1. Upwasachi Idli
Ashadi Ekadashi is being celebrated today. On this day, people across Maharashtra flock to Pandharpur to experience the unique procession being carried out in the honour of Lord Vithoba. This special occasion also requires you to fast all day and considering the trouble you’ll be having while fasting, we’ve decided to list down a few recipes to help you out. These six easy-to-do fasting recipes from Aamhi Saare Khavayye are just perfect to beat one’s cravings during the fasting period.
Upwasachi Idli is one such recipe that is made with Barnyard Millet (Bhagar) or Sago (Sabudana). This South Indian dish can be converted into a healthy fasting item that is just as delightful to eat as the regular Idli. And the best part about this recipe is that it doesn’t require too many ingredients to make! Go try these out and serve with coconut chutney.
Watch a similar fasting recipe Upwasache Ratali Kebab here.
2. Upwasachi Tikki
Who said that you can’t have delicious snacks while you’re fasting? This recipe will prove you wrong! Upwasachi Tikki is a great snack that every member of the family can enjoy. Made using some boiled potatoes and rajgira, it may be the perfect dish to end your day with. You can have these tikkis along with home-made mint chutney or some curd.
3. Sabudanyache Ladoo
How often have you heard of a sweet dish that can be consumed during a fast? Sabudanyache Ladoo is the recipe you should try if you want to satiate your sweet tooth. These ladoos are made using sabudana, powdered sugar, dry fruits, and ghee. This dish can be easily made even at the last minute as it doesn’t take much time to prepare. So what are you waiting for? Try making these ladoos right away!
4. Varichya Tandalacha Shira
This is yet another dish made out of variche tandul aka barnyard millet. If you are bored of making the same kinds of dishes for fasts, try making this flavourful shira. All you need is some ghee, nuts, cardamom powder, sugar and of course, the essential ingredient variche tandul. We are sure that this shira will be the best thing you have tasted in a while.
5. Rajgira Upma
Upma is typically made in most of the Maharashtrian houses on any given day. However, this dish is quite different from the regular upma as it is made using rajgira instead of the usual semolina. It is an ideal dish that one can have during fasts as it is wholesome and nutritious at the same time.
6. Upwasachi Kachori
A unique dish made specially during the fasting season is upwasachi kachori. These crunchy snacks are made up of potatoes that are deep-fried on a slow flame. This dish can be paired with some curd or even green chutney which add flavour to it. Whatever you have them with, we recommend that you consume them while they are hot.
Do try these recipes and let us know your feedback in the comments section.
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