Delicious Navratri Dishes List
Navratri Festival is very famous in north and western India. People celebrate this festival and worship Goddess Durga for 9 days in Navratri and keep fast or vrat during these days. However, in South India people are not observed for fast or vrat. They do worship or puja of deities in Navaratri and make sweet recipes and sundals as prasad to offer.
We will celebrate Navratri Festival 25th March 2020 to 2nd April 2020 this year.
As you know India is large country fasting or vrat rules vary from community to community. So you can find much difference in celebration all over India. So, I suggest always better to ask first from your elders and family members before deciding the Navratri food Menu. So below you will find the best Navratri Special food dishes list online for vrat or fasting this festival.
50+ Navratri food dishes for vrat or fasting.
1. Sabudana Khichdi
This delicious vegan and the gluten-free dish of sabudana (Tapioca Pearls) made with potatoes and peanuts. This dish will also help you to boost some energy during your Navratri fast because Tapioca Pearls are full of carbohydrates and starch.
2. Vrat Wale Jeera Aloo
This is one of the most popular Navratri dish and very easy, simple and quick to prepare. Vrat Wale Jeera Aloo is prepared by boiled potatoes with cumin (Jeera) and green chilies.
3. Singhare Ke Atte Ka Samosa
This is one of the best tea time snacks during your Navratri fasting. Ingredients need for Singhare ke atte ka samosa are water chestnut flour, Vrat vale aloo, sendha namak, and spiced chironji. You can enjoy this Samosa with Dhaniya (coriander) chutney.
4. Singhare Ki Poori
All Indian people love to eat pooris (puris) with different dishes and there are also many types of pooris make here. But in Navratri, we eat a special type of puris made from water chestnut (singhara) and potatoes. These pooris will give you a slight taste of singhara (water chestnut) but these are still as delicious as regular whole wheat flour (atta) puris.
5. Kuttu Ka Dosa
If you are a dosa lover, this Navratri festival try a crispy dosa made of buckwheat flour (kuttu ka atta) filled with potatoes. If you want to try something new other than kuttu puris, this kuttu ka dosa is worth a try. Serving this with coconut chutney and mint make it more delicious.
6. Aloo Paneer Ka Kofta
This dish as delicious as it looks like. A perfect melt in the mouth with a soft and crispy texture. You can use kuttu ka atta (buckwheat flour), singhare ka atta (water chestnut flour) or arrowroot atta as an alternate of corn flour.
7. Low Fat Makhana Kheer
Desserts are always best weather you have it during fasting or in normals days and it also gives energy to your body and cheers your mood. So, here is another dish for you to have in Navratri days is Low Fat Makhana Kheer. So you can enjoy with the sweet dish even you are conscious about your fat.
8. Vrat Ke Dahi Aloo
This is a quick dish recipe for Navratri and easy to make. Vrat ke dahi aloo is a light dish and made from potatoes and yogurt or curd.
9. Aloo Ki Kadhi
This Navratri try some healthy kadhi over the boring aloo ka falahar and make your fasting days more special. This delicious Aloo kadhi give you a soothing flavor in your mouth.
10. Vrat Ki Kadhi
Like aloo ki kadhi, this is also a different type of kadhi you can eat during your Navratri fasting days. This is a quick recipe to prepare, take about 15 minutes. We use amaranthus also known as amaranth flour (rajgira atta) instead of besan atta to prepare this.
11. Kaddu Ki Sabzi (Pumpkin Sabzi)
The pumpkin recipe is so delicious and very easy to make. People usually make this in regular days and also in Navratri festival days. This kaddu sabji is also known as pedha sabji and khatta meetha kaddu.
12. Banana Walnut Lassi
During the Navratri fasting days, you can be charged up not only by food but also by some energy drinks. This nourishing drink will definitely give you a boost. Banana walnut lassi is prepared by lassi, yogurt, bananas, honey, and walnuts.
13. Rajgira Ki Poori
This puri is made by rajgira (amaranth) flour and boiled mashed potatoes and very simple to make. Because of no gluten in rajgira atta mashed potatoes work as a binding agent.
14. Vrat wale Chawal Ka Dhokla
If you are tired from eating friend pakodas and puris in Navratri fasting. This healthy and fresh recipe is a perfect way to make your fast more healthy. You will need samwat ke chawal to prepared steamed dhokla and you can temper it with whole red chillis, cumin, ghee, and curry leaves. I bet you won’t resist yourself to make it many times ever after the fasting.
15. Samvat Rice Pulao – Vrat Rice Pulao – Sama Chawal Pulao
In Navratri fasting days we usually make sama rice or samvat chawal or barnyard millet but you can turn these rice in a delicious pulao. So simple and easy to make and healthy option and also to make a gluten-free grain.
