janmashtami recipes – 40 janmashtami fasting recipes or vrat recipes

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krishna janmashtami or gokulashtami is celebrated all over india as the birth of lord krishna.

janmashtami is celebrated differently in many parts of india. e.g. in maharashtra dahi handi is played and is very popular. whereas in north india, devotees show images of krishna’s childhood which are placed in swings and cradles outside their homes. most of the temples are decorated and people visit the temples till late mid night as this is the time krishna was supposed to be born. places which are associated with krishna’s childhood like mathura, gokul and vrindavan are visited by many devotees.

in north india many hindus keep fast on this day and in this post, i am sharing fasting recipes for janmashtami, in case you are also planning to fast on this holy day.

during religious fasting, only certain flours & grains can be used:

1. singhare ka atta (water chestnut flour)
2. kuttu ka atta (buckwheat flour)
3. rajgira ka atta (amaranth flour)  and rajira (amaranth)
4. sama ke chawal ka atta (barnyard millet flour) and vrat ke chawal (barnyard millet)
5. and arrowroot flour.

we use rock salt or sendha namak instead of normal salt. all the rules which applies for navratri fasting applies to the recipes which you can have for janmashtami fasting.

snacks for janmashtami fasting:

1.  sabudana pakora
2.  sabudana vada
3.  roasted makhana (also known as phool makhana or lotus seeds)
4. banana chips
5.  sukhi arbi
6.  arbi tikki
7 . fruit chaat
8.  aloo chaat
9: potato finger chips
10. palak pakora
11. kaddu pakora
12. sama ke chawal ki idli

main course recipes for fasting:

13. sabudana thalipeeth
14. vrat wale aloo
15. singhare ki poori
16. aloo paneer kofta
17. dahi aloo
18. sabudana khichdi
19. arbi masala
20. kaddu ki sabzi
21. jeera aloo
22. samvat pulao
23. buckwheat khichdi
24. peanut amti
25. aloo tamatar sabzi

desserts for janmashtami fasting

26. sabudana ladoo
27. papaya halwa
28. sweet potato halwa
29. sweet lassi
30. carrot payasam
31. seviyan kheer
32. apple halwa
33. lauki ka halwa
34. dry fruits ladoo
35. yogurt amaranth parfait
36. vrat ka halwa

accompaniments

37.  palak raita
38.  cucumber raita
39.  phalahari chutney
40.  pudina chaas

more indian festival recipes collections:

1. diwali recipes
2. navratri vrat recipes
3. karwa chauth recipes
4. 51 ganesh chaturthi recipes
5. dussehra festival recipes





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