Saturday, September 28, 2013

Navaratri Recipes 2013 | Navratri Recipes | Navratri Vrat Recipes

Print Friendly and PDF
Navaratri will be celebrated from 5th oct- 13th October. Navratri festival is celebrated for nine days worshiping Durga devi in different forms on each day and on the 10th day Vijayadashami is celebrated.This festival is celebrated in most of the states in India in various forms. Dasara is celebrated in a grand manner especially in cities like Mysore and Calcutta.While in North,a fast is observed on those days and also celebrated with garba and dandiya where as in South,many people celebrate the festival by keeping Golu(an array of Idols) and pooja is performed on those 9 days inviting many ladies for haldi-kumkum.Various varieties of sundal and kheer varieties are prepared on those 9 days during Navratri to offer to the people who visit the Golu. We make a traditional sweet like holige or any thing equivalent on the first day and last day of Navratri and a simple sundal and kheer variety during the other days.I am compiling few recipes at one place which are ideally prepared in south Indian homes during Navratri for Pooja.I would have preferred to do a pictorial index but the list was so long that I went with the simple recipe index.I hope it is useful for you.Happy Navaratri to all !!
navaratri recipes


Sundal varieties:
  1. Ammini Kozhukattai | Undrallu Guggillu
  2. Chana Dal Sundal
  3. Lobia Sundal/Alasandula Guggillu
  4. Avarekaalu Kadubu/Spiced Steamed Rice flour Dumplings
  5. Kabuli Chana Sundal
  6. Kala Chana Sundal/Black Chickpeas Sundal
  7. Peanut sundal
  8. Sweet corn Sundal 
  9. Mixed Bean Sundal 
  10. Kosambari | Moong dal Salad
Vada/Snack varieties:
  1. Alasandula(Lobia) Vada/Fritters
  2. Masala Vada/Chana dal Vada
  3. Medu Vada
  4. Mixed Dal Ambode(Vada)
  5. Mosaru Ambode/Dahi Dal Vada
  6. Dahi Vada/Perugu Vada/Mosaru Vade
  7. Saggubiyyam Bonda/Sago Bonda(with out onions)
Traditional Sweet Varieties:
  1. Hoornada Holige/Obbattu
  2. Halu Holige | Paal Poori | Paala Obabttu 
  3. Boorelu | Sukkinunde | Suzhiyan
  4. Karida Kadubu | Kari Kudumulu | Fried Sweet Dal Dumplings
  5. Garugu Hollige/ Hollige with rice flour-coconut filling
  6. Puran Poli | Pooran Poli | Bobbatlu
 Kheer/Payasam Varieties:
  1. Carrot Kheer
  2. Hayagreeva/Chana dal Sweet
  3. Korra biyyam Payasam | Foxtail Millet Kheer 
  4. Moong Dal Kheer / Pesara Pappu Payasam
  5. Palada
  6. Phool Makhana Kheer
  7. Poha Kheer/Aval Payasam
  8. Paal Payasam / Rice Milk Pudding
  9. Rava Payasam | Sooji Kheer 
  10. Rasayana | Balehannu Rasayan
  11. Sabudana Kheer | Sago Payasam
  12. Semiya Kesari 
  13. Semiya Kheer | Vermicelli Payasam
  14. Undrallu Payasam | Paal Kozhukattai
  15. Pappulo Undrallu
  16. Palathalikalu 
  17. Paal Payasam
  18. Mango Sheera
Rice Varieties:
  1. Aava Pettina Chintapandu Pulihora
  2. Chintapandu Pulihora- Andhra Style
  3. Cranberry Rice | Cranberry Puliyogre
  4. Dabbakaya Pulihora/Indian Grapefruit Rice
  5. Lemon Rice/Chitrannam
  6. Mamidikaya Pulihora/Maavinkay Chitranna
  7. Methi Peas Bath | Menthya Batani Anna
  8. Pulihora/Puliyogre
  9. Raw Mango Rice/Mamidikayi Gojju Annam
  10. Vangi Bath
  11. Rava Pulihora 
  12. Usirikaya Pulihora

People in North observe fast during those 9 days of Navratri,only few kinds of flours and vegetables are supposed to be eaten during vrat.Instead  of the regular salt, Sendha namak is used on the fasting days.Though I do not have many recipes in my blog I would like to share the recipes which comes under that category.

Navratri Vrat Recipes:

  1. Carrot-Beetroot Halwa using Condensed milk
  2. Carrot Phirni
  3. Phool Makhana Kheer
  4. Rava Payasam | Sooji Kheer 
  5. Sabudana Kheer | Sago Payasam
  6. Carrot Kheer 
  7. Basundi
  8. Orange Basundi
  9. Coconut Burfi/Koprapak/Kobbari Mithai
  10. Mango Fudge | Mango Burfi
  11. Lauki(Bottlegourd) Halwa
  12. Paneer Modak Peda  
  13. Semiya Kheer | Vermicelli Payasam
  1. Butterfruit(Avocado) Milkshake
  2. Chikoo(Sapota) Milkshake 
  3. Mango Milkshake
  4. Mango Banana Smoothie  
  5. Bonda Juice/Tender Coconut-Malai Juice
  6. Musk Melon Juice
  7. Neer More/Spiced Buttermilk
  8. Watermelon Juice
  9. Mango Lassi
  10. Strawberry-Banana Smoothie
  11. Strawberry Lassi
  12. Sweet Lassi
  1. Sabudana Thalipeeth
  2. Sabudana Tikki | Sabudana Cutlets
  3. Sabudana Khichdi - Maharastrian style
  4. Sabudhana Upma/Saggubiyyam Upma(with out onions)
  5. Spicy Phool Makhana | Roasted Lotus Seeds
  6. Aloo Jeera 
  7. Fruit Cocktail Sticks
  8. Fruit Chaat | Cut Fruits | Fruit Salad
  9. Sago Chiwda | Puffed Sago Snack   
  10. Alu Fry | Potato Fry - omit garlic in the recipe
  11. Groundnut Sundal/Peanut Sundal


Indian Khana said...

Wonderful collection ...Wish you Happy Navratri in advance :)

Praveen Kumar said...

A lovely collection.

great-secret-of-life said...

what a extensive collection ...

Unknown said...

Wow, that is such a fantastic roundup of dishes.Happy Navratri.

Charu Raghavan said...

Lovely! :) Happy Dasara!!

Charu Raghavan said...

Lovely! :) Happy dasara!!

Unknown said...

wonderful information, I had come to know about your blog from my friend nandu , hyderabad,i have read atleast 7 posts of yours by now, and let me

tell you, your website gives the best and the most interesting information. This is just the kind of information that i had been looking for, i'm

already your rss reader now and i would regularly watch out for the new posts, once again hats off to you! Thanks a ton once again, Regards, Indian Marathi Recipes

Post a Comment

Thank you for visiting The Chef and Her Kitchen.
Do leave your comments and feedback,they are always welcome.Please do not leave any links.


back to top