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Mahashivaratri recipes


Last Updated : May 18,2020



महाशिवरात्री की रेसिपी - हिन्दी में पढ़ें (Mahashivaratri recipes in Hindi)
મહાશીવરાત્રી રેસિપિસ - ગુજરાતી માં વાંચો (Mahashivaratri recipes in Gujarati)

Mahashivratri Recipes, Mahashivratri Vrat Recipes, Shivratri recipes

Mahashivratri Recipes, Mahashivratri Vrat Recipes, Shivratri recipes. Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated annually in honour of Lord Shiva. On this auspicious day, Shiva devotees fast. Devotees are seen chanting " Om Namah Shiva". We have a large collection of Faral recipes for you to enjoy. It is the wedding anniversary of Lord Shankar and Lord Parvati. 

Sabudana VadaSabudana Vada

What foods are preferred during Mahashivratri

1. Sabudana

2. Kand (Purple yam)

3. Buckwheat

4. Peanuts

5. Sweet Potatoes

6. Milk

7. Curds ( for some)

6. All fruits

Buckwheat Khichdi, Farali Kutto Khichdi RecipeBuckwheat Khichdi, Farali Kutto Khichdi Recipe

What foods are not allowed during Mahashivratri

1. Rice

2. Wheat, wheat flour

3. Dals

4. Sprouts 

5. No green vegetables allowed like bhindi, french beans, green peas.

6. Onions

7. Garlic

Farali Pattice ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )Farali Pattice ( Mumbai Roadside Recipes )

Mahashivratri Savoury Recipes

Mahashivratrti savour recipes collection from idlis, dosas, potato wafers to pakodas to choose from. Kand aloo pakoda is made from faraal friendly foods. Who says a person cannot feast when fasting! faral means "fast" and these farali pattice are designed specifically for those who are fasting. The coating of arrowroat adds a unique dimension to this otherwise common dish. Served with sweetened curds, to complete the mast experience!

This delicious Farali Dosa recipe is made from combination of sama and rajgira flour gives rise to a sumptuous dosa that is sure to please your palate on a fasting day. Sour buttermilk is added to the batter to help in fermenting. The fermentation time is just two hours, so you do not even have to plan for this dosa the previous day itself.

Farali Dosa, Faral Foods RecipeFarali Dosa, Faral Foods Recipe

This faraali version of Potato Wafers is much, much tastier than regular wafers, because it is perked up with rock salt and black pepper.

The famous southie snack can be converted into a healthy and delicious faraal snack by making the faraali idli sambar with sanwa millet and the sambhar with boiled vegetable purée.

Mahashivratri Indian Sweets

We have some exciting Indian sweets made during Mahashivratrti. Who can resist a ladleful of sheera, even on a fasting day! Well, why not. Here is a lip-smacking Singhada Sheera recipe that is perfectly acceptable on fasting days as well. Roasting the water chestnut flour sufficiently, till it turns golden in colour, is very essential to bring out a rich aroma and do away with the raw smell of the flour.

Singhada Sheera, Farali Singhara Halwa, Vrat RecipeSinghada Sheera, Farali Singhara Halwa, Vrat Recipe

Sweet faraali pancakes recipe are made from sama, buckwheat, coocnut, banana and jaggery. This recipe has a good coconut and banana flavour to it.

My favourite sweet is instant rabri recipe on Mahashivratrti night. 

Sweet Faraali Pancakes ( Faraal Recipe)Sweet Faraali Pancakes ( Faraal Recipe)

Mahashivratri Indian Drinks

You can have a glass of chaas or low fat chaas during the fasting day. For a sweet option have sweet punjabi lassi   or mango lassi

A sweet drink option is Piyush recipe made from kesar-flavoured shrikhand and buttermilk.  

Shrikhand, Kesar Elaichi ShrikhandShrikhand, Kesar Elaichi Shrikhand

Mahashivratri Khichdi Recipes

Since rice and dal is not allowed during fasting, it becomes tricky on what to have. We have buckwheat khichdi recipe and sabudana khichdi recipe. Sabudana Khichdi is a perfect food for those on a fast or vrat – but generally wiped off by others in the family who are not on a fast also, because it is so irresistibly tasty! It's also well known as a faraal food.

Sabudana KhichdiSabudana Khichdi

Rituals during Mahashivratri

On the morning of Mahashivratri, devotees visit Shivalaya ( Shiva's temple) with a pooja thali containing flowers, bilva patra, datura fruit, milk and ghee. They then give a bath to Shiva's pind with ghee and then milk. They then offer ghee Niranjan in the temple. 

The Mahashivratri fast is broken the next day. During the fast, devotees eat food from the above list mentioned or follow our recipes below. 

At many temples, bhandara is done where food is prepared in bulk for thousands of devotees which is given free of charge for lunch. This is done on the day after  Mahashivratri. 

Piyush, Faral Piyush RecipePiyush, Faral Piyush Recipe

Happy Cooking!

