9 Colours For The Navratri Days And Foods You Can Have Each Day
1st October, 2022
Navratri is one of the few festivals that is celebrated pan-India with equal devotion. Sharad Navratri began on September 26, 2022 and will culminate with Vijayadashami on October 5. The festival is dedicated to worshipping Goddess Durga and all her nine incarnations.
Navratri-special kheer recipes
This day is associated with the colour white. The best food to make on this day is kheer, made with milk, sugar and vrat-friendly foods like makhana and sabudana. Here are some Navratri-special kheer recipes you can try.
Red, being the colour of this day, you can detox with pomegranate fruit or hydrate yourself with juice made with it. Another option is to have beetroot and carrot juice
The third day of Navratri festival is dedicated to the colour royal blue. You can add blueberries or prunes to your vrat-friendly desserts this day.
The day is associated with yellow colour, so devotees prepare foods in this colour. You can make sabudaka khichdi, aloo halwa or kesar kheer on this day.
The colour of the day is green. You can make kacche kele ki barfi or try this recipe of vrat-friendly kacche kele ki tikki made with raw banana pulp. This Awadhi-special tikki tastes delicious and can be paired with puris too.
Since grey is the colour associated with this day, you can make all kinds of recipes with kuttu flour. Kuttu puri, kuttu cheela, kuttu pakoda - there are options galore.
Orange is the colour of the 7th day of Navratri. You can make this delicious bright orange pumpkin and apple halwa, made with apples, pumpkin and dry fruits or the famous Motichoor Ladoo.
Peacock green is the colour of this day. You can consume kiwi fruit and vrat-special paan petha mithai to mark this day.
Colour pink is designated to the last day of Navratri. Saffron and rose phirni and aloo and gulab halwa are good options to choose from.