upwaas (fast)

Watermelon Orange Juice

Watermelon Orange Juice

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Watermelon Orange Juice is a refreshing juice made with sweet watery watermelon and tangy juicy orange. It is an instant source of energy and helps to quench thirst and beat the summer heat. It is gluten free, vegan and can be enjoyed while fasting (upwaas/ vraat). My friend Kavita …

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Pomegranate Apple Tomato Juice

Pomegranate Apple Tomato Juice

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Pomegranate Apple Tomato Juice is a refreshing, healthy, quick, easy and sugarfree drink loaded with vitamins and minerals that boost your immunity. It is vegan and gluten free and can be enjoyed while fasting. You can add a pinch of black salt (kala namak/ sanchal/pink salt) or chaat masala …

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Mini Sabudana Khichdi

Mini Sabudana Khichdi

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)   Mini Sabudana Khichdi /Sago Khichdi is a popular dish made during fasting/upwaas/vraat by stir frying soaked mini sabudana/sago or tapioca pearl along with potatoes and crushed peanuts. It is spiced with green chilies, ginger, salt, sugar and lemon juice. It uses very less spices and yet is full …

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Milk Peda / Doodh Peda

Milk Peda / Doodh Peda

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)   Milk Peda / Doodh Peda is a very easy traditional Indian dessert made by evaporating full cream milk till all the water from milk is evaporated and only the solid cream like mixture (khoya) is left. Sugar and flavors are added to the mixture and cooked further till …

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Basundi

Basundi

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Basundi is a rich, creamy and thickened milk made by  boiling full cream milk with sugar till it is reduced to half. It is flavored with cardamom, saffron, nutmeg and nuts. It can be enjoyed warm or chilled. It is a traditional and  popular sweet dish made in the …

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Apricot Mango Balls

Apricot Mango Balls

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Apricot Mango Balls are  healthy snack prepared by grinding together dried turkish apricots, walnuts, almonds, desiccated coconut and dried mango fruit or mango bar and shaping them into balls . They are very healthy, nutritious, full of energy and fibre. You can enjoy them as a quick breakfast, or …

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Apple Date Shake

Apple date Shake

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)   Apple date Shake is a very healthy and delicious shake made by blending apple, dates, nuts together and topped with chia seeds. It is sugar free  and gluten free. It is a perfect breakfast to kick start your day. To make it vegan, use almond milk. This shake …

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Vegan Carrot Halwa

Vegan Carrot Halwa

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Gajar ka halwa or carrot halwa or carrot fudge is a popular traditional Indian dessert and is enjoyed by all age groups. In India, during winters we get red and juicy carrots. The carrot halwa made with red carrots gets a nice red colour. However, you can use the orange …

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Kaju Katli

Kaju katli

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Kaju katli (Cashew nut Slices) is a popular Indian sweet made by cooking cashew nut powder in sugar and water solution. It is enjoyed by all age groups and is the perfect way of celebrating happy moments and festivals such as Diwali, Janmashtami, Navratri or Holi with family. It is gluten-free …

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Gajar Ka Halwa/Carrot Fudge

Gajar ka halwa/ Carrot Fudge

Add to My Recipes (see Menu)   Gajar ka halwa or carrot halwa or carrot fudge is a popular traditional Indian dessert and is enjoyed by all age groups. In India, during winters we get red and juicy carrots. The carrot halwa made with red carrots gets a nice red colour. However, you can use …

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Pomegranate Juice

Pomegranate Juice

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Pomegranate Juice is a refreshing juice made from fresh pomegranate. It is easy to make and can be prepared under 10 minutes. It is gluten-free and Vegan. It is a good source of energy to the body, especially during fasting (upwaas). Enjoy this fresh and sugarfree homemade juice for …

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Strawberry Smoothie

Strawberry smoothie

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Be it for breakfast or for an after-school snack for my son, I love making a smoothie. Smoothie is an ideal, quick and healthy breakfast. It is a thick drink made by blending different fruits, vegetables or nuts with a dairy product such as yogurt, ice-cream or milk. Many …

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Mango Shake

Mango shake

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) The king of fruits “Mango” is loved by everyone. It is enjoyed in summer. Many dishes can be made with this king of fruits. Dishes such as Ice cream, pudding, cake, salad, juice, milkshake, custard, pie and more. I am sharing with you all  the recipe for Mango Milkshake …

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Kiwi Juice

Kiwi juice

Add to My Recipes (see Menu) Kiwi is the national fruit of New Zealand. It was first found in China. It was known as Yang tao then. Missionaries brought the kiwi fruit to New Zealand only in the early 20th century. It gained such popularity in the country that it started being cultivated commercially and was …

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