Vrat / Fasting Special

Back to homepage

Carrot Kheer

Kheer takes up significant share in Indian sweets and desserts preparations due to its easy preparation, irresistible taste and health benefits. One of them is Carrot Kheer / Carrot Payasam. Carrot Kheer / Gajar Ki Kheer is my families favorite

Read More

Kashmiri Dum Aloo

Kashmiri Dum Aloo is very fragrant and flavorful dish. Kashmiri Dum Aloo is cooked with yogurt, Fennel seeds powder, ginger powder and few other spices. This preparation is dry (Not very dry). There is no gravy. This dish is very

Read More

Rasmalai

Rasmalai is a very popular Indian(Bengali) sweet prepared with paneer(Indian cottage cheese). I was going through the blog and realize that I havent shared any dessert recipe for awhile. So thought let’s make and share this yummy and everybody’s favorite

Read More

Kaju Pista Strawberries

Kaju Pista Strawberries are Indian sweets that are very similar to Kaju Pista Rolls. Kaju and Pista means cashew nuts and pistachio respectively. These strawberry shaped sweet is absolutely delicious. When I was in India, I tested Kaju strawberries in

Read More

Cheesy Shredded Potato Patties

Cheesy Shredded Potato Patties are one of the easiest version for snacks. These are crispy on the outside and fluffy and creamy on the inside. By removing excess moisture and cooking them on a medium to low flame , you

Read More

Farali Kadhi

Farali Kadhi / Vrat Ki Kadhi is a quick and easy recipe. It takes about 15 minutes. In this Farali Kadhi, Rajgira flour / Amaranth flour is added instead of Besan which we use in regular kadhi. Farali Kadhi goes

Read More

Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand

Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand is a well known dessert in India that is simple to make and tastes very nice. Saffron and Cardamom are the best friends of any sweets. Traditionally Shrikhand is made from hung curd. It takes hours to

Read More

Rajgira Ni Puri

Rajgira Ni Puri is one of the ingredients that is used during the Navaratri fasting days. It is also called Amaranth Puri.  Rajgira Ni Puri is simple to make. It is gluten free. You can add Boiled and mashed potato

Read More

Farali Sukhi Bhaji

Farali Sukhi Bhaji / Dry Potato Sabzi is tasty sabzi made during fasting or vrat for festivals like Navaratri, Maha Shivaratri, Ekadhashi, Janmashtmi or Shravan mass upwas. I love this sabzi. I make it very often even if I am

Read More

Mango Shrikhand

Shrikhand is very popular Indian dessert made from strained yogurt / curd. It is one of the main dessert in Maharashtra and Gujarat. It is normally eaten with Puri or simply as a dessert. It is very popular as part

Read More