer is a name for Indian milk pudding flavoured with cardamom, saffron, and dry fruits. Carrot Sabudana Kheer is a little twist to regular sabudana kheer. →
4.) Cucumber Raita - Kheere Ka Raita
Cucumber Raita or **Kheere ka Raita** is a yogurt-based creamy side dish made with freshly grated cucumbers, yogurt, and some basic herbs and spices. →
5.) Homemade Pineapple Juice Recipe and It’s Benefits
This homemade Pineapple Juice is a refreshingly sweet and a bit tangy, super healthy drink made with just 4 simple ingredients. →
6.) How To Make Detox Heart Beet Juice | Video Recipe
This natively sweet Detox Heart Beet Juice is made with beets, carrots, apples, oranges, and lemons. →
7.) Instant Badam Halwa - Almond Halwa (Instant Pot + Pan)
Quick and delicious Badam Halwa (Almond pudding) made with almond flour, and cooked in Instant Pot. Perfect dessert for any occasion. →
8.) Makhana Kheer | Makhane Ki Kheer
Makhana Kheer or Makhane ki Kheer is a traditional and delicious, creamy Indian pudding made with fox nuts, milk, sugar, dry fruits, and flavorings like saffron. →
Mango Sago is a refreshing, delicious summer dessert made with mangoes, coconut milk and sago pearls. Plus, it is vegan, and gluten-free. →
10.) Mint Raita – Pudina Raita
Mint or Pudina Raita is a popular Indian mint flavoured yogurt dip made from mint leaves and plain yogurt. A perfect side for parathas, pulao, or biryani. →
This rich, creamy, sweet, and indulging peach lassi is loaded with fresh succulent peach and refreshing minty flavors. You can drink it anytime. →
12.) Pineapple Coconut Smoothie
This fresh and tropical Pineapple Coconut Smoothie is a tasty drink prepared with tropical fruit and no added refined sugar. Ideal as on-the-go breakfast. →
13.) Pineapple Raita Recipe - Ananas Raita Recipe
Learn to make Pineapple Raita Recipe | Ananas Raita Recipe with the easy step-by-step video tutorial. Pineapple raita | ananas raita is a sweet spicy raita. →
14.) Sabudana Khichdi - Tapioca Pearl Stir-Fry
This popular Sabudana Khichdi is made with sago pearls, potatoes, peanuts and some seasonings. It is prepared during Indian fasting seasons like Navratri. →
15.) Sabudana Vada (Fried, Baked & Air Fryer Version)
Sabudana vada is a popular, crunchy, and crispy deep-fried Maharashtrian snack made with tapioca pearls, peanuts, potatoes, and coriander. →
16.) Sago Fruit Custard (Sabudana Fruit Custard)
Sago Fruit Custard or Sabudana Fruit Custard is a delightful and refreshing dessert, prepared with milk, sago pearls, custard powder, and assorted fruits. →
17.) Sago Pudding with Blueberry Sauce
Candied Sago Pudding With Blueberry Sauce is a super tasty, beautiful, and excellent pudding. Made with sago, milk, sugar and flavoured with blueberry sauce. →