Often associated with the religious aspects, fasting is one gospel practice that symbolizes different things for different people. For some, it’s a kind of spiritual reflection, while some believe it to be an act of abstaining that leads to the attainment of divine grace. Whatever may be the connotation and people's belief behind observing fasts, there’s no denying the fact that in the most basic sense of the word, fasting simply implies taking control of our drives and in turn, our lives. And with the arrival of sacred Navratri, one of the biggest Hindu festivals celebrated twice a year, its once again time to ring in the festivities with some delicious fasting specific ‘Satvik’ recipes that are just as much, if not more, delicious than the greasy junk food we all seem to be so fond of. So, in the spirit of getting our ‘Fast On’, here are some of our favorite and super simple Navratri recipes that you can easily whip up at home.
Gargi Bisht is an event copywriter/conceptualizer turned writer currently working with EazyDiner Pvt. Ltd. Compulsive eater, book hoarder, dog lover and pop culture enthusiast with an innate love for storytelling. Usually the quietest person in the room, Gargi is an introvert who loves her own company. When not eating, can be found in front of her laptop watching movies. Knows a thing or two about art and literature.
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