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Navratri 2019: Navratri is undoubtedly one of the most significant festivals in India. Every year, the festival is celebrated with great fervour in parts of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Gujarat, Delhi and Maharashtra to name a few. Orissa, Bengal and Bihar celebrate Durga Puja in the same time. An essential part of Navratri 2019 celebrations is fasting. As part of Navratri fasting or Navratri vrat, devotees avoid eating grains, cereals and non-vegetarian foods. Some people also avoid consumption of onion and garlic as part of Navratri vrat. Pseudo grains like sabudana, makhana and buckwheat (kuttu aata) are commonly consumed as Navratri vrat foods.
Thus, it can be a tad bit difficult to decide what to consume as part of Navratri fasting foods. We speak to nutritionist Monisha Ashokan, who shares a few interesting foods you can have if you are fasting this Navratri. These foods are quick and easy to make.