Amaranth and Buckwheat Flour Poori – Navratri Vrat / Fasting Recipes


These Gluten-free pooris are prepared from Amaranth (Rajgira) and Buckwheat (Kuttu) flour. They are perfect to feast on during Navratri, Vrat, or any religious Fasting days. It’s a healthy twist on our regular wheat flour pooris and tastes delicious too. Add mashed potato and freshly ground cumin and pepper powder in the dough to make … Read more

Sweet Potato and Peanut Poppers – Navratri Vrat | Fasting Food


These Sweet Potato and Peanut Poppers are just so perfect to break the stereotype Navratri Vrat menu.  They are an appetizing snack that is sweet, nutty, crispy, spicy, and delicious all the way. The Sweet Potato and Peanut Poppers combination lends a unique flavor and gives a nice twist to the usual Navratri fasting recipes. Navratri is in … Read more

Vegan Barnyard Millet Savory Porridge | Samo Upma- Navratri Fasting Recipe

A step-by-step detailed recipe of this Vegan Barnyard Millet Savoury Porridge/ Samo Upma is usually made during  Navratri as a fasting recipe. This One-pot Vrat/Fasting recipe makes for a smart choice during fasting as it is gluten-free, vegan, healthy and a very light option to binge on. It hardly takes 15 minutes to cook and it is total fuss-free. Even … Read more

Farali Peanut Curd Raita


This Farali Peanut curd chutney /Navratri recipe is a breeze to prepare and tastes so good. It pairs very well with Sabudana Wada, Sabudana Khichdi, Farali potato coconut patties. This chutney tastes crunchy, spicy, and a tad sweet. This recipe makes me nostalgic as my mom used to cook this every time when we were fasting. She … Read more

Kesar Basundi | Saffron Condensed Milk

Kesar Basundi is a sweet and luscious traditional Indian sweet that is usually served in our Gujarati family during festivals and occasions. It is prepared by boiling milk and reducing it to half and sweetening it with sugar. The flavors are further enhanced with cardamom powder and nutmeg powder (optional). There are many variations to this sweet. This … Read more

Savory Gram Flour Pancakes, Besan Cheela, Vegetarian Omlette

A step-by-step process of how to make Savory Gram Flour Pancakes.  Besan Cheela is a delicious and nutritious recipe that can be prepared in a jiffy. It is a pancake made with gram flour, vegetables, and spices. It is also known as besan (gram flour) cheela (pancakes, besan pudla (Gujarati term for pancakes), and even Vegetarian omelet as … Read more

Nachni Methi Theplas

Raagi Fenugreek Indian Flat bread

 Nachni Methi Theplas are absolutely adaptable and perfect for any time of the day. They are nutritious with an earthy flavor. It’s made with the combination of Nachni flour which is also known as Ragi Flour or Finger millet along with wheat flour with the freshness of methi leaves and aroma of spices. Nachni is an excellent source of protein, iron, and calcium and is … Read more