What is your favourite dish to cook during Navratri? we asked and pronto!
India’s top Chefs shared their Favourite Dish to Eat During Navratri along with the recipe, so all food lovers can make it in their home for their loved ones.
We wait all year for celebrating food during the ongoing Navratri festival coming up in mid-April 2021. The 9-day of festivities puts a spotlight on what is traditionally known as Navratri fare but these meals are probably some of the most nutritious and diet-friendly meals in the world.
Exec Pastry Chef Pratik Roy, The Leela Goa shares his Favourite Dish to Eat During Navratri
Happy Navratri! Happy Cooking!
Recipe – Sago and Potato flour pancakes
|1||Soaked sago||250 gms|
|2||Potato flour||25 gms|
- Wash and soak the sago in normal water for an hour.
- Strain and blend into a fine paste in a mixer/ blender.
- Add potato flour to the above.
- Add milk slowly and mix till lump-free.
- Strain and keep aside.
- Pour a little of the mixture on a hot non-stick pan and spread (make it as thin as possible….like a crepe.)
- Once cooked, flip it over on a tray and allow it to cool.
For the Coconut and jaggery filling
|1||Fresh grated coconut||500 gms|
|2||Grated jaggery||130 gms|
|3||Roasted cardamom powder||2 gms|
|4||Cashewnuts broken||50 gms|
- Cook the coconut and jaggery together for about 10 to 15 minutes, till the coconut binds into a mixture.
- Add broken cashew-nuts and cardamom powder. Allow to cool.
- Wrap the crepes with the coconut mixture at the centre. Cut into desired shapes.
Rabri with berries
- Cook and reduce the milk to 1/3rd with the sugar, over a slow fire.
- Cook the berries and 75 gms sugar.
- Add the above to the Rabri, when cold.
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