Navratri 2021 is finally here! According to the Hindu calendar, this nine-day festival is celebrated annually during the months of September and October. Also known as Sharad Navratri, this religious festival is celebrated in honor of Goddess Durga. Each day is celebrated by worshiping nine incarnations of Goddess Durga. The celebration extends to the food we eat. Some people practice vegetarianism for nine days, others fast for nine days. This fast is a little different from the regular fast, just not consuming certain food items. Those who are observing this fast need to store fasting friendly dishes which they can easily make without any hassles.
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It is important to eat nutrient-rich food during the fast; That’s why we have brought you the recipe of Pumpkin Vegetable. Pumpkin is a highly nutritious vegetable that is especially rich in vitamin A. Vitamin A protects our eyes from night blindness and prevents age-related vision loss. This vitamin is also good for bone health. This recipe uses simple seasonings to enhance the natural sweetness of pumpkin, giving a savory and spicy dish. The best part is that this recipe is quick and easy to make.
Recipe for making Kadu Sabzi, a fast-friendly vegetable:
Fry asafoetida, fenugreek seeds and cumin seeds in oil. When the seeds crackle, add ginger, pumpkin and green chillies. Fry the pumpkin on high flame till it looks shiny. Season with rock salt, turmeric, garam masala, coriander powder, chili powder and sugar. Cook for 2 minutes, garnish with coriander and the vegetable is ready!
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Sounds easy, doesn’t it? What are you waiting for?! Celebrate this Navratri by making this delicious recipe of Pumpkin Vegetable. Let us know in the comment section what is your go-to Navratri recipe.