Chaitra Navratri 2023: From Kuttu Paratha to Chamak Rice- Fast Foods You Can Make During Vrat, Check Recipes

Author: Yuvi March 27, 2023 Chaitra Navratri 2023: From Kuttu Paratha to Chamak Rice- Fast Foods You Can Make During Vrat, Check Recipes

Navratri Recipes: Chaitra Navratri 2023 is currently being celebrated across the country. From March 22 to March 30, 2023, it will be celebrated with great enthusiasm and enthusiasm. In India, devotees of Maa Durga observe a nine-day fast around Navratri, during which they are advised to eat sattvic foods. The choice of Navratri-friendly foods during the nine-day fast is usually limited and repetitive.

Various dietary restrictions apply during Navratri; Some items are allowed while others are not. At this time, foods should contain only rock salt, and wheat flour should be avoided; Instead, substitutes like kuttu atta are used.

So, to spice up your fast, here are some delicious dishes handpicked by Swapnadeep Mukherjee, Executive Chef of The Metropolitan Hotel & Spa.

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required things:

– Kutu flour

– Desi ghee

– Senta Namak

– Water


– Heat water in a pan. Boil water with salt and ghee.

– Add kutu flour and cover the pan. Do not stir at this point. Cook for 5-6 minutes.

– Remove the pan from the heat and mix well to make a smooth mixture. Again, put the pan back on the heat and cook for another 2-3 minutes.

– Take the mixture in a bowl and let it cool a little.

– Wet your palms and make small circles from the mixture.

– Deep fry the mixture balls until golden brown. Serve hot with curry of your choice.

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required things:

– Kutu flour

– Desi ghee

– Ajwain (Carom seeds)

– Chopped small green chillies

– Senta Namak


– Put the flour in a bowl. Add green chillies, red chilli powder, senta salt and ajwain and mash well.

– Gradually add water while kneading so that the dough is not too sticky.

– Try using your palm to knead a tight dough. When it is almost done, add desi ghee. Let it be at least 10 minutes.

– Take ball sized dough and roll it on a rolling pin. While doing this sprinkle with some flour and gently remove to place on the hot tawa. Make as parathas and serve once hot, with curd.

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Chamak rice porridge

required things:

– Chamak rice

– Milk

– Jaggery


-Heat a pan with water on medium flame and add jaggery powder to it. Bring them to a boil till the jaggery melts completely.

– When it cools, add the chamak rice to the pan and keep stirring. Make sure no lumps form.

– Add milk as needed and cook until the porridge reaches a thick consistency.

– Switch off the flame and remove the pan from the fire. Allow the porridge to cool and serve with some nuts on top.

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Pistachio Lodge

required things:

– Pistachio

– Sugar / jaggery

– Cardamom powder

– Green food coloring (optional)


– Soak pistachios in warm water for 30 minutes.

– Drain all the water, peel the pistachios and grind them into a fine paste in a mixer.

– Take a wide non-stick pan and cook sugar and 1/2 cup water on medium heat till syrup consistency, stirring constantly to prevent burning.

– Add the pistachio paste to this and keep stirring for 5-7 minutes on low flame till the mixture leaves the sides of the pan. Add 2-3 drops of green edible food coloring of your choice.

– Transfer the mixture to a plate. Grease it properly to prevent sticking. Spread the mixture evenly using a spoon. Leave for an hour to set.

– Cut into equal square pieces.

– Serve or store in an airtight container at room temperature.

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Amaranth and Pea Vada, White Pea Salad

In this auspicious moment of Navratri, we are going to do a fast food. We prepare a delicious dish with some ghee on the plate, called Amaranth and Bees Vada, a white pea salad by Chef Tarun Sibal.

required things

– 1 cup amaranth seeds

– 2 cups of water

– 1/2 cup peas, fresh or frozen

– 1 large potato, boiled*

– 1 teaspoon cumin seeds

– 1/4 cup walnuts

– 1/2 cup coriander leaves

– 2 green chilies, or as per heat preference

– 2 tbsp ghee, or any oil with a high smoking point

– 1 cup boiled white peas

– 1 tbsp of melted butter

– 1/2 cup kachamber (with onion, tomato, chilli, chaat masala and lemon)

– Salt and pepper to taste


– Bring the vegetable stock to a boil and add the peas and tamarind. Salt if the stock is not already seasoned. Cover and cook for 20 minutes or until water is absorbed.

– In a food processor, coarsely grind the coriander leaves, walnuts and green chillies. You don’t want to paste. Chop them by hand if you like. Add amaranth, peas and potatoes to it and mix.

– Add salt, pepper, cumin. Roll into equal sized balls and flatten slightly.

– Heat the ghee until very hot and add the fritters to the pan. Let it get crispy and crispy on one side and then flip them over. They take one minute on each side.

– Mix hot white peas with kachamber and add butter.

– Serve together.

(With inputs from IANS)

Author: Yuvi

My name is Yuvi, I work as Sub Editor at

27 March, 2023, 10:40 am

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