Thursday, March 11, 2021

Maha Shivaratri Vrat Recipes


Maha Shivaratri is a Hindu festival celebrated yearly for God Shiva. It is the auspicious time to perform God Shiva Puja.

Shivaratri is celebrated on every lunar month of 13 or 14 day of February or March. Generally people visit temples or Shiv Puja at home. They make Shiva Linga at home by mud and perform all the rituals by offering bel patri, milk, rose water, flowers, garland, than apply chandan, dhup and recite God Shiva Mantra to seek blessings of the God.

On the day of Shivaratri, devotees are often seen as keeping vrat or fasts. Well, these days there are lot of vrat recipes you can try.

1. Fruits - There are various fruits to eat during fasting like Apples, Bananas, Mangoes, Blueberries, Blackberries, Apricots, Watermelons, Cherries, Peaches, Pears, Plums, etc. Choose your favorite to eat. Eat your fruits slowly and mindfully until, you're satisfied.


2. Til Ladoo or Til-Gun Ladoo - Til Gun Ladoo is a traditional sweet ladoo which are eaten during fasting. They are made with 2 secret ingredients like sesame seeds and jaggery.

Til Gun Ladoo


3. Dry-Fruits and Nuts - Dry fruits are rich in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants. Dry-Fruits like Dates, Raisins, Walnuts, Almonds, Pistachios, etc.

Dry-Fruits and Nuts

4. Banana Chips - Crispy Banana Chips, deep-fried in coconut oil seasoned with rock salt and black pepper. You can deep-fry, pan-fry, air-fry, roast, or bake them and pair it with your favorite dip and enjoy them as it is.

Banana Chips

5. Potato Sabzi - The stir-fried potatoes are tempered with the flavors of cumin seeds, mango powder, and other dry spices.

Potato Sabzi

6. Khichdi - You can eat various types of khichdi like sabudana khichdi, sabudana kheer or swang ke chwal ki khichdi which will boost the energy while fasting. 



7. Dairy-Products -  You can have all the dairy products like Tea, Coffee, Milk or Yogurt while Fasting.


8. Smoothies - You can make fruit smoothies like Mango Blueberry smoothie, Tropical sunshine smoothie and various others while fasting.



And there are different recipes which you can also try like Peanuts, Makhana, Kuttu Ka Dosa, Kuttu Ki Puri, etc. Enjoy all these recipes this Shivaratri and make sure you enjoy this festival with friends and family!


  1. It's look great, something delicious to try and eat

  2. I LOVE banana chips! They are the perfect snack - crispy and delicious.

  3. The foods look yummy. I am excited to learn more about the holiday. I actually have several clients who observe it.

  4. These all look so good! I'd love to try them all. That tropical sunshine smoothie bowl is fist on my list!

  5. I love the foods surrounding this celebration. They are all so delicious.

  6. This a great list. I should try some of these.

  7. I learned something new once again. I had not heard of this celebration before, but it sounds like the eating that takes place is quite good!

  8. Thank you for sharing Maha Shivaratri with us! I'm so glad to learn more. And really excited to try all of these delicious recipes. Yum!

  9. Yum! I’m always looking for new recipes to try out. These look fantastic!

  10. Celebrating Maha Shivaratri seems like a New Year in Hindu (pls correct me if I'm wrong!). Having these auspicious foods on the family's table will be awesome and promising good and prosperous life.

  11. the tropical sunshine smoothie would be my favorite from all of them, for sure. What a beautiful selection of food choices and ideas - wishing you a happy and healthy week! Blessings!