16. Arbi Masala
There are two types of arbi masala fist is gravy and second is dry. So can you eat both in Navratri fasting. In north India, people made this taro root dish on a regular basis. In some country its also known as colocasia roots dish.
17. Arbi Kofta With Mint Yoghurt Dip
If you feel tired or bored by just eating potatoes in fasting for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, arbi kofta will be a perfect snack for you.
18. Vrat Ki Dahi Arbi
This delicious dish of taro roots is prepared with thin yogurt or curd gravy. Usually, prepare in fasting days that’s why people call it vrat ki Dahi arbi.
19. Sonth Ki Chutney
Sonth ki chutney is perfect accompaniment in your Navratri vrat friendly snacks, you can use this with your regular pakodas, dahi bhalla, and bhajjis though. This lip-smacking chutney will bound to make you fall in love.
20. Vrat Ke Uttapam
If you love to eat south Indian food vrat ke uttapam is definitely worth to try. This dish is prepared by sama chawal/vrat chawal atta (barnyard millet flour). You can enjoy this dish with coconut chutney or phalahari chutney or even with plain yogurt.
This great Navratri Festival snack won’t let your fasting boring anymore. These spiced banana kababs are so delicious and will melt in your mouth and please your soul.
22. Kuttu Ka Paratha
Kuttu ka paratha method is similar to simple aloo ka parantha here you just place kuttu ka atta with regular wheat atta. You just need mashed potatoes and buckwheat flour to make this gluten-free paratha. You can also use singhare ka atta with kuttu ka atta and mix them.
23. Vrat Wale Paneer Rolls
This is the perfect delicious mid-day snack during your Navratri fasting. You can serve it your guests in festivals paired with coriander chutney or mint. This tasty panner dish made by paneer, potatoes, sendha namak, and spices.
24. Rajgira Paratha
Rajgira or amaranth are healthy grains, best in fasting days because we need more energy these days as compare to other days. You can also eat this on regular days. This gluten-free paratha prepared with amaranth flour and mashed aloo. Very easy to make and easily available because rajgira grew locally in India. So also not expensive too. These parathas stay so soft even after hours, so you can eat them any time of the day.
25. Kuttu Ki Poori
These tasty puris are as good as regular pooris and the perfect alternative in Navratri fasting days. These kuttu or buckwheat flour pooris are so easy to make and hardly take about 15-20 minutes. You can enjoy it at lunch with aloo sabzi and chole.
26. Vrat wale Aloo Rasedaar (Gravy)
This is the traditional and regular Indian gravy dish served in almost every house of India and people love to eat that delicious dish. Although in normal days we use normal salt to prepare it. But in Navratri, we use rock salt or Sendha namak. You can have it with kuttu ki puri in vrat days.
27. Samvat Rice Khichdi
Samvat rice also knowns as sama ke chawal is one of the main ingredients to make dishes during Navratri vrat days. This savory porridge is one of them prepared with potatoes and barnyard millet.
28. Kuttu Ki Khichdi
Kuttu ki khichdi is the best wholesome superfood in vrat days, especially in Navaratri. This buckwheat groats (sabut kuttu) is so easy to make. You can have it any time of the day during fast.
29. Sabudana Thalipeeth
Sabudana Thelipeeth is one of the best delicious snacks in Navratri fasting days. This crispy and soft dish is prepared with mashed potatoes, tapioca pearls, groundnuts, and spices.
- Sabudana Pakoda
- Banana Chips
- Sweet Potato Chaat
- Fruit Chat
- Vrat Ke Pakode Or Kuttu Pakoda
- Vrat Ki Aloo Chaat
- Sabudana Laddu
- Coconut Laddu
- Sabudana Kheer
- Dry Fruits Laddu
- Vrat Ka Halwa
- Lauki Barfi
- Sweet Lassi
- Banana Milkshake
- Dry Fruits Milkshake
- Shikanji – Indian Lemonade
- Watermelon Muskmelon Juice
Accompaniments For Navratri Dishes
- Palak Raita
- Pomegranate Raita
- Cucumber Raita
- Phalahari Chutney
- Beetroot And Carrot Raita
- Coconut Chutney
South Indian Navratri Dishes
- Medu Vada
- Carrot Payasam
- Rice Payasam
- Lemon Rice
Navratri Sundal Recipe
- Kala Chana Sundal
- Rajma Sundal
- White Chickpeas Sundal
- Green Peas Sundal
This whole list by Laziz will undoubtedly make your whole Navratri fasting days special. Don’t forget to rate us and leave your precious suggestions on delicious food for Navratri fast.