Navratri is a very popular festival in India and it is known to be full of people who are celebrating with enthusiasm, zeal and energy. This festival is a real festivity for all those who enjoy their food like it’s their last meal on Earth. For such an occasion, many dishes are available from the local traditional Indian cuisine so it is a real feast for the senses.
Each and every single bite of food is a unique thrill by itself and the most special recipes are specifically made for the Navratri season. There are some fasting rules on the festival and it lasts for nine days. During this period, certain foods will not be allowed on the menu such as non-vegetarian, garlic or onion.
All festival attendees will be required to observe a strict diet as Navratri is a fast festival and there are other similar festivities like this one where people tend to not eat food at all. Unlike those other fasts, in Navratri there are certain dishes that are allowed for consumption and there are four extremely tasty traditional dishes that are among the favorites. First, one would be fried Aloo Ki Sabji. This dish is mouth-watering and simply irresistible. Usually, it is consumed along with puri or roti.
They fry baby potatoes along with the traditional spices known to be specific in the Indian cuisine. Simple but extremely good and tasty. Next one is Sabudana Vada, a very hot and spicy pudina chutneys that were deep fried. This is largely considered to be the best option when it comes to food during the whole fast. That brings us to our third dish in a line called Sabudana Khichadi.
This dish is extremely popular across whole India and the local people eat this dish during the whole year and especially during Navratri or the times or upvas or vrat. It is a dish that gives you energy made of various vegetables and spices. The last in line is fruit salad, oil-free and light but still powerful and highly energetic.