Category Archive: Fasting/Upwas

Date sesame laddu

We celebrated Makar Sakranti last month.  Makar Sakranti marks the transition of the sun into the zodiacal sign of Makara (Capricorn) on its celestial path which is the first change in the zodiac after… Continue reading

Sugar free Dates Nuts roll, A perfect treat for diwali!

When I was a kid, I always wondered about how people make different and attractive sweets in the sweets shops. They are also organized beautifully so everyone, specially kids gets attracted to them.… Continue reading

Sweet potato halwa/Ratalyacha sheera/Japanese yam halwa

‘Guru Poornima’ is a festival when we pay respects to our teachers, spiritual gurus and express our gratitude. I also worship “Shri Swami Samartha Maharaj” who’s actually one of the avatar of god ‘Dattatreya’ and whom I… Continue reading

Rajgira sheera/Amarnath halwa

This dish perfect for those fasting people who got bored eating sabudana dishes like, sabudana vada, khichadi. In this dish we are using Rajgira/Amarnath flour which is gluten free. This halwa is a best… Continue reading

Japanese yam/Sweet potato hash browns/Ratalyacha kees

We get different types of potatoes and yams in grocery store. In India we get a root vegetable, a type of potato which is known as Ratale or Shakarkandi. It has purple skin,… Continue reading

Walnut dates roll-A sugar free and healthy treat for everyone!

  I had walnuts sitting in my fridge, I was so bored eating them, also I don’t want it to get spoiled and thrown. I was thinking to make something with it, but… Continue reading

Shengdanyachi aamti/Peanut curry for fasting

Peanut curry/ Shengdanyachi amti is one of the most favourite dish of my dad. He loves it so much. Whenever we celebrate Mahashivratri this is the fixed menu for our dinner. Ingredients: 1/2… Continue reading

Caramelized sweet potato chips/ Ratalyache kaap

These pan roasted sweet potato chips is my favorite dish for fasting, its easy to make and also healthier than sabudana/sago. Ingredients: 2 Sweet potato/Ratale 1 Tsp clarified butter/ desi ghee 1 Tsp… Continue reading

Sawa rice cutlets/ Upwasache vade(pan fried)

These cutlets/ vade can be a good alternative to sabudana vada. Ingredient: to cook sawa rice: 1/4 Cup sawa rice. bhagar/variche tandool 1 1/2 cup water for cutlets/vada: cooked sawa rice 1 medium… Continue reading

Yogurt chutney/dahi chutney(fasting)

Very easy to make and very yummy!!! Ingredients: 1/4 Cup plain yogurt 2-3 Tbsp Peanut powder 1/4 Tsp red chili powder(or as per taste) salt as per taste 1/4- 1/2 Tsp jaggery powder/sugar(optional)… Continue reading