Maha Shivratri 2022: Devotees can consume these foods while fasting!
New Delhi: The auspicious occasion of Maha Shivratri will be celebrated on 1st March this year. In some parts of the country such as Jammu and Kashmir, preparations for Maha Shivratri begin a few days before the festival. This day is the celebration of the marriage ceremony of Lord Shiva and Mother Parvati. Devotees reach the temples in large numbers and offer prayers.
All the devotees observing the fast or fasting on Maha Shivratri can check out the list of food items you can eat on this special day:
1. Milk Based Recipes
Milk based dishes like curd, barfi, makhane ki kheer are some of the foods that you can enjoy today when you pray to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati for their abundant blessings. Also, if you like milk, try eating it with some dry fruits.
When on a fast, fruits are your best friend! You can consume any fruit of your choice or make fruit chaat. However, it should be noted that salt is generally avoided during the fast.
3. Dried Fruits
One of the best ways to stay satiated throughout the day is by consuming enough dry fruits. They’re a quick and easy way to curb those hunger pangs!
Potatoes are one of the best foods to eat during Maha Shivratri fast as they keep you full for a long time. Just boil the potato and cut it and eat it with curd.
5. Sweets or Sabudana
Homemade sweets You can make barfi etc. to add a bit of flavor to your taste. One of the most commonly consumed food items during fasting or fasting is Sabudana or Sabudana. You can make many dishes from it such as Sabudana Khichdi – a pinch of sendha namak (rock salt) made from potatoes, sago and peanuts which is used in the preparation of all the meals for the fast.
Here’s wishing everyone a very Happy Mahashivratri!