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Monday, September 26, 2011

Navratri Recipes-Navratri Sundal Recipes

Navratri /Navaratri or Navarathri literally means nine nights in Sanskrit, nava meaning nine and ratri meaning night. During these nine nights and ten days, nine forms of Sakti are worshiped.(source-wiki).During Navratri, Golu is an integral part of the festival .Wooden planks are set up and dolls mostly depicting gods and goddesses (see pic) are displayed.

Navratri Recipes
 Now a days even a theme or a story from mythology is displayed. (see pic below)


Navratri Golu 2014
Kailash Theme 
Sundal is an important dish prepared every day for neivedhyam (offering to God) and distributed to friends, relatives and all those who come to see the Golu. Find more than 9 Sundal Recipes below. More varieties to come. Stay tuned.

Channa/Chickpea sundal

Peanut Sundal (verkadalai sundal)

Karamani Sundal (Try this Kara sundal for a change)

Kadalai Paruppu Sundal

Pachai payaru sundal (green gram sundal)

Sweet Sundal recipe

Thengai Mangai Pattani Sundal (peas/pattani sundal)

Navadhanya Sundal 

Sweet Corn Sundal 

Rajma Sundal 

Kondaikadalai Sundal (brown kadalai)

Kollu Sundal 

Black Gram Sundal (ulundu sundal)

Easy Pasi Paruppu Sundal 

Soya Beans Masala Sundal (omit the onions when preparing for Navratri)


Payasam Recipes (Click the link to find a variety of Kheer/payasam recipes for Vijayadasami)

Rava Kesari 

Arisi Vella Puttu Recipe

Navratri Vrat Recipes (fasting recipes)

Sabudana Khichdi 

Sabudana Kheer 

Sabudana Thalipeeth 

Carrot Kheer 

Dry fruit and nut laddus

Jeera Aloo

Sabudhana Vada 

Mango Lassi 

Check out more Kheer Recipes

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  1. Looks fabulous!!
    Prathima Rao
    Prats Corner

  2. wow wonderful deco and the kolu luks very nice...

  3. Super Golu...and nice sundal recipes

  4. tried your peanut and navadhanya sundal. Both turned out very nice. Was a hit putting it humbly! ;)
    Thanks a lot padhu!

  5. best part ur golu the great i love it it looks awesome

  6. Can you post nine types of rice nivedhyam for navaratri. thanks for payasam and sundal varieties

  7. Is there a list of sundal ie on Sunday what sundal,monday what sundal etc we should make

    1. I am not aware. I do not follow anything like that.

  8. Rice nivedhyams : lemon rice,cocunut rice,ulundh rice,kollu rice(horse gram),ellu rice(seasame),tamarind rice,arisi paruppu rice,mango rice,curd rice,sweet pongal.


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