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Recipe# 34876
24 Sep 18

 
 by vrunda naik
No reviews
Seeking to satiate your appetite on fasting days? A delectable yoghurt kadhi with pakodas made from potatoes and water chestnut flour (singhare ka atta), Aloo ki Kadhi ensures a splash of excitement too. Enjoy Aloo ki Kadhi with Samo Khichdi and
Recipe# 41104
30 Aug 16

 
 by Alkajena
No reviews
Sabudana is always used on Ekadasi and other days of fasting at home. We prepare a no cook meal with sabudana which is soaked in water overnight and then drained and mixed with banana, coconut, fruits of choice, jaggery, milk/ yogurt to make a wholesome meal. But this time I have made coconut sago p ....
Recipe# 40485
28 Oct 15

 
 by Rekha Ghadawala
No reviews
Coconut Sago Pudding with Toasted Coconut is an unusual pudding for fasting days. Enjoy warm or chilled.
Recipe# 9187
27 Mar 06

 
 by line123
No reviews
Chutney for fast is a quick chutney recipe with curd and roasted nuts. The chutney works great as an accompaniment on fasting days. Share your favorite chutney recipe online.
Recipe# 14428
27 Aug 11

 
 by gmj
No reviews
A quick and nutrient rich breakfast option, dahi sabudana is prepared by soaking the sabudana or sago pearls in curd and then relishing it with sugar and crushed nut powder.
Recipe# 40532
27 Nov 15

 
 
by Motions and Emotions
No reviews
Dry Fruits and Nuts Ladoo, a healthy ladoo without any sugar, jaggery or any other artificial sweetener. Also makes a good energy packed snack for young and old alike.
Recipe# 40457
21 Oct 15

 
 by sbhatter05
No reviews
Namkeens eaten in fasts can be made in various ways. You can use peanuts and sago (sabudana) to make namkeen. You can add any kind of dry fruits as per your taste and preference into it to enhance its taste. Just prepare the namkeen one day and eat it for all 9 days of the fasting. I am sure you wil ....
Recipe# 39636
08 Jul 15

 
 
by Madhumalti
No reviews
Navratri Special Khichdi, a simply delicious fast special! The traditional fasting recipe of sabudana khichdi gets tastier with the addition of fruits that lend a sweet and tangy crunch to the the khichdi. You can relish it even on days when you are not fasting and is also a good to serve for breakf ....
Recipe# 14523
15 Nov 01

 
 by neetapilu
No reviews
Rajgira thalipith is a traditional Maharashtrian thalipith or Paratha recipe which can be enjoyed even on fasting days. Prepared from Rajgira atta and mashed potatoes, the thalipith is served with farali subzi or aloo curry.
Recipe# 12833
10 Feb 01

 
 
by guptagauri
No reviews
Rajgira thalipith or thalipith is a nice variation to the traditional Maharashtrian savory pancake recipe called thalipeeth. The pancakes made from rajgira flour are simply irrestible with green sauce or coconut chutney.
Recipe# 12206
29 Jun 01

 
 
by karna36
No reviews
Rajgira thalipith or thalipith is a nice variation to the traditional Maharashtrian savory pancake recipe called thalipeeth.The pancakes made from Rajgira flour are simply irrestible with green sauce or coconut chutney.
Recipe# 14421
11 Jun 01

 
 by akhandhar
No reviews
Rajgira Thepla are an easy farali recipe or Thepla which can be had during fasts. The Rajgira flour is mixed with spice powder and then made into Thepla which are typically enjoyed with fresh curd.
Recipe# 12095
08 Oct 01

 
 by reema_goel
No reviews
A delicious mouthwatering eatable to have during fasts!!!!
during fasting, this food-item can help in giving you a change.
do try it out!!!!
Recipe# 11073
09 Mar 02

 
 by taruna_arora
No reviews
sabudana cutlet is a healthful and tasty cutlet recipe. The sabudana or sago pearls are mixed with potatoes, peas and spices made into sabudana cutlets, samosa, tikkis and even tikkas. Discover easy ways of cooking delicious sabudaana recipe at tarladalal.com
Recipe# 40458
21 Oct 15

 
 by sbhatter05
No reviews
You can prepare Sabudana Kheer with either of the quality of Sabudana's. Large Grains of Sabudana makes better Kheer as compared to small grains. Today we will prepare Sabudana Kheer, which you can serve after faraal as a dessert
Recipe# 11744
26 Mar 03

 
 by jaya_venkatesh
No reviews
Sabudana khichadi is a fasting menu staple and gets prepared with soaked sabudaana(sago) cooked with roasted peanuts and boiled potatoes . The tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves add to the authentic Indian flavor. A perfect breakfast or packed meal option, this Maharshtrian sabudana khichdi ....
Recipe# 10428
27 Aug 02

 
 
by meera_sp
No reviews
Sabudana khichadi is prepared with soaked sabudaana(sago) which is cooked with roasted peanuts and boiled potatoes . The tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves add to the authentic Indian flavor. A perfect breakfast or fasting meal option.
Recipe# 9106
10 Dec 06

 
 
by anushreeaj
No reviews
Sabudana khichhdi n kakadi salad is prepared with soaked sabudaana(sago) cooked with roasted peanuts and boiled potatoes . The tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves add to the authentic Indian flavor. A perfect breakfast or fasting meal option with kakadi salad( cucumber salad).
Recipe# 12087
20 Jul 01

 
 
by ranjini_b
No reviews
Sabudana khichdi is a fasting menu staple and gets prepared with soaked sabudaana(sago) cooked with roasted peanuts and boiled potatoes . The tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves add to the authentic Indian flavor. A perfect breakfast or packed meal option, this Maharshtrian sabudana khichdi ....
Recipe# 11429
24 Jan 02

 
 
by shubaraj
No reviews
Sabudana khichhdi is prepared with soaked sabudaana(sago) cooked with roasted peanuts and boiled potatoes . The tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves add to the authentic Indian flavor. A perfect breakfast or fasting meal option.
Recipe# 8846
13 Feb 01

 
 by richasawhney
No reviews
Sabudana khichhdi is prepared with soaked sabudaana(sago) cooked with roasted peanuts and boiled potatoes . The tempering of mustard seeds and curry leaves add to the authentic Indian flavour. A perfect breakfast or fasting meal option.
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