By Shikha Mahajan
Dietitian and Founder of Diet Podium
1. Kuttu Atta (buckwheat flour)
Kuttu atta or buckwheat flour is pressed with high fiber that aides in detoxification of body.
Additionally, these filaments help to keep cravings for food under control in this manner, causing us to hunger for less while fasting.
It is additionally wealthy in proteins, B-complex nutrients and minerals like phosphorus, magnesium, iron, zinc, copper and manganese.
The basic unsaturated fats in buckwheat decrease the danger of diabetes by bringing down glucose, pulse, cholesterol and diminish drain brought about by hypertension.
2. Sabudana (sago/custard pearls)
Sabudana is a superb wellspring of starches which lifts the truly necessary vitality during fasts.
It gives a cooling impact to the body and is anything but difficult to process.
Despite the fact that low in fat and low in protein, it tends to be utilized with different fixings, for example, milk and dals, for making kheer, payasam, slop or vegetables and peanuts for making sabu dana khichdi.
3. Sama Chawal (farm millet)
It tends to be an ideal replacer for rice as it tastes practically like broken darker rice when cooked, so it is called sanwa rice.
It gives vitality, contains a high measure of fiber, B-complex nutrients and significant minerals like iron and magnesium.
It is additionally said to be wealthy in phytochemicals which help in bringing down cholesterol.
4. Makhana (fox nuts)
Makhana is an extremely mainstream nourishment during the fasting.
It is stacked with cell reinforcements and goes about as an enemy of maturing nourishment by averting white hair, wrinkles and untimely maturing.
Its high-fiber substance dodges stoppage, causes the body to flush out the waste and anticipates the gathering of poisons.
These nuts are low in soaked fats just as sodium however high in magnesium and potassium which help in controlling hypertension, diabetes, palpitation and a sleeping disorder.
It helps in mitigating joint inflammation deadness and joint agonies.
Makhana reinforces the body, lessens consuming sensation and extinguishes thirst.
5. Vegetables and heartbeats
Heartbeats, for example, green gram, bengal gram, red gram dhal, green gram dal and so forth are utilized to make sundals alongside coconut during Navratri.
Heartbeats are fantastic wellspring of protein and fiber, just as structures critical wellspring of nutrients and minerals.
6. Dry natural products
Dry natural products are a decent alternative to pick up vitality with practically nothing.
Almonds, pistachio, cashew nuts and kishmish are eaten during fasts.
These dry natural products are most used to season treats like halwas or payasams, getting ready laddoos for Navratri.
7. Products of the soil
A bowl of new foods grown from the ground vegetables gives you lavishness but tolerates your fasting system.
Vegetables like container gourd, potato, pumpkin, colocasia, yam, sweet potato, cucumber, crude plantain, tomato, carrot, crude papaya and spinach are vegetables normally expended during Navratri.
8. Dairy items
Dairy items are viewed as sacred for any favorable event.
Consequently, you can expend characteristic items, for example, milk, curd, paneer, margarine, ghee, khoya and dense milk.
9. Herbs and flavors
As we shouldn’t expend salt during Navratri, things like sendha namak (shake salt) peanuts, tamarind, cumin seeds, green cardamom, cloves, peppercorns, nutmeg, cinnamon and green stew can add flavor to your nourishment.
10. Different nourishments
Nourishments like coconut, sugar, nectar, jaggery, lemon, coriander leaves, curry leaves, ginger and so forth can likewise be expended during Navratri/fasting season.