5 'vrat' recipes to go for during Maha Shivratri

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Maha Shivratri, celebrated across India to honour Lord Shiva, is a pious occasion spent with fasting and prayers. Most of India observes the Shivratri fast by staying off grains which leads us to look for alternative meal options. Onmanorama furnishes you with five easy 'vrat' recipes to try this Shivratri.

Sabudana khichdi

Sabudana or sago or tapioca pearls is the quintessential vrat item. It is super easy to make. It fills you up easily. Sabudana khichdi is one classic vrat recipe that can't go wont.

Dry fruits ladoo

Ladoo is the classic dessert/snack that can bring out the spirit of festivals to any Indian platter. A dry fruits ladoo is the perfect snack to go for your much needed sugar craving during vrat.

Sabudana thalipeeth

A sago potato pancake, the sabudana thalipeeth is a Maharashtrian dish prepared for vrat. This crispy pancake is easy to make. It can be served hot with plain or sweet curd.

Raita

Here is a simple recipe for refreshing raita that can boost the digestive process.

Almonds and makhana kheer

The roasted makhana (fox seeds) add an earthy flavour to this rich almond kheer.

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