Lauki Kuttu Cheela | Bottle Gourd Buckwheat Flour Savory Pancakes

During fasting days in India we make saatvik food and kuttu atta (buckwheat flour) plays an important role in these food preparations. We make pooris, kachoris or cheelas (savory pancakes) out of it, today’s recipe is a healthy one as we are using lauki (bottle gourd) which is very nutritious. We grate lauki and add…

Paneer Masala in Saatvik Style

Saatvik means pure and clean, so food prepared in saatvik style always keeps your mind & body calm and positive. There is minimal use of spices and it also leads to a healthy lifestyle. This is an easy recipe for paneer masala and calls for least ingredients. Enjoy it with plain sama rice, kuttu cheela…

Jeera Aloo | Cumin Potatoes in Saatvik Style

Jeera Aloo in saatvik style is an easy recipe with minimal spices. You’ll need mainly potatoes, cumin seeds, ground black pepper and rock salt to prepare it. You can have it with curd (plain yogurt), kuttu cheela or pooris on the day of fasting (vrat). Also try: Kuttu Cheela, Potato Curry in Saatvik Style or…

Sama Rice Pulao

Sama Rice Pulao is another popular saatvik recipe. To prepare this you’ll need sama rice (barnyard millet), tomatoes, green chillies, cumin seeds and ghee (clarified butter). This is a one pot recipe and sama rice is gluten free. Enjoy this pulao with plain yogurt or Cucumber Tomato Raita. Try more Saatvik Recipes: Kuttu Cheela or…

Potato Curry in Saatvik Style

“Saatvik” is derived from the word ‘Sattva’, which means clean, natural and pure. During Navratri we usually prefer to have saatvik food, it is light on spices and good for cleansing the body. This recipe is for Potato Curry (aloo tamatar or “vrat waale aloo tamatar”), which goes perfectly well with  Kuttu Cheela.  Also try:…

Cucumber Tomato Raita

Curd (or plain yogurt) plays a vital role in saatvik food, it always makes the meal complete. This is a simple recipe for raita to relish during the fast (vrat). You can enjoy it with Kuttu Cheela. Course: Sides Cuisine: North Indian Time: Preparation – 10 mins,  Total – 10 mins. Servings: 2 Ingredients: Curd…

Kuttu Cheela | Buckwheat Flour Savory Pancakes

Kuttu Atta (or Buckwheat Flour) is often used to make pooris, kachoris or cheelas on the day of fasting (vrat), when one is following the saatvik food. Any preparation of kuttu goes well with curd (plain yogurt), Potato Curry or Cumin Potatoes. This recipe is effortless and makes delicious cheelas or pancakes. Also Try: Sama…

Sama Rice Kheer | Sama Rice Pudding

Sama Rice also known as Samak, Samvat or Vrat Rice is usually used to prepare meals on the day of fasting (vrat). It can be used to make dessert or pulao. This recipe is for the pudding prepared with it along with milk, sugar and a few dry fruits.  Also try: Rice Kheer or Seviyan…