While you observe fast for your loved ones praying for their wellbeing to Lord Krishna on Krishna Janmashtami, it is important to stay healthy and fit. There are a number of fasting recipes that you can prepare on the fasting day to avoid acid reflux and indigestion.

Food ingredients allowed in fasting recipes
Only certain food ingredients, fruits and spices are allowed to be used and consumed on the fasting day, which are as follows:

Grains & flours – Kuttu (buckwheat), Rajgira (amaranth), Singhara (water chestnut), Araru (arrowroot), Sama chawal (barnyard millet), Sabudana (sago/tapioca pearls), Makhana (Foxnuts)

Milk products & dry fruits – Milk, curd, butter, ghee, paneer, koya, condensed milk & all dry fruits
Fruits & vegetables - All fruits can be eaten. Allowed vegetables include bottle gourd, potato, pumpkin, colocasia, yam, cucumber, sweet potato, plantain
Herbs & spices – Rock salt, tamarind, peanuts, coconut, cumin, sugar, honey, cardamom, jaggery, cloves, lemon, green chili, ginger, curry leaves, coriander leaves, dry mango powder, mint leaves, chaat masala, black salt
Here are some healthy fasting recipes that you can try to

complete the fasting procedure:

Sabudana tikki – Patties or cutlets made with sago, potato and mild spices. These Tikkis can keep you full for a long time

Aloo or Cucumber raita – Mix thick curd with boiled potato or plain cucumber with mild spices

Fruit salad – Cut your favorite fruit/s into small pieces and mix with fresh curd or cream. You can also add some chaat masala to taste

Sabudana thalipeeth – Very delicious and filling dish made out of sago, boiled potato, salt, peanuts and spices
Samvat rice khichdi – Yummy recipe made with barnyard millet and vegetable such as potatoes, pumpkin, beans etc.

Sweet lassi – Filling cold drink of yoghurt, sugar and flavored with powdered cardamom

Fruits and nuts milkshake – A milkshake with a filling fruit such as banana, apple or a mixture of fruits of your favor along with dry nuts and dates can fill your tummy
Pudina chaas – Deliciously flavored cold drink made of mint leaves and yoghurt

Ladoo – Luscious round-shaped sweet made with coconut, dry fruits or nuts with condensed milk, sugar and ghee.For more Details https://www.astroved.com/astropedia/en/festivals/krishna-janmashtami

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