Maha Shivaratri: Quick And Easy Food For Fasting

Fasting this Maha Shivaratri? Here are few quick food ideas forfasting

 

So what if you are fasting this Mahashivratri. This does not mean that you cannot eat anything the entire day or just have to depend on fruits and milk. On the auspicious occasion of Mahashivratri, you celebrate your devotion to Lord Shiva with zeal and vigor. But, you can’t do this without filling your guts up.

Incase you are ignorant about the fact of this festival, you must know that Shivratri- as the name indicates is the “night of Shiva-Parvati “. It is celebrated as the holy matrimony of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati. So, it is the time of celebration. But celebration is incomplete if accompanied by some delicious food and drinks. So, even if you are fasting this day, we have got some quick and easy to make fasting dishes for you to get your gut going all day.

Deep fried raw banana with sweet and spicy flavouring

Deep fried raw banana with sweet and spicy flavouring
Crunchy munches of banana chips to savor your day

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Banana is the basic fruit available at home. So, instead of biting it plain and simple just flavor it up to prepare this easy and tasty dish. Some oil, peanuts, bananas, salt and caster sugar can help you prepare this super easy and yummy dish. Deep fry the thin slices of banana, add some salt and sugar and present with fried peanuts.

Sabudana Kheer

Sabudana Kheer
A fasting day dessert that won’t make you feel guilty

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Even a blindfolded can prepare this dish. It is not joke, Sabudana kheer is extremely easy to prepare and wonderfully delicious to have. Sabudana is the star ingredient of this dish as it gives flavor and depth to this simple dish.

Angoor Rabri

Angoor Rabri
Dessert of heaven for a Heavenly ocassion

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Doesn’t this dish look heavenly? This mouthwatering, rich, creamy, self-indulgent and guilt-free dish is a must to have on fasting day. It is easy and quick to prepare. To add a tinge of flavor, sprinkle it with nuts and coconut.

Aloo Makhana Sabji

Aloo Makhana Sabji
A twist to regular potato

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This no onion, no garlic aloo makhana sabji is something to add in your Mahashivratri food list. Potato is a humble vegetable that can even be eaten on fasting days while it is also quite filling. Combining potato with makhana (lotus seeds) will make up for one delectable and filling fasting dish. It ca be served with sattu ka parantha.

Paneer Stuffed Croquettes

Paneer Stuffed Croquettes
Mouthwatering stuffed paneer for your ditch food day

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Thank Lord Shiva for this fasting day dish. This is simple and easy dish. Stuffed croquettes are one to be prepared with all vrat foods like paneer, singhara flour, mint chutney and boiled potatoes. It is a savoring and mouthwatering and can be eaten on all fasting days.

So even the fasting food or phalhar can be creative and filled with flavor. Try these out on your fasting days.

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