Navratri is a nine-day Hindu festival, dedicated to worshipping Goddess Durga. The festival is filled with colors, music, dance, and delicious food. For these nine days, devotees decorate the surroundings of the Goddess’ idol, offer her different prasad, also known as bhog and enjoy her arrival and presence with Garba and a lot of food. We bring you different bhog dishes for your Navratri 2022 celebrations which you can offer to Durga Maa.
9 days of worshipping Goddess Durga, 9 days full of festivities and enjoying different tasty delights, the 9 days of Navratri festival is here. During the celebrations, devotees worship Maa Durga with Navratri colors, never-ending food rides, dandiya, garba, puja, and bhog, i.e., pooja prasad.
One of the most important rituals is Navratri fast, which many communities follow for 9 days straight. Many other communities also show their joy by witnessing various customs, like showcasing Golu dolls in Tamil Nadu, Gujarati Garba, and the special Durgo Puja in West Bengal.
One thing all people look forward to is the food during Navratri!
Non-vegetarian food is strictly avoided during the Navratri celebration, and people prefer vegetarian cuisine with vegetables like potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, carrots, cucumber, and bottle gourd. Usually, rock salt (sendha Namak) is used instead of regular salt and other traditional ingredients. At Dwaraka Organic, we offer pure organic ingredients for your festivities.
Are you also as excited as we are, for Navratri 2022?
Below are special 9 bhog recipes for Navratri 2022, which you can prepare at home easily using Dwaraka Organic’s special ingredients.
Kheer is a tasty, thick, and chilled Indian dessert pudding made with rice that makes for the perfect ending for Navratri meals. You can prepare Kheer at home easily with simple and healthy ingredients and flavor it with saffron, cardamom, various nuts, and raisins. Kheer in Indian culture is made on special occasions and for Navratri 2022, it can be an ideal bhog recipe.
Ginger-Garlic Paste adds intense flavors to our dishes, and it is hard to resist the aroma of this flavorful ingredient. Ginger Garlic Paste also works towards the betterment of our health as it helps reduce the risk of heart diseases and also comes with properties that prevent cancer.
2) MISSI ROTI:
Another famous Indian bread is Missi Roti which you can include in your bhog. Typically made with gram flour and cooked to perfection, Missi Roti can be enjoyed with any vegetable curry or dal of your choice. Missi Roti can be prepared at home easily with some common ingredients: gram flour, cumin powder, red chili powder, coriander powder, moong dal, garam masala, and salt as per taste. You can easily find Dwaraka Organic’s products at a nearby grocery store and make these bread at home.
While it tastes great when cooked with spices and other ingredients, Yellow Moong Dal is also easily digestible. You can consume this ingredient in the form of Moong Dal Tadka, Dal Khichdi, Moong Dal Cheela and various other dishes.
3) JOWAR AND TOMATO CHILLA:
Jowar and Tomato Chilla is a classic breakfast dish for your Navratri dishes. It can give you enough energy for your daily celebrations this Navratri 2022. This power-packed dish comes with an excellent nutritional value. It can be the best offering for your guests if you arrange a Navratri party. Prepare this dish at home using our organic ingredients and be a star of the event.
4) MATTER PANEER:
Matter Paneer is one of the comfort dishes for Navratri 2022 and is everyone’s favorite too. Matter Paneer is a delicious sabzi specially made and enjoyed during the Vrat of Navratri. All you have to do is grab some simple ingredients from Dwaraka Organic and follow our interesting recipe, and you are good to go.
5) PANEER BUTTER MASALA:
Looking for a tasty, Navratri-friendly dish for celebrations? Paneer Butter Masala can be a good choice for you. If you are following vrat during this festival, you can prepare this dish without onion and garlic. Just follow the recipe, buy organic products from Dwarka Organic and prepare it at home to serve during your Navratri feast.
6) SATTU PARATHA:
Sattu Paratha is a prevalent Bihari dish traditionally made using sattu or roasted chana dal flour. This is an Indian bread variety you can consume as it is or pair it with curd or any pickle to make it tastier. You can prepare this dish at home using Dwaraka Organic’s fine organic chana dal flour and Ajwain.
Besides a sweet substitute, Jaggery as a whole or in powdered form comprises plenty of medicinal values that benefit us. Jaggery is excessively rich in iron content and serves as a fantastic source of minerals that boost our immune system.
7) KAJU KATLI:
Kaju Katli is one of the important decadent Indian desserts. Make sure you carefully follow the recipe we have presented, and your guests will be surprised to see your efforts for Navratri 2022. Kaju Katli is a recommended sweet dish especially if you are fasting during Navratri.
8) GULAB JAMUN CAKE:
If you are looking for a Navratri-friendly pure vegetarian delight, the Gulab Jamun Cake recipe is just perfect for you. It is always a party hit and easy to prepare a dish you can offer as a bhog to Durga Maa. You can layer the cake with whipped cream or any stuffing of your choice.
9) CHANA MASALA:
Chana Masala is a simple dish you can easily make at home using absolutely no onion and garlic. Usually enjoyed with puris, this Indian dish is popularly offered as part of the Navratri Ashtami bhog.
These are 9 delicious bhog recipes for nine days of Navratri 2022. You can refer to our recipe section if you want some dishes suitable for fasting.
It is believed that worshipping Goddess Durga with all your heart helps destroy evils in you and gain peace. You can enjoy these delicious bhog recipes during 9 days of Navratri to celebrate the arrival of Durga Maa. The last day of Navratri, i.e., Vijayadashami is a day to celebrate the victory of good.
Follow the above-mentioned recipes and buy organic products and ingredients from Dwaraka Organic. You can find all the necessary ingredients in a nearby grocery store or on Amazon.
We wish you Happy Navratri!