FESTIVAL FOODS – NAVRATRI

Festival foods – Navratri . Food we offer to god as Prasadam and share with Family and Friends. 

1. MIXED MILK PUDDING  is a Dessert which looks rich but a very light Dessert offered during festivals as Naivedyam to God. 

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2015/06/22/Weekend 

2. MANGO RICE 

INGREDIENTS :

1 . Cooked rice – 2 cups 

2. Grated raw mango – 1 cup , Green chilies – 4 , Curry leaves

3. Salt , Turmeric – 1/4 th tbsp 

4. Oil – 2 tbsp

5. Seasoning – Urad dal – 1 tbsp , Channa dal – 2 tbsp , mustard seeds and Cumin seeds – 1/2 tbsp and Broken red chillies – 4 

6. Fresh or Dry coconut – 1/4 th cup

7. Roasted Peanuts – Handful 

METHOD :

1. Heat Oil and add Channa dal followed by Mustard seeds , Cumin seeds , Urad dal , Broken red chillies, Green chillies  and Curry leaves.

2. Add Turmeric to the Oil , raw mango and fry for Couple of minutes .

3. Add Cooked rice . Mix gently . Season with Salt .

4. Finally add roasted Peanuts.

3. MIXED DAL VADA  with SWEET VERMICELLI: 

1. Soak Urad dal – 1/2 cup , Channa Dal – 1/2 cup , Split Green Moong dal – 1/2 cup , Yellow Moong dal – 1/2 cup for 2 hours.

2. Wash 3 to 4 times and Grind with Green chillies , Ginger and Salt without water.

2. Add finely chopped Spinach and Chopped Cabbage .

3. Heat 1/2 cup to 1 cup Oil .

4. When the Oil is warm enough take handful of batter and shape like Vada and slide slowly into the warm Oil .

5. Fry till golden Brown on both sides. Transfer to plate lined with paper towel to absorb excess Oil.

RECIPE FOR SWEET VERMICELLI :

1. Dry roast 1 cup Vermicelli in 1/2 tbsp Ghee .

2. Transfer to a Bowl.

3. Add 2 cups water to the sauce pan and bring to boil . Add vermicelli and cook until soft.

4. Switch off the stove and add Jaggery or Brown sugar, Powdered Cardamom.

5. finish off with 1 more tbsp Ghee and Roasted Cashews , almonds and Pistachio’s .

4. COCONUT RICE , BLACK EYED BEAN SUNDAL and VERMICELLI KHEER .

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2016/10/06/Navratri 

5 . CHANNA DAL KHEER 

https://vegetarianhomestylecooking2015.wordpress.com/2015/11/07/Channa dal Kheer 

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