Apart from home décor, festive shopping, getting dressed up, catching up with fam and friends; What makes festivals in India rather unique? As the saying goes, ‘Nothing brings people together like good food’. Food transcends the cultural border, Unites people with love, and compassion. Navratri is synonymous with wholesome food and clean eating. However, people in the yesteryears used to observe fasting during these auspicious days. In a way, it aids your body to detox and stays healthy by consuming nutritious food.
More often than not, people associate healthy food with bland dishes. It’s time we debunk this myth. Here are a few ideas to make this festive season a delightful one.
|Date & Colour||Sweet||Sundal||Mixed Rice|
|Oct 7 (Yellow)
|Kesari||Chana Sundal||Lemon Rice|
|Oct 8 (Green)
|Laddu||Green Gram Sundal||Pulliyodra Rice|
|Oct 9 (Grey)
|Payasam||Rajma Sundal||Mint Rice|
|Oct 10 (Orange)
|Burfi||Peas Sundal||Ven Pongal|
|Oct 11 (White)
|Carrot Kheer||Black Eyed Beans / Karamani Sundal||Curd Rice|
|Oct 12 (Red)
|Green Gram Payasam||Bengal gram Sundal||Coconut rice|
|Oct 13 (Blue)
|Oct 14 (Pink)
|Pongal||Vadai||White Rice topped with dal and ghee|
|Oct 15 (Purple)
Probably, you should give these dishes a try. They are quite healthy, sumptuous, and easy to cook. Delectable food and quality time with family make any festival a defining one.