Navratri, a time of spiritual significance and fasting. Many regions in India observe fasting on all the 9 days. This is the time devotees worship the 9 avatars of Goddess Durga and the aromas of desi ghee and various delicacies fill the air. This is also the time most people give up non - vegetarian food and onion garlic. Here's a comprehensive guide to crafting a wholesome diet plan for fasting in Navratri, along with sample meal ideas for a nourishing and satisfying experience!
Diet Plan For Your 9 Day Navratri Fasting
Fasting can be done for several reasons and they range from cultural to spiritual to religious. However, one aspect of fasting that is undeniable is detoxing the body and purifying the body. It is very important to stay away from fried foods and focus on keeping the gut light and increase our metabolism and immunity!
During Navratri, the focus is often on consuming easily digestible foods that provide sustained energy throughout the day. Opting for nutrient-dense ingredients such as fruits, dairy products, nuts, and specific grains like kuttu, amaranth and ragi can help maintain a well-rounded and fulfilling diet during the fasting period. Stay away from tea, coffee, non vegetarian foods. Most cultures also avoid onion, garlic in their cooking. In simple words stick to sattvik foods according to Ayurveda.