Vrat ki Kadhi
Fasting in India is a festival in itself. Every
culture has different beliefs and fasting rules. Be it any religion, any state
they have their own days of fasting along with specific traditions.
The dishes Indians make during the fasting period
are very delicious and according to their ancestors the truest and purest form
of meals. Different religions intake meals in different forms while fasting.
From a physiological context, fasting or vrat or
resolution may refer to the metabolic status of someone who has not eaten
overnight, or to the state achieved after complete digestion and absorption of
is a simple, easy to make and gut friendly, traditional Indian dish, Kadhi that
can be consumed during the fasting period.
Take 1 cup fresh curd in a bowl and whisk it
Add 3 tablespoon amaranth flour or rajgira flour and mix well
Pour in ½ cup water
Whisk the whole mixture leaving behind no lumps
In a big pan heat 2 tablespoon ghee and add ½ teaspoon cumin seeds
Saute them until aromatic
Crush green chillies and ginger into a fine paste
Add to the pan and saute till the smell of ginger leaves
Lower the flame on the pan and slowly add curd mixture to it
Add salt and ¼ to ½ tsp sugar according to taste
Simmer on low heat and stir occasionally till the Vrat ki Kadhi thickens
This dish can be served with various sides like fasting rice, pulao, rajgira puri or rajgira roti. Serve hot, garnish with freshly chopped coriander and you have a filling, complete meal ready to make the most of your fasting period.