Mahashivratri 2024: 7 Snacks For Jagrata To Keep Energy Going
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Mahashivratri falls on the 14th day of the Krishna Paksha in the Phalguna month. This event is very special because of several reasons. According to mythology, on this day Lord Shiva was united with Goddess Parvati and Tandava was also performed for the first time.

On this day, a fast is observed in every household and from adults to children, everyone performs abstinence and engages in the worship of Lord Shiva. The festivities are celebrated with an all-night jagrata when people come together to worship Lord Shiva and sing bhajans and prayers to purify the soul. The jagrata becomes much more energetic with the accompaniment of light snacks that keep the energy going all night.

From fruits to custards you can try various fast-friendly snacks to pair with Jagrata. These snacks are not only delicious, but they also provide health benefits that keep the mind fresh and make the event more enjoyable.

7 Snacks For Keeping Jagrata Energy Alive

1) Fruit Custard

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Simple fruit custard is a delectable treat which you can garnish with fresh herbs like tulsi and mint for a refreshing flavour. The rich milk custard offers a soothing bite and simmered fruit bites get infused with creamy flavour. Add jaggery as a healthy sugar substitute for a deep and earthy flavour.

2) Singhara Peeth Sev

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These sev are made with singhara flour and taste amazing with their subtle and suppressed taste. These sev are simple to make and come out crunchy and delicious. It is perfect as a light snack and tastes immensely good with the addition of light spices.

3) Stir Fried Potato Bites

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Potatoes are one such vegetable that you can eat freely during fasts. The tasty bits of stir-fried potatoes are packed with carbohydrates that keep the energy up. With the addition of light spices like human powder, you can enhance the flavour.

4) Singhara Peeth Aloo Bonda

This recipe combines both the flavours of Singhara flour and the comforting taste of potato. Singara flower forms the better for aloo bonda and potato forms the filling. You can either deep fry or air fry this recipe to make it even healthier.

5) Sabudana Vada

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Sabudana vada is a go-to snack for every fast by which you can create small bits of sabudana and make it convenient to eat. Again you can air fried rice recipes to make it healthy. You can pair this with yoghurt dip or fast-friendly green chutney.

6) Salted Peanuts

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Salted peanuts are the most straightforward snack for fasting. Peanuts provide a good source of energy. Lightly roasting the peanuts brings out the natural oils from them and makes them flavourful.

7) Fruit Salad

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Fruit salad combines a wide assortment of fresh fruits like apple grapes kiwi strawberries and bananas. It is a refreshing treat that gets even better with a drizzle of lemon juice. Serving it chill enhances the flavour and garnishing with fresh herbs adds more joy to it.

These refreshing treats will make the jagrata night lively and filled with spiritual zeal. Light on the stomach and perfect as a night snack, these treats are nourishing and uplifting and will make the night a memorable event.