Saatvik thali for Navratri


A Vrat Thali basically includes food items for the devotees who keep fast. As during the fast it is compulsory to eat only Satvik food, there are limited options available for the fast-observers.

Kuttu Paratha is usually prepared on the auspicious occasion of Navratri. It is quiet filling and tasty as well. Many people call it is ‘vrat ka aata’. Mashed potato stuffed kuttu parantha is a recipe which can be eaten during fasts which is quick to make but do requires little practice.


2 cups of buckwheat (kuttu)

I tablespoon of sendha namak( rock salt)

2 boiled and mashed potatoes

½ teaspoons of ginger

Pure ghee to fry


Step 1: Mix boiled potatoes, finely chopped ginger, raisins (kismiss) and cumin powder in whole wheat flour. Then add chopped coriander and green chillies.

Step 2: Add water to make soft dough. Keep this dough for half an hour.  Now roll out small balls out of the dough. Flatten to the size of normal parantha.

Step 3: Place the partha on preheated griddle.

Step 4: Sprinkle little ghee surrounding the paratha. After some time reverse the side of paratha. Do it when the lower side of the paratha seems to be cooked well.

Step 5: Sprinkle little ghee and again cook well.

Step 6: Cook till it is well done.

Step 7: Hot Paratha is ready. Served it with Kofta in pumpkin curry.


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