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Navratri Fast 2020: Look At These Delicious Snacks For Navratri Fast
The auspicious occasion of Navratri is round the corner. Navratri is one of the most important festivals among the Hindus and comes twice a year.
- All India I Sumit Sarma I Dailyaddaa Desk
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- October 16, 2020 11:43 IST
Navratri Fast 2019: Look At These Delicious Snacks For Navratri Fast
New Delhi: The auspicious occasion of Shardiya Navratri is round the corner. Navratri is one of the most important festivals among the Hindus and comes twice a year. Shardiya Navratri starts from From Tomorrow 17 October 2020 and ends 26 October 2020. The week-long Navratri is considered very holy by Hindus. Along with the festivities, Navratri is marked by fasting and avoiding non-vegetarian foods and even onions and garlic in some cultures.
Some delicious foods eaten during these fasting days are aloo ki sabzi, sabudana khichdi, and dishes made by kuttu ka atta or buckwheat are more popular. While fasting for Navratri, you might get bored of the old snacks, some snacking options during Navratri include, sweet potato chaat, sabutdana khichdi, buckwheat chilla, or dosa, samang rice idli, samang rice dhokla, fruit raita, banana or mango milkshake, and fruit chaat.
Some healthy snacking options during Navratri fast:
1. Fruit Smoothie
A fruit smoothie can be a perfect healthy snack that you can enjoy while fasting or even in normal days. The first step for making a smoothie for yourself is by mixing yogurt or milk and some fruits of your choice. It is a filling snack with all the essential nutrients.
You can make it sweet or salty. Diabetics should refrain from having sweet buttermilk. It is rich in calcium, it is great for people who suffer from digestive problems like bloating or acid reflux and potassium as well which helps in maintaining high blood pressure.
Extremely delicious, makhanas are packed with good quality proteins and other essential nutrients like potassium, phosphorus, calcium, carbohydrates, fiber, iron, magnesium, and zinc.
Impact of coronavirus in celebrations:
All Covid-19 protocols at celebration junctions will have to be followed strictly, including social distancing, use of masks, hand sanitizers, oxymeters and thermal scanners, and availability of hand-washing facilities. Any social and cultural programs would need the approval of the local administration and no events will be allowed in containment zones. Consumption of tobacco and spitting on the roads also remains banned. There is also a whole complete ban on holding Ram Leela, Ravan Dahan, Melas, rallies, etc.