Papayas are considered as a "hot food", meaning that they produce heat in the body. This excessive production of heat in the body is thought to stimulate the estrogen hormone, inducing periods in the females. Hence, papayas can be beneficial in handling difficult menses.Read More
Makhana Chawal Dosa treat during fast gives you an instant energy boost and a good source to obtain nutrients like potassium, magnesium, phosphorus, and protein.
Sama ke chawal, these tiny grains are gluten free, and good source of vitamin B. They have low carbohydrate content as compared to other millets.Read More
Cucumbers are rich in Vitamin K, which helps transport calcium to bones. Just one unpeeled cucumber contains about 22% of your daily recommended intake, so feel free to add cucumber in yours recipes. Cucumber & Curd combination is so great as it helps you feel fuller until your next meal.Read More
Lotus seeds (Makhana) are low in cholesterol, saturated fat and sodium. They are an extremely good source of manganese, potassium, magnesium, thiamin, protein and phosphorus. 100 grams of lotus seed will give you 350 calories, which means about 65 grams of carbs, 18 grams protein, and 1.9 to 2.5 grams of fat.Read More
Sabudana have calcium, magnesium and iron. All these minerals help in the creation of bone tissues which strengthens bone mineral density, prevents arthritis and osteoporosis. The presence of folate and vitamin B6 in sabudana aid in the proper development of the foetus and prevent the occurrence of neural tube defects in infants.Read More
Grapes retain their maximum amount of nutrients and their maximum taste when they are enjoyed fresh and not prepared in a cooked recipe. Most of the people find it difficult to consume grapes more than 10 grapes. To enjoy the benefits of grapes nutrition, you can prepare grape juice.Read More
Dates contain vitamins such as B1, B2, B3 and B5, as well as A1 and C. If you have a few dates every day, you won't have to take vitamin supplements. Not only will it keep you healthy, there will be a noticeable change in your energy levels as well because dates contain natural sugars such as glucose, sucrose, and fructose, too.Read More
Pumpkin has a ton of healthy benefits to add nutrition to your diet and boost the taste of pretty much anything you are craving. Sweet or savory! If yours kids enjoy the sweet delicacies then make this pumpkin kheer for them as it is filled with sweetness and nutrition.Read More
This flour is used to prepare foods for religious festivals, including Navratri. It is an allowed food during fasting days because it is not made of grain.
Singhara/Water chestnuts are a perfect food to form part of a healthy food during navratri fast. They are high in nutrients and low in calories and almost fatless. Half a cup of water chestnuts contains just 0.1 gram fat. All this makes them a healthy food option.Read More
100gm of dry tapioca (Sabudana) pearls contain about 20 mg of calcium. While that is not a lot, it certainly helps you meet your daily calcium requirement quickly. Calcium is not just needed for the development of bones and teeth but it also helps in maintaining heart rhythms and muscle contractions along with aiding in brain signalling and blood clotting.Read More