Navaratri festival recipes | Recipes and dishes for navarathri | Karnataka recipes for dasara | Easy and simple sweet recipes for navaratri

Navaratri or navarathri is the Hindu festival and is an auspicious day to worship Godess Durga or Devi. Navaratri translates to nine nights. During these nine days different forms of Goddesses are worshiped. Worshipping Durga is said to bestow devotes with immense wealth, prosperity and knowledge.

The recipes and pooja (or celebration) varies from region to region. Navaratri or navarathri is celebrated throughout India and is very popular by name "dasara" in Indian state of Karnataka. Dasara is the nadahabba (state festival) of Karnataka.

Godess Durga loves sweet dishes. I have listed few recipes, which are generally prepared during navaratri across different regions of Karnataka. Celebrate navaratri with these easy and yummy sweet dishes.

Halu payasa recipe | How to make rice kheer | Pal payasam

Halu payasa or rice kheer recipe explained with step by step pictures. Haalu payasa or pal payasam is prepared using rice, milk and sugar. As per Hindu belief, this payasa or payasam or kheer is much loved by goddess Durga (Devi). So this milk and rice payasa or kheer is prepared as naivedyam during navarathri and also on other auspicious days.....[Read more »]